"All who commit criminal acts will be punished to the fullest extent of the laws of the State of Virginia and the United States--I have already called Governor McAuliffe and the Attorney General and have been assured that they are doing everything legally permissible to bring anyone responsible for violating the laws of Virginia or the laws of the United States to justice. I would like to extend my personal thoughts and condolences to all those who have been injured or killed as the result of the disturbances this day.
"Our rights to disagree with one another, to speak freely, passionately, and openly--and assemble and protest and demonstrate--are sacred and inviolable. Just as sacred and inviolable are our rights to life and liberty and to not be physically assaulted by others. There is no tension or contradiction between legitimate rights, and there is no tension here. Saying vile things is unpopular but undeniably one's right to do. Doing vile things that violate the rights of others will never be permissible or tolerated while the Constitution of the United States still lives or while I am still the President of the United States.
"God bless the people of Charlottesville, those who have been hurt and injured, and those who have lost loved ones--and god bless the United States of America."