Schumer calls Portland crackdown ‘despicable’

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Schumer calls Portland crackdown ‘despicable’

Schumer calls Portland crackdown ‘despicable’

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer called the federal crackdown on on anti-racism protests in Portland, Oregon 'despicable' and said it would backfire on U.S. President Donald Trump.


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Schumer, Pelosi call on postmaster general to reverse service changes

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Democrats stick to demands for coronavirus bill as impasse remains

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said "we will keep working" with White House officials until a deal is reached.
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Slight progress as urgency grows on virus relief

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Pelosi calls relief package discussions "productive" but no deal

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Deep divide on aid bill, jobless benefit nears end [Video]

Deep divide on aid bill, jobless benefit nears end

[NFA] U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said talks with the White House on a new coronavirus aid bill were not yet on a path toward reaching a deal on Friday, hours before the expiration of a federal unemployment benefit that has been an essential lifeline for millions of Americans. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

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Homeland Security Chief Defends Deployments in Portland

Chad F. Wolf, the agency’s acting secretary, told a Senate committee that tactical agents would remain in Oregon until the local police proved they could..
Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead' [Video]

Health experts warn U.S. cities of 'trouble ahead'

White House health experts are warning of a slow rise in the percentage of people testing positive for coronavirus in U.S. cities such as Boston, Chicago, Detroit and Washington and urged local leaders to remain vigilant to avoid a surge. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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DHS Wolf defends the federal agents in Portland

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf is on Capitol Hill defending the presence of federal agents in Portland, Oregon. (Aug. 6)
U.S. federal troops 'abandoned' by Portland officials: DHS [Video]

U.S. federal troops 'abandoned' by Portland officials: DHS

Acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Thursday at a Senate Homeland Security hearing said U.S. federal troops in Portland were 'abandoned due to the dangerous policies by local officials.'

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Donald Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered an unspecified ban on "transactions" with the Chinese owners of the consumer apps TikTok and WeChat.The twin executive..
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Trump signs order to bar transactions with TikTok's parent company

It is not clear if the ban will affect the millions of U.S. users who are avid fans of the app.
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Trump issues order to block U.S. transactions with TikTok parent company ByteDance

The new order bans TikTok under the National Emergencies Act and is set to take effect in 45 days.

Bill Hagerty Wins Tough Tennessee Primary With Trump’s Endorsement

The fractious race to replace the outgoing Lamar Alexander signified an end to the moderate tenor that has long defined Tennessee Republicanism.

Trump will prohibit transactions with Bytedance beginning September 20 in apparent TikTok ban

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President Trump has signed a new executive order which will block all transactions with Bytedance, TikTok’s parent..

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Biden vs. Trump: Live 2020 Election Updates

It’s Election Day in Tennessee, where Republican Senate candidates are squaring off in a heated primary. President Trump and Joe Biden announced huge..

Trump claims it would be legal to give convention speech at White House

Though some Senate Republicans expressed doubt that it's legal for President Trump to deliver his nomination acceptance speech at the White House, as he says he..
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Unemployment $200 bonus is still generous without discouraging people to go back to work

Opposing view: Congressional negotiators debating whether to extend federal unemployment benefits should support the Senate Republicans' plan.

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US election 2020: Trump says opponent Biden will 'hurt God'

"He's against God. He's against guns," Mr Trump said of his Democratic challenger.
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Donald Trump: Joe Biden is against God and against guns [Video]

Donald Trump: Joe Biden is against God and against guns

US president Donald Trump launches a scathing attack on his Democrat electionrival Joe Biden on a visit to Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday, in which he saidMr Biden was "against God" and "against guns".

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With Old Allies Turning Against Her, Birx Presses On Against the Coronavirus

Dr. Deborah L. Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, has found herself a woman without a country, denounced by Democrats and called..

A look at Biden's potential running mates: Stacey Abrams, Sally Yates, Michelle Lujan Grisham, and Gretchen Whitmer

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden is expected to announce his pick for vice president next week. CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joined CBSN..
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Dr. Jill Biden: “I want people to value teachers”

In this preview of an interview to be broadcast on “CBS Sunday Morning” August 9, Dr. Jill Biden, wife of the presumptive Democratic nominee for president,..
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Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf to testify on federal agents' actions in Portland protests

Oregon officials say the federal government's presence in the city fueled violence and civil liberties experts raised concerns.
Portland protesters set fire outside precinct [Video]

Portland protesters set fire outside precinct

Local media in Portland, Oregon report that protesters against systemic racism have gathered for the 69th straight night in that city, although crowd numbers have lowered significantly since state police took over from federal authorities last week.

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Portland police declare a riot during protests

Late Wednesday, Portland, Oregon police declared a riot and said they believe an explosive had been left outside a police precinct. Earlier, protesters rammed..

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