A member of the Proud Boys (right) stands in front of a counter protester during a right-wing rally in Portland on Saturday. Photo: AP A member of the Proud Boys (right) stands in front of a counter protester during a right-wing rally in Portland on Saturday. Photo: AP
A member of the Proud Boys (right) stands in front of a counter protester during a right-wing rally in Portland on Saturday. Photo: AP

‘Proud Boys stand by’: Donald Trump’s debate remark puts white supremacy in focus

  • US president’s refusal to condemn right-wing extremists unsettles allies, who fear it will undercut Republicans seeking re-election
  • Rival Joe Biden blasts ‘dog whistle to white supremacy’ while Trump claims not to know who Proud Boys are

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
A member of the Proud Boys (right) stands in front of a counter protester during a right-wing rally in Portland on Saturday. Photo: AP A member of the Proud Boys (right) stands in front of a counter protester during a right-wing rally in Portland on Saturday. Photo: AP
A member of the Proud Boys (right) stands in front of a counter protester during a right-wing rally in Portland on Saturday. Photo: AP
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