In closely divided Kenosha, Trump’s law and order message hits close to home after Jacob Blake shooting
KENOSHA, Wis. — As a longtime activist calling for racial and social equality in his hometown, Isaac Wallner has been moved in recent days by the large street protests demanding justice in the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
But as those peaceful daytime demonstrations gave way to violent confrontations with police, destruction of businesses and burning of buildings at night, Wallner said he’s become increasingly worried that the urgent push for change will be drowned out by President Donald Trump’s calls for law and order, a central theme of the Republican’s reelection campaign.
“This is an election year, and I feel Trump and the Republican Party will benefit from the unrest, and we need to
First Lady Melania Trump speaks during the Republican National Convention filmed in the Rose Garden at the White House on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020 in Washington, DC. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images
On August 22, First Lady Melania Trump hosted a private party to celebrate the unveiling of the renovated White House Rose Garden. But now, according to CNN, the renovated Rose Garden is already in need of repairs.
CNN’s Kate Bennett reports that according to a source who is knowledgeable of the Rose Garden’s problems, it is suffering from “issues with water drainage” as well as “some minor complications with updated construction.”
Deputy White House Press Secretary Judd Deere told CNN that in the Rose Garden, “The sod is being replaced at no cost to taxpayers.” And an official for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign told CNN that the campaign will be paying for the