[NFA] Democratic officials, including Wisconsin's lieutenant governor, accuse Donald Trump of fanning the flames of violence as the president plans to visit a city roiled by protests.
This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
Democrats said President Donald Trump should not visit the Wisconsin city roiled by angry protests - and lethal gun violence - after a white Kenosha police officer shot an African-American multiple times in the back.
Wisconsin's Lieutenant Governor Mandela Barnes said the state does not need a visit from the president, telling CNN Sunday, that Republicans " centered an entire convention around creating more animosity and creating more division around what's going on in Kenosha." Trump plans to visit Kenosha on Tuesday.
The Republican, facing re-election in November amid a health crisis and an economic recession, has taken a hard-line stance against protests in the country.
He has called anti-racist protesters "Anarchists & Agitators," and has praised armed far-right activists who've shown up to confront the demonstrators.
His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, on Sunday accused Trump of "recklessly encouraging violence." Protests engulfed Kenosha after police shot 29-year-old Jacob Blake in front of his three children on August 22.
Blake's family said he was paralyzed.
The Kenosha clashes turned deadly last week.
Police arrested a white 17-year-old from Illinois and charged him with first-degree homicide for allegedly killing two people with a military-style semi-automatic rifle during a night-time protest.
State in the upper Midwest region of the United States
In April, the court had assumed an extension was permissible, though it insisted that ballots be mailed and postmarked before Election Day.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 6 hours ago
Wisconsin is one of about 30 states that require absentee ballots be received by Election Day to be counted.
Credit: CBS News - Published 6 hours ago
The Supreme Court upheld Wisconsin's voting laws, rejecting an effort to require the counting of absentee ballots arriving after Election Day.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 7 hours ago
Appearing newly emboldened, the Democratic nominee also said he thought he would win Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota, three critical battleground states.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 9 hours ago
A recent rally in Wisconsin was typical. In 90 minutes, President Trump made 131 false or inaccurate statements.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 10 hours ago
47th vice president of the United States, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee
Trump battles for Pennsylvania as Biden leads in crucial state; Georgia sees record early voting as candidates vie for key state
Credit: CBS News - Published 4 hours ago
President Trump has taken aim at Joe Biden's tax plan in the run-up to the election, but the former vice president is sticking by his proposal and condemning..
Credit: CBS News - Published 7 hours ago
He was barely seen in public today, just eight days before the election — but that’s all part of the strategy.
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 8 hours ago
United States President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden zeroed in on the critical battleground of Pennsylvania today.They demonstrated starkly..
8 hours ago • New Zealand Herald
Nearly 3 million people have persevered in long lines to cast their ballots in Georgia — a state where, according to a new CBS Battleground Tracker poll shows,..
Credit: CBS News - Published 8 hours ago
In a “Fox & Friends” interview, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser also criticized protesters as more concerned with what he called “virtue..
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 8 hours ago
White House adviser Jared Kushner is criticized after saying President Donald Trump can't help Black Americans if they don't want to succeed.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 11 hours ago
Kushner said President Trump's polices can help Black people "break out of the problems that they're complaining about."
Credit: CBS News - Published 11 hours ago
Winston Gregory made history last year as Washington D.C.’s first African American Archbishop. This year he is making history as America’s first Black..
16 hours ago • WorldNews
"By naming Archbishop Wilton Gregory as a Cardinal, Pope Francis is sending a powerful message of hope and inclusion to the Church in the United States," an..
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 day ago