Category: Left

Chris Wallace of Fox News: Last Week Was ‘Very Bad’ for Trump in Terms of Re-Election Prospects

Chris Wallace of Fox News: Last Week Was ‘Very Bad’ for Trump in Terms of Re-Election Prospects

The blistering criticism which he's seen since he held his first "photo op" in front of St John's Church near the White House has added up to not being a good week for Donald Trump's re-election, according to Fox News journalist Chris Wallace.
Biden Says He Will Defund Police Departments If They Don’t Follow His Use-of-Force Policy

Biden Says He Will Defund Police Departments If They Don’t Follow His Use-of-Force Policy

After delivering an emotional and and unifying message for the funeral service of George Floyd, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden pivoted to addressing the serious issues surrounding Floyd's murder at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Minn.
Al Sharpton to NFL Commissioner: ‘Don’t Apologize, Give Colin Kaepernick a Job Back!’

Al Sharpton to NFL Commissioner: ‘Don’t Apologize, Give Colin Kaepernick a Job Back!’

As he delivered the eulogy at George Floyd's funeral, the Rev Al Sharpton touched on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's recent apology for the league's treatment of quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying that instead of apologizing, a pro team ought to sign the former San Francisco 49er.
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.
Top Senate Finance Democrat Wants Congress To Extend ‘Supercharged’ Unemployment Benefits Past July 31

Top Senate Finance Democrat Wants Congress To Extend ‘Supercharged’ Unemployment Benefits Past July 31

Sen. Ron Wyden, the top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, on Tuesday called on Congress to extend the unemployment benefit in recent coronavirus stimulus legislation that gives unemployed workers an additional $600 in weekly jobless benefits.
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.
Mitt Romney at Black Lives Matter Goes Where Trump Wouldn’t

Mitt Romney at Black Lives Matter Goes Where Trump Wouldn’t

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney's decision to participate in a Black Lives Matter protest was not only a big surprise, but a powerful signal as well.
Rep. Clyburn: I’d Love for Trump to Show Me What He’s Done that Equates to Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act

Rep. Clyburn: I’d Love for Trump to Show Me What He’s Done that Equates to Civil Rights Act and Voting Rights Act

Rep. James Clyburn forcibly refuted assertions by Donald Trump and his Republican allies that Trump's done great great things for the African American community.
Economist Krugman on Today’s Jobs Numbers: ‘This Looks Like a Real Number’

Economist Krugman on Today’s Jobs Numbers: ‘This Looks Like a Real Number’

After the Friday release of the federal government's shockingly good jobs numbers, some worried that Trump administration officials were cooking the books in an effort to aid Donald Trump's re-election bid. But that doesn't appear to be the case, according to economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.
Approve the House HEROES Act to Keep Economic Momentum Going, Pelosi Says

Approve the House HEROES Act to Keep Economic Momentum Going, Pelosi Says

With the US unemployment rate unexpectedly dropping to 13.3 percent, from 14.7 percent, "now is the worst possible moment to take our foot off the gas," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi advised, calling for swift Senate approval and passage into law for the HEROES Act which the House approved last month.