At this point in Donald Trump's presidency, there can be no doubt that this president has been moving to empower white supremacists, white nationalists and self-proclaimed Nazis -- or rather, Nazi sympathizers. Should there still be any doubt about that position after years of following his rhetoric, it took a person who associated themselves with those views to drive their car into a crowd of counter-protesters -- injuring 19 and killing one person -- to put the public spotlight onto those hate groups. Americans were already asking themselves what President Trump would do.

Would he denounce the hate group as any president would?

Tries to establish 'neutrality'

But the President did not respond as he should have. For one, his wife Melania was the first one associated with the presidency to denounce the incident. When the President finally did "denounce" it on the same day, it was hours later and his statement was vague as he blamed "all sides." The message from this was clear: Trump was "dog-whistling" to those hate groups and siding with them. The outrage was deafening and the President made another statement on Monday. In that statement, he seemed to have come to his senses and called out the groups by name.

Trump moving in to defend ethnic whites

But in typical Trump fashion, he returned on Tuesday to ad-lib another statement during a press conference, returning to his original position to blame all sides.

For many, him making his formal statement on Monday was already too late and Tuesday's rhetoric only confirmed this. Prior to this, there were already plenty of obvious reasons to suspect that the Trump administration was pandering to white supremacist groups. One could make the connection between the University of Virginia where the hate groups clashed with counter-protesters and the administration's Justice Department moving to investigate cases of discrimination against whites.

To be somewhat fair, the discrimination also includes Asians.

Empowering more racism

When that was reported, it was also reported that the administration was looking to reduce the amount of immigrants that come into the United States through restrictions on legal immigration. During an argument between White House aide Stephen Miller and CNN's Jim Acosta, Miller pretended to take offense to Acosta's suggestion that only people coming from Australia and the United Kingdom spoke English.

His position was a clear indication that while trying to attack and essentially troll Acosta from the podium, he was also defending ethnic whites by taking offense. Miller is already known to have made white supremacist statements in the past. But if these events are not evidence enough of the administration's bigotry, then one should recall that this administration stripped funding from programs that work to rehabilitate former members of racist hate groups.

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