US News Watch: Miss Texas criticizes Donald Trump’s Charlottesville response at Miss America 2018

11:30  12 september  2017
11:30  12 september  2017 Source:   Vox.com

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Miss Texas responds to Donald Trump ’ s Charlottesville comments at America 2018 . Miss Texas was asked if Trump handled Charlottesville badly. She, uh didn't play. # MissAmerica pic.twitter.com/5JMT4tBpeL.

Miss Texas has criticised Donald Trump for his response to the violence in Charlottesville last month. Her comments came during a Q&A session at the pageant on Sunday (10 September). Meet the newly crowned Miss America 2018 .

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Miss Texas was asked if Trump handled Charlottesville badly. She, uh … didn't play. # MissAmerica pic.twitter.com/5JMT4tBpeL. 10 Celebrity Divorces That Rocked Hollywood August 29, 2017 2:43 PM. Miss Texas Blasts Donald Trump ’ s Charlottesville Response at Miss America Pageant

Miss Texas Margana Wood Slams Donald Trump ' s Charlottesville Response During Miss America 2018 . Miss Texas Margana Wood participates in the Q&A portion of the 2018 Miss America competition at Boardwalk Hall Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on September 10, 2017.

Everyone is talking about Miss Texas’s firm response to a question about white supremacists.

Margana Wood, a.k.a. Miss Texas, didn’t win the 2018 Miss America pageant, but her unequivocal response to a question about President Donald Trump, Charlottesville, and white supremacy was the biggest news of the night.

Wood and her fellow Miss America contestants participated in several rounds of competition that included swimsuit, evening gown, and talent portions, as well as two rounds of questions. In her second round of questions, Wood was asked specifically about the white supremacist rally that took place in Charlottesville in August: 

  Watch: Miss Texas criticizes Donald Trump’s Charlottesville response at Miss America 2018 © Provided by Vox.com

"Last month, a demonstration of neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and the KKK in Charlottesville turned violent and a counterprotester was killed. The president said there was shared blame with “very fine people on both sides.” Were there? Tell me yes or no, and explain."

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Miss Texas shames Donald Trump during pageant Q & A response . Miss Texas was asked if Trump handled Charlottesville badly. She, uh didn't play. 🇺🇸 # MissAmerica pic.twitter.com/5JMT4tBpeL.

Wood responded: "I think that the white supremacist issue — it was very obvious that it was a terrorist attack, and I think that President Donald Trump should have made a statement earlier addressing the fact, and making sure that all Americans feel safe in this country. That is the number one issue right now."

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