President Donald Trump said Monday that he'd support laws criminalizing flag burning, saying in a call with governors that it's time for the Supreme Court to take up the issue again as nationwide protests have intensified over the death of George Floyd.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the most prominent members of the White House coronavirus task force, said on Monday that he has not spoken to or met with President Donald Trump in two weeks.
During a Trump campaign rally in Minnesota in October, Lt. Bob Kroll, president of the Minneapolis Police Union, attacked the Obama administration for "the handcuffing and oppression of the police" and praised President Trump for "letting the cops do their jobs."
• Trump advisers are split over protests • Opinion: Complaint against former cop in George Floyd case drops important clues • National security adviser: 'I don't think there's systemic racism' in US police forces
• New York police officers kneel with protesters • Trump tweets Antifa will be labeled a terrorist organization • Floyd's brother says Trump 'didn't give me an opportunity to even speak' during phone call
CNN's Jake Tapper examines the state of America after nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd and questions whether President Trump is up to the task.
George Floyd was pronounced dead after Minneapolis police officers restrained him while he repeated, "I can't breathe!"
Popular landmarks across Washington, DC, were defaced with graffiti during the second consecutive night of protests in the nation's capital over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man in Minneapolis who was pinned down by police.