Friday, October 20, 2017

Alt-right

Steve Bannon, former strategist for President Donald Trump, speaks at a campaign rally for Arizona Senate candidate Kelli Ward on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

BY THOMAS BEAUMONT and BOB CHRISTIE SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Steve Bannon leveled a blistering attack on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other top Republicans at an Arizona fundraiser for a GOP primary challenger to incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake. ...
In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Ahead of the arrival of a controversial speaker at the University of Florida on Thursday, Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency in Alachua County. Richard Spencer, head of the white nationalist National Policy Institute and alt-right icon, ...
This Saturday Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, an armed militia member stands guard at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

BY SARAH RANKIN Two newly filed lawsuits seek to prevent the heavily armed bands of white nationalists and militia groups that descended on Charlottesville for a violent summer rally from returning to the Virginia city. One of the lawsuits was ...
In this Dec. 6, 2016, file photo, Richard Spencer, who leads a movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, speaks at the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

BY | Dara Kam The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… With the threat of a federal lawsuit looming, University of Florida officials said Friday they will consider allowing white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus. The university’s ...
A man holds up a sign at a rally outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, ahead of politically conservative rallies scheduled this weekend.

BY JANIE HAR SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The late cancellation of two weekend political rallies in the San Francisco Bay Area has done little to stem fears that unrest and violence are brewing in the city. On Saturday, a right-wing ...
In this photo taken Feb. 16, 2017, President Donald Trump's White House Senior Adviser Steve Bannon arrives for a news conference with President Donald Trump in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, the blunt-spoken and divisive strategist who rose from Donald Trump’s conservative campaign to a top White House post, was pushed out by the president Friday, capping a turbulent seven ...
In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump is seen in Harrisburg, Pa.

BY MATTHEW PENNINGTON and PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — White House adviser Steve Bannon isn’t alone in pondering America’s possibly generation-defining question about China’s emerging superpower status — but his call for an “economic war” puts him far outside the ...
This July 8, 2017 photo shows members of the KKK escorted by police past a large group of protesters during a KKK rally in Charlottesville, Va.

In the wake of recent violence in Charlottesville, local governments around Florida are reevaluating their monuments to Confederate soldiers, and Southwest Florida is no exception. With the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue being the event that inspired a ...
In this May 4, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.

BY STEVE PEOPLES and THOMAS BEAUMONT NEW YORK (AP) — One after another, the nation’s most powerful Republicans responded to President Donald Trump’s extraordinary remarks about white supremacists. Yet few mentioned the president. The Senate’s top Republican, Majority Leader Mitch ...
In this April 29, 2017, file photo, Steve Bannon, chief White House strategist to President Donald Trump is seen in Harrisburg, Pa.

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon says there’s no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions, despite the president’s recent pledge to answer further aggression with ...
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