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‘Like Charlottesville’: Lawmakers Respond to Trump Pouring Gas Onto the Flames of Anger

Leaders of both parties called on the president to stop attacking protesters and spreading disunity.

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Trump Slams Governors as ‘Weak’ and Pushes Them to ‘Dominate’ Protests

“Most of you are weak,” Trump said. “You have to arrest people.”

Trump Fled to the White House Bunker as Protest Raged

Secret Service agents rushed Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion.

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North Carolina Governor: RNC Hasn’t Submitted Safety Plan

After Trump insists a full scale in-person convention be held in the state, Gov. Roy Cooper prioritizes safety measures.

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Trump Reverses ‘Heartless Policy’ That Snatched Benefits From National Guard Members

The reversal comes after a wave of backlash from lawmakers and top defense department officials.

N.C. Is Taking It Slow on Reopening. Here’s How That Compares to Its Neighbors.

Gov. Cooper ordered the state move to Phase 2 of reopening Friday. But questions remain about the virus’ spread.

Protesters and police face each other during a rally for George Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday, May 26, 2020. (Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Star Tribune via AP)
Why It Matters That the Police Involved in George Floyd’s Death Were Fired

“He should not have died. What we saw was horrible, completely and utterly messed up. This man’s life matters. He matters. He was someone’s son."