James Fields had already been convicted of killing activist Heather Heyer.
This comes after joint US-South Korea military exercises that the Pentagon says are routine.
His earlier indication US might rejoin the trade pact was greeted with scepticism.
'God willing, the day is close when officially, with God's permission, we will open our embassy there,' Erdogan said.
COMMENT | There is a chance that Trump is trying to save his presidency with this move.
But on second thoughts even Communism can be counted as a kind of religion or at least anti-religion, and Kimism as a quasi-religious dynastic cult.
However, PM is aware that Trump is facing many other challenges, like North Korea.
Trump is not your usual US president and thus Najib possibly perceives him as a prospect.
COMMENT | Several reasons indicate it is a badly advised trip.
PM is scheduled to meet Trump on Sept 12.