• WATCH: Rep. Bass, Minnesota Attorney General Ellison discuss police reforms, racial justice movement

    WATCH: Rep. Bass, Minnesota Attorney General Ellison discuss police reforms, racial justice movement

    Jul 16, 2020 06:38 PM EDT

    ... and held officers personally liable for damages in lawsuits, as well as banned the practice of sending military equipment to local law enforcement agencies. President Donald Trump signed an executive order that calls for many of these same reforms, but intends to incentivize, rather than mandate, the changes for police ...

  • Defiance grows as Georgia governor blocks local mask rules

    Defiance grows as Georgia governor blocks local mask rules

    Jul 16, 2020 05:55 PM EDT

    ... t order masks on their own property, which would include Atlanta's airport. Although national health officials have called on people to use masks, President Donald Trump's administration has not issued any nationwide guidance. Twenty-five states and the District of Columbia now require masks. Kemp's stance — not ...

  • WATCH: Pelosi calls on GOP to pass funding for schools

    WATCH: Pelosi calls on GOP to pass funding for schools

    Jul 16, 2020 05:44 PM EDT

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling on President Donald Trump and the Republicans on Capitol Hill to provide more funding during the coronavirus pandemic. "A massive dereliction of duty. People are dying. And so what we are saying to the Senate, join us in asking the president to use executive ...

  • WATCH: Trump gives speech on deregulating programs during his administration

    WATCH: Trump gives speech on deregulating programs during his administration

    Jul 16, 2020 05:28 PM EDT

    President Donald Trump highlighted his administration's efforts to cut regulations Thursday with a White House event on the South Lawn, flanked by two trucks. Watch Trump's remarks live in the player above. "Nearly four years ago we ended this regulatory assault on the American worker and we launched ...

  • Republicans scale back August convention in Jacksonville

    Republicans scale back August convention in Jacksonville

    Jul 16, 2020 02:31 PM EDT

    ... their guests and alternate delegates — about 7,000 people — will be allowed to attend on the final day of the convention, Aug. 27, when President Donald Trump will give a speech accepting the party’s nomination.  The dramatic scaling back means the event will fall far short of what the ...

  • Trump replaces campaign manager amid sinking poll numbers

    Trump replaces campaign manager amid sinking poll numbers

    Jul 16, 2020 01:05 AM EDT

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shook up his campaign staff Wednesday amid sinking poll numbers, replacing campaign manager Brad Parscale with veteran GOP operative Bill Stepien. Trump and Parscale's relationship had been strained since a Tulsa, Oklahoma, rally that drew an unexpectedly low crowd, infuriating the president. Trump has ...

  • What administration criticism of Fauci says about Trump's campaign

    What administration criticism of Fauci says about Trump's campaign

    Jul 15, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

    President Donald Trump: America lost nearly 10,000 factories while Joe Biden was vice president. Think of that, 10,000 factories. Yamiche Alcindor: To the Paris climate agreement. President Donald Trump: Vice President Biden was a leading advocate of the Paris climate accord, which was unbelievably expensive to our country ...

  • News Wrap: Walmart will require face coverings be worn inside all stores

    News Wrap: Walmart will require face coverings be worn inside all stores

    Jul 15, 2020 10:50 PM EDT

    ... donations. President Trump has rolled out a final rule, easing a 50-year-old mandate for environmental reviews of major projects. In Atlanta today, Mr. Trump said speeding up approval for chemical plants, pipelines and highways would chart a path to economic revival. President Donald Trump: You're going to ...

  • The economics behind racial coronavirus disparities

    The economics behind racial coronavirus disparities

    Jul 15, 2020 10:30 PM EDT

    ... higher unemployment rate. And, as we have gone through these last 16 months, the gap has widened. Paul Solman: Pre-pandemic, black unemployment had hit a record low of 5.8 percent, a fact President Trump often touted. President Donald Trump: We have the best numbers we have ever had.

  • Pelosi calls for Trump to invoke Defense Production Act

    Pelosi calls for Trump to invoke Defense Production Act

    Jul 15, 2020 10:26 PM EDT

    U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is calling on Donald Trump to invoke the Defense Production Act as Congress returns next week to consider fresh coronavirus relief. Pelosi issued the call during an event on Capitol Hill marking two months since House Democrats passed the Heroes Act, a $3 trillion ...

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