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12 cartoons about the top news of the week

Lisa Benson

Stories ranging from the stock market and trade war to Jeffrey Epstein theories and immigration controversy.

The stock markets were rocketing back and forth all week.

Dana Summers

Some have blamed the volatility on the trade war with China and President Donald Trump’s changing statements on new tariffs.

Drew Sheneman
Walt Handelsman

A Trump administration official raised controversy about immigration when he commented on “The New Colossus,” the poem on the Statue of Liberty.

Nick Anderson

The original poem by Emma Lazarus reads, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”

Kenneth T. Cuccinelli II, an immigration official, added his own personal change: “Give me your tired and your poor who can stand on their own two feet and will not become a public charge,” he said.

He has also outraged many by saying the poem referred to “people coming from Europe.”

Joey Weatherford

The news of Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide remained at the top of the news all week.

Lisa Benson

Conspiracy theories soon began to make the rounds, and conversation about the abuse of power in America has been rampant.

Many are also wondering what this will mean for the case surrounding him and his accusers.

Dana Summers
Walt Handelsman

Former vice president and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has been criticized for the number of gaffes on his campaign trail.

Dana Summers
Lisa Benson

Other stories this week include a boycott of SoulCycle and Equinox after news that its CEO donated to the Trump campaign, and memories of Woodstock on its 50th anniversary.

Bill Bramhall
Bill Bramhall