During a news conference Tuesday, President Trump defended the comment he made Saturday when he said "many sides" were to blame for the violence in Charlottesville, Va., that left one woman dead.

Trump's insistence that both sides were at fault in the clash between white supremacists and protesters caused a major uproar on social media. Comments ranged from the comical to the outraged.

But there were also many who applauded Trump's comments:

"Two sides were violent. What about the alt-Left? Where does it stop? Take down George Washington statue next?"

— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) August 15, 2017

And then there was the reaction of Trump's chief of staff, former general John Kelly, captured in this photo: