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Congressman Trey Gowdy

Representing the 4th District of South Carolina

Rep. Gowdy Statement on Charlottesville

August 13, 2017
Press Release

Spartanburg, SC - Rep. Trey Gowdy (SC-04) released the following statement after the horrific event in Charlottesville, Virginia:

"Racism, bigotry, intolerance, and hatred are malevolent and evil. What happened in Charlottesville, VA is only the most recent reminder that there are forces hell bent on dividing this country. People of good conscience should counter these hateful forces and voices with every lawful method at their disposal including self defense."