Schumer ‘appalled’ by Rand Paul's call to out whistleblower

Sens. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., right, and Richard Durbin, D-Ill., depart from a press conference in the Capitol on Tuesday. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Yep, that’s a giant joint on the lawn of the Capitol
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton joined pro-cannabis activists at a Tuesday rally

Marijuana activists hold up a 51-foot inflatable joint during a rally at the U.S. Capitol to call on Congress pass cannabis reform legislation on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

Trump Says U.S. Meeting with North Korea in 3 to 4 Weeks
President frequently lashes out at political foes during Michigan rally

President Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally on Saturday in Washington Michigan. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The long awaited meeting between the United States and North Korea is likely to occur before the end of May, President Donald Trump suggested Saturday evening during a rally in Washington, Michigan.

“I think we’ll have a meeting over the next three or four weeks,” Trump said. “It will be a very important meeting.”

Bernie Falling Out of the Sky? Campaign Says No
Campaign reportedly considered letting Sanders skydive into California rally

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking Wednesday in Palo Alto, California, was rumored to be considering a skydive into a rally on Friday. It was too good to be true. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

With the future of his campaign up in the air, Bernie Sanders has reportedly dropped an idea that he might skydive into a California rally. The internet was awash with speculation Friday about a barnstorming Bernie after a California newspaper reported that Sanders was considering the suggestion and had approached a local skydiving instructor.  

But the campaign quickly shot that down on Friday.  

Protesters Rush Stage at Sanders Rally in California
Clinton and Trump have also seen close calls in speeches and rallies

A small group of animal rights protesters rushed the stage at a Bernie Sanders rally in Oakland, California, on Monday, briefly disrupting the event before they were subdued by Secret Service agents, according to news reports.   

The disturbance is the latest example of physical altercations at presidential campaign events this year, as candidates from both parties try to harness what has been frequently described as an unusual amount of anger in the American electorate.  

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Donald Trump Plays With Fire

Playing with fire.