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The Trump administration’s decision to cut federal funding for groups fighting right-wing violence has come under new scrutiny following the president's controversial response to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. Trump, who faced a firestorm of criticism for not initially calling out white supremacists, the KKK and neo-Nazis on Saturday, explicitly denounced the hate groups by name on Monday and vowed to fight against violent extremism. But the botched immediate response has some critics questioning the White House’s commitment to the issue, and they point to the funding cuts as evidence. “It’s a disgrace that Trump is cutting out Counter... Full story

15 March