Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to Trump, said on Sunday that the media was "just not covering" the president's repeated denunciations of white nationalists.
"We must show that what sets us apart as citizens of this country are our values of respect, openness, and tolerance towards one another".
Earlier this week, Gov. Ralph Northam issued a state of emergency saying "the related planned events will help us ensure that the state and the city have all available resources to support emergency responders in case they're needed".
"While we are opposed adamantly to what we are going to hear, we know what our responsibility is - to protect First Amendmentevents, to protect Washingtonians and to protect our city", she said. Both were released on misdemeanour summons.
Stolen plane in Seattle crash prompts airport security concerns
Royal King told The Seattle Times he was photographing a wedding when he saw the low-flying turboprop being chased by two F-15s. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air officials said they were still working closely with authorities to investigate what happened.
A year ago in Charlottesville, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen and other members of hate groups marched through the University of Virginia campus shouting anti-Semitic slogans, then fought with counterprotesters in the city streets.
State police patrol the road in front of Market Street park with the state of Confederate General Robert E. Lee as they lock down the downtown area of Charlottesville.
A group of leftist protesters known as antifa - shorthand for anti-fascists - marched in silence Saturday afternoon to the site of Heyer's death, where those who wanted to pay their respects had used chalk to scrawl messages of remembrance in the street and on the walls of nearby buildings.
Clashes at the rally resulted in at least 30 injuries and the death of Heather Heyer, after a vehicle driven by James Alex Fields Jr. plowed into a group of counter-protesters.
In the immediate aftermath, Trump drew broad criticism when he initially appeared to establish a moral equivalence between the two groups of protesters and refused to criticise the extreme right wingers.
Christopher Malone, a political-science professor and dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Molloy College, said Trump's racially charged outbursts are part of a calculated effort to appeal to whites, especially those with a sense of cultural grievance, and is best expressed through his campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again".
In the wake of the demonstrations, Mr Trump said that there was "blame on both sides" for the violence.
"I think there is blame on both sides", Trump said during a press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in NY. Almost two dozen people were also injured in the attack, which officials said was carried out by a 21-year-old white man from OH who had demonstrated with the white supremacist groups. He denies the allegations. She served as director of communications for the White House office of public liaison until she was sacked in December.
The White House has dismissed the book as "riddled with lies and false accusations" but has not addressed specifics.
All 650 tickets for the event, what U.Va. calls a "morning of reflection" have been sold, but the University will livestream the event on its Facebook page.
Heavy security as Charlottesville stores open
The Downtown Business Association says at least 15 shops down on the mall will be open Saturday. State and local authorities framed the weekend's heightened security as a necessary precaution.
Finau ties PGA Championship record with 10 birdies
Built like a boxing heavyweight, no-one could lay a glove on him on this course that plays into the hands of the big hitters. At times he looked and seemed and played younger than his age on a day when he had to play 29 holes in unbearable heat.
Partial Solar Eclipse Occurs Saturday! What to Expect
The moon's shadow travels above the earth's surface, and the sun's light (as seen from earth) is blocked out. The partial eclipse will hardly be visible from countries that fall below the Arctic Circle including India.
US Judge Halts Deportation, Threatens Sessions with Contempt
As part of that decision , Sessions said gang and domestic violence in most cases would no longer be grounds for receiving asylum. District Court for the District of Columbia. "I'm not happy about this at all", Sullivan said. "This is not acceptable".
Anderson takes five as India 107 all out at stumps
The first was the result of an absolutely stunning away swinger that bowled Murali Vijay off the fifth ball of the day. Pujara, who has shown in the past he can cope with typical English conditions, set off for a single off Anderson.