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Three Days After Orlando Tragedy, Donald Trump Descends on Greensboro Peddling Fear, Hate, and Division

Senator Burr and Governor McCrory Follow Trump Down the Rabbit Hole In the wake of the worst mass-shooting in American history, as the faces of the 49 men and women who were killed in Orlando make their way across social media, and the nation struggles to come to terms with the reality that their smiles, hopes, and … Continue reading »

All Floridians Deserve to Live In a Trump-free Zone

On Thursday, Sen. Rubio tried to create some safe space between him and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, “We’re in a Trump-free zone today. I’m working on a lot of other stuff,” while trying to evade any discussion of Trump’s comments against Judge Gonzalo Curiel. When pressed further, he replied “I didn’t see it, guys. I’m working … Continue reading »

Gov. Brian Sandoval Still Won’t Fully Revoke His Support of Trump, While Rep. Joe Heck Twists Himself Into Contortions to Justify Continued Support of Donald Trump

On Tuesday, Gov. Brian Sandoval was asked to respond to Trump’s recent attacks on Judge Curiel. By now, everyone knows where Donald Trump stands, and his anti-Latino comments have been condemned widely across the country as the textbook definition of racism. However, instead of rescinding his support to Trump’s candidacy for President, Gov. Sandoval continues to … Continue reading »

Senator Burr Twists Himself Into Contortions to Justify Continued Support of Donald Trump

Yesterday, Senator Richard Burr was asked to respond to Trump’s recent attacks on Judge Curiel, which have been widely condemned across the country as the textbook definition of racism. In a bizarre twist of linguistic gymnastics and moral flexibility, Burr was able to simultaneously declare that the comments were inappropriate but saw no reason to … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “Donald Trump’s Racism Would Nauseate Abraham Lincoln”

By Continuing to Support the Republican Nominee, Ohio Officials Like Sen. Portman Have “Cut a Deal with the Devil” After Donald Trump’s comments questioning Federal Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s impartiality due to his Hispanic heritage, it’s clear that the presumptive Republican nominee is espousing an overtly racist view. In a new column on Cleveland.com, Brent Larkin explores the … Continue reading »

Republicans Twisting Themselves Into Contortions to Justify Continued Support of Donald Trump

This isn’t about tone, this is about a battle for the soul of America Despite the fact that Donald Trump’s comments about Judge Gonzalo Curiel have been rightly criticized as “racist” by leaders from across the political spectrum, most Republican elected officials and candidates are continuing to support their presumptive nominee. So far among Senate … Continue reading »

Sen. Menendez: Republicans Must Denounce The “Racist Rants” Of A “Petty Demagogue”

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) called out his Republican colleagues in the Senate for failing to condemn en masse the “racist rants” of their nominee for President, Donald Trump. “The remarks of the presumptive Republican nominee for President about Judge Gonzalo Curiel are taking this nation and the Republican Party down a dark and slippery slope,” … Continue reading »

“Spinelessness”: Sen. Reid Rips Republican Colleagues For Trump Capitulation

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid ripped into several of his Republican colleagues yesterday, calling Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “the poster boy” for “spinelessness” toward Donald Trump, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley “an extension of the Trump political campaign.” Both Sens. McConnell and Grassley have attempted to distance themselves from Trump’s racist attacks on … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for Richard Burr and North Carolina Republicans: If You Support Trump, You Support Racism; If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision for America. He says a U.S.-born judge of Mexican ancestry cannot sit in judgment of Trump because, well, he’s of Mexican ancestry. He doubts a Muslim judge could be fair. He started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President was not born … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for Marco Rubio and Florida Republicans: If You Don’t Support Racism, Rescind Your Support of Trump

It’s clear that Donald Trump is espousing an overtly racist vision for America. Trump says a U.S.-born judge cannot be unbiased due to his Mexican ancestry. He’s also casted doubts that Muslim judge could be fair to him. Having started his rise in the GOP as a “birther” — claiming the President was not born in America, he’s also … Continue reading »