US gears for weekend protests amid anger at new police abusesWBFO NPR/AFP/File / Mike Desmond Police are seen shoving a 75-year-old protester to the ground in Buffalo, New York, on June 4 The United States braced Friday for massive weekend protests against racism and police brutality, as outrage soared over the latest law enforcement abuses against demonstrators that were caught on camera.With protests...
Joe Biden indicates he would testify in Donald Trump impeachment trial if subpoenaedJoe Biden, the US presidential hopeful, has indicated he would comply with a subpoena demanding his testimony in Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment trial, reversing a previous insistence he would dismiss any such request.6
Chelsea Clinton's Subtweet Of Jared Kushner Echos Critics Asking How He's Qualified To Fight COVID-19Chelsea Clinton is not the only one talking about Jared Kushner's leadership role on the coronavirus task force; other critics have said he’s “overseeing a shadow task force with no oversight."4
History Vs. Episode 7: Theodore Roosevelt Vs. Other PresidentsTheodore Roosevelt revered Abraham Lincoln so much that, during his second inauguration, he wore a ring containing a lock of Lincoln’s hair. His feelings toward other presidents, however, were a little less warm and fuzzy. TR thought William Howard Taft was a “puzzlewit,” Woodrow Wilson was a “lily-livered skunk,” and Benjamin Harrison was a “cold-blooded, narrow-minded, prejudiced, obstinate, timid old psalm-singing Indianapolis politician.” And these weren’t even necessarily his sworn enemies—in fact, he was sometimes campaigning for them. How did Roosevelt juggle this lack of faith in his contemporaries with the knowledge that he often needed them in order to enact change on a national level? Letting off steam through dazzlingly creative insults, for one thing. Find out more in this week’s episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers2