GOP Sen. John Thune Explains Why He Voted to Acquit Donald Trump Despite “Inexcusable Actions”

Last week, House impeachment managers made an incredibly strong argument against Donald Trump. The former president’s lawyers struggled to convince anyone that he was innocent.

Still, 43 Republicans decided to vote to acquit the president. When explaining why, though, many are hinting that they thought Trump was guilty. This was the tact taken by Mitch McConnell during his Saturday speech. read more

Tribal Leaders Call for Mount Rushmore to Be Removed Ahead of Trump’s Independence Day Visit

Two tribal leaders in South Dakota have called for the carvings on Mount Rushmore to removed. They’re highlighting the issue ahead of Donald Trump’s visit to the site on 3 July.

The President will attend an Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore with South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem. Local tribal leaders have seized the opportunity to bring up the violation of their sacred land. read more

South Dakota Governor: “We Will Not Be Social Distancing” at Independence Day Event with Trump

The Governor of South Dakota has said there will be no social distancing at an upcoming Independence Day event. She also said masks will not be required at the celebration.

President Donald Trump is due to attend the event marking America’s independence at Mount Rushmore on 3 July.  Republican Governor Kristi Noem told Fox News on Monday there would be no social distancing requirements. read more