//Trump official condemned over claim Statue of Liberty poem about ‘people from Europe’ – live

Trump official condemned over claim Statue of Liberty poem about ‘people from Europe’ – live

Ken Cuccinelli faces backlash over comment, with O’Rourke saying: ‘They think the Statue of Liberty only applies to white people’

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Democratic presidential candidate Steve Bullock is accusing one of his opponents, billionaire activist Tom Steyer, of buying his way on to the fall debate stage.

A billionaire just spent $10 million to buy 130,000 donors. Here’s what I think of that. pic.twitter.com/2hzhwe6WXN

Fewer than half of Tom’s donations came from advertising. Writing off the support of thousands of Democratic voters who are responding to Tom’s message isn’t the way to beat Trump in 2020, no matter what you think about the DNC’s criteria. https://t.co/7hhkoj2H0D

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Bernie Sanders released a teaser video of his conversation with Cardi B, who recently endorsed his presidential bid. The rapper said in an Instagram post that she asked the Vermont senator about raising the minimum wage.

Sanders tweeted that their full conversation, filmed at a nail bar in Detroit, would be available tomorrow:

Cardi B knows this is the most important election of our lives. So we sat down to talk about the pressing issues facing people today.Watch our full conversation from @TheTENNailBar on Thursday. pic.twitter.com/ic4aZNcUL7

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