Majority in New Poll See Trump as Divisive

August 25, 2017 02:00 AM
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As a candidate for president last year, Donald Trump vowed to be a uniter, not a divider. But in his seven months in office, keeping that promise has proved elusive. Trump's controversial comments blaming both sides for the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, has brought renewed focus on the question of whether the president is taking steps to heal the country, or to divide it. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more from Washington.