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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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).