The House voted Tuesday to remove statues of Confederates and other historical figures who advocated for slavery from public displays in the U.S. Capitol, as well as replacing a bust of former Chief Justice Roger Taney, who authored the infamous Dred Scott decision in 1857.
As many U.S. lawmakers expressed bipartisan support for Tuesday’s guilty verdict in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) would instead bizarrely publicly thanked the man who was killed by Chauvin, George Floyd for “sacrificing” his life by dying on the ground beneath a police officer’s knee all in the name of “justice.”
President Biden took the unusual step in weighing in on a highly controversial trial that has rocked the nation for the past year just before a verdict had been reached, saying that he believes the evidence presented was “overwhelming” against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin accused of murdering George Floyd, making it widely clear that he is “praying the verdict” from jurors reached will be to convict.
Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) appears to be in total denial that her recent incendiary “confrontational” remarks have ignited a firestorm when she urged protestors during a weekend protest in Minnesota if former Police Officer Derek Chauvin is found to be acquitted in the death of George Floyd that has now given the defense, according to the judge a basis for “this whole trial being overturned.”
A group of over 100 Black male leaders featuring rappers, activists, preachers and celebrities penned an open letter to Joe Biden, calling on the presumptive Democratic nominee to name a Black woman as his running mate and failure to do so “means you will lose the election.”
President Trump personally called the father of Horace Lorenzo Anderson Jr., the first teen killed in Seattle’s lawless Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) zone last month, to offer condolence after hearing his heart-breaking interview.