Updated 12:16 pm, Sunday, August 13, 2017
A ‘Unite the Right’ organizer has issued a statement blaming Charlottesville government officials for violence.
Organizer Jason Kessler, along with others behind the rally, including Richard Spencer, plan to hold a press conference this afternoon.
“The blame for today’s violence is primarily the result of the Charlottesville government officials and the law enforcement officers which failed to maintain law and order by protecting the First Amendment rights of the participants of the ‘Unite the Right’ rally,” Kessler told NBC 29 in Charlottesville, Va. Reporter and anchor Henry Graff, posted the statement to his twitter account Sunday morning.
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