It’s early Saturday morning outside Katie’s Coffee House in Great Falls, Virginia, where about 400 car enthusiasts from Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, D.C., have rolled out to the parking lot for Cars and Coffee — their weekly chance to gawk at the metro area’s finest classic and exotic cars.
“Choose life, your mommy did.”
It’s an old bumper sticker, but I catch sight of it as I’m rushing into the May 22 11th annual Campaign for Life Gala hosted by the Susan B. Anthony List and featuring President Donald Trump as its keynote speaker. I’m late, inappropriately seersuckered, and cloaked in the smell of old tobacco. It has also been raining all day.
Two human rights advocates urged for greater United States involvement in providing political and social stability to Sinjar in Iraq’s Nineveh province, speaking on Thursday at the Hudson Institute on the third anniversary of the beginning of genocide committed against the Yazidis, a religious minority group occupying the region.
President Donald Trump bemoaned the negative press coverage of the Republican-majority Senate’s failed attempt at repealing Obamacare, while speaking with the New York Times during his interview on Wednesday. One of the Times reporters, Peter Baker, assured Trump that the Times had been just as tough on former President Barack Obama in their coverage of his attempts to pass Obamacare in 2009.