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Protests by Black Lives Matter D.C .: Trump claims he has ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from Washington

Last Sunday, Attorney General William P. Barr defended the aggressive police clearing of a crowd of largely peaceful demonstrators outside Lafayette Square last week and rushed into the media for news of the event. In a bold interview on CBS News’s “Face the Nation”, Barr claimed that the methods used by the police to repel protesters – which included the …

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Colin Powell: Trump has “moved away” from the Constitution

“We have a constitution. And we have to follow that constitution. And the president has moved away from it,” Powell, a retired general who served under President George W. Bush, told CNN’s Jake Tapper about “State of the Union “. The comments by Powell, the first African-American secretary of state and president of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, add to …

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De Blasio will transfer NYPD funding to local youth groups

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday that he will take funding from the NYPD to support local youth groups instead. “We will shift funding from the NYPD to youth initiatives and social services,” promised Hizzoner, calling it part of “deeper reforms” to address the “deep disparities” in the city. It was not clear how much funding had been transferred …

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Live: New York Governor Cuomo gives a briefing | NBC News – NBC News

Live: New York Governor Cuomo gives a briefing | NBC News NBC News Cuomo, under the fire of the coronavirus response, declares New York’s curve “squashed” by the Fox News New York will allow the reopening of restricted houses of worship as Covid-19 cases reduce CNN Cuomo speeds up reopening plans as New York coronavirus deaths drop to record low …

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Colin Powell says he “can’t support Trump” in any way; announces that he will vote for Biden

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell became the last member of the old Republican Party guard on Sunday to announce that he will not vote for President Trump in the November general election. Powell’s admission comes from rumors and speculation that a number of Republican heavyweights claim to have voted for Trump in favor of the Democratic presidential candidate and …

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Colin Powell: President Trump has moved away from the Constitution: CNN

Colin Powell: President Trump has moved away from the CNN Constitution Colin Powell says he will vote for Biden POLITICO Powell “cannot in any way support” Trump, Biden will vote TheHill The Hill Colin Powell: Trump has “moved away” from CNN’s Constitution Colin Powell supports Joe Biden for Reuters president View full coverage on Google News Source link

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The New York curfew is lifted “immediately”: De Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio lifted the controversial Big Apple curfew a day earlier in an unexpected announcement on Sunday morning. “New York City: we are raising the curfew, with immediate effect” Hizzoner tweeted, ending the planned final night of the city which is closing to help curb the looting and violent protests that plagued the city earlier in the week. …

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Trump wanted to deploy 10,000 troops to Washington DC, the official says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – United States President Donald Trump told his advisers at one point last week that he wanted 10,000 soldiers to deploy to the Washington DC area to stop civil unrest over the killing of a black man. by the Minneapolis police, according to a senior American official. FILE PHOTO: National Guard members watch as they stand guard at …

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“Corporate America has failed Black America”

Companies can use their weight to promote diversity in other creative ways as well. Earlier this year, Goldman Sachs said he would not make a company public if it did not have at least one woman or minority on its board of directors. Ms. Hobson was among those who asked companies to tie executive pay to diversity metrics. Some companies, …

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Protesters overturn the Confederate statue in Richmond

In 2017, some descendants of Wickham urged the city to remove the statue. Confederate monuments are an important flashpoint in Virginia and other parts of the south. Confederate memorials began to drop after a white supremacist killed nine blacks during a Bible study at a church in South Carolina in 2015 and then again after the deadly white nationalist rally …

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