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Sunday shows – Democrats target Trump as violence flares

Multiple Democrats blamed President Trump during appearances on the Sunday talk shows as violence flares at protests in the U.S.

In the latest incident, one person was fatally shot in Portland, Ore., late Saturday after clashes erupted between Black Lives Matter protesters and a caravan of President Trump’s supporters, police said.

Read The Hill’s complete coverage below.

Biden campaign adviser: Trump ‘has been trying to incite violence this entire summer’
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Joe Biden’s deputy campaign manager Kate Bedingfield accused President Trump on Sunday of “inciting violence” with his response to unrest in American cities.
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Bass: Trump’s ‘only’ purpose is to ‘agitate’ violence
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) on Sunday slammed President Trump’s scheduled visit to Kenosha, Wis. in wake of protests over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
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Demings: Portland shooting is ‘what happens’ when homeland security is ‘politicized’
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) on Sunday called the shooting death during violent clashes between pro-Trump and leftist demonstrators in Portland, Oregon, “what happens” as a result of homeland becoming “politicized.”
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Black men can get killed and the president won’t say a word, top House Democrat says
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Rep. Cedric Richmond (R-La.) suggested President Trump’s efforts to reach out to Black male voters won’t be effective amid protests over police brutality and what the congressmen said is Trump’s failed efforts to address issues facing Black Americans.
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Schiff says Trump ‘willfully fanning the flames’ of violence to help campaign
By REBECCA KLAR
 
House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said Sunday that President Trump is “willfully fanning the flames” of violence amid clashes between protesters and counter protesters over police brutality. 
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Klobuchar: ‘We are not safe in Donald Trump’s America’
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said Sunday that people are “not safe in Donald Trump’s America,” citing the recent police violence against Black people, demonstrations and the coronavirus pandemic.
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Meadows: ‘Most of Donald Trump’s America is peaceful’
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
“Most of Donald Trump’s America is peaceful,” White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said. “It is a Democrat-led city in Portland that we’re talking about this morning, who just yesterday denied help once again from the federal government.”
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Acting DHS secretary: Sending federal law enforcement to Portland is ‘on the table’
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf said Sunday that sending federal law enforcement back to Portland, Ore. to address the protests remains “on the table” after one person was fatally shot late Saturday.
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Trump favorability flat after GOP convention: poll
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
President Trump’s favorability stayed flat after the Republican National Convention as a majority of the country continues to view his handling of the COVID-19 crisis negatively, a poll released Sunday found.
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Lara Trump on lack of distancing at president’s South Lawn speech: We encourage people to follow the guidelines
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Lara Trump defended the lack of social distancing among audience members at President Trump’s Republican National Convention speech last week, saying the campaign “always encourage[s] people to follow the guidelines” on preventing the spread of coronavirus.
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Acting DHS secretary says he didn’t know naturalization ceremony would be part of GOP convention
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad Wolf said Sunday that he didn’t know the naturalization ceremony that he conducted last week would be featured during the Republican National Convention.
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GOP senator: End of election security briefings ‘blown way out of proportion’
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) dismissed concerns raised by Democrats over the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) cancelling all election security briefings for Congress.
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Tags Adam Schiff Amy Klobuchar Cedric Richmond Chad Wolf Donald Trump Joe Biden Karen Bass Kate Bedingfield Lara Trump Mark Meadows Ron Johnson Sunday shows Val Demings

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