"Proud Boys, stand back and stand by" is not disavowing white supremacists.
The president was asked point blank to disavow white supremacists.

Here's what he said:

"Proud Boys, stand back and stand by, but I'll tell you what, somebody's gotta do something about Antifa and the left because this is not a right-wing problem, this is a left-wing problem."
Story incoming on this, but The Proud Boys took the president's statement for them to "stand down and stand by" as marching orders.
It's true. The Proud Boys' Telegram account quickly mocked up a logo that said says "Stand Back. Stand By" around their crest.

Trump's debate words are already their militia's rallying cry. https://twitter.com/JaneLytv/status/1311136283067023362
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