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Priscilla Presley opens up about very difficult time after Lisa Marie's memorial service Elaine Chow responds to Donald Trump's racist attacks on her Marjorie Taylor green has big Ambitions when she looks in the mirror she sees a president smiling back Queen consort Camilla slips on suede.

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Marie's memorial service Priscilla Presley is sharing her appreciation for all the support she has received from fans following the Unexpected death of her daughter Lisa Marie Presley the family got together at Graceland over the weekend for an emotional memorial service which was open to the.

Public Priscilla took to social media to open up about what she described as a very difficult time and took a moment to thank her followers for the thoughtful messages and comments thank you all for your condolences you have touched me with your words she wrote adding that it has been a very.

Difficult time but just knowing your love is out there makes a difference Lisa Marie's daughter Riley Keough confirmed the birth of her first child amid the tragic news the actress had her husband Ben Smith Peterson read a letter dedicated to her mom I hope I can love my daughter the way.

You loved me the way you loved my brother and my sisters She Wrote I remember you giving me baths as a baby driving me in my car seat listening to Aretha Franklin taking me for ice cream after school in Florida Riley continued I remember you singing to me and my brother lullabies at night and how you'd lay with us until we fell asleep.

Related video Priscilla Presley admits it's been a very difficult time in New statement after Lisa Marie's funeral Dailymotion I remember how it felt to be loved by the most loving mother I'd ever known how safe it felt to be in your arms I remember that feeling as a child and I remember it two weeks ago on your couch.

She added thank you for giving me strength my heart my empathy my courage my sense of humor my manners my temper my wildness my tenacity the letter continued I'm a product of your heart my sisters are a product of your heart my brother is a product of your heart Elaine Chao responds to Donald Trump's.

Racist attacks on her over the past several months the leading Republican presidential candidate has launched a series of racist attacks on the wife of the Republican Party Senate leader a woman who once served in his cabinet but while former president Donald Trump's taunts at Elaine Chao demeaning.

Her as Coco chow or a variation of Mitch McConnell's china-loving wife have been mostly met with Silence from fellow GOP officials the main target of them is now speaking out when I was young some people deliberately misspelled or mispronounced my name Asian Americans have worked hard to.

Change that experience for the Next Generation Chao said in a statement to Politico he doesn't seem to understand that which says a whole lot more about him than it will ever say about Asian Americans Ciao's statement is an extremely rare case of the former Transportation secretary wading into the political.

Thicket that her former boss has laid around her since the end of his administration it suggests that discomfort with Trump's anti-asian rhetoric has reached a new level amid several high-profile shootings targeting Asian Americans on at least a half a dozen occasions Trump has taken to his social media.

Platform truth social to criticize McConnell's leadership and to suggest among other things that he is conflicted because of his wife's connection to China last fall in a message widely viewed by Republicans and Democrats as a threat he said that McConnell has a death wish but the personal attacks on Chao have.

Stood out above the others both for their overt racism and a relatively little pushback they've received McConnell and his team have not responded and on the rare occasion where she has been asked about them Chao has pleaded for reporters to not amplify the remarks other Republicans have dismissed the.

Attacks As Trump just being Trump the former president likes to give people nicknames Senator Rick Scott Republican Florida said in October on CNN Chao immigrated to the U.S when she was a child from Taiwan and is one of six daughters of Ruth Milan Chu and James SC Chao the founder of the foremost group a.

Large shipping company based in New York she went on to graduate from Harvard Business School and served in multiple Republican administrations and was the first Asian-American woman in a presidential cabinet as labor secretary for George W bush and transportation secretary for Trump 's personal story played an important.

Role in her tenure she blanketed the airwaves especially with local media talking about her immigration story and the promise America holds for others from far-off places at times her bureaucratic skills were tested under Trump as he routinely criticized her husband even as she.

Served in his cabinet Chao said at the time that she remained loyal to both men despite their differences I stand by my man both of them Chow told reporters at Trump Tower following a 2017 spat between Trump and McConnell but Chao reached her breaking point after January 6.

She resigned from the cabinet saying the riots deeply troubled me in a way I simply cannot set aside the statement did not sit well with Trump who once lauded her work in his cabinet and he began to include her in his attacks on McConnell his attacks a bewildered Chao according to a former senior Administration.

Official who remains close to her but she initially decided not to respond since it just creates another news cycle especially for Asians it's critical to have filial piety you honor the family name and that's a hit not only to her personal reputation but her name and family said the former official who was.

Granted anonymity to speak candidly about the former secretary it's offensive and a stain on everything he achieved for Asian Americans Stephen Chung Trump spokesperson who is Asian-American said in a statement that the ex-president's criticism of Chao was centered on her family's potential Financial conflicts and not race.

Ciao has been scrutinized over her family's shipping business though An Inspector General report released after Trump left office did not make a formal finding of any ethics violations it did detail multiple instances of chao's office handling business related to her family's company people should stop feigning outrage and.

Engaging in controversies that exist only in their heads Chung said what's actually concerning is her family's deeply troubling ties to communist China which has undermined American economic and National Security but few outside Trump's Inner Circle dispute that the ex-presidents posts about ciao are racist.

And privately GOP officials have raised concerns that his rhetoric Is Not Mere background noise but an illustration of the way he has fundamentally altered the spectrum of accepted political discourse Trump's repeated racist attacks on Elaine Chao are beneath the office he once held and particularly despicable in this moment when the Asian-American.

Community has been subject to threats and harassment said Alyssa Farah a former Administration official turned critic of trump the latest Trump attack a suggestion that ciao may have been responsible for President Joe Biden bringing classified documents with him to his post vice presidency office in DC's Chinatown.

Neighborhood came amid a series of shootings that targeted Asian American communities all of that has taken place against the backdrop of a rise of violence directed at Asian Americans while combating the rise of China has emerged as a rare issue with bipartisan support there are concerns among.

Lawmakers that anti-china attitudes could contribute to violence against Asian Americans some Republicans say Trump's repeated and personal attacks in particular have hurt party efforts to make further inroads among Asian American voters a task that the Trump 2020 campaign itself tried to undertake.

Trump's anti-asian rhetoric has been directed at others Beyond ciao over the weekend he went after a Biden Aid Kathy Chung believed to be responsible for packing the then vice president's materials when he was leading office in 2017. he has said that Virginia governor Glenn junkin's name sounds Chinese junkan is.

Not Chinese he has mimicked Asian accents while talking about Asian leaders he has mocked Asian accents on the campaign Trail he charged a reporter with asking a nasty question about covet testing while insinuating she was doing so because of her Asian background and he called kovid Kung flew.

Lonnie Chan a Stanford University Professor who unsuccessfully ran as the Republican candidate for California controller last fall claimed Trump's language has already hurt the gop's ability to reach voters I saw that firsthand when I was a candidate said Chen the son of immigrants from Taiwan.

I talked to a lot of Asian American voters in my state and the feedback I got was what you represent is great I love the vision but I don't know if I can vote for someone from the same party as Donald Trump because of all actual and in other cases perceived commentary towards Asian Americans over the last several years.

And the attacks against Elaine Chao are really puzzling given that she did really good work in his administration and accomplished a lot and benefited his own presidency

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