by Sam Spence
Line to get into Trump rally on the Yorktown pic.twitter.com/oL9vK02Qt8— schuyler kropf (@skropf47) December 7, 2015
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."
President Barack Obama has tapped Columbia, S.C. native Dr. Robert M. Califf to lead the Food and Drug Administration. Source: McClatchy
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