“I AM A NATIONALIST”, TRUMP.
“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.
“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
“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