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For Restaurant Staff, A Rare Chance To Protest The Trump Administration

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on recent protests of Trump administration officials at restaurants.
Protesters in front of The Red Hen in Lexington, Va. on Tuesday, June 26. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen restaurant by its owner. Source: Norm Shafer

If Sarah Sanders or Kirstjen Nielsen came to our studios — and I hope some day they will — I would thank them for coming, and be professional and pleasant. But when the mic light went on, I would have to

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