Trump: 'White Supremacists Have Compelling Case'
Is America at a crossroad?
Some people believe the world power has never been so divided since electing American billionaire businessman, Donald Trump in November 2016.
Last week, some people calling themselves white supremacists, held a rally over removal of some historical statues and in the process clashed with some others who held another rally in condemnation.
One life was lost in the clash and Americans are angry.
But American president, Donald Trump while he condemned the violence, refused to condemn the white supremacist group.
He instead, blamed the two groups.
Now, he has hinted that the white supremacists group has a compelling case by decrying the removal of the historic statues.
The statues were those of Robert Edward Lee who was an American general known for commanding the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War from 1862 until his surrender in 1865; and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, another Confederate general during the American Civil War.
In Baltimore, the Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson monument base remains, but the statues are gone.
Preservation of these monuments has become a rallying cry for the white supremacists.
And on Thursday, President Donald Trump showed he sympathises with them.
Trump described the removal of the Confederate statues as "foolish", saying US culture and history were being "ripped apart."
"Sad to see the history and culture of our great country being ripped apart with the removal of our beautiful statues and monuments," Trump said.