Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd. The panel discussed the future of race & policing in America as well as how President Biden will address the climate crisis. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.
Nearly a year after the killing of George Floyd sparked a national reckoning on racism in America, the country experienced a pivotal moment of accountability this week. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter for kneeling on Floyd’s neck for over nine minutes. It is exceedingly rare for on-duty police officers to be convicted of murder.
President Joe Biden announced a historic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, as protests erupt over the killing of Daunte Wright. The panel discussed the president’s foreign policy and the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Nancy Cordes of CBS News guest moderates.
President Joe Biden is making major foreign policy moves this week. On Wednesday, he announced the U.S. would fully withdraw all remaining troops from Afghanistan by September 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. And on Thursday, he will introduce new sanctions against Russia as retaliation for its election interference and hacking efforts.
President Trump’s 2016 campaign chairman posed a “grave counterintelligence threat” due to his interaction with people close to the Kremlin, according to a bipartisan Senate report released Tuesday that found extensive contacts between key campaign a
President Trump on Tuesday held a Rose Garden event under the guise of punishing China over its crackdown on Hong Kong, delivering a lengthy diatribe against Democratic rival Joe Biden in a display that resembled a campaign speech at the White House.
A meeting of the World Health Organization that was supposed to chart a path for the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic instead on Monday turned into a showcase for the escalating tensions between China and the United States over the virus.