Miss Texas Margana Wood did not clinch the coveted title during the 2018 Miss America coronation night, but sent a substantial message to United States president Donald Trump, Yahoo! News reported. The final night of the competition was won by Miss North Dakota Cara Mund.

During the question and answer portion, 22-year-old Wood was asked about President Trump’s response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. Her answer mentioned the president, with some suggestions on what he should have done.

‘Terrorist attack’

People magazine editor-in-chief Jess Cagle, who was among the judges, asked her the question. The question was her reaction to the recent protests organized by white supremacists and Neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The judge quoted Trump's "shared blame" comment, and asked her about her insights.

Miss Texas composed herself well and condemned the protests, saying that she thinks it was “a terrorist attack.” She answered saying that President Trump should have made a statement earlier to address the issue and in ensure that Americans "feel safe" as she believed it is "the number one issue" today. Watch her answer in the video with this report.

The white supremacist rally in Charlottesville killed one of the protesters and lasted for several days.

Miss North Dakota wins the crown

Miss North Dakota Cara Mund was hailed as the new Miss America during the final competition held on Sunday, September 10 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She competed along with 50 other delegates from each state including the District of Columbia, ABC News reported.

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Mund received the crown from Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields from Arkansas. She also answered the final question related to President Trump. The question was about his decision to back out of the Paris climate deal which seeks to fight climate change and global warming.

The new Miss America answered saying that it is a bad decision, since there is clear evidence of climate change, and she felt that the United States should offer their views on the climate deal table.

Hailing from Bismarck, she has a platform aimed at helping kids reach their dreams through fashion shows. She is an Ivy League Honors Graduate from Brown University and has had experience working in the United States Senate, according to her her profile on the official website.

Miss Missouri Jennifer Davis was first runner-up, Miss New Jersey Kaitlyn Schoeffel was second-runner up, and Miss District of Columbia Briana Kinsey was third runner-up. The event declared Miss Texas Margana Wood fourth runner-up, E! News reported.