“In online forum, Trump judicial nominee defended KKK, statutory rape” Reply


SALON

“It turns out Brett Talley’s inexperience in a courtroom was not the only factor that should have precluded him from a federal judgeship nomination. The 36-year-old lawyer, who has no trial experience, apparently spent a lot of time on a sports message board where he crudely debated issues of race and sexual misconduct with minors.

Ever since Republicans in the Senate Judiciary Committee approved Talley’s nomination, damning information has come to light regarding his character. First, the Trump nominee failed to disclose that he is married to a White House staffer.” MORE

CARTOON


CARTOON


“White House won’t commit to signing joint congressional resolution condemning white supremacists”


THINK PROGRESS

Members of the KKK are escorted by police past a large group of protesters during a KKK rally Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

“Trump Comes Unglued During Rally And Goes Full White Power Racist In Phoenix”


POLITICUS USA

“Trump tried to hide by repeating his prepared remarks about love from the previous night, but eventually, the truth came out in Phoenix, as Trump started defending the Confederacy as part of our country and history, and condemned leaders who took down statues that celebrate slavery.”  MORE

“The “Master Race” Needs to Play It Cool: The Daily Show”


CARTOON


“Jewish Republicans reject Trump’s take on Charlottesville violence”


POLITICO

“Jewish Republicans rejected Donald Trump’s comments in response to violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, but it doesn’t appear the president is facing further consequences from the small but vital GOP constituency over what they saw as a failure to adequately denounce crowds that shouted anti-Semitic chants and hoisted Nazi flags last weekend.

The Republican Jewish Coalition in a statement called for Trump to show greater leadership after he seemed Tuesday to equate neo-Nazi and Ku Klux Klan demonstrators with those protesting them. Matt Brooks, executive director of the RJC, would not say whether members plan any further steps to warn the president.”  MORE

“Rachel Maddow Blasts WH Officials For Standing By Trump As He Defends White Supremacists”


POLITICUS USA

“In terms of people actually working in the administration, apparently everybody is fine, nobody is leaving, they’re all okay with it.”

“GOP splintering over Trump’s response to white supremacists”


MSNBC

“Republican Governor John Kasich called Trump’s response to Charlottesville “pathetic” but congressional Republicans are struggling to criticize the president. Former Republican and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will joins Lawrence O’Donnell. Duration: 7:42″  MORE