Ben Carson's Va. home was vandalized with anti-Trump rhetoric

Tensions are high around the country following the racially-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Ben Carson, the only African-American member of president trump's cabinet, wrote on his Facebook page Wednesday that his Virginia home was recently vandalized “...by people who also wrote hateful rhetoric about President Trump.”

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Carson and his family were not at the house when the vandalism occurred and his neighbors had cleaned up most of the mess for him. 

Local news asked Carson several times about his thoughts on Trump’s reaction to the violence, but Carson didn’t want to point fingers and said that it's not up to Trump but the American people to bring the nation together. 

He ended his post saying: “Hatred and bigotry unfortunately still exists in our country and we must all continue to fight it, but let's use the right tools.” 

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