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STATEMENT from Governor David Y. Ige on President’s Remarks About Charlottesville

Posted on Aug 15, 2017 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

For Immediate Release
August 15, 2017

The president has abandoned any pretense of standing up for American values or the moral authority that defines the United States.

The racism and bigotry that he defended today goes against every value that makes me proud to be an American citizen and governor of the State of Hawai‘i – the place that President John F. Kennedy once said represents all that we are, and all that we hope to be.