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Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response, Donates $1M to Anti-Defamation League

"I can't even believe I have to write this: standing up to Nazis is essential; there are no good Nazis. Or Klansmen, or terrorists"

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    Fox's James Murdoch Slams Trump's Charlottesville Response, Donates $1M to Anti-Defamation League
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    A file photo of 21st Century Fox CEO James Murdoch. Murdoch is the son of the company's co-executive chairman, Rupert Murdoch, a Trump confidant. The company is parent company of Fox News Channel, which has given friendly coverage to the president

    The CEO of 21st Century Fox has denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

    James Murdoch also told friends in a personal email that he and his wife, Kathryn, will donate $1 million to the Anti-Defamation League. 

    Murdoch wrote that the events in Charlottesville and Trump's response "concern all of us." He added: "I can't even believe I have to write this: standing up to Nazis is essential; there are no good Nazis. Or Klansmen, or terrorists." 

    Murdoch is the son of the company's co-executive chairman, Rupert Murdoch, a Trump confidant. The company is parent company of Fox News Channel, which has given friendly coverage to the president. 

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    (Published Monday, June 18, 2018)

    The email was first reported Thursday by The New York Times.