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'I have not and now I will not': The mother of the protester killed in Charlottesville refuses to talk to Trump

Susan Bro, mother of the protester killed in Charlottesville, Heather Heyer, said she refuses to speak with President Trump after his controversial remarks on the protests. Following is a transcript of the video.

ABC: We understand that President Trump has reached out. Have you talked to him directly yet?

Bro: I have not and now I will not. At first, I just missed his calls. The first call it looked like actually came during the funeral. I didn’t even see that message. There were three more frantic messages from press secretaries throughout the day and I didn’t know why. That would have been on Wednesday. And I was home recovering from the exhaustion of the funeral and so I thought, “Well, I’ll get to them later.” And then I had more meetings to establish her foundation, so I hadn’t really watched the news until last night, and I’m not talking to the president now. I’m sorry. After what he said about my child and it’s not that I saw somebody else’s tweets about him, I saw an actual clip of him at a press conference equating the protesters like Ms.Heyer with the KKK and the white supremacists.

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