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Trump calls on GOP to oppose House condemnation of tweets
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans Tuesday to stick with him, "not show weakness" and oppose a House resolution condemning his tweets that urged four Democratic congresswomen of color to return to their countries. His comments, he insisted, "were NOT Racist."
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell broke two days of silence about Trump's insults, agreeing that Trump is not a racist but mildly admonishing him as well.
The Kentucky Republican said that "from the president to the speaker to the freshman members of the House," leaders should follow the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's dictum of attacking ideas, not the people who espouse them.Read the full article
Mayoral, city council hopefuls attend forum to discuss Houston's animal overpopulation
Houston has such a huge problem when it comes to the overpopulation of stray animals, it's become a big political issue.
Monday night the nonprofit group Houston PetSet held a forum for mayoral candidates and some city council hopefuls.
The event was called "A Conversation for the Animals."Read the full article
Trump digs in on incendiary tweets against lawmakers, says ‘if you're not happy here, you can leave'
President Trump was unbowed by criticism of his incendiary tweets against four U.S. congresswomen of color, saying, “If you're not happy here, then you can leave.”
Trump said Monday at the White House, "If you're not happy in the U.S., if you're complaining all the time, very simply, you can leave, you can leave right now."
“These are people who hate our country,” Trump added.Read the full article