CNN  — 

Two days apart, President Trump issued two different statements about the violence that engulfed Charlottesville, Virginia, during a white supremacist rally over the weekend.

Shortly after a car drove through a crowd of counterprotesters on Saturday, killing one and wounding dozens, Trump released a statement criticizing violence “from many sides.”

Facing criticism over the vague wording of his initial response, Trump released a second statement on Monday that divided his white nationalist supporters. Some heard the diluted words of a man forced to bow to media pressure, while others found winking encouragement in between the lines.

When he says ‘all sides,’ they hear vindication