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White nationalist blames leftist "thugs" for Charlottesville violence

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:34

The white nationalist community defended itself on Monday outside the courthouse where suspect James Fields was due for a hearing, blaming leftist ''thugs'' for the weekend violence in Charlottesville. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The white nationalist community defended itself on Monday outside the courthouse where suspect James Fields was due for a hearing, blaming leftist "thugs" for the violence in Charlottesville at the weekend. Tensions flared outside a Charlottesville courthouse on Monday where suspect James Fields was due for a hearing. Matthew Heinbach of the Traditionalist Workers Party told a crowd that, "The nationalist community defended ourselves against thugs in a battle that was brought by this city that wanted a blood bath." "This is on the hands of the city government, the police and the radical left", he said. Fields, was denied bail at hearing. He appeared in Charlottesville General District Court by video link from Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail. He was being held there on a second-degree murder charge, three counts of malicious wounding and a single count of leaving the scene of a fatal accident. The next court date was set for Aug. 25.

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White nationalist blames leftist "thugs" for Charlottesville violence

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 01:34