US President Donald Trump has called for a “new unity”, a day after a campaign-style rally in which he attacked political foes and media.
Speaking in Reno, Nevada, Mr Trump said “we are one people with one home and one great flag”.
“In America, we never lose faith, we never forget who we are, and we never stop striving for a better future,” he told the American Legion.
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the convention centre as he spoke.
In a 22-minute address to the veterans’ group, Mr Trump read from a teleprompter as he said: “It is time to heal the wounds that have divided us, and to seek a new unity based on the common values that unite us.”
He told his audience of more than 5,000 people that in the US, “we are not defined by the colour our skin, the figure on our pay cheque, or the party of our politics.
“We are defined by our shared humanity – by our citizenship in this magnificent nation, and by the love that fills our hearts.”
At a raucous rally in Arizona the night before he railed against that state’s two senators, both fellow members of his Republican party, and Democrats.
In his 80-minute speech, Mr Trump threatened to…
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