Coverage of Unite the Right 2, counterprotests in DC area Live
Sunday will mark the one-year anniversary of the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. “Unite the Right 2” is set to be held Sunday evening near the White House. Follow reporters covering the event in the D.C. area.
Now from Gov. Northam: "this partisan process should not continue and that the federal court is best positioned to construct a remedial districting plan." "Given this conviction, I must unequivocally state that I will veto House Bill 7003 should it reach my desk." #VaGov
After preliminary vote to overturn voter Initiative 77 in an 8-5 vote the @councilofdc votes unanimously on emergency legislation to delay implementation of minimum wage increase for tipped employees, so that 77 doesn’t take effect before final vote to overturn Initiative 77. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Doh0PocVAAAg2_-.jpg
They are then accused of assaults on 2nd Street and elsewhere. Men also accused of previous "organized acts of violence" at rallies in California. Charges carry max 10 years in prison if convicted wtop.com/virginia/2018/…
"We are here today to announce the arrest of four members of the militant white supremacist group" 4 men from California charged with violating/conspiring to violate riots act. Prosecutor came to Charlottesville, joined tiki torch march & violence at UVA wtop.com/virginia/2018/…
NEW: Virginia House of Delegates will return Sun Oct. 21 at 5pm then again Mon Oct 22 to take up GOP redistricting measure meant to address court ordered deadline of Oct 30 for redrawn lines to fix unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Not clear this bill has any D or Gov support
DC City Administrator Rashad Young acknowledges in message to parents schools did not have enough SmarTrip cards for kids ride free program, even though DC One Cards stopped working today. Message says to keep asking your school for them and more could be distributed later