The Agenda: On Yorktown, Trump talks plan for Muslims; Graham: "Tell Donald Trump to go to hell"; Haley, farmers at odds on aid

SC Republican chair denounces Trump's "bad idea"



At an event aboard the WWII aircraft carrier Yorktown on Pearl Harbor Day, Republican frontrunner Donald Trump drew a standing ovation when he doubled down on his proposal earlier in the day for a "complete shutdown" of Muslims entering the U.S., including Muslims who are American citizens. The event drew thousands of attendees who waited in long lines outside the ship museum ahead of the Donald's arrival. Source: Twitter, AP, WBTW

Trump's proposal to block Muslims from entering the country drew condemnation from Republican chairs from each of the early primary states just as news broke that Trump would not appear at a major RNC fundraiser in New York on Wednesday. Source: CNN, Politico

Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham categorically rejected Trump's plan to block Muslims, speaking directly to Trump supporters on CNN saying, "You know how you make America great again? Tell Donald Trump to go to hell."

Last Trump item: During his rambling speech, Trump also proposed "closing" areas of the Internet in an effort to fight terrorism. Source: YouTube, Ars Technica

President Barack Obama has tapped Columbia, S.C. native Dr. Robert M. Califf to lead the Food and Drug Administration. Source: McClatchy

Gov. Nikki Haley and state farmers are at odds over how to handle flood aid for farms affected by October's torrential rains. Source: P&C, Times & Democrat

P&C Editorial: "Time for school officials to explain"


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