Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday sent a letter to Attorney General William BarrWilliam Pelham BarrFormer prosecutors outraged at decision to dismiss the Flynn case should focus on the real problems The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - George Floyd's death sparks protests, National Guard activation More than two dozen former prosecutors, judges, active trial lawyers support DOJ decision to dismiss Michael Flynn case MORE calling for the Justice Department to investigate all three deaths. … [Read more...] about House Democrats unveil measure to condemn police brutality
MINNEAPOLIS—Hours after a now-fired Minneapolis cop was charged with murder in the death of 46-year-old George Floyd on Friday, protests exploded in major U.S. cities across the country, with demonstrators demanding that all police officers involved be brought to justice—fast. … [Read more...] about ‘Whatever It Takes’: Protests Against Police Brutality Surge Again Across U.S.
Flames caused officers to evacuate the station. Thousands of demonstrators continued to march through the streets throughout the night, demanding that the police officers, who have since been fired, involved in Floyd's death be charged with murder. … [Read more...] about Police precinct burns as George Floyd protests erupt in Minneapolis
LegCo failed to be able to hold a session on Friday as pro-democracy lawmakers boycotted a House Committee meeting, incensed not just about the national anthem law but about the government appointing pro-China lawmaker Starry Lee the chairwoman in charge of setting the legislature’s agenda. The largely stoic protests on Friday in the chamber contrasted significantly from last week’s, when a fight broke out on the LegCo floor after pro-China lawmakers installed Lee over the protests of the pro-democracy camp. It also appeared calmer than the incident on Thursday in which pro-democracy legislator Ted Hui threw a bottle full of “a brownish fetid substance” on the LegCo floor in protest, resulting in the abrupt end of that day’s session. … [Read more...] about Police Brutality: Hong Kong Arrested 100 Children in Anti-China Protests
Trump’s enemies are never satisfied. If he dispatched federal agents to hunt Floyd’s killers and blast them with revolvers, Hate Trump, Inc. would scream, “Why not Glocks? Why not machine guns?” … [Read more...] about Deroy Murdock: Rioters do injustice to George Floyd, tortured and killed in a case of police brutality