In a move that deviates from the choice most other sports franchise owners and professional leagues have made, multiple NASCAR team owners made it clear they will not tolerate any kind of national anthem protests at events, according to USA Today.
"Anybody that don't stand up for that ought to be out of the country. Period," team owner and retired driver Richard Petty said at the ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire, where there were no protests.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin said conservatives may need to turn to physical violence in order to protect the United States against contemporary liberalism. The Republican governor put forth the controversial suggestion after speaking of the "degradation of society" during an impassioned, 15-minute speech at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. The provocative comments started to gain national attention at the start of this week.
President Trump must have thought those solar eclipse warnings were fake news. The commander-in-chief, deciding to challenge the sun itself, stared straight into the solar eclipse Monday afternoon without protective glasses -- showing the entire nation exactly what not to do. Despite constant warnings about potential permanent eye damage, Trump briefly stole an unprotected glance at the eclipse after watching it safely with First Lady Melania Trump and their son Barron outside the White House. read more
The Secret Service can no longer pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission -- in large part due to the sheer size of President Trump's family and efforts necessary to secure their multiple residences up and down the East Coast. Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles, in an interview with USA TODAY, said more than 1,000 agents have already hit the federally mandated caps for salary and overtime allowances that were meant to last the entire year.