Arya Stark and Lyanna Mormont are my people. Correspondent. Beats Congress at softball. Remains a faithful Chester Arthur fan.
1. It is notable to hear McConnell directly call out racism. (And not the first time, but he and gop senators don’t go there often. Usually saying “disciminatjon” or other. ) 2. But asking his office what “residual racism” means.
NOW: --> @SenTomCotton issued a statement about the violence against police last night, saying they were not given the support they need. -->He ended it writing, "The only way to end this insurrection is the overwhelming display of force.”
McConnell now: “there is no question there is residual racism in America.”
MANCHESTER, NH: the line for tonight’s @realDonaldTrump rally is blocks and blocks long, 5 hours ahead.
NOW: Police and staff are keeping all seats for the public empty. No more public inside. There is a line outside, unclear if this is temporary. This is why you hear no more protests.
SCHUMER: The president slammed the table, asked Speaker Pelosi if she would support his wall and when she said no, he walked out and said "we have nothing to talk about".
THIS. HHS inspector gen report on separated kids: - The process increased trauma - Some kids thought their parents had abandoned them - Separated kids sometimes isolated themselves, even refusing to eat - HHS was not prepared for this level of trauma