Quantcast
Connect with us

Trump announces MAGA rally in the wake of incendiary comments after New Zealand mosque massacre

Published

on

President Donald Trump announced an upcoming Make America Great Again rally — hours after making remarks about an “invasion” of immigrants in the wake of a white supremacist massacre at two mosques in New Zealand.

New York Times White House correspondent Maggie Haberman noted on Twitter that the Trump campaign announced a March 28 MAGA rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Friday afternoon.

ADVERTISEMENT

Earlier in the afternoon, the president remarked that an “invasion” of immigrants were entering the United States via its southern border with Mexico. He also admitted to knowing that the term could be upsetting.

“People hate the word invasion,” Trump said, “but that’s what it is.”

Trump also told reporters that he does not see white nationalism as a rising threat.

ADVERTISEMENT

“I think it’s a small group of people,” the president said of white nationalists. He also added that it’s too soon to tell if the alleged shooter was a white supremacist.

ADVERTISEMENT


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Louisville-area doctor chokes black 18-year-old woman for not social distancing to his satisfaction

Published

on

A Louisville-area doctor could face charges for singling out and physically attacking a young black woman in a dispute over social distancing.

The older man was walking with a woman when they encountered a group of younger women over the weekend at the Kentucky city's Norton Commons amphitheater, and a video of the encounter shows him approaching the group, reported WDRB-TV.

“We are leaving," one of the younger women tells the doctor. "Please let’s not cuss at each other.”

Continue Reading

Breaking Banner

Dr. Trump’s medicine show: Why is the president pushing an unproven drug? Follow the money

Published

on

Donald Trump only cares about Donald Trump. He doesn't care about you or the country. He only cares about exploiting this crisis to bail out his business and to get himself re-elected, thereby shielding himself from a series of indictments that surely await him if he loses. The sooner we embrace this easily-observable fact about Trump, the better equipped we'll be to evaluate his decisions during these overlapping health and financial calamities.

The "Trump is all about Trump" maxim goes a long way to explaining his obsessive beer-funneling of a malaria drug called hydroxychloroquine down the gullets of COVID-19 victims.

Continue Reading
 

Breaking Banner

New York firefighter gets emotional talking about EMTs who feel guilty they’re too sick to work

Published

on

The New York Fire Department is struggling to make its way through the coronavirus crisis. Currently, 493 members of the NYFD have tested positive for COVID-19 and more than 3,000 are out sick.

Anthony Almojera, an EMS Lieutenant-paramedic for the FDNY told CNN Tuesday that he doesn't know how they're managing the constant influx of calls for help from New Yorkers.

"It's truly a testament to the EMS workers that we have here, the EMTs and medics," he told host Jim Sciutto. "It's pretty amazing to see how they're going out in spite of seeing all their co-workers get sick. It's frightening for a lot of us. We don't want to bring it home. We don't want to get sick with it but, you know, this is our job, we treat the sick and injured. We still have all of our regular 9-1-1 calls. It's truly a testament to the EMTs."

Continue Reading
 
 
You need honest news coverage. Help us deliver it. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1. Go ad-free.
close-image