NY AG James Says Trump’s Rhetoric Stokes Hatred

By NICK REISMAN

State of Politics reported on Attorney General Letitia James’ remarks on white nationalism during the Presidential Summit.

A change in the law is needed to combat the increase in hate crimes in New York, state Attorney General Letitia James said Wednesday at a forum on white nationalism and domestic terrorism.

“Given the rise in hate crimes, to sit idly by and do absolutely nothing to me is not the answer,” James said at the forum, hosted by the New York State Bar Association.

But at the same time, James also laid blame on President Donald Trump for stoking hatred in the country, blasting him for his rhetoric aimed at women and vulnerable people.

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