Bishop overseeing church in shock over Trump photo-op

CNN

Jun 1, 2020

Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde, who oversees St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC, responds to President Trump’s photo-op at the church shortly after his remarks about the protests over the death of George Floyd.

U.S. president caught up in feud with social media platforms


CGTN

Jun 5, 2020

With protests continuing throughout the U.S., President Donald Trump’s campaign staff posted a tribute video to George Floyd on several social media platforms. But the video was soon blocked on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Military Veterans Condemn Trump’s Threat Against Protesters | NowThis


NowThis News

Jun 5, 2020
‘Most military, they did not sign up to fight their own neighbors.’ — Veterans are firing back at Trump for threatening protesters with military force.

In US news and current events today, these veterans say Trump’s threat to use troops on protesters is not what soldiers signed up for — listen to these military veterans weigh in on President Trump’s use of militant force.

Schmidt: Trump, Barr Building ‘Thugocracy’ With Secret Police | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

MSNBC

Jun 5, 2020

Steve Schmidt, former senior Republican strategist, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump putting Bill Barr in charge of an unmarked collection of federal police. Aired on 6/5/2020.

PBS NewsHour Presents ‘Race Matters: America in Crisis’

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PBS NewsHour

“Race Matters: America in Crisis, A PBS NewsHour Special” will premiere on PBS stations nationwide on Friday, June 5, 2020, from 9 to 10 p.m. ET. “Race Matters: America in Crisis” will focus on the frustration pouring out onto American streets, and outrage about police brutality. It will also explore America’s deep systemic racial disparities in education, the criminal justice system, the economy and health care, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will also include grassroots voices from around the country and roundtable conversations with thought leaders, newsmakers and experts.

Thousands gather in London as George Floyd inspired protests sweep the world

Defense Secretary breaks with Trump on invoking Insurrection Act

CNN

Jun 3, 2020

Secretary of Defense Mark Espers breaks with President Donald Trump and says he does not support using active duty troops to quell protests following George Floyd’s death.