After GOP front-runner presidential Donald Trump cancelled his rally in Chicago Friday night — despite assurances from police that there was no threat — Fox News host Megyn Kelly put the blame solely on the protesters at the event by whining that the candidate’s free speech rights were being taken away.
Without noting the number of protesters who have been brutalized and hauled away from previous Trump events, the Fox host wondered if protesters were going about it the wrong way.
Over footage from outside the rally location, Kelly noted, “All eyes, for the moment, are on Donald Trump and how he handles this situation in Chicago.”
“His First Amendment free speech rights have been shut down,” she claimed. “The right of those to listen to him, and as that one gentleman put it so well: ‘I just want to hear him for myself, wanna hear him for myself.’ That was shut down by folks who have an agenda — and that’s fine. You can oppose Donald Trump. Go for it. ”
“But, is this the way?” Kelly scolded. “Is this the way to shut down the ability of Chicagoans and those, in some cases, who have traveled for miles and miles and waited for hours and hours to get in, to have their say and hear him for themselves. For all these people know, they weren’t Trump supporters. Maybe they would have walked away saying, ‘You know what? He’s not for me.’ We’ll never know now.”
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"Joe Biden is not going to Milwaukee," Mitchell told Pelosi. "How much does this damage the campaign?"
Pelosi disagreed by insisting that Democrats will hold a "great convention."
Mitchell then asked about Trump's plan to hold his convention speech at the White House.
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"Deep in the heart of Delaware Joe Biden sits in his basement, alone, hiding, diminished," the ad begins.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was accused on Wednesday of interrupting former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates because she is a woman.
During a hearing about the investigation into Russia's interference in the U.S. elections, Graham grilled Yates over the decision to prosecute former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who pled guilty to lying about conversations with Russians.
As Yates tried to answer Graham's questions, he repeatedly interrupted. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) reacted by admonishing Graham.
"Let her answer the question," Leahy said. "Just because it’s a woman testifying doesn’t mean she needs to be cut off."