Videos and photos that showed hundreds of partygoers prompted health officials in the state to express concerns that the large gatherings would lead to a surge in cases of COVID-19. Those who attended were urged to self-quarantine and get tested...
Activists of the far-left Antifa movement began planning to foment a nationwide anti-government insurgency as early as November as the U.S. presidential campaign season kicked off in earnest, according to a law enforcement official with access to intelligence behind the shadowy group.
But it’s not the legality of the president’s and governors’ deployment orders that is weighing on Guardspersons and active-duty soldiers; it’s the potential moral injury of brutalizing their own communities.
...the situation has turned into something far beyond the killing of George Floyd. It has become a vehicle for agendas and not surprisingly the establishment benefits most; the very establishment the protesters think they are fighting against...
He added in a tweet that his forthcoming legislation would change "the President’s broad, virtually undefined power," as well as build in "accountability." "Clear [and] present threats to Constitutional rights, including free assembly [and] speech, make change urgent," Blumenthal said.
Prosecutors said Vincent Eovacious, 18, of Worcester, told officers he was "with the anarchist group" and was "waiting for an opportunity." The incident occurred as crowds clashed with police following Monday's protest in Worcester. He was arrested Wednesday after being released on bail following state charges, including possession of an incendiary device.
Among the individuals that Democrats will try to get included in Graham's subpoena are former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, former national security adviser Michael Flynn, Trump ally Roger Stone and former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates.
In a Zoom conference call discussing how to stage a protest, Broward County, Florida protesters discussed looting and rioting as legitimate protest strategies, referring to them as "redistributing wealth" and "uprisings."