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George Floyd's brother: Trump kept 'pushing me off' during call

The brother of George Floyd, the man whose death in Minneapolis on Monday set off nationwide protests, expressed disappointment with a conversation he had with President Trump, saying the president “kept pushing me off.””He didn’t give me an… Source: The Hill

Trump says he will designate antifa a terrorist organization

President Trump on Sunday tweeted that he was preparing to formally label anti-fascist activists known as antifa a terrorist organization, raising questions about how the designation would be implemented and whether he even had the legal… Source: The Hill

Trump postpones G-7, plans to invite Russia, other nations

President Trump said Saturday that he would postpone the Group of Seven (G-7) summit until at least September and plans to invite Russia, South Korea, Australia and India.Trump described the group as “outdated” when he announced his plans… Source: The Hill

States respond with force amid another night of protests

States around the country ratcheted up their response to demonstrations protesting the death of George Floyd on Saturday, using force as some gatherings escalated into violence.The killing of Floyd, a 46-year-old unarmed black man who died… Source: The Hill

Trump social media order starts off on shaky legal ground

President Trump’s executive order that aims to strip certain legal protections from social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook is making political waves, but legal experts say the measure is mostly toothless and vulnerable to court… Source: The Hill

Trump vetoes measure aimed at blocking DeVos student loan rule

President Trump on Friday vetoed bipartisan legislation that would have overturned new regulations from the Education Department to restrict access to federal student loan forgiveness.The decision hands Education Secretary Betsy DeVos a victory over… Source: The Hill

White House goes on brief lockdown after protest erupts nearby

The White House went into a brief lockdown on Friday evening as protests over the death of George Floyd raged nearby, according to reporters who said they were in the building at the time.NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander… Source: The Hill

Trump says he spoke to George Floyd's family

President Trump said Friday afternoon that he spoke to the family of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in police custody in Minneapolis earlier this week.Trump called Floyd’s death a “terrible thing” and said he was “determined that… Source: The Hill

Intel chief Ratcliffe declassifies transcripts of Flynn calls

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on Friday announced that he has declassified the transcripts related to Michael Flynn’s conversations with a Russian diplomat during the presidential transition.Ratcliffe, who was sworn in Tuesday,… Source: The Hill

Trump: US 'terminating' relationship with WHO

President Trump said Friday that the United States is “terminating” its relationship with the World Health Organization (WHO) over its response to the novel coronavirus, following through on a threat issued earlier this month. Speaking at… Source: The Hill

Pence on Floyd: 'No tolerance for racism' in US

Vice President Mike Pence on Friday offered prayers for the families of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery and said there is “no tolerance” for racism in America.“We have no tolerance for racism in America. We have no tolerance for violence inspired by… Source: The Hill