Push to Call Witnesses Throws Impeachment Trial Into Doubt

After Saturday, Democrats had intended to quickly turn Washington’s focus to the new president’s ambitious legislative agenda and the coronavirus pandemic passing grim milestones each day. Whenever it comes, the outcome promised to leave President Biden, who took office pledging to “end this uncivil war,” with the monumental task of moving the nation past one […]

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Republicans Secure More Subpoena Power in Push to Discredit Russia Inquiry

Senate Republicans plunged forward on Thursday with an election-year bid to discredit the Trump-Russia investigation, voting to give themselves expansive authority to subpoena dozens of national security aides and several high-ranking Obama administration officials, including a top campaign adviser to President Trump’s Democratic challenger, Joseph R. Biden Jr. The party-line vote by the Judiciary Committee […]

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Democrats BEND THE KNEE to push police-reform bill, but George Floyd’s death may not be enough to convince Republicans

Nancy Pelosi and a host of Democratic lawmakers took a knee and donned African-American garb to unveil a new police accountability bill. Despite the showmanship, the bill’s ambition could be its undoing. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York), along with a collection of Congressional Democrats, symbolically dropped to […]

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Protesters flood streets in huge, peaceful push for change – Times of India

‘I can’t breathe,’ rings out as protesters lay down on 1st Avenue during the #SeattleJusticeForGeorgeFloyd mar…Read More WASHINGTON: Massive demonstrations against racism and police brutality filled some of the nation’s most famous cityscapes, with tens of thousands of people marching peacefully in scenes that were more often festive than tense. Wearing masks and urging police […]

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Live Updates on George Floyd Protests: A National Push for Sweeping Reforms

As protests stretch into a second weekend, the pandemic’s job losses hit blacks especially hard. With memorials and demonstrations planned across the United States for the second consecutive weekend — and diverse crowds of tens of thousands marching shoulder to shoulder — a return to public life in the country has been as sudden as […]

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GRAPHIC VIDEO shows officers push down protester & knock him UNCONSCIOUS, then claim he ‘tripped’

A chilling video captured en elderly protester being shoved to the ground by officers in Buffalo as they moved in to clear the area after the curfew. The man could be seen lying motionless while bleeding from his ear. Graphic footage shows police officers swarming the area in front of City Hall in Buffalo, New […]

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Lawmakers Begin Bipartisan Push to Cut Off Police Access to Military-Style Gear

Doug Stafford, Senator Rand Paul’s chief strategist, responded on Sunday night to Mr. Schatz’s idea: “We’ve being doing this one for years. Happy to help,” he wrote on Twitter. Mr. Paul has also been a longtime proponent of the demilitarization of local police and has previously teamed with Mr. Schatz to reform the Pentagon program, […]

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Trump hails secret service’s ‘vicious dogs’ & ‘ominous weapons’ ready to push back WH protesters

US President Donald Trump has fired off a series of tweets in which he boasted about the effective security measures used to keep the White House safe during protests in the capital. He began by thanking the US Secret Service for their “totally professional” and “very cool” handling of demonstrators who gathered outside the president’s […]

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