The White House issued a statement Tuesday commemorating the National Day for the Victims of Communism, on the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution that led to decades of a murderous totalitarian regime in Soviet Union.
The statement came the same day that Trump visited South Korea, which is facing a nuclear threat from its communist neighbor North Korea.
The statement says â€śoppressive communismâ€ť is â€śincompatible with liberty, prosperity, and the dignity of human life.â€ť The statement continues:
Over the past century, communist totalitarian regimes around the world have killed more than 100 million people and subjected countless more to exploitation, violence, and untold devastation. These movements, under the false pretense of liberation, systematically robbed innocent people of their God-given rights of free worship, freedom of association, and countless other rights we hold ...