Britain’s prime minister has appeared reluctant to criticize the American president and seemed to tread carefully again after the violence in Virginia.
The president’s response to the Charlottesville violence has drawn starkly different reactions between his core supporters and party leaders who fear political oblivion.
In an interview he said he believed was private, Stephen K. Bannon described the alt-right as a “collection of clowns” and lashed out at rivals in the Trump administration.
Mr. Corden said: “Forget creating new manufacturing jobs in this country. Trump can’t even manufacture manufacturing councils.”
Some Republican Congress members are creating distance from President Trump, but they are still depending on the White House.
While Confederate statues stand silent and lifeless, violent extremism is very much alive in America. In Charlottesville, the country saw and heard jarring reminders of America’s darkest days.
President Trump’s comments on the Charlottesville attack were rebuked by national Republicans – including former Presidents George HW and W. Bush. In addition, after mass resignations on his business advisory councils, Mr. Trump announced he was disbanding them. Margaret Brennan reports.