Category: Law

Joe Biden: ‘I Cannot Comprehend the Cruelty’ That’s Driving Trump to Get Rid of ObamaCare

Joe Biden: ‘I Cannot Comprehend the Cruelty’ That’s Driving Trump to Get Rid of ObamaCare

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden attacked Donald Trump for directing his administration to ask the Supreme Court to strike down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Schumer: Trump Exec. Order ‘Was a Bunch of Vague Incentives,’ Isn’t Going To Lead on These Issues

Schumer: Trump Exec. Order ‘Was a Bunch of Vague Incentives,’ Isn’t Going To Lead on These Issues

The reforms which Donald Trump included in an executive order he signed Tuesday to respond to the murder of George Floyd in police custody are inadequate to meet the needs of the situation which has spawned protests nationwide, according to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer.
Seattle Police Chief: Policing Will Never Be The Same as it Was Before

Seattle Police Chief: Policing Will Never Be The Same as it Was Before

The Black Lives Matter protests which have broken out nationwide, including Seattle, Wash., in the wake of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, will no doubt change the course of US policing, according to Carmen Best, chief of the Seattle police department since 2018.
Biden Delivers Video Message at Floyd Funeral: ‘Now Is the Time for Racial Justice’

Biden Delivers Video Message at Floyd Funeral: ‘Now Is the Time for Racial Justice’

Compared to Donald Trump’s hard talk of “dominance” over the protesters filling the nation’s streets, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden delivered a message Tuesday of healing and racial justice to the funeral service of George Floyd.
Pelosi on Police Reform Bill: Let Us Hope This Could Make George Floyd Rest in Peace

Pelosi on Police Reform Bill: Let Us Hope This Could Make George Floyd Rest in Peace

As she and other congressional Democrats rolled out a package of proposed police reforms in response to the May 25 murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn., police custody, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi discussed the opportunities and challenges ahead in achieving real social change.
Pelosi, Holding a Bible, Urges Trump to Help the Country Heal

Pelosi, Holding a Bible, Urges Trump to Help the Country Heal

After Donald Trump had peaceful protesters cleared outside of White House Monday, so that he could take the short walk to St John's Church to hold up a Bible in what emerged as an awkward photo opportunity to try to project strength in the face of national protests in the wake of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with reporters to hold a Bible of her own and ask Trump to help heal the nation in the way that his predecessors have in times of social unrest.
Joe Biden Calls on Congress To Fast-Track Police Reform Bill

Joe Biden Calls on Congress To Fast-Track Police Reform Bill

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden acknowledged that the work of ending racism and police violence won't be quick. But it could certainly begin now, even before he has a chance to be elected president by passing existing police reform legislation to prevent any future incidents such as last week's murder of African American George Floyd by a white officer in Minneapolis, Biden said.
Mass. Republican Gov.: Trump’s Compassion Is Nowhere To Be Found

Mass. Republican Gov.: Trump’s Compassion Is Nowhere To Be Found

Charlie Baker, the popular Republican governor of Massachusetts, has lamented Donald Trump's leadership in the midst of the protests against George Floyd's death.
Cornel West: What We Are Seeing Here Is the ‘Vicious Legacy of White Supremacy’

Cornel West: What We Are Seeing Here Is the ‘Vicious Legacy of White Supremacy’

The protests in the wake of the death of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody is also in response to the "vicious legacy of white supremacy," according to noted African American scholar and professor at the Harvard Divinity School Cornel West.
Cory Booker: I Wish Hundreds of Thousands of Parents Didn’t Have To Teach Black Boys How Not To Get Killed by Police

Cory Booker: I Wish Hundreds of Thousands of Parents Didn’t Have To Teach Black Boys How Not To Get Killed by Police

Not only is it a tragedy that the United States still experiences the level of racism which makes the murder of George Floyd possible, but if it's to change then all Americans have to make that change, according to Sen Cory Booker (D-NJ).