Trump Slammed for Silence on Kansas Shooting Amid Surge in Hate Crimes

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Last Wednesday, a man walked into an Olathe, Kansas, bar where he allegedly shouted racial slurs, including “get out of my country,” at two Indian men, before opening fire and killing Srinivas Kuchibholta and injuring his colleague, Alok Madasani. The two men were engineers working at the GPS-maker Garmin. The suspect, who is being charged with first and second degree murders, then fled to an Applebee’s 70 miles away, where he reportedly told a bartender that he believed he had just shot two Iranian people.

“I need an answer from the government,” the widow of Kuchibholta, Sunayana Dumala, asked on Friday. “What are they going to do to stop this hate crime?”

Despite her pleas, President Donald Trump has