The mother of a woman killed in Charlottesville, Virginia, said she will not speak with President Trump after the controversial remarks he made on the deadly protests over the weekend in Charlottesville.
"I'm not talking to the President now," Susan Bro said Friday on ABC's "Good Morning America." "I'm sorry. After what he said about my child, and it's not that I saw somebody else's tweets about him. I saw an actual clip of him at a press conference equating the protesters like Ms. (Heather) Heyer with the KKK and the white supremacists."
At a press conference on Tuesday, President Trump blamed "both sides" for the violence in Charlottesville, making the case that both the white supremacists and the counter-protesters are to blame for the violent clashes.
Heather Heyer,32, was killed on Saturday when a car intentionally plowed into a group of counter-protesters at a "Unite the Right" rally. James Alex Fields Jr., was charged with second-degree murder in Heyer's death.
Bro said the White House has tried to reach out to her multiple times, but she missed their calls.
"At first I just missed his calls," she said. "The call -- the first call looked like actually came during the funeral. I didn't even see that message."
Bro says that after seeing the news conference, she has no desire to talk with the president.
"You can't wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying 'I'm sorry.' I'm not forgiving for that," she added in her interview with ABC's Good Morning America.
President Trump called Heyer "truly special" in a tweet on Tuesday but was later criticized for not calling her mother directly to express his condolences.
Memorial service today for beautiful and incredible Heather Heyer, a truly special young woman. She will be long remembered by all!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 16, 2017
When asked if there was something she wanted to say to the President, Bro said, "Think before you speak."