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New Trump statement as Congress moves to impeach him for inciting violence says: "In light of reports of more demonstrations, I urge that there must be NO violence, NO lawbreaking and NO vandalism of any kind. ... I call on ALL Americans to help ease tensions and calm tempers."
So sad to hear about the death of @BryanKMonroe , a former president of NABJ who had much success in journalism. He was a kind & generous person who gave his time & energy to help & advocate for others. My heart goes out to his family & friends.
Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill: --$400 billion to fight COVID --$1 trillion in direct relief to Americans --$440 billion in relief to communities, businesses --$1,400 checks to individuals --$400 unemployment insurance supplement More:
Here is what was happening outside the White House as President Trump was giving his Rose Garden address and saying he is an “ally of all peaceful protestors.” Peaceful protestors being tear gassed outside of the WH gates. I confirmed because I was teargassed along with them.
Important story: A Florida officer who knocked over a seated protester just before a peaceful protest against police abuse turned violent has been reviewed by internal affairs for using force 79 times in his roughly three-and-half years on the force.
John Lewis asked The NYT to publish this on the day of his funeral. It is necessary reading. He writes, “When you see something that is not right, you must say something ... Democracy is not a state. It is an act, and each generation must do its part.”