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Trump takes Biden's bait, defends his Charlottesville 'both sides' response

WASHINGTON - It took one day for President Donald Trump to take Joe Biden's bait.

Departing the White House on Friday morning, Trump defended the comments he made in the aftermath of the violent 2017 white supremacist march in Charlottesville, Va. when he claimed that there were "very fine people on both sides."

Biden had

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