“The President of the United States has missed another opportunity to unify this nation instead of dividing. When he said to a reporter’s question if I ‘if I had a son he would look like Trayvon,’ instead of saying ‘Trayvon is an American. He has lost his life. This is a tragic incident and we don’t know the facts, let’s withhold judgement. But let’s all come together to help all of our young people who are dying of suicide, drug addiction, gang violence. Let’s come together for all of them regardless of their color. He used this as opportunity instead to divide us by race.”
- Republican members of Congress face angry town halls flooded with voters opposing the repeal of Obamacare and other parts of the Trump agenda.
- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos defended the Trump administration rescinding transgender protections, despite reports she opposed the effort.
- The Trump administration wants to send immigrants caught at the southern US border to Mexico even if they're not from the country.
- Police arrested at least 10 people on Wednesday as they began clearing out protester camps at the Dakota Access Pipeline site.