Melania Trump asks for communication without hate following Charlottesville violence
WASHINGTON (ABC7) —
First Lady Melania Trump took to Twitter to respond to the violence resulting from the White Nationalist rally and resulting protests in Charlottesville Saturday.
In the tweet, Trump acknowledged that American "encourages freedom of speech" but then asked that people communicate without hate in their hearts.
The white nationalist "Unite the Right" rally brought hundreds to Charlottesville both to support and oppose the rally for the local Robert E. Lee statue. Police say at least two people were seriously injured during the rally and CNN, the Associated Press and the Washington Post reported multiple fights breaking out.