Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, tried to lift a stack of printed proposed amendments to the Health and Human Services Omnibus Finance bill which numbered 87 Monday afternoon. Copies were stacked on benches to be distributed to members for what was expected to be a long debate.
A Duluth native who just barely lost Virginia's GOP gubernatorial primary said that politicians have not gone far enough in condemning the left for violence during a rally of white nationalists in Charlottesville. "I think that the left is going to try to use this as an excuse to crack down on conservative free speech," said Corey Stewart. "I think they're going to try to use this as an excuse to remove more historical monuments."