A Conservative Court and Trump’s Own Appointees Declare Their Independence

WASHINGTON — At his campaign rally last month in Tulsa, Okla., President Trump ranked his Supreme Court appointments among the biggest achievements of his tenure. “Two great Supreme Court judges!” he boasted. “So, we have two justices of the Supreme Court, Justice Gorsuch, Justice Kavanaugh, they’re great. They are — they’re great.” He might not […]

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Coronavirus Surge in Tulsa ‘More Than Likely’ Linked to Trump Rally

A surge in coronavirus cases in and around Tulsa, Okla., is probably connected to the campaign rally Health officials were worried from the start about Mr. Trump’s decision to hold a large rally indoors — a much riskier environment than outdoors in terms of coronavirus transmission — in a state where coronavirus cases were already […]

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Trump rally ‘likely’ source of coronavirus surge in Oklahoma: health official

President Donald Trump speaks during his campaign rally at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, June 20, 2020. | Ian Maule/AP The head of the Tulsa-County Health Department says President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in late June “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new coronavirus cases there. OKLAHOMA CITY — President Donald Trump’s campaign […]

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Trump 2020 Campaign reshuffles; Brad Parscale stays put

Ten days after President Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Okla., there has been a shakeup in the Trump 2020 Campaign. Michael Glassner, organizer of the president’s rallies, has been reassigned and Jeff DeWit, who served as Arizona chairman of Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, joins the 2020 staff as chief operating officer. Trump 2020 Campaign Manager Brad […]

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2 Oklahoma police officers shot, in critical condition

Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma, say two officers are in critical condition after being shot By The Associated Press June 29, 2020, 11:52 AM 1 min read 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article TULSA, Okla. — Two police officers in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were shot and wounded on the city’s east side Monday […]

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Trump Follows Through on Threat to ‘Slow the Testing Down’

During his Tulsa rally last weekend, President Trump said the quiet part out loud, confessing that he sees coronavirus testing as a political threat and wants to diminish America’s caseload by doing a worse job of measuring it. “Testing is a double edged sword,” Trump told the sparse Oklahoma crowd. “Here’s the bad part. When […]

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National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New CARES Act Grants

The Greenwood Community Development Corporation in Tulsa, Okla., the National World War II Museum in New Orleans and a Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Connecticut history project are among the 317 beneficiaries of additional CARES Act grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities that were announced on Monday. The grants, which total $40.3 million, will […]

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Trump’s presidency is at its lowest point right now

President Donald Trump held a rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma last week to kick off his 2020 campaign, but the overflowing crowd the President touted was nowhere to be seen. Chris Cillizza explains how the last five months of political turmoil have led to the lowest point of Trump’s presidency so far. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: […]

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Trump staffers test positive for Covid-19 after Tulsa rally

Two staffers who attended President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday tested positive for coronavirus, Trump’s campaign said. "After another round of testing for campaign staff in Tulsa, two additional members of the advance team tested positive for the coronavirus. These staff members attended the rally but were wearing masks during the entire […]

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Trump Won’t Deny He Ordered: ‘Slow the Testing Down’

The president told the meager audience who attended in his rally in Tulsa on Saturday night that he gave an order to slow testing for coronavirus. Ever since, his staff have downplayed Trump’s claim by calling it a joke. But on Monday, the president himself refused to back down from the order and instead avoided […]

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Two More Trump Staff Members Test Positive for Coronavirus After Tulsa Rally

WASHINGTON — Two Trump campaign staff members who attended the president’s indoor rally in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday night tested positive for the coronavirus, a spokesman said Monday, despite earlier assurances that a small outbreak among campaign workers had been contained and no staffers who had tested positive had entered the arena. The two workers, […]

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On the Ground at Trump’s Tulsa Burnout: Pepper Balls, Protesters and a Failing Conman

It was two days before Donald Trump’s arrival, and in the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa some ground rules were being laid down. America, incredibly, was just waking up to the fact that a century ago Greenwood included Black Wall Street, the most prosperous black neighborhood in the entire country. Then, in 1921 its citizens were […]

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President Trump’s intended show of political force at Tulsa rally falls short

TULSA, Okla. — President Donald Trump used his comeback rally to try to define the upcoming election as a choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism, but his intended show of political force during the pandemic was thousands short of a full house and partly overshadowed by new coronavirus cases among his campaign staff. Trump […]

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Trump’s intended show of political force falls short of mark

President Donald Trump speaks during his campaign rally at BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday. | AP Photos President Donald Trump’s intended show of political force during the pandemic drew thousands short of a full house and was partly overshadowed by new coronavirus cases among his campaign staff. TULSA, Okla. — President Donald Trump used […]

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TikTok Teens and K-Pop Stans Say They Sunk Trump Rally

ImagePresident Trump taking the stage in Tulsa, Okla. on June 20.Credit…Leah Millis/Reuters President Trump’s campaign promised huge crowds at his rally in Tulsa, Okla., on Saturday, but it failed to deliver. Hundreds of teenage TikTok users and K-pop fans say they’re at least partially responsible. Brad Parscale, the chairman of Mr. Trump’s re-election campaign, posted […]

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Trump blasts attempts to remove Confederate statues as ‘censorship’

In his return to the campaign trail Saturday in Tulsa, Okla., President Trump criticized demonstrators and politicians who have pushed to have portraits and statues of Confederate leaders or sympathizers removed. “The unhinged left-wing mob is trying to vandalize our history, desecrate our monuments, our beautiful monuments, tear down our statues and punish, cancel and […]

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Protests begin peacefully at Trump campaign rally in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. — Black Lives Matter protests against President Donald Trump began peacefully Saturday as the president held his first campaign rally in months in Tulsa, despite warnings from public health officials about the coronavirus. Protesters flooded the city’s downtown streets and briefly blocked traffic at an intersection, but police reported just one arrest Saturday […]

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Trump prepares for first campaign rally in months in Tulsa amid concerns about coronavirus, violence

President Trump on Saturday will head to Tulsa, Oklahoma to address what is likely to be a packed rally of supporters — despite objections from local officials about the potential spread of the coronavirus, and fears that violence could break us as protesters as well as supporters flock to the event. The rally is the […]

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Thousands headed to indoor Trump rally, raising virus fears

Tens of thousands of people from many states are converging on Tulsa for an indoor rally and other campaign events Saturday for President Donald Trump, raising concerns that the gatherings could help fuel nascent spikes of coronavirus cases in many places. State and city health department officials were already bracing for a possible surge in […]

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Waiting for Trump: Hats, Flags, Little Fear of the Virus

TULSA, Okla. — Public health experts issued dire warnings. Local officials expressed unease. The coronavirus cases continued to climb. And still, they came. President Trump’s most faithful supporters piled into tents or lounged in lawn chairs, some wearing masks and others dismissing the need for face coverings, as they waited hours and, in some cases, […]

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Live Updates on Trump Rally: President Heads to Tulsa Amid Racial Unrest and Virus Fears

Here’s what you need to know: President Trump will speak in Tulsa, the site of a horrific race riot. Minnesota lawmakers failed to compromise on police overhaul measures. From Washington to Golden Gate Park, statues and monuments continue to be removed. How the shooting of Breonna Taylor changed a Senate race. ImageThe entrance to a […]

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