Pregnant state Rep. Erica Thomas (D-GA) was grocery shopping with her daughter when the African-American woman was approached by a white man who hurled slurs at her and told her to go back to where she came from.
The send her back chant that Trump is claiming to disavow was planned at the rally and rehearsed with the crowd by warm-up act Lara Trump.
Instead of speaking out against Trump’s racism, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blamed the four House Democratic women that the president attacked.
Mitch McConnell Blamed House Democratic Women for Trump’s Racism
McConnell said, “We’ve heard facilities on the U.S. Border called concentration camps. We’ve seen the far left throw accusations of racism at everyone. Anyone who disagrees with them on anything, including the Speaker of the House. We’ve seen a freshman Democratic congresswoman use anti-semitic tropes and imply people only support Israel because of campaign contributions. The most vile accusations and insults against our nation have become incredibly routine, and we’ve seen back and forth over the past few days. Most of you know Justice Scalia was my sort of all-time favorite. Here’s what he used to say. He said, I don’t attack people. I attack ideas. And I think that’s a good lesson for all of us. From the president to the speaker to freshmen members of the House, all of us have a responsibility to elevate the public discourse. Our words do matter. We all know politics is a contact sport. But it’s about time we lowered the temperature all across the board, all of us ought to contribute to a better level of discourse.”
A reporter asked Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) if he would call Trump's tweets racist, and Romney responded by running away from the questioner.
Leaked Trump vetting documents list white supremacy as one of the red flags for Trump's adviser on voter suppression Kris Kobach.
Jared Kushner refused to say that Trump is a racist, and wouldn't answer when asked if he thought birtherism was racist.
Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) played the audio of a witness that Republicans invited apologizing and legitimizing Hitler during a hearing on the rise of white nationalism.
Instead of apologizing, the Fox News host threw a seven-minute tantrum at the beginning of his primetime show on Monday night.
The bar for Fox News is pretty low, but even the right-wing propaganda network should be able to recognize that Tucker Carlson's time is up.
Nicolle Wallace played two clips of Rep. Mark Meadows to demonstrate that the Republican congressman is a card-carrying member of the racist birther movement.
Democrats are done with the hypocrisy of Republicans on matters of racism and bigotry.
In response to Republican floor action against Omar, Democrats have "moved to protect her by privately suggesting they'd censure Republican Steve king and take action against Republican Kevin McCarthy for his own tweet issue."
After his father mocked Senator Elizabeth Warren with a reference to the Trail of Tears, Donald Trump Jr joined in by adding, “Savage! Love my president.”
Herring, who has expressed intentions to run for governor, is seen by some as more sympathetic in part because he went to the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus to confess his blackface experience before it became public, and because the episode occurred when he was just 19.