Tue Aug 20, 2019 AT 10:35 AM EDT
Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas (Charlie Neibergall/AP)
Republican South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott said that Democrats are trying to “figure out a way to dupe” African-American voters into supporting them.
Responding on Monday night’s “The Story with Martha MacCallum” to Democratic 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s claim that America “is still” a “racist” country, Scott told Fox News host Martha MacCallum that the policies “smart” Democrats would propose, Republicans under Trump are already doing. Read Full Story
Thu Aug 15, 2019 AT 11:05 AM EDT
President Donald Trump on Thursday said Israel should not allow two U.S. congresswomen with whom he has feuded to enter the country for an upcoming trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories.
Trump tweeted that it would show “great weakness” on Israel’s part if it allowed Reps. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., the first two Muslim women elected to Congress, to cross its border.
“It would show great weakness if Israel allowed Rep. Omar and Rep.Tlaib to visit. They hate Israel & all Jewish people, & there is nothing that can be said or done to change their minds. Minnesota and Michigan will have a hard time putting them back in office. They are a disgrace!” Trump tweeted. Read Full Story
Thu Aug 8, 2019 AT 9:59 AM EDT
Baltimore (Getty Images)
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings called for unity and an end to divisive racist rhetoric Wednesday and pleaded with President Donald Trump to join him in traveling through Baltimore, saying they could visit the volunteers who are trying to make the city a better place.
The president can bring the government’s checkbook, too, Cummings suggested, saying the city’s well-chronicled problems can be fixed by more taxpayer money. Read Full Story