• Trump repeatedly botched Rep. Matt Gaetz's name at a Florida rally, calling him the name of a former aide who was convicted

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement During a campaign rally Friday night, President Donald Trump mixed up the names of Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz and Rick Gates, a former aide who was convicted after pleading guilty to crimes related to Russian interference in the 2016 election.
    Gaetz is one of Trump's staunchest supporters. Trump, pointing to Gaetz sitting off camera, referred to him multiple times as "Rick Gates" or "Rick."
    The botched names first came up as Trump tore into Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, who last week was the target of an attempted kidnap. The FBI identified and arrested a group of men...
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  • A Georgia state lawmaker crowdsurfed over maskless attendees at a Georgia Trump rally

    A Georgia state lawmaker crowdsurfed over maskless attendees at a Georgia Trump rally

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones crowd surfs at a campaign rally for President Trump in Macon, Georgia.
    AP Photo/John Bazemore
    Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones, a top Black surrogate for President Donald Trump, crowd surfed while maskless at a rally while awaiting the arrival of the Republican president.
    The interaction with the crowd flouted social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control.
    Jones was sharply criticized by state Democratic party leaders for endorsing Trump over Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
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