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  • House GOP leader says Trump's tweets were not racist

    House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) said Tuesday he does not think President Trump tweeted racist remarks when he called on four progressive congresswomen to "go back" to their home countries, even though all are U.S.

    TheHill
  • White House says Trump's 'Salute to America' won't be political

    The White House is insisting that President Trump’s “Salute to America” from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on Thursday will not politicize Independence Day.But few of his political opponents are buying it.

    TheHill
  • House Vote Condemning Trump's Tweets Draws Some GOP Support

    Four Republicans voted to condemn his remarks.

    Snopes.com
  • House vote condemns Trump's tweets, draws some GOP support

    WASHINGTON (AP) " In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "a racist bone in my body."Two days after Trump tweeted that four Democratic freshmen should "go back" to their home countries " though all are citizens and three were born in the U.S.A. " Democrats muscled [

    The Palm Beach Post
  • White House abruptly cancels Trump meeting with GOP leaders

    A White House meeting on Tuesday between President Trump and Republican congressional leaders was abruptly scrapped due to a dispute on the House floor over a resolution condemning the president’s attacks on a group of Democratic congresswomen.&nb

    TheHill
  • Where was Trump when Pence was ordered to return to the White House for an 'emergency'? He won't say

    We still don't know why Vice President Mike Pence was urgently ordered to the White House on Tuesday, forcing him to cancel an event in New Hampshire while he was en route. At a press gaggle Friday, Trump was asked about it directly. x A “very interesting problem” compelled @VP to cancel NH trip at last minute and we’ll find out in “a week or two” why, @POTUS tells reporters. — Steve Herman (@W7VOA) July 5, 2019 A "very interesting problem" that will be revealed to...

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  • House vote condemns Trump’s tweets, draws some GOP support

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns. In the process, they have created a fraught political frame: "racists" vs. "socialists." Trump's aggressive condemnation of women of color in Congress has allowed House Democrats to mend, for now, their own political divisions as they put the president on record with a resolution condemning his words as racist. But by pushing the...

    WTOP