Cuomo Denounces de Blasio, NYPD After Another Night of Violence, Looting

Gov. Andrew Cuomo denounced New York City Mayor de Blasio and the NYPD as ineffective in the face of the nightly looting. The governor said he offered help from the National Guard, an option de Blasio opposes. “The NYPD and the mayor did not do their job last night, I believe that,” Cuomo said at … Read more Cuomo Denounces de Blasio, NYPD After Another Night of Violence, Looting

Pelosi Reads From Bible, Calls on Trump to Be ‘Healer in Chief’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on President Donald Trump to be a “healer in chief” and not a “fanner of the flame” as the nation reels from mass protests over the treatment of black people in the United States. Reading from Bible scripture at the Capitol, Pelosi drew on past presidents — including George H.W. … Read more Pelosi Reads From Bible, Calls on Trump to Be ‘Healer in Chief’

Sen. Davis ‘Not Surprised’ by Independent George Floyd Autopsy Results

Jun.01 — Senator Tina Smith, a Minnesota Democrat, discusses the results of an independent autopsy commissioned by the family of George Floyd into the cause of his death, the violent protests in Minneapolis, and the contents of the next round of stimulus legislation. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli on “What’d You Miss?”

EU Home Affairs Commissioner on Covid-19 and re-opening of EU internal borders

Ylva Johansson is the woman in charge of the EU’s Home Affairs portfolio. She’s a Social Democrat who served as minister several times in her home country of Sweden. The Commissioner is now in charge of weighty EU dossiers which have come to the fore amid the Covid-19 pandemic. These include ensuring freedom of movement around Europe’s Schengen … Read more EU Home Affairs Commissioner on Covid-19 and re-opening of EU internal borders

PA state democrat accuses GOP of covering up positive Covid test

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims and his Democratic colleagues are accusing Republican leaders of keeping a Republican lawmaker’s positive coronavirus test from them for a week and not informing them that a handful of GOP members were quarantining as a result. In a statement, Republican state Rep. Andrew Lewis confirmed he tested positive for Covid-19 … Read more PA state democrat accuses GOP of covering up positive Covid test

Coronavirus: Cuomo to sign ‘no mask, no entry’ order for New York businesses

The New York governor, Andrew Cuomo said he would sign an executive order allowing businesses to deny entry to customers who are not wearing masks. The Democrat has repeatedly said mask usage can limit the spread of coronavirus, noting that rates of infection among frontline healthcare workers are lower than that of the general population in … Read more Coronavirus: Cuomo to sign ‘no mask, no entry’ order for New York businesses

House Passes Uighur Bill in Rebuke to China, Sends It to Trump

The U.S. House voted Wednesday to authorize sanctions against Chinese officials for human rights abuses against Muslim minorities, as Congress and the White House ratchet up pressure on the government in Beijing amid rising tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. The 413-1 vote comes on the same day the Trump administration said that Hong … Read more House Passes Uighur Bill in Rebuke to China, Sends It to Trump

‘Mask shaming’ – America’s new political dividing line

To wear or not to wear? – that is the question… that’s dividing ever more Americans. Especially after President Donald Trump shared a tweet, mocking his Democrat rival Joe Biden – for sporting a mask. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international … Read more ‘Mask shaming’ – America’s new political dividing line

Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

President Donald Trump threatened to move the planned Republican National Convention from North Carolina unless the state’s governor guarantees the party will be allowed full attendance regardless of coronavirus restrictions. Trump took aim at North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper, a Democrat, in a series of posts on Twitter Monday, saying he wanted to be assured … Read more Trump Threatens to Move Republican National Convention From North Carolina

Ed Davey: “It looks quite outrageous that the Prime Minister’s closest adviser has broken lockdown’

Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey says the PM’s top aide should resign or Boris Johnson should sack him. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/sky-news/id316391924?mt=8 Android … Read more Ed Davey: “It looks quite outrageous that the Prime Minister’s closest adviser has broken lockdown’

Pro-Democracy Lawmaker: ‘This Is the Saddest Day in Hong Kong History’

China’s parliament on Thursday announced dramatic plans to write a new national security law to limit opposition activity in Hong Kong. A spokesman said the National People’s Congress will consider a bill to “establish enforcement mechanisms” for the former British colony that would curb secession, sedition, foreign interference, and terrorism—a move likely to fuel fresh … Read more Pro-Democracy Lawmaker: ‘This Is the Saddest Day in Hong Kong History’

Senators Propose Sanctions on China for Interfering With Hong Kong’s Autonomy

May.21 — Senator Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat from Maryland, talks about a bill that would sanction China for violating its obligations to Hong Kong. Senator Pat Toomey, a Republican from Pennsylvania, is also supporting the bill. Sen. Van Hollen talks to Kevin Cirilli on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close.”