Global  

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed: Pelosi

Reuters Thursday, 18 June 2020 ()
Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video credit: Reuters Studio - Published
News video: Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi

Portraits of former Confederate House speakers to be removed -Pelosi 01:24

Portraits of four former House of Representatives speakers who served the Confederacy will be removed from the U.S. Capitol, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi 52nd speaker of the United States House of Representatives

AP Top Stories July 3 A

Here's the latest for Friday July 3rd: Pelosi, Schumer blast Trump over Russia-Afghanistan allegations; Texas governor makes masks mandatory in public for most..
USATODAY.com

Pelosi hits Trump on Russia after intel briefing

Pelosi hits Trump on Russia after intel briefing
 

USATODAY.com

'Congress and the country need answers now': Pelosi demands briefing on reported Russian bounty operation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she wants to know if President Trump was briefed on the alleged Russian bounty on US troops "and if not, why not."

USATODAY.com

Pelosi on Trump and Russia: ‘This Is as Bad as it Gets’

Russian meddling (in Afghanistan) and a racist retweet. This is your morning tip sheet.
NYTimes.com

House passes sweeping police overhaul after Floyd's death

WASHINGTON — The House approved a far-reaching police overhaul from Democrats on Thursday, a vote heavy with emotion and symbolism as a divided Congress..
WorldNews

Confederate States of America Confederate States of America De facto federal republic in North America from 1861 to 1865

For nearly 160 years, St. George has been known as Utah's 'Dixie.' The name is all over the city. Is it time to change?

The word "Dixie" is everywhere in St. George, Utah. The controversy over its Confederate ties is back in the public eye — but it's not a new debate.
 

USATODAY.com

Stonewall Jackson statue comes down along Richmond's Monument Avenue

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the removal of the Stonewall Jackson statue and other Confederate memorials along Monument Avenue

USATODAY.com
Richmond Mayor Orders Emergency Removal of Confederate Statues [Video]

Richmond Mayor Orders Emergency Removal of Confederate Statues

The Democratic mayor of Richmond, Virginia, Levar Stoney, has invoked his emergency powers to remove multiple Confederate statues in the city.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 01:23Published

United States House of Representatives United States House of Representatives Lower house of the United States Congress

Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary [Video]

Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary

John Hickenlooper on the Democratic nomination for US Senate in the June 30 primaries. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew Romanoff, the former speaker of the Colorado House. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew Romanoff, the former speaker of the Colorado House. He served two terms as the state's governor, first elected in 2010 and then re-elected in 2014. Business Insider reports that the former governor won a handily, 60% to 40%. Hickenlooper will now face vulnerable Republican Senator Cory Gardner.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:31Published
McGrath Defeats Booker In Kentucky [Video]

McGrath Defeats Booker In Kentucky

Amy McGrath won the Democratic primary to face GOP Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. McGrath is a former fighter pilot and 2018 House candidate backed by the US Senate Democrats' campaign arm. She defeated Kentucky State Representative Charles Booker. Business Insider reports that McGrath positioned herself as a pro-Trump Democrat. Her eye-catching ads and national Democrats' widespread dislike of McConnell made her one of the top fundraisers of the cycle.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:32Published
No indication alleged Russia payments were a 'hoax': House Dem [Video]

No indication alleged Russia payments were a 'hoax': House Dem

Representative Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Tuesday said after a White House briefing on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, that 'nothing' from that briefing indicated that the alleged payments were a 'hoax'.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:43Published
Half Mast: Mississippi Takes First Step In Removing Confederate Symbolism From State Flag [Video]

Half Mast: Mississippi Takes First Step In Removing Confederate Symbolism From State Flag

Mississippi may no longer feature the Confederate battle emblem on its state flag. CNN reports the Mississippi state House of Representatives on Sunday passed a bill to remove from the state's flag the symbol that is offensive to African Americans. That sets up a vote in the state Senate that could result in the removal of the flag's Confederate symbolism. First adopted in 1894, Mississippi is the last state in the country whose flag features the Confederate emblem.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:34Published
Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag [Video]

Mississippi Governor Agrees To Sign Bill For New State Flag

Mississippi’s House of Representatives and Senate voted to remove the Confederate emblem from the state’s flag. Gov. Tate Reeves promised he would sign a bill to create a new state flag if lawmakers agreed on one. He said the state needs "to heal our wounds, to forgive, to resolve that the page has been turned, to trust each other." According to Business Insider, Reeves said it would be harder to bring the state together than any natural disaster.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:32Published

United States Capitol United States Capitol Seat of the United States Congress

Washington, D.C. flags at half-staff to remember COVID-19 victims [Video]

Washington, D.C. flags at half-staff to remember COVID-19 victims

Flags were at half-staff on Friday at the White House, the Capitol and other federal buildings after President Donald Trump made the order to honor the victims of the coronavirus. The flags will be at half-staff until sunset on Sunday May 24th.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 00:40Published
Trump Says Unproven COVID-19 Drug Gives Him 'Additonal Level Of Safety' [Video]

Trump Says Unproven COVID-19 Drug Gives Him 'Additonal Level Of Safety'

President Donald Trump defended his use of hydroxychloroquine as a way to prevent getting COVID-19. During a visit to the U.S. Capitol, he said he feels it gives him “an additional level of safety.” According to Reuters, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned about potential side effects of using the drug. The White House physician Sean Conley said “the potential benefit from treatment outweighed the relative risks.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:32Published
Trump defends his use of unproven coronavirus treatment [Video]

Trump defends his use of unproven coronavirus treatment

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his use of a prescription malaria drug to try to ward off the novel coronavirus despite medical warnings, saying it was up to individuals to make their own decisions.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:07Published

Related videos from verified sources

Pelosi Rules Out Impeaching Attorney General William Barr [Video]

Pelosi Rules Out Impeaching Attorney General William Barr

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House of Representative won’t impeach AAttorney General Bill Barr. According to Business Insider, Barr is set to testify before the House in July. Two Department..

Credit: Wochit Entertainment     Duration: 00:32Published
Looking at 'long-term' sentences for protesters: Trump [Video]

Looking at 'long-term' sentences for protesters: Trump

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said 'numerous people' were in jail or were going to jail and he is looking at 'long-term sentences' for protesters who tried to topple a statue of former President..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published
Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency: Pelosi [Video]

Trump 'ethically unfit' for presidency: Pelosi

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday revelations in a book by a former top White House aide shows President Donald Trump is unfit and unprepared to be president and Democrats will continue..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:22Published

Tweets about this