Graham says Florida congresswoman was ‘rude’ to question Trump’s call to Gold Star widow

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Friday that Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) “started something that was rude” by questioning Trump about his comments to a Gold Star widow.

“[Wilson] is not a big fan of the president,” Graham said, talking to reporters at the Capitol Friday. “I think she started something that was rude. I would never do that.”

Graham’s comments are the latest in an ongoing feud between the White House and Wilson. Wilson was in the car with Gold Star widow...

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Proposition 63 Proponents File Court Brief Defending Voter-Approved Ban on Large Capacity Magazines

October 20, 2017 – Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence yesterday jointly submitted a friend of the court brief in a case seeking to invalidate Proposition 63’s ban on large capacity ammunition magazines. Lt. Governor Newsom, along with Giffords Law Center, were the authors and principal proponents of Proposition 63, which was overwhelmingly approved by California voters in November 2016.  The case, Duncan v. Becerra, seeks to und...

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‘Trump is talking nonsense about issues he doesn’t understand’: UK officials bash false crime tweet

Donald Trump started his Friday out by falsely claiming the U.K. was in the midst of a crime-wave thanks to “radical Islamic terror” — prompting fury from British politicians.

“Just out report: ‘United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror'”, the President tweeted early in the morning. “Not good, we must keep America safe!”

Just out report: "United Kingdom crime rises 13...

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RELEASE: Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Says He Has a Few Expletives for Jeff Sessions

New York, NY — In an interview with Center for American Progress’ podcast, “Thinking CAP,” former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. says he has a few choice words for current U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Holder said:

There’s a lot that I say that I’m not going to say here with you today. But there are a few expletive, deleted kinds of things that I react to, but its also a very disheartening thing to see that progress that we were making. … During the Obama adm...

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Giffords Endorses Kate Brown For Re-Election

October 19, 2017 — Giffords, the gun violence prevention organization founded by former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and retired NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly, announced its endorsement today of Oregon Governor Kate Brown for re-election. As governor, Kate Brown has been a strong advocate for responsible gun violence prevention policies that have made Oregon safer.

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Spain announces takeover of Catalonia autonomous government, shattering 40 years of democracy

Catalonia’s regional government will be disbanded and its functions taken over by central Spanish government staff, ministers, and police under Article 155 of the national constitution, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy declared Thursday after his deadline for Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to bend the knee to Madrid passed without action.

While Rajoy’s government must still hold a formal vote scheduled for Saturday in order to put the provision into formal motion, the gear...

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