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Trump Refuses To Hear The Number Of Coronavirus Deaths

The United States has a president in the middle of a pandemic who refuses to hear or talk about the virus death toll.

Trump Melts Down And Thanks Himself For Fighting Imaginary Antifa

Trump blames "Antifa" for the violence that local officials say is being caused by white supremacists. Trump is thanking himself for battling "Antifa."

Trump responded to the protests by lashing out at antifa, the media, and Democrats

Trump’s George Floyd protest tweets targeted his favorite political punching bags.

How to more safely protest in a pandemic

Tips for reducing the risk of spreading the coronavirus in a mass gathering, from public health experts.

Democrats, Republicans Urge Trump To Stop His Incendiary Rhetoric As Protests Rage

Leaders implored the president not to fan the fire as the nation is gripped by unrest over the death of George Floyd and other Black victims of police vi...

Tanker Truck Barrels Toward Crowd Of Thousands Of Protesters In Minneapolis

Authorities said no one appeared to be injured in the "disturbing" incident. The driver has been arrested.

Minnesota Gov. Walz stresses importance of ‘creating space’ for peaceful protesters

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz stressed the importance of “creating space” for peaceful protesters amid nationwide demonstrations over the death of George Floyd. The governor said he is, “incredibly thankful” that there were no fatalities after a truck plowed into a group of peaceful demonstrators.

As Protests and Violence Spill Over, Trump Shrinks Back

The president spent Sunday out of sight, berating opponents on Twitter, even as some of his campaign advisers were recommending that he deliver a televised address to an anxious nation.

N.Y.C. Protests Turn Violent

There were largely peaceful demonstrations over the death of George Floyd on Sunday, but as the night wore on protesters clashed with the police throughout the city.

Facing Protests Over Use of Force, Police Respond With More Force

Videos showed officers using batons, tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets on protesters and bystanders.

Police turn more aggressive against protesters and bystanders alike, adding to disorder

In cities across America, police wielded batons and fired rubber bullets at crowds.

Michigan sheriff joins demonstrators in 'parade'

A Michigan sheriff joined protesters in Flint Township on Saturday, putting down his weapons and saying, "I want to make this a parade, not a protest."

June 1 George Floyd protest news

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 former Minneapolis police officer, have spread nationwide. Follow here for the latest updates.

Minnesota officials believe there are white supremacists attending demonstrations

Law enforcement officials in Minnesota believe there are white supremacists attending demonstrations in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, said Department of Corrections Commissioner Paul Schnell on Sunday night.

New York City mayor's daughter arrested alongside protesters for 'unlawful assembly'

Chiara de Blasio was arrested for unlawful assembly and was later released.

Unrest overshadows peaceful US protests for another night

Tens of thousands of protesters have again taken to the streets across America

Police in New Jersey praised for marching in Floyd protests

Police officers in one of New Jersey’s largest and most violent cities are getting praise on social media for marching alongside protesters in rallies over George Floyd’s death

Protests force Target, CVS and Walmart to close some stores

Target, CVS, Apple and Walmart have all temporarily closed certain locations due to protests over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis last week

De Blasio's daughter arrested in NYC protest: reports

Chiara de Blasio, the 25-year-old daughter of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D), was arrested during a protest in the city over the weekend, according to local reports. 

Minnesota AG Keith Ellison to take lead in George Floyd case: governor

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison (D) will take the lead on the prosecution of Derek Chauvin, the former officer charged in the death of George Floyd, as well as any other charges brought forward as part of the investigation into Floyd

Trump amps up calls for 'law and order' as protests persist

President Trump on Sunday called for "law and order" as protests raged nationwide, urging local leaders to crack down against demonstrators while tensions remained high between them and law enforcement.

Two Atlanta police officers fired for 'shocking' use of force in arrests during protests

The mayor of Atlanta said two police officers have been fired and three others relegated to desk duty for excessive use of force during a protest incident.

Secret Service rushed Trump to underground White House bunker as protesters gathered outside

President Trump was rushed to the White House's underground bunker as the first night of George Floyd protests in Washington escalated.

Historic St. John’s Church Set Ablaze In DC As Another Night Of Riots Engulfs Country

Demonstrators gathered Sunday across the country for another day of protests as activists protested the police-involved death of George Floyd. 

Woman to Santa Monica Looters: 'This Is Going to Get Trump Reelected'

A woman in Santa Monica, California, told looters on Sunday that their behavior would help President Donald Trump's reelection campaign. Riots and looting broke out on Sunday in Santa Monica in response to the death of George Floyd.

MSNBC's Haake Near White House as St. John's Church Burns: 'This Is Still Peaceful Protesters'

Sunday just moments before a curfew went into effect in Washington, D.C., MSNBC's Garrett Haake reacted to President Donald Trump's tweet proclaiming, | Clips

NYC Mayor De Blasio's Daughter, Chiara, Arrested For Blocking Traffic in Manhattan Riot

Chiara de Blasio  New York City Mayor de Blasio’s daughter, Chiara, was arrested in the Manhattan protest Saturday night. The 25-year-old was reportedly blocking traffic and refused to move. Chiara was arrested about an hour before her daddy de Blasio told protesters to “go home.” “We appreciate and respect all peaceful protests, but now it…

Unrest Overshadows Peaceful U.S. Protests For Another Night

From Boston to San Francisco, demonstrators took to the streets Sunday to demand justice for George Floyd.

Tensions rise amid protests in Sacramento, California

NBC News' Joe Fryer reports from George Floyd protests in California as tensions rise amid protests in Sacramento.

Cities on Edge as Fires Burn Near White House

Nationwide demonstrations resume, officials in several states reinforce their National Guard presence and anger mounts at increasingly aggressive tactics by the police.

While Trump shelters in the White House, America cries out for leadership

Under siege in the White House, President Donald Trump is aggravating America's latest racial anguish in a nation now simultaneously beset by violence-wracked cities, a deadly disease and staggering economic deprivation.

NYC police cars plow through crowd, mayor calls for investigation

New York City's mayor is calling for an investigation after NYPD SUVs overnight drove through a Brooklyn crowd where people were holding a metal barricade.

Clashes, fires near White House as protests escalate

Protests near the White House escalated on Sunday amid the continued fallout from the killing of George Floyd, with images on social media showing multiple fires and scenes of rowdy crowds even as a citywide curfew had been imposed.

Bill de Blasio's daughter arrested during Manhattan protest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's daughter was arrested Saturday night during demonstrations in Manhattan.

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter, Chiara, arrested at Manhattan protest

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s daughter was arrested at a Manhattan protest on Saturday night, law enforcement sources told The Post on Sunday.

Seattle Mayor Blames ‘White Men’ For ‘Much Of The Violence And Destruction’ At Riots

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan suggested white people were responsible for much of the widespread destruction across the country.

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

George Floyd protests continue across America on Sunday. Stay tuned to Breitbart News for live updates. All times eastern. |

Trump Taken To Underground Bunker As Rioters Set Fires Outside Of The White House

The rioting hoards have once again descended upon the white house, setting fires around the area. This is reminiscent of a military coup that you’d see taking place in a third world country. #BREAKING #EEUU #BlackLiveMatters #Anonymous Imágenes aéreas muestran el humo en #Washington, DC, mientras los manifestantes incendian cerca de la Casa Blanca.#Washington…

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