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Psaki Declines to Comment on Maxine Waters ‘Confrontational’ Remarks Ahead of George Floyd Verdict

When asked if President Joe Biden agrees with the recent controversial remarks of Rep. Maxie Waters (D-Calif.) about the George Floyd case, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki dodged commenting on Waters while saying it is “the most American thing” to protest against injustice in a press conference on Monday. “[President Biden] has been very […]

Pelosi Says Waters Shouldn’t Apologize for Comments on George Floyd Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said on Monday that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) doesn’t have to apologize for comments calling on protesters to “get more confrontational” over the weekend and sought to defend her colleague. “No, she doesn’t,” Pelosi said in response to a reporter’s question on whether Waters should apologize for making the remarks. “Maxine talked […]

Medical examiner: Drugs, heart disease contributed to George Floyd’s death

People gather in a Manhattan park to protest on the first day of the trial for the killing of George Floyd last May on March 08, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 4:40 PM PT – Friday, April 9, 2021 The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said drugs and pre-existing […]

Medical examiner: Drugs, heart disease contributed to George Floyd’s death

People gather in a Manhattan park to protest on the first day of the trial for the killing of George Floyd last May on March 08, 2021 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 4:40 PM PT – Friday, April 9, 2021 The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said drugs and pre-existing […]

Judge considers allowing video of George Floyd’s 2019 arrest in trial

In this image taken from video, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over pre-trial motions, prior to continuing jury selection, Monday, March 15, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd (Court TV/Pool […]

Judge in George Floyd trial says timing of settlement was ‘unfortunate’

In this image taken from video, Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill presides over pre-trial motions, prior to continuing jury selection, Monday, March 15, 2021, in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minn. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd (Court TV/Pool […]

Critics Say House-Passed George Floyd Act Hobbles Police, Exposes Them to New Dangers

  When Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-Texas) claimed during the March 3 debate in the House of Representatives on H.R. 1280, the “George Floyd Justice in Policing Act,” that “there is no defunding the police” in the measure, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) responded with a barrage of data. “The gentle lady just said there is no […]

Fed’s George: Pandemic changes in housing, work patterns could stress real estate markets

FILE PHOTO: Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank President Esther George addresses the National Association for Business Economics in Denver, Colorado, U.S. October 6, 2019. REUTERS/Ann Saphir February 16, 2021 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States could face financial stress even as the pandemic eases if homeowners and businesses fall behind on mortgages and business leases […]

Reagan’s Longtime Secretary of State George P. Shultz Dies

Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz, whose career included leading roles in diplomacy, business, and academia, and spent most of the 1980s trying to improve Cold War relations with the Soviet Union and forging a course for peace in the Middle East, has died. Schultz died Saturday at his home on the campus of […]