“Basically you see the records that cops keep. And cops are a lot less likely to try and tread on people’s rights when there’s other armed Americans with them,” said one of the men to Max Nesterak. “I figured it’s about damn time that some heavily armed rednecks stood with fellow citizens.”
Trump tweeted his decision to lengthen the National Guard's Title 32 orders on Thursday after defense officials said their services would likely be needed further into the summer and politicians complained that some guardsmen would narrowly miss out on educational and retirement benefits under the original June 24 cutoff.
China denounced Taiwan's move, saying its ruling Democratic Progressive Party was seeking to "loot a burning house" and sow discord. "Bringing black, violent forces into Taiwan will bring disaster to Taiwan's people," China's Taiwan Affairs Office said, in language Beijing typically uses to refer to Hong Kong protesters.
“We made them mandatory in public settings, public transportation etc., but when we’re talking about reopening stores and places of business, we’re giving the store owners the right to say, ‘if you’re not wearing a mask, you can't come in,” Cuomo said during his daily press briefing.
“The attorney general determined that certain aspects of unmasking needed to be reviewed separately as a support to John Durham’s investigation,” Kupec said, “so he tapped John Bash, one of our U.S. attorneys out of Texas, to do just that.”
Disturbing video shows what appears to be a controversial use of force by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy entering a vehicle. In the footage, a deputy is seen punching and trying to drag a driver out of the car https://t.co/Bk4z8JwsFvpic.twitter.com/voUUxUVnBD
Jesus Medina, the driver of the car, said the officer told him that he was pulled over for a tinted window and sticker violation, according to an ABC7 report. His brother Omar Medina was in the passenger seat and said he started recording once the conversation escalated.
The office said in the 45-page letter that it may seek to withhold federal funding over the policy, which allows athletes to participate under the gender with which they identify. The policy is a violation of Title IX, the federal civil rights law that guarantees equal education opportunities for women, including in athletics, the office said.
Today, the U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced that it is setting aside $10 billion of Round 2 funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to be lent exclusively by Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs). CDFIs work to expand economic opportunity in low-income communities by providing access to financial products and services for local residents and businesses.
The members of the bipartisan commission voted 6-0 on Wednesday to advance the plan to send applications to roughly 2.7 million of the state’s nearly 3.4 million registered voters. The unanimous vote came a week after the panel failed to reach agreement on who should receive the ballot applications.
Parents in several states nationwide are "shocked" to find they can't withdraw their children from public school, the largest U.S. legal organization for homeschool families told Fox News... Public school districts receive funding based on the number of students enrolled in their system and thus lose funding when parents opt to homeschool their children. Many school districts are asking for more money after being forced to go virtual.
Senate Democrats released a 50-plus page report Wednesday sounding alarm bells over the rate at which Senate Republicans and President Trump have confirmed federal judges during the president's first term as Republicans are working on shepherding along even more lifetime-appointed federal judges.
Without giving details, he also indicated that the Obama White House was fully aware of the investigation on alleged and later dismissed Russian collusion with President Trump’s 2016 campaign. He told Levin, “There is no possible way that it wasn’t known inside the White House and that multiple layers of people knew about this.”
Democrats had already postponed a vote slated for Wednesday because of earlier objections from the president, but House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer officially pulled the bill from consideration Thursday morning when it became clear that House Republicans would no longer back the bill.