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Donald Trump tweets about anything and (almost) everything, so the times he doesn't rattle off 140 characters can sometimes reveal more than his incessant rants.

One person died and 19 were injured when a car was driven into a crowd of anti-far right counterprotesters at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

President Trump's lack of a condemnation of white supremacist rhetoric has been widely criticised following what was seen as a lukewarm response to the incident.

He tweeted a few hours after the incident:

And gave a statement from his golf resort in New Jersey on Saturday:

We are closely following the terrible events unfolding in Charlottesville, Virginia.

We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides.

People have noted that he has, however, tweeted in condemnation of non-urgent and obscure issues in the past, immediately:

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