He said: "I'm not going to make any bones about it. I place the blame for a lot of what you're seeing in America today right at the doorstep of the White House and the people around the president."
Charlottesville, nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is a liberal-leaning city which is home to the flagship University of Virginia and Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson.
The statue's removal is part of a broader city effort to change the way Charlottesville's history is told in public spaces.
Source : http://www.independent.ie/world-news/north-america/one-dead-and-19-injured-as-car-ploughs-into-crowd-during-white-supremacists-march-on-virginia-36025967.html