A day after President Donald Trump apparently described African countries as "shithole countries" in White House meetings, the president repeated the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr: "that no matter what the color of our skin, or the place of our birth, we are all created equal by god." The president signed a proclamation Thursday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. After the signing, reporters peppered the president with questions.
President Donald Trump denied in a tweet on Thursday that he asked during a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than people from places like Norway. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) responded to the tweet on camera, confirming that the president did use those words.
Craig O’Dear, a Kansas City lawyer exploring the idea of running for the U.S. Senate in Missouri as an independent, discusses his thoughts on breaking the gridlock in Washington, taxes and health care.
When Kansas City voters approved lower penalties for marijuana possession last year, some warned of unintended consequences. Those consequences have not turned out as predicted, but people should realize pot is still not legal in the city.
Retired assistant fire chief Michael A. Quinn and Jimmie Hanks, diversity task force committee member, had words after Mark Holland’s presentation of a report detailing the practice of KCK firefighters selling shifts and being paid while not working.
A hair salon in Taiwan has created a Donald Trump “hair tattoo” for a client who is evidently a huge fan of the US president. Footage showing the process behind the bizarre but intricate cut, which began to gain online attention on December 6, was first posted on September 25 to the salon’s Facebook account. Changhua-based XB Hair 沙龍ζ has also created hair designs featuring the Lion King, Guy Fawkes, the Mona Lisa, and many more.