Minneapolis police to undergo civil rights investigation; Peaceful protesters tear gassed for Trump church photo-op; Protesters gather in George Floyd’s hometown of Houston; Trump threatens to deploy US military to “dominate” protesters; U.S. coronavirus


Manage episode 263504764 series 1814536
By CNN. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Protests underway in Minnesota, curfew starts at 10pm; Officers shot during violent protests in St. Louis, Las Vegas; Trump: NYC “lost to looters”, NY Gov calls response “inexcusable”; NYC sets earlier curfew after violent protests, looting; Gov. Cuomo slams Mayor De Blasio, NYPD for NYC unrest, says they “did not do their job; Protesters march through NYC ahead of new 8pm curfew; Activists call for accountability, change on ‘Blackout Tuesday”;

Trump visits another church today in push for Christian conservative support; CNN: Trump created photo-op after being angered by reports he was moved to WH bunker; CNN: AG Barr ordered law enforcement to push back protesters from park outside White House; DC mayor: “shocked” and “outraged” protesters were tear gassed; Top GOP senators defend Trump’s church photo-op, Senators Sasse, Lankford criticize use of force on protesters; Religious leaders express outrage, condemn tear gassing; Episcopal rector says holy ground “turned into a battleground”;

Minnesota AG will “hold everyone accountable” in Floyd case; Minnesota AG defends timing: “not going to create a situation where people can say this was a rush to judgement”; Minnesota AG has “every expectation” charges will be filed against other officers in Floyd case;

Peaceful protests underway in Washington D.C., protesters lay on ground chanting “I can’t breathe”; Now: George Floyd’s Family takes part in Houston March; Protesters gather near police headquarters in Los Angeles; Trump threatens to deploy US military to “dominate” protesters; Police, National Guard use tear gas on protesters outside WH; Powerful images show police kneeling with protesters;

U.S. coronavirus death toll at more than 105,000; Public and private testing sites forced to close due to protests; 21 states increasing cases, 7 states steady & 22 states declining; Surgeon general fears “new outbreaks” amid protests across U.S.; Lancet study: masks help stop the spread of coronavirus; NIH: summer heat unlikely to stop the spread of coronavirus;

867 episodes