Miss America contestant says Trump is 'the biggest issue our country faces'

Miss America contestant says Trump is 'the biggest issue our country faces'

Miss America contestant says Trump is 'the biggest issue our country faces'

She won a $50,000 scholarship along with the crown in the first Miss America pageant to be held without a swimsuit competition.

Franklin returns the Miss America crown to NY, which won it three years in a row between 2013 and 2015.

This year marked Miss America 2.0 as the former beauty pageant eliminated previous aspects of the show, including the swimsuit competition. During the final question-and-answer portion, she responded "New York gusto" to judge Laila Ali's question about how being from the state (and city) had prepared her for the job of Miss America.

Nia Imani Franklin, who won the title Sunday night in Atlantic City while competing as Miss New York, said the changes in the 98-year-old are a welcome modernization.

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She wrote her first song at age 6.

Miss Connecticut, Bridget Oei, came in as runner-up for the event, and she received $25,000 in college scholarships. Minutes before the nationally televised broadcast began, a comedian warming up the crowd mentioned that there would be no swimsuit competition this year, and was met with loud boos in the hall.

During a preliminary round in the Miss America competition, the contestant from West Virginia said President Donald Trump has "caused a lot of division", according to the Associated Press. We're not just one kind of people.

Gretchen Carlson, a 1989 Miss America victor who went on to become a TV commentator and the pageants' current chairman, said in a statement that Miss America would "represent a new generation of female leaders focused on scholarship, social impact, talent and empowerment".

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A Miss America contestant said Friday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpEx-Playboy model accuses GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy of physical abuse: reports Cohen seeks to vacate hush-money deal with Stormy Daniels Stormy Daniels says she broke into "sobs" when she heard about Cohen's plea MORE is the "biggest issue our country faces".

Miss New York Nia Franklin reacts after being named Miss America 2019, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in Atlantic City, N.J.

Officials said they confirmed Cara Mund's claims that Carlson bullied her and others. They deny doing any of that, saying they have been working tirelessly to move the organization into the future. She was not allowed to speak live; instead a 30-second taped segment of her speaking was broadcast.

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