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Videos of NYPD conduct during George Floyd protests under investigation, mayor says

Videos of NYPD conduct during George Floyd protests under investigation, mayor says

Several incidents caught on video showing NYPD officers during recent demonstrations — including one showing an officer who apparently drew his gun amid protesters, a police vehicle moving into a crowd and an officer pushing a woman — are under investigation, according to the mayor of New York. The investigation comes as police and community…MORE

Can Trump legally deploy US troops to US cities?

Can Trump legally deploy US troops to US cities?

President Donald Trump threatened Monday night to invoke the Insurrection Act of 1807 law and take the unusual step of deploying active duty US soldiers to police US streets. While Trump claims the move would break up anti-fascists, or Antifa, who he says are organizing violent riots that have led to looting, it would also…MORE

READ: President Trump’s call with US governors over protests

President Donald Trump told the nation’s governors in a meeting Monday to “dominate” violent protestors and use aggressive tactics. “If you don’t dominate, you’re wasting your time. They’re going to run all over you, you’ll look like a bunch of jerks,” Trump said. Here is a complete transcript of President Trump’s opening remarks: TRUMP: People…MORE

READ: President Trump’s Rose Garden speech on protests

Read President Donald Trump’s speech delivered Monday evening at the White House: Thank you very much. My fellow Americans, my first and highest duty as President is to defend the great country and the American people. I swore an oath to uphold the laws of our nation, and that is exactly what I will do.…MORE

George Floyd’s funeral to be held in Houston on June 9

George Floyd’s funeral to be held in Houston on June 9

The funeral for George Floyd, who died while being arrested in Minneapolis last week, will be held June 9 in Houston, a family attorney said. A memorial service will be held in Minneapolis this Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., according to Ben Crump. The funeral in Houston, where Floyd grew up, will be…MORE

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