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GOP lawmakers attending Trump lunch cower instead of confronting attack on McCain: ‘I’ve said all I’m going to say’

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Republican lawmakers suggested on Tuesday that none of the members attending a GOP lunch with President Donald Trump would confront him about White House staffer Kelly Sadler, who mocked Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) brain cancer.

The president on Tuesday is scheduled to travel to Capitol Hill just days after Sadler said McCain’s opposition to Trump’s nominee for CIA director “doesn’t matter” because he is dying.

Two senators who are close to McCain were asked on Tuesday morning if they planned to address the comments during the meeting with Trump.

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake argued that it was pointless to try to get an apology out of the White House.

“The notion that he’s going to change anything or say anything different, I just don’t see it. I mean, they’re not apologizing,” Flake said, according to NBC reporter Frank Thorp. “I suppose somebody could raise it, but I doubt they will.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham, a longtime McCain friend, echoed Flake’s remarks.

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“I’ve said all I’m going to say about that,” Graham reportedly told CNN’s Lauren Fox.

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‘Black students don’t tip’: Texas restaurant says forcing African-American kids to pay gratuity is not racist

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A restaurant in Cypress, Texas has come under fire after an employee allegedly said that black students "don't tip."

Brittany Blakney told KPRC that she and her friends went to Locatelli’s restaurant to celebrate graduating from Prairie View A&M University.

Blakney said that she was surprised to find out that the server had already added a 15% gratuity to her check.

“He said, 'Black students from Prairie View don’t tip,'” she recalled.

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Supreme Court rejects Virginia GOP’s last-ditch attempt to block fair legislative elections

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On Monday, the Supreme Court handed down their decision in Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill, shutting down the Virginia GOP's last ditch effort to rig the upcoming state legislative election taking place this November.

In 5-4 decision, the justices held that the House of Delegates has no standing to appeal the decision made by the lower court. The vote broke along unusual lines, with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg writing for a majority with Justices Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, Clarence Thomas, and Neil Gorsuch, and Justice Samuel Alito writing a dissent joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Stephen Breyer and Brett Kavanaugh.

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Gun-loving Parkland teen loses admission to Harvard over racist texts

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A pro-gun Parkland school shooting survivor has lost his admission to Harvard University over recently revealed racist remarks.

Kyle Kashuv broke with many of his classmates on gun safety laws after a February 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, and he was accepted to attend the Ivy League university after working as a conservative activist.

However, the 18-year-old Kashuv announced Monday, that admission was rescinded after texts and other derogatory comments he made nearly two years ago were reported.

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