Black Leaders Sound Hopeful After Chauvin Verdict: ‘We Are Moving in the Right Direction To Become the America that We Were Created To Be’
A number of Black leaders sounded optimistic notes for the future of the nation following the stunning verdict which found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all charges for killing the unarmed Black man, George Floyd, in Minneapolis, Minn., last year.
Former Florida Congressman Says Best Thing Matt Gaetz Can Do Is ‘Shut Up, Hire a Lawyer, and Resign’
Former congressman David Jolly (R-Fla.) said Wednesday the best thing Congressman Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) can do now is “shut up” and resign.
After another in the long march of deadly mass shootings across the nation -- this one claiming 10 lives at a Colorado supermarket -- some are willing to settle for more of the usual bromides. Others -- very definitely -- are not.
New York Gov Andrew Cuomo's troubles with sexual harassment allegations against him mount -- putting in serious jeopardy a political future that just last year appeared on the rise amid what seemed steady leadership during some of worst of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States.
In a colloquy with author and historian Jon Meacham to put Donald Trump's incitement of the deadly January 6 insurrection into some context, former Republican congressman and Morning Joe co-host Joe Scarborough compared the former president to Adolf Hitler.
Although all attention in Washington and elsewhere is currently engrossed with his impeachment trial which began this week in the Senate, Donald Trump has bigger legal problems coming his way, according to a prominent former federal prosecutor.
Despite the protestations of many Senate Republicans, the ongoing effort to try Donald Trump after he's left office is not only constitutional -- it's grounded in solid law, according to an author and CNN legal analyst.
Certainly for those people of color--particularly Black people--who saw a very different reception from Capitol Police towards the Trump-backing terrorists storming the halls of Congress compared to racial confrontations in cities like Baltimore, Md., and elsewhere. The difference: both the police and those coming in rioting were all largely white.
Trump may really want to hire himself his own legal dream because in addition to obstruction, tax fraud and whatever else prosecutors decide to throw at him, it's not beyond the possible that he may find his name next to a murder charge. And, yes, you read that right.
The role of Donald Trump's divisive and hateful invective in the shocking plot uncovered this week to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is not mere political posturing or rhetoric. It's very much part of the alleged plot.