McCaskill: Don't make Charlottesville about monuments

Politicians, including President Donald Trump, should resist framing this month's deadly clashes in Virginia as a fight over monuments, Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, said Wednesday.

"Making what happened in Charlottesville about monuments is distracting ... and divisive," McCaskill said Wednesday. "What Charlottesville should really be about is unifying this country against hatred and bigotry."McCaskill, who is up for re-election next year in a state Trump won in 2016, called the division in the country "obvious" and said she wished the President "would focus more about the unification piece of this than picking things that would continue to divide us."The racial violenc...