Ja'Ron Smith: Trump Has Prioritized Issues Important to Black Communities

Ja’Ron Smith, the highest-ranking African American official in President Donald Trump’s White House, told the Republican National Convention on Thursday that the commander-in-chief had prioritized issues important to black communities throughout his tenure in office.

Watch: Kirsten Gillibrand Pledges to Release All Illegal Aliens Claiming Asylum into U.S. Communities

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), who is running in the 2020 Democrat presidential primary, pledged to enact an open border policy on Sunday, saying that she would release all border crossers and illegal aliens into American communities so long as they claim they are seeking asylum.

Adam Kennedy: 'Democrats Would Rather Put Communities in Danger' than 'Acknowledge' Border Crisis

Adam Kennedy, the White House deputy director of communications, told Breitbart News Democrats would sooner “put communities in danger” than acknowledge the “emergency” and “crisis” of insecurity along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Klobuchar on Reparations: 'We Have to Invest' in Communities Hurt by Racism

Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) said she supported investing in communities that have been hurt by racism when asked about potential reparations for descendants of slaves. Klobuchar said, “I believe we have to invest in those communities that have been so hurt by racism. It doesn’t have to be a direct pay for each person. But what we can do is invest in those communities. Acknowledge what’s happened.” She continued, “That means better education, that means for our whole economy, community college, one-year degrees, minimum wage, child care. Making sure we have that shared dream of opportunity for all Americans.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Watch–Ohio Local on GM Plant Closure: ‘Life of Our Communities Is at Stake’

A man who has been protesting for four months against multinational corporation General Motors’ (GM) decision to close four manufacturing plants in the U.S. this year says “the life” of the Lordstown, Ohio, community “is at stake.”