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Geraldo Rivera on Trump’s Comments About Minneapolis Protesters: "All He Does is Diminish Himself"

During an appearance on Fox News’s The Five, Geraldo Rivera condemned President Donald Trump after Twitter flagged the president for “glorifying violence” after he referred to those who’ve protested in Minneapolis following George Floyd’s death as “THUGS” and said that “When the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Rivera said Democrats are “studiously avoiding” incidences of looting in … Continue reading "Geraldo Rivera on Trump’s Comments About Minneapolis Protesters: “All He Does is Diminish Himself”"

Lindsey Graham Announces Hearing into Police Use of Force in George Floyd Killing

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, announced the committee will hold a hearing on police use of force after George Floyd was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis while in police custody. Graham said he’d spoken with Senator Dianne Feinstein, the committee’s ranking member, about the killing, which has resulted … Continue reading "Lindsey Graham Announces Hearing into Police Use of Force in George Floyd Killing"

Trump Announces U.S. Will Sever Ties with WHO as Coronavirus Deaths Top 104,000

President Donald Trump announced earlier today that the United States will sever ties with the World Health Organization (WHO) during his press conference earlier today. “China has total control over the World Health Organization despite only paying $40 million per year compared to what the United States has been paying, which is approximately $450 million … Continue reading "Trump Announces U.S. Will Sever Ties with WHO as Coronavirus Deaths Top 104,000"

Chicago Mayor on Trump’s "Thugs" Tweet: "It Begins with ‘F’ and Ends with ‘You'"

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot denounced President Donald Trump, saying he was “encouraging people to be shot in the street” after referring to those who’ve protested in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd as “THUGS” and saying that “When the looting starts, the shooting starts.” “I will code what I really want to say to … Continue reading "Chicago Mayor on Trump’s “Thugs” Tweet: “It Begins with ‘F’ and Ends with ‘You'”"

Big Tech fought loudly against Trump over immigration. Now he’s attacking them and they’re quiet.

Either because they don’t take him seriously or because they don’t want to fight him in public. Or both.

Facebook and Twitter have similar policies. But only Twitter is fighting Trump.

The two tech giants are divided on how to handle Trump’s escalating war on social media.

The Shooting Of Black Americans Started Long Before The Looting

Donald Trump threatened George Floyd protesters on Twitter, but their lives have always been at risk.

Protests Continue Nationwide Over George Floyd Killing In Minneapolis

After days of unrest, the white officer who knelt on the Black man’s neck was charged with third-degree murder. Floyd’s family wants the other officers a...

Trump Takes No Questions From Press Amid Nationwide Protests On Police Violence

Later in the day, the president expressed his "deepest condolences" to George Floyd's family. Earlier, he tweeted that protesters in Minneapolis were “th...

Trump: U.S. Is Terminating Relationship With World Health Organization

Trump said the U.S. would be “redirecting” money to “other worldwide and deserving urgent global public health needs,” without providing specifics.

What Happened in the Chaotic Moments Before George Floyd Died

The episode began with a report of a $20 counterfeit bill. It ended in a fatal encounter with the police, which the authorities have described in detail for the first time.

A Justice Dept. Skeptical of Police Abuse Cases Vows to Investigate Floyd Death

Critics pointed to the president’s and the attorney general’s full-throated support for the police and the department’s inaction on systemic policing issues.

Trump’s Looting and ‘Shooting’ Remarks Escalate Crisis in Minneapolis

The president’s tweets prompted Twitter to append them with a note saying the posts were “glorifying violence.” Joe Biden condemned Mr. Trump, saying “it’s no time to encourage violence.”

Twitter Adds Warnings to Trump and White House Tweets, Fueling Tensions

Twitter said the tweets, which implied that protesters in Minneapolis could be shot, glorified violence — the first time it had applied such warnings to any public figure’s posts.

With ‘shooting’ tweet, Trump inflames rather than soothes tensions amid Minneapolis unrest

Trump also abdicated the traditional role of an American president abroad on Friday by announcing he was “terminating” U.S. membership in the World Health Organization.

Unrest mounts across multiple US cities over the death of George Floyd

The former Minneapolis police officer seen in a video with his knee on George Floyd's neck before the unarmed black man died this week was taken into custody Friday by state authorities, according to the commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety.

George Floyd and Derek Chauvin once worked overlapping security shifts at the same nightclub

George Floyd and the former Minneapolis police officer seen in a video with his knee on Floyd's neck before he died worked at the same nightclub, according to the venue's former owner.

Trump says he's spoken to George Floyd's family

President Donald Trump said Friday that he's spoken to the family of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis earlier this week.

Trump ignores reporters' questions on George Floyd protests - CNN Video

President Donald Trump ended a press event at the White House without addressing the unrest happening in Minneapolis or taking reporter questions.

What the National Guard can and can't do in Minneapolis

Here's what the National Guard can and can't do in Minneapolis and why the active duty U.S. military has no role.

CNN crew arrested while reporting on Minneapolis protests

The Minnesota State Patrol arrested a CNN television crew as they reported on violent protests in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer knelt on his neck

Twitter flags Trump, White House for 'glorifying violence' in tweets about George Floyd protests

Trump's tweet about the Minneapolis protests of the death of George Floyd -- and the White House's later retweet -- were flagged by Twitter for "glorifying violence."

Eric Garner's mother speaks out during protest over George Floyd's death

The mother of Eric Garner, the unarmed black man whose high-profile death at the hands of police in 2014 sparked widespread protests, addressed hundreds of demonstrators in New Y

Matt Gaetz files an FEC complaint against Twitter for 'domestic election interference'

Rep. Matt Gaetz filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Twitter after the social media giant issued a fact-check on one of President Trump's tweets about absentee ballots.

Trump Calls On DOJ To Expedite George Floyd Case, Has Spoken With Family

President Trump called on the DOJ to expedite its investigation into the killing of George Floyd on Friday, saying he had already spoken with the victim's family.

***Live Updates*** George Floyd Protests Continue

George Floyd protests are continuing across America on Friday after former police officer Derek Chauvin was earlier arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern.  | Politics

Donald Trump: George Floyd's Death a 'Terrible Insult to Police'

President Donald Trump said Friday at the Whtie House that the death of George Floyd was a "terrible insult" to police officers in America.

Donald Trump Contacts Members of George Floyd's Family

President Donald Trump said Friday at the White House that he spoke with family members of George Floyd who died in Minnesota.

Report: Karl Rove Spotted at Trump White House, Again

Karl Rove has again been spotted at the White House after reports circulated that he is advising Trump's 2020 reelection campaign. 

Minneapolis Cop Derek Chauvin Arrested, Charged With Murder In George Floyd Killing

The officer was seen in a video kneeling on George Floyd's neck while he was restrained and pleading for air.

George Floyd Updates: Minneapolis Is Under Curfew as Protests Continue Nationwide

Derek Chauvin, a white former police officer, was charged with murder days after using his knee to pin down George Floyd, a black man who later died.

George Floyd protests spread nationwide: Live updates

Protests following the death of George Floyd, a black man who pleaded that he couldn't breathe while he was held down with a knee by a Minneapolis police officer, have spread nationwide. Follow here for the latest updates.

Biden resists pressure to commit to woman of color VP pick or rule out Klobuchar amid George Floyd fallout

Joe Biden refused to address calls for him to pick a woman of color to be his vice president, or to rule out Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, in the wake of civil unrest due to the police-involved killing of black man George Floyd in Minneapolis this week.

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