Nooses found at MS state capitol on eve of special election

Adjust Comment Print

He also contended, despite the GM news, that jobs are "coming into MS - and everywhere else, by the way".

"They came out of your mouth".

He blamed countries in Central and South America for large flows of migrants trying to reach and enter the United States. They said, 'Put this cap on. "They're not putting Elvis".

"The contribution was made in connection with an event that Major League Baseball lobbyists were asked to attend", an Major League Baseball spokesperson told USA Today Sports.

Some conflicting information exists around when exactly Google donated to the Hyde-Smith campaign, but in a statement to press, the company claimed to be unaware of her comments when that check was written.

Before he left Washington on Monday, Trump said he had spoken with Hyde-Smith about the remark. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., taking the podium to tell the audience she helped the president and Senate Republicans in the partisan contest over Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.


Michael King, 71, who was voting Tuesday, said he believed that criticism of Hyde-Smith was purely political, as people were "grabbing something to make her look bad at the last moment".

On Monday, President Donald Trump held two rallies in the state to support Hyde-Smith and encourage Republicans to get out and vote for her.

"That's not what she was meaning when she said that", he said.

Trump held rallies in Tupelo and Biloxi. Mike Espy in the special election runoff after neither cleared 50 percent in the November 6 jungle primary, which saw two Republicans and two Democrats run together on the same ballot.

GULFPORT, MISS-Republicans in MS may not be in love with Cindy Hyde-Smith, who was appointed to the Senate earlier this year after longtime Sen. Thad Cochran, who resigned in April amid health concerns. Tuesday's election will determine whether Hyde-Smith or Espy will serve the remainder of Cochran's term, which ends in 2020. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who is in a runoff Tuesday against Democrat Mike Espy. He painted Democrats as a party of "caravans and crime", a reference to the groups of Central American migrants he turned into a midterm issue and the criminal acts he claims - without evidence or supporting data - would follow the groups into the USA if allowed to cross the border and stay.

That recording showed the senator saying there were some liberals "who maybe we don't want to vote - maybe we want to make it just a little more hard [to vote]".


"I will be in Gulfport and Tupelo, Mississippi, on Monday night doing two Rallies for Senator Hyde-Smith, who has a very important Election on Tuesday". "It was taken a certain way, but she certainly didn't mean it". "She's a Republican, I guess", said Jerry Smith, a grandfather and longtime MS resident.

So, chalk this up as failure number two on MLB's part to explain its contribution to Hyde-Smith. But none of that has bothered the president, who in recent days has praised the senator.

She was also recorded telling a small group at a university that it would be "a great thing" to suppress votes of liberal students.

Voters in MS on Tuesday will decide a U.S. Senate special election runoff marked by racial controversy and capped by a last-minute visit by President Donald Trump to shore up the beleaguered Republican incumbent.

The president has painted the midterms as a success, pointing to the Senate gains, while arguing that previous presidents lost more House seats.

Trump will be campaigning Monday for GOP Sen.


And they foreshadow the messaging dissonance that could mark the next two years of his presidency as he faces a divided Congress - a Republican-majority Senate and a Democrat-controlled House - after two years of across-the-board Republican power.

Comments