17 Aug 2017

'Pay attention' mourners in Charlottesville told

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 17 August 2017

"If you're not outraged, you're not paying attention." That's the message the mother of Heather Heyer who was killed in Charlottesville at a white supremacist rally has given to her daughter's mourners.

Susan Bro's message comes as the pressure mounts on Donald Trump for his belated condemnation of the violence in Charlottesville.

US correspondent Kate Fisher tells us it's significant and unusual that George Bush and George W. Bush have both shared views denouncing the actions of white supremacists in Charlottesville.