Former Grand master of the Louisiana branch of the Ku Klux Klan thanked the President of the United States Donald trump during a speech in defense of the monuments to the confederates. The corresponding entry he posted on his microblog.
“Thank you, President trump, for the honesty and courage with which you told the truth about the events in Charlottesville and condemned the leftist terrorists of the anti-fascists,” wrote David Duke.
David Duke (@DrDavidDuke)
15 August 2017, 20:45
The statement was the performance of trump, in which he spoke out against the demolition of the monument and accused the media of trying to change history.
“Today will carry [the monument to the Confederate General during the Civil war] “Stone Wall” Jackson, and tomorrow it will be a monument to [the founding fathers] to George Washington or Thomas Jefferson? You have to wonder — where it all ends,” said trump.
12 August in Charlottesville, Virginia, neo-Nazis held a spontaneous torchlight procession, requiring local authorities to refuse demolition of the monument to Confederate General Robert Edward Lee. After that, the city erupted in riots, which injured 15 people. Later on the March against the actions of the far right into the crowd at high speed drove the car. In result one person was lost, 19 more have got wounds. On the same day on the outskirts of the city fell, a police helicopter, killing two people.
David Duke —right nationalist, racist and Holocaust denier. In 1974 he organized the Louisiana branch of the organization “knights of the Ku Klux Klan”, becoming its Grand master. Repeatedly put forward the candidate on a post of the President of the United States.