President Barack Obama plans to visit Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Tuesday, Aug. 23, the White House announced Friday, amidst historic floods that have killed at least 13 people and prompted mass evacuations.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry circled back Tuesday to attack the family of a deceased Muslim-American soldier who spoke at the Democratic National Convention, arguing that Khizr Khan's status as a Gold Star father didn't give him a pass from criticism.
In an op-ed published ahead of the deadline for bidding in Gawker Media's bankruptcy auction Monday, billionaire Peter Thiel called for the protection of "individual dignity online" and accused the media company of exposing people's sex lives for profit.
Carl Paladino, the co-chair for Donald Trump’s campaign in New York, said that Khizr Khan's remarks at the Democratic National Convention demonstrated a "lack of character and backbone" that dishonored his son, a Muslim-American soldier killed in combat.