Midday on Politics: Caucus Land, 2020 Election Fundraising and Trump to Congresswomen: "Go Back"
Today, it’s Midday on Politics. In a racist Twitter rant yesterday, President Trump suggested that elected members of Congress go back to the countries they originally came from, saying they can’t leave fast enough. It’s assumed he was directing his vitriol at four progressive Democratic women from Minnesota, Massachusetts, Michigan and New York.
The crowded field of Democratic presidential hopefuls is beginning to divide into two tiers, with five candidates polling closely together at the top. The next edition of the Democratic debates is scheduled for the end of this month in Detroit.
Dr. Shayla Nunnally, Associate Professor of political science at the Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut;
Julie Bykowicz, Wall Street Journal national political reporter, focusing on money and influence in Washington; and
Zach Montellaro, Campaign Pro reporter at POLITICO.