King Co. executive to white supremacists: ‘We stand united against hateful rhetoric’

The King County executive shared strong words as conservative, pro-Trump group known as “Patriot Prayer” descended on downtown Seattle in the wake of violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Demonstrators billed its “freedom rally” supported freedom and free speech. Executive Dow Constantine issued this statement as the demonstration was underway Sunday afternoon:

“To the white supremacists and fascists who gathered today at Westlake Center under the false pretense of patriotism the day after the violence that a similar group sparked in Charlottesville, I have a message to share on behalf of the people of King County.”

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