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Top Democratic lawmakers urge Sununu not to cooperate if Trump calls for NH National Guard

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Although President Donald Trump has vowed to use the U.S. military to quell violent protests stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, no call has yet been made to send New Hampshire National Guard troops to Washington, D.C. But Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is being urged by two top Democratic lawmakers not to cooperate with the president if such a call does go out.
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What the Law Says About Deploying Troops on U.S. Soil

What the Law Says About Deploying Troops on U.S. Soil

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump, responding to sometimes-violent protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police, said he would send in the U.S. military to “quickly solve” the problems of looting and rioting if the nation's mayors and governors did not act forcefully enough.
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Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump

Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Calling out active duty troops to quell widespread unrest over the death of George Floyd is an option congressional Democrats are warning would only make matters worse.
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Trump's Tulsa Rally 'Likely' Source Of Coronavirus Surge: Health Official

Trump's Tulsa Rally 'Likely' Source Of Coronavirus Surge: Health Official

Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Dr. Bruce Dart said the president's campaign rally last month “likely contributed” to a dramatic surge in new COVID-19 cases. Read more ...

Supreme Court rules against 2 teachers at religious schools

Supreme Court rules against 2 teachers at religious schools

The Supreme Court ruled against two former Catholic school teachers in a 7-2 decision today , saying constitutional language that protects religious freedom barred them from... Read more ...

‘They'll Kill Me': Transcripts Show George Floyd Pleaded For Air More Than...

‘They'll Kill Me': Transcripts Show George Floyd Pleaded For Air More Than 20 Times

"It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk," Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin told Floyd before he died. Chauvin and three other cops have been fired and charged. Read more ...

Shepard Smith joining CNBC as evening news anchor

Shepard Smith joining CNBC as evening news anchor

Shepard Smith, the former Fox News anchor who left the network abruptly last October, will join CNBC, where he will host an hourlong evening newscast beginning in the... Read more ...

Biden, Sanders unity task forces release policy recommendations

Biden, Sanders unity task forces release policy recommendations

Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Wednesday rolled out the policy recommendations reached by its joint task forces with supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders ahead of the... Read more ...

Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

Trump wants to reopen schools. Hint: It's not just about education

President Donald Trump's push to reopen America's schools is about more than children's education. It's about the economy. And it's about his reelection. Because for Trump and... Read more ...

Harvard, MIT file suit over Trump administration visa rule for international...

Harvard, MIT file suit over Trump administration visa rule for international students

Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology filed suit Wednesday against DHS and Immigration and Customs Enforcement in an attempt to halt a proposed... Read more ...

Supreme Court set to decide who can see Trump's tax returns, financial records

Supreme Court set to decide who can see Trump's tax returns, financial records

The Supreme Court is set to unveil its decision on Thursday about whether Congress gets to see President Donald Trump's tax returns and financial records, a ruling that could... Read more ...

Trump Acknowledges GOP Convention May Adapt As Florida Coronavirus Tally Rises

Trump Acknowledges GOP Convention May Adapt As Florida Coronavirus Tally Rises

Trump's campaign has long wanted a sports arena packed to the rafters but the president conceded in an interview that the worsening Florida outbreak may force those plans to... Read more ...

Pandemic looms over Trump trade day with Mexican president

Pandemic looms over Trump trade day with Mexican president

President Donald Trump on Wednesday celebrated the beginning of the new North American trade pact, symbolically signing his signature trade deal with Mexican President Andrés... Read more ...