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Biden Denounces ‘All Acts Of Violence’ After Attacks On Trump Supporters At Maga Rally; Schumer, Pelosi Silent

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President-elect Joe Biden denounced “all acts of violence” in a statement to Fox News after attacks on President Trump’s supporters at the so-called Million MAGA March in Washington, D. C., on Saturday.

“President-elect Biden continues to denounce all acts of violence,” Biden spokesperson Andrew Bates said Monday, although he did not name Antifa or Black Lives Matter.

“Likewise, he also condemns the repugnant displays of white supremacy that were made in Washington, DC this weekend,” Bates continued, citing a sign displayed 

Fox News’ inquiries about violence against Trump supporters to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer were not returned.

Trump campaign spokesperson Erin Perrine had called on Biden to condemn the violence on FOX Business’ “Varney & Co.”

“It’s egregious to see that kind of violence break out against really peaceful individuals who were in D. C. to show support for President Trump,” Perrine said Monday morning. “Unfortunately, this is not the first time this kind of violent attack has happened against Trump supporters. I remember back in New Hampshire in the primaries when a 16-year-old boy was punched in the face for standing there wearing a MAGA hat.”

Several thousand Trump supporters took part in the march, which attracted numerous counterprotesters. After night fell, the relatively peaceful demonstrations in Washington turned from tense to violent.

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