President Trump.
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"What about the alt-left that came charging at the, as you say, the alt-right?" President Trump asked the "fake news" media at his Trump Tower press conference on Tuesday, where he blamed "both sides" for the violence at a "Unite the Right" demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend.

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Peter Weber, The Week US

Peter has worked as a news and culture writer and editor at The Week since the site's launch in 2008. He covers politics, world affairs, religion and cultural currents. His journalism career began as a copy editor at a financial newswire and has included editorial positions at The New York Times Magazine, Facts on File, and Oregon State University.