President Donald Trump on Tuesday didn’t condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some American cities this summer, branding it solely a “left-wing” problem and telling one far-right extremist group to “stand back and stand by.”
The 74-year-old president and the 77-year-old former vice president are similar in age, and they share a mutual dislike. But they differ starkly in style and substance. All of that was evident from the outset.
We asked resident political analyst Michael Nelson, Rhodes College professor and nationally recognized presidential scholar who’s written several books about the highest office in the land, about his biggest takeaway from Tuesday's debate.
The debate will offer a massive platform for Trump and Biden to outline their starkly different visions for a country facing multiple crises, including racial justice protests and a pandemic that has killed more than 200,000 Americans and cost millions of jobs.
The Shelby County Commission has delayed a vote on a new voting system. The Shelby County Administrator of Elections says if a new system is not approved by commissioners, purchasing more absentee ballot-counting machines, then election results during election night may be delayed.
Governor Bill Lee’s controversial “school voucher program” suffered another blow Tuesday when the Tennessee Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s decision that the Education Savings Account Act is unconstitutional.
Some Rhodes College graduates opposed Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination and started a Facebook group to discuss their concerns about her nomination. The president of Rhodes College has since responded to the disapproving alumni.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, is on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a day of meetings with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other pivotal Republican senators in preparation for her fast-track confirmation before the Nov. 3 election.