Attorney General Loretta Lynch welcomed peaceful protest but admonished violence as she addressed the police-involved shooting in Charlotte and protests during a press conference. “For the second day in a row, protests in response to Mr. Scott’s death took place in Charlotte last night. For the second day in a row, those protests were marred by violence, this time leaving one person on life support and several persons injured, an awful reminder that violence often only begets violence," stated Lynch.
Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C. said the caucus was outraged by the "dozens of unlawful police shootings that are taking place" nationwide. They marched to the Department of Justice where they were to deliver a letter to Loretta Lynch, demanding more federal action.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both addressed the recent fatal police shootings of African-American men in Charlotte, NC and Tulsa.
President Obama addressed the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, urging the need for global integration instead of walls. Donald Trump rallied supporters in North Carolina, and while in High Point, he repeated his message of needing to restrict immigration into the United States, even for refugees.
In a statement to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama urged the need for global integration. "Today, a nation ringed by walls would only imprison itself," he stated.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump addressed terrorism on Monday as the investigations continue into the recent bombings in New York and New Jersey. A suspect has since been taken into custody, but each candidate holds a contrasting plan for how to make America safer.
With less than 50 days until election day, Donald Trump responded to the explosion in New York City on Saturday and later tweeted that he was considering suing the New York Times. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton was in Washington, D.C. supporting President Obama’s legacy at the Congressional Black Caucus gala.
Donald Trump said that President Obama was born in the United States during an event at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. on September 16, 2016. He also claimed that the birther issue was started by Hillary Clinton's campaign when she ran for president in 2008.
After days of staying off the campaign trail due to illness, Hillary Clinton returned with a message about healthcare in North Carolina. It was a big TV day for Donald Trump, who discussed his physical with Dr. Oz and let Jimmy Fallon mess up his hair.
During a visit to a Flint, Mich. church, the pastor interrupted Donald Trump's speech to ask him to keep politics out of the church. In Las Vegas, Bill Clinton subbed in for Hillary, telling supporters he didn't think getting the flu was unusual.
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