The Note: Trump Trips Up Immigration Messaging



CLINTON FOUNDATION OFFICIAL REQUESTS STATE LUNCH INVITATION, SPECIAL SEATING FOR FOUNDATION ALLIES, EMAILS SHOW. A series of newly released State Department emails obtained by ABC News offers fresh insight on direct contact between the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton's inner circle while she was Secretary of State, ABC’s JONATHAN KARL, DEVIN DWYER and BENJAMIN SIEGEL reports. The emails -- released as part of a public records lawsuit by conservative group Citizens United and shared exclusively with ABC -- reveal what the group claims is new evidence Foundation allies received special treatment. In one December 2010 email chain with Clinton's closest aide Huma Abedin, then-top Clinton Foundation official Doug Band offers names for a State Department lunch with Chinese President Hu Jintao scheduled for January 2011.On the list were three executives from organizations that have donated millions to the Clinton Foundation, including Dr. Judith Rodin, the president of the Rockefeller Foundation. Nearly two weeks later, Band followed up on email, specifically requesting Rodin be seated at Vice President Joe Biden’s table. "I'll ask," Abedin replied.

DNC CHAIR: TRUMP SHOULD DISTANCE HIMSELF FROM ALT-RIGHT'S 'RENAISSANCE OF RACISM.' Democratic National Committee Interim Chair Donna Brazile called on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to distance himself from the so-called alt-right movement and the racist language of some of his supporters, ABC’s NICKI ROSSOLL notes. "This sort of alt-right movement is very disturbing, it's almost like a renaissance of racism," Brazile told ABC’s Martha Raddatz on “This Week” Sunday. “There’s no question Donald Trump has had ample opportunity to distance himself from the kind of racist language that comes from some of his supporters,” she said. “I know you can’t choose your supporters out there … but he should distance himself.”

KAINE CALLS OUT TRUMP OVER TWEETS ABOUT DWYANE WADE'S COUSIN. Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine reacted to Donald Trump tweeting about NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin being the victim of gun violence, saying the only appropriate reaction is sympathy. Kaine also criticized Trump for calling his running mate, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, a bigot, according to ABC’s JESSICA HOPPER. "My reaction is we just ought to be extending our sympathy to the family. That's the only reaction that is appropriate right now and maybe a sadness about this gun violence issue…” Kaine said of Trump’s tweet. Wade's cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed Friday in Chicago's Parkway Gardens neighborhood when two men exchanged gunfire nearby, according to police.

KAINE TELLS FLORIDA POLITICIANS TO STOP 'SOCIAL DARWINISM ME FIRST' TRUMP. Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine met with Florida mayors and elected officials Saturday, encouraging them to deliver the state for his running mate Hillary Clinton by contrasting the Clinton-Kaine ticket from what he called a "Social Darwinism me first" Donald Trump. Kaine made the remarks in Pembroke Pines, Florida, ABC’s JESSICA HOPPER notes. "We are running against a guy who is kind of a social Darwinism, me first everybody else move aside guy and that's a sharp distinction," Kaine said.



@Reince: Still ducking Foundation scandal. 268 days since @HillaryClinton held a press conference

@aabramson: Anthony Weiner has definitely deleted his Twitter account. Happy Monday all.

@TheBradMielke: Don't look now but @JohnKasich is in New Hampshire, in what #manypeoplearesaying is the first campaign stop of 2020.

@HenryJGomez: Here's the new @realDonaldTrump ad, airing in Ohio and elsewhere:

@amychozick: Hillary Clinton and the election year the boys (and girls) were "kicked off the bus," by @jimrutenberg