Senator Tim Scott Not Pleased With The Revised ‘Three Fifths Compromise’ Offered By President Trump

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Senator Tim Scott, Republican of South Carolina, spoke with reporters at the Capitol after meeting with President Trump at the White House on Wednesday. Credit J. Scott Applewhite/Associated Press
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“I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters,” — Donald Trump

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“I think it’s really dumb of them. Would I arrest them for doing it? No. I think it’s dumb and disrespectful.”

“I would have the same answer if you asked me about flag-burning. I think it’s a terrible thing to do,” she added. “But I wouldn’t lock a person up for doing it. I would point out how ridiculous it seems to me to do such an act.”

“It’s dangerous to arrest people for conduct that doesn’t jeopardize the health or well-being of other people. It is a symbol they are engaged in,” she said.

“If they want to be stupid, there’s no law that should be preventive,” Justice Ginsburg said. “If they want to be arrogant, there’s no law that prevents them from that. What I would do is strongly take issue with the point of view that they are expressing when they do that.”

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