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Trump Is To Blame For Mass Shootings Because He Refused To Fight White Supremacist Domestic Terrorism

The Trump White House refused to listen to Homeland Security and combat white supremacist domestic terrorism for more than a year. Trump refused to fight white supremacist domestic terrorism

Puerto Rico just kicked out another governor

Gov. Wanda Vázquez was sworn in after Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court booted out the man who declared himself governor last week.

Puerto Rico Supreme Court Overturns Pedro Pierluisi As Governor

Justice Secretary Wanda Vázquez will take up the post after weeks of turmoil.

One Of Trump's First Actions Reversed An Obama Rule On Guns And Mental Impairment

Now the president wants to know what he can do through executive action.

Beto O'Rourke Flatly Calls Trump A White Supremacist On Live TV

The 2020 Democratic candidate continues to describe the president as a racist who incites violence in America.

Schumer Says He Won’t 'Settle' For Only Red Flag Laws After Mass Shootings

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has so far refused to take up two House bills that would expand background checks for gun purchases.

Democrats Warn That Federal ‘Red Flag’ Law Would Not Be Enough

Congressional Democrats insisted that a new bill to make it easier for the police to take guns away from people deemed dangerous must be paired with an expansion of background checks.

Biden and Booker Say Trump Is Fostering Hatred, Not Fighting It

The Democratic candidates lashed the president with their sternest denunciations yet of his exploitation of racism for political purposes and his resistance to gun control.

Fact check: Trump falsely accuses Sherrod Brown, Dayton mayor of misrepresenting his hospital visit

President Donald Trump, his press secretary and his director of social media accused Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, both of whom are Democrats, of misrepresenting the receptio

Erin Burnett questions Trump's tweet about Dayton hospital visit - CNN Video

CNN's Erin Burnett says President Donald Trump's description of the press conference held by Dayton, Ohio Mayor Nan Whaley and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) after their visit with the President "seems

Trump gripes about his critics while at the scene of tragedy

As President Donald Trump departed the Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio, on Wednesday, he told officials traveling with him the visit was a smash success.

White House rebuffed attempts by DHS to make combating domestic terrorism a higher priority

White House officials rebuffed efforts by their colleagues at the Department of Homeland Security for more than a year to make combating domestic terror threats, such as those from white supremacis

FEMA tests nationwide Emergency Alert System

FEMA conducted a nationwide alert test to see how it could communicate in the event the internet goes down.

Biden rebukes Trump as he heads to El Paso: 'He has fanned the flames of white supremacy'

Joe Biden, speaking in Iowa Wednesday, forcefully blamed President Trump for encouraging white supremacist violence in the wake of the weekend mass shootings.

Puerto Rico swears in new governor Wanda Vazquez, marking 3rd leadership change in a week

The ruling clears the way for Puerto Rico's Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez, who initially turned down the job, to become the island's governor.

Nadler eyes early August recess return to address gun violence

The head of the House Judiciary Committee appears to be preparing to call members of his panel back to Washington, D.C., from their August recess to oversee a m

Twitter locks McConnell campaign account after posting video of protester shouting threats, profanities

Twitter has locked the account for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) campaign after it shared a video of a protester's profanity-laced rant outside the senator's home. 

Anti-Trump Mob Harasses Woman In MAGA Hat — Call Her Terrorist

Anti-Trump protesters surrounded a woman wearing a MAGA hat Wednesday at an El Paso, Texas memorial to last weekend’s shooting spree that killed 22 people.

Trump Criticized DOD’s Potential Cloud Deal With Amazon. Now The Program Is On Hold

President Donald Trump's growing skepticism of a potential $10 billion DOD program with Amazon comes as Democrats criticize the company's tech.

Mitch McConnell Campaign Suspended from Twitter for Highlighting Violent Threats | Breitbart

The campaign account for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was suspended from Twitter after sharing a video of protesters allegedly making violent threats against the Senator, including

Beto: Trump Is a 'White Supremacist' — He Inspired El Paso Terrorism | Breitbart

Wednesday on MSNBC's "Deadline," 2020 presidential hopeful, former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) accused President Donald Trump of being a white supremacist." | Clips

Rachel Maddow Points Out That Mentally Gone Trump Made El Paso Hospital Visit All About Himself

Rachel Maddow pointed out that Trump and the White House hyped the hospital visit to El Paso shooting victims, and then Trump made the visit all about himself.

Trump Uses a Day of Healing to Deepen the Nation’s Divisions

As the president traveled to Dayton and El Paso after this weekend’s mass shootings, he was greeted by protesters and lashed out at rivals.

Trump attacks local leaders as he visits two cities grieving from mass shootings

Ahead of his trip, the president dismissed critics who suggested his rhetoric on race and immigration is partly to blame for a rise in hate-inspired violence, saying “my rhetoric brings people toge

Equinox, SoulCycle respond to calls for boycott over owner's Trump ties

The response came as celebrities, including model Chrissy Teigen and comedian Billy Eichner, tweeted about canceling their memberships.

Barack Obama Can't Help Us | RealClearPolitics

Barack Obama Can't Help Us | RealClearPolitics

Parkland Survivor Says He Can’t Cry Anymore Following Weekend Shootings

Cameron Kasky, a survivor of the Parkland shooting, said he has "cried for too many people this year" and can't do it anymore following 2 mass shootings.

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