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Death of George Floyd spurs nationwide protests30/05/2020 Duración: 13min
The panel continues the conversation on race and America in the wake of the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, as a white police officer kneeled on his neck in Minneapolis.
Americans protest unarmed man's death as country passes a grim virus milestone30/05/2020 Duración: 22min
Angry demonstrators across the nation protested, both peacefully and violently, the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, who said that he couldn’t breathe as a white police officer kneeled on his neck in Minneapolis. The Department of Justice has announced a federal civil rights investigation, and the officer has been fired and charged with third-degree murder. The panel also discussed a week of grim virus milestones, as the nation passed more than 100,000 covid-19 deaths and more than 40 million unemployment claims.
Candidates ambitious in virtual veepstakes23/05/2020 Duración: 13min
The panel discussed running mate possibilities for former Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Panel: Dan Balz of The Washington Post, Ayesha Rascoe of NPR, Stephanie Ruhle of NBC News, Jonathan Swan of AXIOS
What are Washington leaders doing to address the coronavirus crisis?23/05/2020 Duración: 24min
As the coronavirus death toll passed 95,000 on Friday, states continued the process of reopening. The White House and Congress haven’t reached an agreement on what more aid would look like, if there will be any. The panel also discussed President Donald Trump’s campaign strategy and former Vice President Joe Biden’s apology for what he called “cavalier” comments about African American voters. Panel: Dan Balz of The Washington Post, Ayesha Rascoe of NPR, Stephanie Ruhle of NBC News, Jonathan Swan of AXIOS