And yet his Black Democratic opponent, Jamie Harrison, has been polling very well.
"I think he misspoke. I think he should correct it," Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina said of the president's refusal to condemn white supremacists.
Democrats blocked a bill authored by Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) that they viewed as insufficient to bring real accountability to police departments nationwide.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) did not say whether his party would filibuster the bill offered by Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.).
The issue of qualified immunity has emerged as the biggest sticking point in the GOP-controlled Senate.
Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma said outlawing the sometimes-deadly restraint should have been done "a long time ago."
Sen. Lindsey Graham said “very few people would choose work over unemployment benefits that provided moderately more money.”
The MSNBC host wondered why Democrat Jamie Harrison would be at a Trump rally. He was actually seeing a different Black politician.
Scott sunk Thomas Farr's nomination to the federal bench last year, and his stance could do so again.
Sens. Tim Scott and Jeff Flake joined Democrats in rejecting Thomas Farr to be a lifetime federal judge.