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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What President Trump said after his meeting with Senator Tim Scott about the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, & his earlier comments thereafter introduced; scenes shown of the August rallies in Charlottesville. [On Air Force One, voice of TRUMP - says there were "some pretty bad dues on the other side" & the advent of Antifa.] The protests by white supremacists & neo-Nazis in Charlottesville & the counterprotests recalled. [August 15, TRUMP - says there were very fine people on both sides, quiet protests against the taking down of the statue of Robert E. Lee: a lot of innocent protesters & there are two sides to the story.] What Scott said about Trump's comments today on Air Force One quoted. [August 17, TRUMP - says we condemn the hatred & bigotry & violence "on many sides."]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with CNN's Gloria Borger, Van Jones & Trump supporter Rev. Darrell Scott about Trump's revisionist take on his prior comments. [JONES, BORGER, SCOTT - talk about Scott's interest in jobs, but Trump wants to talk about the counterprotesters, how Trump cannot admit he ever makes mistakes, so he went back over his language from a month ago, how Trump is right with their being two wrongs in Charlottesville, the role of "Antifa" there, how there are bad people in Antifa, the architect of violence, too; Jones-Scott bicker about violence, arms & intent, the issue of the white supremacists right.]
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