Al Sharpton accuses Trump of using Bible as a prop during George Floyd eulogy

The Rev Al Sharpton gave a eulogy at a memorial service for George Floyd in Minneapolis, where he hit out at Donald Trump for posing with a Bible in front of a St John’s church in Washington DC. ‘We cannot use Bibles as a prop’, Sharpton said. ‘For those that have agendas that are not … Read more Al Sharpton accuses Trump of using Bible as a prop during George Floyd eulogy

New fencing goes up around White House ahead of continued protests

Metal fencing has been installed around the White House complex as protests continue in Washington D.C. as part of the widespread Black Lives Matter demonstrations taking place across the U.S. The new fencing comes after other such barricades were reported in recent days, with some protesters moving to gather outside a Trump International Hotel due … Read more New fencing goes up around White House ahead of continued protests

George Floyd Protesters Gather at City Hall in Downtown Los Angeles

(June 4) Watch as protesters converge in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday rallying against police brutality and racial injustice. Americans gathered in Minneapolis, New York and elsewhere for memorials honoring George Floyd, the unarmed black man whose death has sparked rolling nationwide protests against police brutality. The ninth straight night of protests over Floyd’s death … Read more George Floyd Protesters Gather at City Hall in Downtown Los Angeles

Mattis Rips Into Trump for Dividing Nation, Misusing Military

The president responded Wednesday evening saying that he “didn’t like his ‘leadership’ style or much else about” Mattis. “His primary strength was not military, but rather personal public relations,” Trump wrote in one of a pair of tweets. Mattis stepped down 18 months ago after Trump abruptly announced on Twitter that he wanted to pull … Read more Mattis Rips Into Trump for Dividing Nation, Misusing Military

The Senate is slipping from Republicans

While Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden is the big-ticket race in November, the fight for Senate majority is also crucially important. Chris Cillizza explains why the Trump White House is becoming increasingly nervous about losing the majority in the Senate in 2020, and the impact that loss could have. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: 1 in … Read more The Senate is slipping from Republicans

US Defence chief opposes Trump’s will to send troops to quell George Floyd protests

As protests continue, the tension between the White House and the military keep growing. Defence secretary Mark Esper went now on record to say he does “not agree” with bringing in the army to calm down demonstrators, as President Donald Trump had vowed. Esper went on however to keep hundreds of soldiers in the Washington … Read more US Defence chief opposes Trump’s will to send troops to quell George Floyd protests

WH says Trump’s act was like Churchill. Anderson Cooper isn’t buying it

CNN’s Anderson Cooper responds to White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany saying that President Donald Trump’s photo-op in front of St. John’s Episcopal Church amid the George Floyd protests was akin to Winston Churchill touring the rubble of London during WWII. #AndersonCooper #CNN #News

Cuomo: Trump Held Up the Bible; in New York We Actually Read It

Jun.04 — Andrew Cuomo referred to President Donald Trump’s walk on Monday to St. John’s Episcopal Church near the White House to be photographed holding a Bible, and then red a few lines which the New York governor said are “appropriate” amid the issues the U.S. is currently facing. Cuomo spoke at his daily press … Read more Cuomo: Trump Held Up the Bible; in New York We Actually Read It

Massive crowds demonstrate in D.C. on sixth night of George Floyd protests

The roving, marathon demonstration that crisscrossed the city for hours has thousands of protesters singing “Lean on Me” and chanting George Floyd and Breonna Taylor’s names as they marched near the White House on June 3 to stand up for racial justice. Read more: https://wapo.st/3crjgzx. SPECIAL OFFER: To thank you for your support, here’s a … Read more Massive crowds demonstrate in D.C. on sixth night of George Floyd protests

Trump Is Healthy, Doctor Says in Report That Shows He’s Obese

President Donald Trump is healthy, his doctor said in a report on his medical condition that showed he remains obese as measured by his body-mass index. “Based on my history, examination and consultations, the data indicates the president remains healthy,” the White House physician, Sean Conley, said in a June 3 memo released to reporters. … Read more Trump Is Healthy, Doctor Says in Report That Shows He’s Obese

All four police officers charged over death of George Floyd, troops in Washington | ABC News

Minnesota’s Attorney-General has elevated the charges against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin to second-degree murder for kneeling on the neck of George Floyd. Three other officers have been charged with aiding second-degree murder, according to court documents. “Officer Chauvin’s restraint of Mr Floyd in this manner for a prolonged period was a substantial causal … Read more All four police officers charged over death of George Floyd, troops in Washington | ABC News

McEnany: Trump ‘Remains Health’ After Latest Physical Exam

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany says President Donald Trump ‘remains healthy” per his latest physical examination. The White House released a memo from Trump’s doctor who performed his third physical since he’s been in office. The memo confirms that following two White House staffers testing positive for COVID-19, Trump, as a “preventive measure” took … Read more McEnany: Trump ‘Remains Health’ After Latest Physical Exam