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Trump’s Response to Protests Draws Bipartisan Rebuke in Congress

Wednesday  07:05,   03 june 2020

Correction: June 2, 2020 This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: An earlier version of this article misidentified the Republican who objected to a Democratic proposal to condemn President Trump. It was Senator Mitch... >>>

Trump says he's yanking RNC from North Carolina over potential pandemic restrictions

Wednesday  05:30,   03 june 2020

President Donald Trump said Tuesday said that he will be seeking another state to host the Republican National Convention after North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper wouldn't make guarantees."Governor Cooper is still in Shelter-in-Place Mode, and not... >>>

Former Joint Chiefs Chairman Says Trump Has 'Disdain' for Peaceful Protests

Wednesday  03:30,   03 june 2020

"Whatever Trump's goal in conducting his visit, he laid bare his disdain for the rights of peaceful protest in this country," Mullen wrote."It sickened me yesterday to see security personnel—including members of the National Guard—forcibly and... >>>

House to unveil $494B surface bill, including promised climate focus

Wednesday  03:20,   03 june 2020

The bill's major themes are state of good repair, safety and climate mitigation and resiliency. The coronavirus threw the committee a curveball, and in response the draft would delay the implementation of new highway and transit policies until... >>>

Senate confirms Trump's watchdog for coronavirus funds

Wednesday  03:20,   03 june 2020

The Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm President Trump's watchdog for the federal government's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Senators voted 51-40 on Brian Miller's nomination to be the inspector general for pandemic response.... >>>

After George Floyd’s death, Trump administration told military’s service chiefs to remain quiet about unrest

Wednesday  02:55,   03 june 2020

‘The generals and the admirals, they can’t put their heads in the sand,’ a black Marine veteran said.“I am George Floyd . . . I am Philando Castile, I am Michael Brown, I am Alton Sterling, I am Tamir Rice,” wrote Kaleth O. Wright, naming other... >>>

White House shifts focus from coronavirus

Wednesday  02:15,   03 june 2020

The White House's focus on the coronavirus has faded from public view in recent days as national unrest dominates headlines.The administration's task force has scaled back its meetings, and its top infectious diseases expert, Anthony Fauci,... >>>

Barr personally ordered removal of protesters near White House, leading to use of force against largely peaceful crowd

Tuesday  23:35,   02 june 2020

The show of aggression by federal law enforcement officers, which came shortly before President Trump made an appearance at a church nearby, drew widespread condemnation.Officers from the U.S. Park Police and other agencies used smoke canisters,... >>>

Lower your salary to keep your job? The government denounces a “blackmail” that its laws have allowed

Tuesday  22:01,   02 june 2020

© POOL The Minister of Labor Muriel Penicaud visiting a construction site in Montevrain on May 12 It happens like that at Ryanair: on May 15, the subsidiary of the Irish low airline -cost operating in France sent an email to elected officials... >>>

First lady Melania Trump asks 'everyone to protest in peace,' critics push back

Tuesday  21:20,   02 june 2020

First lady Melania Trump makes few public statements but has tweeted twice calling for peaceful protests, while ignoring the reasons for the protests.In her second public statement in recent days about the protests that have erupted in multiple... >>>

Protests elevate Bottoms and Demings as possible Biden running mates

Tuesday  21:20,   02 june 2020

Protests elevate Bottoms and Demings as possible Biden running matesActivists say such a pick would excite disenchanted African-American voters and demonstrate to a crucial part of the Democratic base that Biden is committed to criminal justice... >>>

Trump tweets 'no problems' after peaceful protesters tear-gassed for photo op

Tuesday  21:07,   02 june 2020

President Donald Trump Tuesday praised "overwhelming force" and "domination" after a peaceful protest gets broken up for his photo op.President Donald Trump, Bible in hand, posing in front of the historic St. John’s Church a block from the White... >>>

Despite McEnany’s pushback, Trump makes it abundantly clear what he means by ‘dominate’

Tuesday  20:43,   02 june 2020

Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany suggested Trump's comments weren't about heavy-handed policing. But his fuller comments told another tale.But White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the president’s words were being twisted to be... >>>

DOJ files formal appeal with Supreme Court over House access to Mueller grand jury material

Tuesday  19:46,   02 june 2020

The Justice Department has formally asked the Supreme Court to block a lower court order to turn over secret grand jury material.A lower federal court in March had ruled the material could be given to the House Judiciary Committee. The justices last >>>

Louisville pastor says he was forcefully arrested during St. Matthews protest

Tuesday  18:36,   02 june 2020

During a protest in St. Matthews, a Louisville pastor says he was met with excessive force from police officers. According to Pastor Tim Findley Jr. from The Kingdom Fellowship Life Center he was peacefully protesting in St. Matthews Monday... >>>