Mother of Charlottesville Victim Says She’s Received Death Threats, Won’t Speak With Trump

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18 August 2017 | 12:32 pm

A day after burying her daughter, the mother of a woman killed during Saturday’s white nationalist rally in Charlottesville said she has received death threats. She also criticized President Donald Trump’s claim that violence on “both sides” lead to her daughter’s death.

“Whether there was violence on both sides or not is irrelevant,” Bro told MSNBC’s Katy Tur. “The guy mowed my daughter down and, sorry, that’s not excusable.”

In the interview, Bro said that the White House has reached out to her three times since her daughter’s death, but that she hasn’t had a chance to speak to President Trump.

On Friday, she went further, telling ABC’s “Good Morning America” that “I have not, and now I will not” speak with Trump.

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One call came during the funeral, and three more frantic calls came from press secretaries later in the day, when she was able to watch the news.

“I saw an actual clip of him at a press conference equating the protesters like Ms. Heyer with the KKK and the white supremacists,” she said. “You can’t wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying I’m sorry. I’m not forgiving for that.”

Published at 7:13 PM CDT on Aug 17, 2017 | Updated at 7:32 AM CDT on Aug 18, 2017

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