, Politico At his raucous Tuesday afternoon news conference, Donald Trump delivered a performance that brimmed with self-righteous anger, petty combativeness and honey-badger huffing. As reporters asked him questions about Charlottesville and the neo-Nazis, the president spoke with words like fists—challenging reporters’ questions, interrupting and talking over them, asking them to define their terms.
, RealClearPolitics Donald Trump returned to his famed Fifth Avenue home this week, outwardly unchanged by the past eight months at the White House or the weight of the presidency. Appearing at Trump Tower for the first time since taking the oath of office, the president rejected calls from within his own party and administration to reset his tone in the wake of a violent white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va., and instead dug in his heels in vintage fashion.
President Trump took questions without a script on Thursday, saying what he really believes happened in Charlottesville. Mr. Trump said both sides -- the white supremacists and the counter-protesters -- are to blame for the violence that left one person dead and 35 injured; Leo Twiggs, a son of the South and one of the South's most acclaimed artists, sees life as a series of crossings.
President Trump took questions without a script on Thursday, saying what he really believes happened in Charlottesville. Mr. Trump said both sides - the white supremacists and the counter-protesters - are to blame for the violence that left one person dead and 35 injured. Margaret Brennan reports on the president's press conference - and one of the telling moments during it.
President Trump said that both sides of the violence in Charlottesville were to blame. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid was on the ground during the demonstrations, and reports back on how the events unfolded.
Protesters gathered outside Trump Tower following President Trump's controversial press conference about the violence this weekend in Charlottesville. CBS News political director Steve Chaggaris joins CBSN to recap and break down Mr. Trump's latest comments.
There are hundreds of organizations designated as hate groups in the U.S., and their members living largely in the shadows. Jim Axelrod has more on who are their members - and why they might not be who you would expect.
After the President Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the CEOs of Under Armour, Intel, Merck and the Alliance for American Manufacturing stepped down from the Presidential Council on Manufacturing. The president of the AFL-CIO announced Tuesday night he would do so as well. Julianna Goldman reports.
Protesters toppled the statue of a Confederate soldier Monday night in Durham, North Carolina. Following the protest and violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, officials across the country are cracking down at rallies being planned by white supremacist groups. DeMarco Morgan reports.
Leo Twiggs, a son of the South and one of the South's most acclaimed artists, sees life as a series of crossings. The 83 year-old artist has painted hundreds of a recurring symbol: The Confederate flag. His paintings of this flag represent his journey -- and the South's. Mark Strassmann reports.
North Korean state-run media reports leader Kim Jong Un was apparently presented with the plans to launch four ballistic missiles toward the island of Guam, but he decided to hold off for now. South Korea's president also weighed in on the threat on Tuesday. Ben Tracy reports.
During remarks from NYC's Trump Tower that were intended to focus on infrastructure, President Trump instead addressed the weekend violence in Charlottesville. Mr. Trump equivocated the actions of white supremacists and counter-protesters. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid, who was on the ground in Charlottesville, joins CBSN to discuss what she saw and if Mr. Trump's description of the events was accurate.
After widespread denouncement from both sides of the aisle, President Trump once again equivocated white supremacists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville. CBS News White House and chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Brennan pressed Mr. Trump on his remarks on the "alt-left." She joins CBSN to discuss why he doubled down.