President Donald J. Trump has been silent about the death of George Floyd and other black and brown victims who have died at the hands of police in the United States. Instead, he has doubled down on “law and order” threatening to send the U.S. military to end the protests. His latest cause raises questions about the heart and mind of the current president. His new cause is the preservation of monuments honoring men who committed treason against the United States and who slaughtered Native Americans in order to steal their land.
This morning while watching the news, my husband stood up and walked away from the TV muttering, "Trump would be a terrible substitute teacher."
According to many published reports, the President was angry at the first campaign show in Tulsa with a sea of empty seats at the Tulsa arena, the venue for Trump’s first campaign rally in the era of Coronavirus. The brunt of Trump’s anger understandably was directed at his campaign manager Brad Parscale. From all accounts the arena was half-empty the original plan was to carry over the overfill crowd to an outside stage when the arena was full to capacity. That plan was scrapped.
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Five months ago, America’s unemployment rate was at a half-century low, wages were rising, consumer confidence was high and Donald Trump’s approval stood at about 43 percent.
The issue at hand is President Donald Trump is being accused of inciting violence at protesters in Minneapolis who were protesting over the death of George Floyd while in police custody. The protests were created by the Black Lives Matter movement due to the increase and exposure of police brutality against black people of America. The people want justice to be served and for the arrest of all the cops involved in the incident, including the other three officers who stood around and watched as George Floyd struggled due to breath underneath the officers knee on his neck.
President Donald Trump's made a phone call to all U.S. Governors on how to deal with the protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The New York Times Katie Rogers, Jonathon Martin, and Maggie Haberman leaked the almost seven minute conversation. The audio, along with a full transcript is provided here.
This week Twitter made the move to start labelling misleading or “fake news” tweets with a disclaimer. And their first citation went to a tweet by non other than President Trump which read “There is NO WAY (ZERO!) that Mail-In Ballots will be anything less than substantially fraudulent. Mail boxes will be robbed, ballots will be forged & even illegally printed out & fraudulently signed. The Governor of California is sending Ballots to millions of people…. And that “this will be a rigged election”
Absentee ballots, or mail-in voting, is a hot button issue for Donald Trump. He is an opponent of it, but according to Pew Research Center, 70% of Americans support the choice to mail-in votes. President Trump has made inaccurate claims in regards to mail-in voting. Mail-in voting gives Americans the chance to vote freely and safely during the pandemic.
A letter written by Trump to the Director General of the World Health Organization [WHO] appears to throw ‘serious shade’ at the actions of WHO with regard to the most recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic turmoil that has caused hundreds of thousands of people to get sick and thousands of those sick to die.