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Democratic U.S. politicians urge police reforms as protesters march for 11th day

Saturday  09:55,   06 june 2020

Democratic U.S. politicians urge police reforms as protesters march for 11th dayWashington Mayor Muriel Bowser, who has sparred with U.S. President Donald Trump over his sometimes heavy-handed response to the rallies and marches in the nation's... >>>

Frustration and Fury as Rand Paul Holds Up Anti-Lynching Bill in Senate

Saturday  05:20,   06 june 2020

As Congress prepares to wade into a contentious debate over legislation to address police brutality and systemic racial bias, a long-simmering dispute in the Senate over a far less controversial bill that would for the first time explicitly make... >>>

Trump clings to jobs numbers as a campaign life raft — and as a race-relations plan

Saturday  03:50,   06 june 2020

Biden, the former vice president and presumptive Democratic nominee, accused Trump of ‘spiking the ball’ when millions are still unemployed or suffering.The May unemployment rate of 13.3 percent was lower than the 20 percent many experts had... >>>

Pastor tells Mike Pence leaders need the 'right tone' during listening session over George Floyd's death

Saturday  03:00,   06 june 2020

Vice President Mike Pence was told at a "listening session" on George Floyd's death that the "right tone" is needed.On Friday, Pence offered a different approach, holding a “listening session” inside a Christian church in a predominantly... >>>

89 former defense officials say they are 'alarmed' by Trump's threat to use the military to end nationwide unrest

Saturday  02:35,   06 june 2020

They said that the president is betraying his oath to support and defend the Constitution by threatening to use the military to quash protests."Trump continues to use inflammatory language as many Americans protest the unlawful death of George Floyd >>>

Milley, America’s Top General, Walks Into a Political Battle

Saturday  02:16,   06 june 2020

Gen. Mark A. Milley was never meant to be President Trump’s top military adviser. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis had sent him to the White House in late 2018 to interview for the top American military post across the Atlantic, with its grand... >>>

After Week of Tumult, Trump Claims Victory

Saturday  01:36,   06 june 2020

Despite nationwide protests and criticism from fellow Republicans and military leaders, President Trump celebrated his administration’s performance on the economy and the coronavirus on Friday.Comparing the momentum in the U.S. economy to a... >>>

Ivanka Trump's Commencement Speech Canceled 'in Light of Social Justice Issues' amid George Floyd Protests

Saturday  01:07,   06 june 2020

The cancellation comes amid growing criticism that President Donald Trump is inflaming racial divides in the U.S.Ivanka, the 38-year-old daughter and senior advisor to President Donald Trump, had prerecorded a commencement speech weeks ago that was... >>>

New Trump Appointee to Foreign Aid Agency Has Denounced Liberal Democracy and “Our Homo-Empire”

Saturday  01:07,   06 june 2020

A new Trump appointee to the United States’ foreign aid agency has a history of online posts denouncing liberal democracy and has said that the country is in the clutches of a “homo-empire” that pushes a “tyrannical LGBT agenda.”... >>>

As Trump touts increased production, coronavirus swabs made during his Maine factory tour will be tossed in the trash

Saturday  00:40,   06 june 2020

Trump's trip to Maine is the latest effort the White House is making to call attention to companies that are responding to the coronavirus pandemic. >>>

Poll: Trump approval falls amid civil unrest

Saturday  00:40,   06 june 2020

President Trump's approval rating has dropped 6 points in the past month amid widespread unrest and economic uncertainty, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll. © Getty Images Poll: Trump approval falls amid civil unrest The survey of registered... >>>

Esper, Milley won't testify before House panel on military response to protests

Friday  23:40,   05 june 2020

Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley have refused to testify before the House Armed Services Committee on the military's role in responding to nationwide protests against police violence and racial... >>>

Defying mayor, Trump threatens to deploy more federal forces to D.C.

Friday  23:21,   05 june 2020

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser has requested Trump “withdraw all extraordinary federal law enforcement and military presence” from the city. It is unclear which officers or troops Trump was referring to Friday when he tweeted about a “different... >>>

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez equivocates when asked if she’ll support Pelosi for another term as speaker

Friday  23:00,   05 june 2020

During a Democratic primary debate, the freshman lawmaker said that issue is “always subject to continuing dynamics.” >>>

Trump wants to reduce the American contingent in Germany

Friday  22:55,   05 june 2020

USA-GERMANY-DEFENSE: Trump wants to reduce the American quota in Germany © Reuters / Tom Brenner TRUMP WANTS TO REDUCE THE AMERICAN QUOTA IN GERMANY BANGOR, Maine (Reuters) - Donald Trump a ordered the Pentagon to drastically reduce the number of... >>>