Congress Passes Measure Challenging Trump to Denounce Hate Groups

The House and Senate delivered a blunt message to President Trump, unanimously denouncing racist and anti-Semitic hate groups without equivocation.

WASHINGTON — The House and Senate have unanimously passed a joint resolution urging President Trump to denounce racist and anti-Semitic hate groups, sending a blunt message of dissatisfaction with the president’s initial, equivocal response to the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Va. last month.The resolution passed the Senate without dissent on Monday and was approved without objection by the entire House on Tuesday night. It could be sent to the White House for Mr. Trump’s sig...