No room in US for 'neo-nazism', says Ivanka Trump

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WASHINGTON: Ivanka Trump, US President Donald Trump‘s daughter and a White House adviser, has explicitly condemned “white supremacy, racism and neo-nazism” in a manner her father seems reluctant to do.

The tweets posted on Saturday night come on the anniversary of deadly unrest triggered by a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. A similar far-right rally is scheduled for Sunday outside the White House.

“One year ago in Charlottesville, we witnessed an ugly display of hatred, racism, bigotry & violence,” Ivanka Trump tweeted.

“While Americans are blessed to live in a nation that protects liberty, freedom of speech and diversity of opinion, there is no place for white supremacy, racism and neo-nazism in our great country,” she said.

“Rather than tearing each other down with hatred, racism & violence, we can lift one another up, strengthen our communities and strive to help every American achieve his or her full potential!”

The tweets were notable because her…

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