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Trump Swipes at Lindsey Graham

After court rulings on his tax returns, president faults senator's committee

(Newser) - Relations between President Trump and usual Senate ally Lindsey Graham appear to be fraying. On Thursday, in a series of tweets criticizing the Supreme Court's rulings on his financial records, Trump insisted he is being treated far more harshly than previous presidents, especially President Obama. “We have a... More »

NASCAR's Bubba Wallace Responds to Trump

By telling his young fans, 'Love wins'

(Newser) - Hours after President Trump claimed that Bubba Wallace, NASCAR's only black driver, should apologize for the noose "HOAX" at Talladega Superspeedway, Wallace had something to say in response. Though he framed it as a letter "to the next generation and little ones following my foot steps."... More »

Trump: NASCAR's Bubba Wallace Should Apologize

He says noose found in garage was 'just another HOAX'

(Newser) - After a door pull-down rope tied into a noose was found in the garage of stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace, fellow drivers rallied around the African-American driver , though investigators later determined it had been there for months and Wallace was not the target of a hate crime. On Monday,... More »

NASCAR Releases Image: 'The Noose Was Real'

But whether it was an attack on Bubba Wallace is uncertain

(Newser) - Declaring “the noose was real,” NASCAR officials on Thursday released a photo of the rope found in the garage stall of black driver Bubba Wallace that prompted a federal investigation, per the AP . The incident has put racism front and center for the stock car series that two... More »

Why Bubba Wallace Is 'Pissed'

NASCAR driver says his character is being tested

(Newser) - NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace says "people are trying to test my character" after the FBI determined that the noose in his team's garage was a door pull that had been in place for months. "I'm pissed," NASCAR's only black full-time driver told CNN '... More »

FBI: Noose Had Been in NASCAR Garage for Months

'This was not an intentional, racist act against Bubba,' NASCAR says

(Newser) - When a noose was found in Bubba Wallace's stall at the Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR strongly condemned the apparent hate crime and fellow drivers rallied around Wallace, the sport's only full-time African American driver. The FBI, however, now says the noose had been there for months, long before Wallace'... More »

'Extraordinary Act of Solidarity' From NASCAR Drivers

All 39 other drivers surround Bubba Wallace, escort his car to the front of the line before race

(Newser) - In what the AP is calling an "extraordinary act of solidarity," dozens of NASCAR drivers pushed Bubba Wallace's car to the front of the field Monday before the Talladega Superspeedway race. The day prior, a noose had been found in Wallace's stall, a shocking incident now... More »

This Is a 'Defining Moment' for NASCAR

FBI investigating noose found in Bubba Wallace's stall

(Newser) - The FBI is now investigating the discovery of a noose in the stall of NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace Sunday. US Attorney Jay Town said Monday that the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division is also reviewing the Alabama incident, which NASCAR described as a "heinous act," the Charlotte ... More »

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