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Trump's fans condemn violence, but they aren't about to blame him By Reuters

Trump's fans condemn violence, but they aren't about to blame him By Reuters
Trump's fans condemn violence, but they aren't about to blame him

Capitol by Trump supporters.But echoing a sentiment held by many Trump supporters, Emerson expressed frustration with what he called the hypocrisy of those who condemned the riots but turned a blind eye to violence at Black Lives Matter protests last summer.She said Trump supporters were tired of being wrongly labeled as ignorant, violent or racist.The Campbells, both 59, echoed the feelings of many Trump supporters when they questioned if Wednesday's melee in the Capitol was ignited by those backing the president or by Antifa, a largely unstructured far-left movement.

" Washington residents, activists and politicians, including Biden said that the predominantly white Trump supporters broke into the Capitol with ease and then left with few immediate consequences."People are getting to a point where they feel like - left, right or in between - they are not being listened to," she said, describing Wednesday's violence as a prelude to a further fraying of society.

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