Biden on Trump’s Charlottesville Response: ‘He Said Something No President Has Ever ... Heard, “There Were Very Fine People on Both Sides”‘

‘Those words were heard just like when he stood on the debate stage with me and refused to denounce white supremacists’

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BIDEN: "The President was asked, what do you think, and he said something no president has ever, ever, ever, ever heard. There were very fine people on both sides. Those words were heard just like when he stood on the debate stage with me and refused to denounce white supremacists, but told that right-wing extremist group to 'stand back and stand by.' Stand back and stand by. An American president not only shocked us, but it stunned the world. Those words we heard. You know, the reason I decided to run for president, and I know that Debbie knows this, I hadn't planned on running ever again after my son died. But when I saw those folks coming out of those woods, I thought how in God's name, how in God's name can we remain silent? And I said at the time, it was somewhat not criticized, but people didn't think it was — well, I don't know what it was — when I said I think we're in a battle for the soul of America. I think we are.” 

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