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NRCC turns up heat on vulnerable Democrats over Omar's call to abolish police

Saturday  12:02,   06 june 2020

Republican operatives are attempting to link vulnerable Democrats to progressive members’ calls to disband police departments and reduce their budgets as they look to flip key swing districts in November. © Greg Nash NRCC turns up heat on vulnerable >>>

Former state lawmaker Doris Goodale dies at age 71

Saturday  11:53,   06 june 2020

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Doris Goodale, a former member of the Arizona House who was one of a handful of Republican lawmakers who joined with minority Democrats in 2013 to back former Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan, has died. She was 71.... >>>

House panel seeks information on Homeland Security's role in protest response

Saturday  11:52,   06 june 2020

House Democrats are requesting additional information from the Department of Homeland Security after a drone flew to Minneapolis last Friday amid protests and department personnel were deployed to city streets to respond to the unrest, according to... >>>

Kiez Doner is planning a special campaign: Why loading now faces economic problems

Saturday  11:45,   06 june 2020

© Jonas Nayda The Kiez Doner wants to return to everyday life. The kebab doner shop on Ludwig-Wucherer-Straße is in bad economic shape. Since the reopening after the right-wing extremist attack on October 9, 2019, business has collapsed and the... >>>

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... >>>