Alexandra Jaffe Associated Press Published 12:00 AM EDT Apr 17, 2019 Des Moines, Iowa – Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says President Donald Trump is “kind of like a Chinese finger trap – you know, the harder you pull, the more you get stuck” and warns that Democrats shouldn’t get bogged down in trying to “knock him flat with some zinger.” In Iowa for the first time since officially launching his campaign, Buttigieg discussed how to defeat Trump after drawing an audience of more than 1,600 people at a Des Moines rally Tuesday night. “We’ve got to acknowledge – without giving an inch on the racism or xenophobia that played a role in that campaign – we’ve got to also pay attention to the things that make people susceptible to that message and make sure we’re addressing them,” said the mayor of South Bend, Indiana. The rally was one of the biggest campaign events yet for a 2020 … [Read more...] about Buttigieg to Dems: Don’t get bogged down zinging Trump
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Keith Ellison and cops … where to begin? Let’s start with this: It’s complicated. Some police officers speak well of Ellison on a personal level. And a number of county prosecutors are strong supporters. Several area police chiefs are allies of Ellison. But to some rank-and-file officers — perhaps many — Ellison is persona non grata. This matters now because Ellison is about to become Minnesota’s attorney general, a post often described as the state’s highest law-enforcement official. As the passions subside from the November election — and Ellison’s battle against Republican Doug Wardlow was an impassioned contest — and as Ellison’s swearing-in next month approaches, there are signs that a reconciliation of sorts might be in the offing. ELLISON’S UNIQUE BACKGROUND Ellison’s résumé is unprecedented for a Minnesota attorney general. While Democrats have held the office since 1971, law-and-order … [Read more...] about A lot of cops don’t like Keith Ellison. How’s that going to work when he’s attorney general?
Allyson Chiu, The Washington Post Published 4:29 am PST, Friday, December 21, 2018 White House senior adviser Stephen Miller seen in this file photo in May 2018. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller seen in this file photo in May 2018. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Jabin Botsford Photo: Washington Post Photo By Jabin Botsford Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 White House senior adviser Stephen Miller seen in this file photo in May 2018. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller seen in this file photo in May 2018. Photo: Washington Post Photo By Jabin Botsford 'We don't have to yell': Wolf Blitzer tells Stephen Miller to 'calm down' during border wall interview 1 / 4 Back to … [Read more...] about ‘We don’t have to yell’: Wolf Blitzer tells Stephen Miller to ‘calm down’ during border wall interview