Newhouse Clarifies Response To Charlottesville Incident

Congressman Dan Newhouse spoke on Tuesday about his response to the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia where a woman was killed during an confrontation between counter protestors at an alt-right rally.

Newhouse said while bigotry and hatred should be unequivocally condemned he defend the right of hate groups to speak their minds.

The Yakima Herald reports Newhouse made those comments at an informational session on Tuesday organized by his office for senior citizens.