The mother of the woman killed during clashes between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Virginia has said she has "no interest" in speaking to Donald Trump after her daughter's death. While Bro initially thanked POTUS for condemning those who promote violence, she has since changed her opinion of the president following his controversial press conference this week.
"I'm not talking to the president now", she said. "If I felt like that's all they wanted to say, that would be different, but I feel like I'm wanted to be used for political agendas and I'm resistant to that".
Bro laid her daughter to rest Wednesday.
During Heyer's memorial service, her mother called on people to honor her daughter's legacy by fighting injustice.
Be sure to take a look at Susan's full sit down with GMA for yourself (below). "She knew she was loved all the way through her life and that means a lot to me", Bro added. That was when she saw footage of Trump's explosive Tuesday news conference, in which he said that there was "blame on both sides" for the violence in Charlottesville.
The mother of the lady slaughtered in Charlottesville, Virginia, a weekend ago said she is not inspired by got notification from the President since she trusts he compared her girl to racial oppressors.
Heyer was killed and 19 others were injured when a driver rammed a vehicle into a crowd of demonstrators last Saturday near 4th Street and Water Street.
Trump also pilloried James Alex Fields Jr., who police said plowed into Heyer and other counterprotesters in Charlottesville on Saturday, as "a disgrace to himself" and "a murderer".
"I saw a video clip of his press conference where he said that the demonstrators as Miss Heyer, and the KKK and the white supremacist were equivalent", she continued.
At first, Susan Bro said that she was not anxious to speak to President Trump because she was exhausted from dealing with her daughter's death. "Her story reminds me of Viola Liuzzo, [a white woman] who left her home in Detroit to help with the Selma-to-Montgomery March, only to be killed by white supremacists".
"Many sides" didn't kill Heather Heyer.
"She would have laughed them to scorn", she said.
"I was so exhausted I don't remember saying something nice or derogatory about him", she said.
When a vehicle reportedly driven by a white supremacist struck a crowd of anti-fascist protesters, the resulting death of 32-year-old Virginia resident Heather Heyer resounded soundly across the world.