Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the UNLV William S.
(L to R) Laura Ingraham, Monique Pressley, Candace Owens (Getty Images) This week Democratic strategist Monique Pressley got caught in the crosshairs during a heated exchange with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham and conservative critic Candace Owens about Donald Trump. According toMedia Matters, on Wednesday, Pressley and Owens both made an appearance on The Ingraham Angle to discuss the president’s current war of words with his critics in the wake of the El Paso and Dayton shootings.
U.S Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) made quite a few heads turn at the most recent Democratic debate when she started talking about white privilege. The senator from New York broke down point-for-point how in America, white folks and Black folks have widely different experiences based on color, and how she would use this as a teachable moment. Not everyone was impressed or persuaded (“Kirsten Gillibrand explaining white privilege to Trump voters literally sounds like the worst idea of all time,” tweeted one commentator). Others said it made for an interesting case study about how white people could do the labor of educating others about how racism works to their benefit.
Tucker Carlson speaks onstage during Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for Politicon ) FOX News host Tucker Carlson has set social media ablaze after he stated on his Fox News show on Tuesday night that white supremacy is “a hoax.
(Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images and Yana Paskova/Getty Images) Former president Barack Obama, responding to the weekend mass shootings in El Paso, Tex. and Dayton, Ohio that killed 31, urged Americans to “soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes racist sentiments.
President Donald Trump speaks about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington.
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, one of the delegation lead by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, looks on Ghana's Parliament in Accra, Ghana, Wednesday, July 31, 2019. (AP/Christian Thompson) Weeks after President Trump suggested four congresswomen of color should go back to where they came from, one of them is trolling the president from the African continent.
Fox News personality Tomi Lahren is apologizing for an offensive tweet directed at Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris. Lahren hosts a show on the digital Fox Nation site and is a contributor to the TV network. She wrote on Wednesday about the California senator: “Kamala did you fight for ideals or did you sleep your way to the top with Willie Brown.” Brown has acknowledged a relationship with Harris in the 1990s when he was speaker of the California Assembly. Harris was California attorney general from 2011 and was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016. Lahren on Thursday apologized for “a wrong choice of words.
Charles Barkley attends the 2019 NBA Awards at Barker Hangar on June 24, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) Charles Barkley, NBA Hall of Famer and sports analyst, once again became a recurrent political commentator on Tuesday and had plenty to say about the Democratic debate in Detroit.