The Unite the Right trial is exposing the chasm between who plans White nationalism's battles and who does the fighting

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The Unite the Right trial is exposing the chasm between who plans White nationalism's battles and who does the fighting

From CNN | Politics by Elle Reeve, CNN

A key federal defendant accused of conspiracy over the 2017 Unite the Right rally was forced this week to confront his own explicit calls for violence -- and who should do the actual fighting -- in the months before the deadly event unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Christopher Cantwell is among 25 defendants being sued for his role in the gathering that brought together far-right groups and racists for a weekend the main organizer had privately billed as "The Battle of Charlottesville."

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