The Latest: Trump aide considers Va. clash to be terrorism

President Donald Trump speaks as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and national security adviser H.R. McMaster listen at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

BEDMINSTER, N.J. — The Latest on President Donald Trump's reactions to the violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia (all times local):

9:10 a.m.

President Donald Trump's national security adviser says the violence that broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, "meets the definition of terrorism."

H.R. McMaster tells ABC's "This Week" that "anytime that you commit an attack against people to incite fear, it is terrorism."

One person died Saturday when a rammed into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville as tension boiled over at a white supremacist rally.

McMaster calls it "a criminal act against fellow Americans. A criminal act that may have been motivated — and we'll see what's turned up in this investigation — by this hatred and bigotry, which I mentioned we have to extinguish in our nation."

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9:05 a.m.

Ivanka Trump says "there should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-nazis," as she reacts to the violent confrontations that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The president's daughter also has tweeted Sunday morning — a day after the clashes — that "we must all come together as Americans — and be one country UNITED."

President Trump didn't call out white supremacists and neo-Nazis in his public comments on Saturday after the disturbances.

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2:30 a.m.

President Donald Trump is blaming "many sides" for the violent clashes between protesters and white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Trump also contends that the "hatred and bigotry" broadcast across the country had taken root long before his political ascendancy. Trump's comments are drawing criticism from Republicans and Democrats who say he should be denouncing hate groups by name.

Charlottesville Mayor Michael Signer, a Democrat, says that he blames Trump for inflaming racial prejudices with his campaign last year. Sen. Cory Gardner, a Colorado Republican, says that the president "must call evil by its name."

A neo-Nazi website is praising the president for not condemning white nationalist groups for the demonstration that turned violent. The Daily Stormer says that Trump's comments are "good" and amount to "no condemnation at all."

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