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Joe Biden Locks In Democrats’ Presidential Nomination For Donald Trump Face Off; Ex-VP Leading Incumbent In Polls – Deadline

It won’t confirmed until the Democrats have their National Convention in August, but tonight Joe Biden finally locked in the party’s nomination to take on Donald Trump in November. Having been the last man standing in the primaries after a commanding Super Tuesday performance that saw main rival Ber…

  1. Joe Biden Locks In Democrats’ Presidential Nomination For Donald Trump Face Off; Ex-VP Leading Incumbent In Polls  Deadline
  2. Biden says Trump’s comments about Floyd were ‘despicable’  ABC News
  3. Biden claims ’10 to 15 percent’ of Americans are ‘just not very good people’  Fox News
  4. Joe Biden lead in polls does not ensure final victory for election | TheHill  The Hill
  5. How to Beat the Bully in His Bunker  The New York Times
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75-year-old man pushed to ground by Buffalo police ‘comes from a peace tradition’ – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A 75-year-old man suffered a head injury and is in ‘stable but serious condition’ after he was shoved by police during a protest in Buffalo, New York. USA TODAY, Storyful

  1. 75-year-old man pushed to ground by Buffalo police ‘comes from a peace tradition’  USA TODAY
  2. Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground  CNN
  3. 57 Buffalo cops resign from response team after officers suspended for shoving 75-year-old man to ground; D…  Fox News
  4. Cuomo condemns cops for pushing elderly protester in Buffalo  New York Daily News
  5. Petition to fire Buffalo officer who pushed elderly protester to the ground gains more than 270,000 signatures | TheHill  The Hill
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Drew Brees tells Trump NFL protests have never been about the US flag – CNN

In a message to President Donald Trump, New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees stood by his apology for previously stating that he would “never agree with anybody disrespecting the flag of the United States of America or our country”

  1. Drew Brees tells Trump NFL protests have never been about the US flag  CNN
  2. Trump criticizes Saints’ Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem  Fox News
  3. Donald Trump: Drew Brees should not have apologized, we all should stand  NBC Sports – NFL
  4. Stephen A. reacts to Drew Brees’ video apology after national anthem comments | First Take  ESPN
  5. Grace Notes: Donald Trump is the last person who should be advising Drew Brees on the art of the apology  NOLA.com

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Brees stands by apology in response to Trump – ESPN

In a message addressed to President Donald Trump on Friday night, Drew Brees stood by his apology for earlier comments on “disrespecting the flag,” after Trump wrote that the New Orleans Saints quarterback should not have changed his stance.

  1. Drew Brees stands by apology over flag comments in response to President Trump  ESPN
  2. Turmoil in the NFL amid National Anthem controversy | WNT  ABC News
  3. Trump criticizes Saints’ Drew Brees after apologizing for stance on kneeling during the national anthem  Fox News
  4. Donald Trump: Drew Brees should not have apologized, we all should stand  NBC Sports – NFL
  5. Grace Notes: Donald Trump is the last person who should be advising Drew Brees on the art of the apology  NOLA.com
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Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination, While Gaining Steam Against Trump – NPR

Months after sealing up the primary campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden earns enough delegates to secure the Democratic nomination. He’s also risen in recent general election polling.

  1. Biden Wins Delegates Needed To Secure Democratic Nomination  NPR
  2. Joe Biden Slams President Donald Trump Comments On George Floyd As ‘Despicable’ | NBC Nightly News  NBC News
  3. Biden clinches Democratic presidential nomination with latest delegate haul  Fox News
  4. Biden says Trump’s comments about Floyd were ‘despicable’  ABC News
  5. Chinese Hackers Target Email Accounts of Biden Campaign Staff, Google Says  The New York Times
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Washington, DC paints a giant ‘Black Lives Matter’ message on the road to the White House

City workers began painting “black lives matter” in yellow paint on Friday on 16th Street in Washington, D.C.

  1. Washington, DC paints a giant ‘Black Lives Matter’ message on the road to the White House  CNN
  2. Utah National Guard confirms they were kicked out of DC hotel, mayor claims budget issue  Fox News
  3. ‘Black Lives Matter’ Painted On Street Leading To White House | NBC News NOW  NBC News
  4. Amid Trump’s incursions, D.C.’s mayor takes an impressive stand  The Washington Post
  5. Washington D.C. mayor has “Black Lives Matter” painted on street near White House  CBS News
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In protests against police brutality, videos capture more alleged police brutality

The protests that are roiling nationwide have put police riot tactics on open display. People have been capturing officers beating nonviolent demonstrators, drawing more outrage.

  1. In protests against police brutality, videos capture more alleged police brutality  The Washington Post
  2. Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground  CNN
  3. 57 Buffalo cops resign from response team after officers suspended for shoving 75-year-old man to ground; D…  Fox News
  4. Entire Buffalo Emergency Response Team resigns in solidarity with cops who pushed old man  New York Post
  5. Buffalo Police Officers Shove Elderly Protester to the Ground  Bloomberg
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Entire Buffalo Emergency Response Team resigns in solidarity with cops who pushed old man

The entire Buffalo police Emergency Response Team has resigned following the suspension of two officers who were caught on video shoving a 75-year-old protester to the pavement, according to report…

  1. Entire Buffalo Emergency Response Team resigns in solidarity with cops who pushed old man  New York Post
  2. Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground  CNN
  3. 57 Buffalo cops resign from response team after officers suspended for shoving 75-year-old man to ground; D…  Fox News
  4. Buffalo Police Officers Suspended After Shoving 75-Year-Old Protester  The New York Times
  5. Buffalo Police Officers Shove Elderly Protester to the Ground  Bloomberg
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Lightning in D.C. area struck Washington Monument, injured National Guardsmen in Lafayette Square on Thursday night

The guardsmen’s injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

  1. Lightning in D.C. area struck Washington Monument, injured National Guardsmen in Lafayette Square on Thursday night  The Washington Post
  2. GOP’s Mike Lee blasts claim of DC plan to evict National Guard troops from city hotels  Fox News
  3. Trump says he’s ending military response to George Floyd protests in DC  New York Post
  4. Trump could use the military to restore calm — and advance his political agenda | TheHill  The Hill
  5. Pentagon disarms guardsmen in Washington, D.C., in signal of de-escalation  The Washington Post
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These cities removed police officers over excessive force in George Floyd protests

A handful of police departments across the U.S. have taken action against police officers for act…

  1. These cities removed police officers over excessive force in George Floyd protests | TheHill  The Hill
  2. Hundreds Mourn George Floyd At Minneapolis Memorial Service | NBC News NOW  NBC News
  3. George Floyd Protests: Live News and Updates  The New York Times
  4. The failure of the other police officers to stop George Floyd’s killing may be the biggest challenge | TheHill  The Hill
  5. To win justice for George Floyd, we need the rage that abolished slavery  The Guardian
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US riot squad quit to back officers who shoved man

The police union says the two officers who pushed over an elderly man “were simply doing their job”.

  1. Buffalo police riot squad quit to back officers who shoved man  BBC News
  2. Buffalo officers quit special team after 2 officers suspended for allegedly shoving 75-year-old to ground  CNN
  3. 57 Buffalo cops resign from response team after officers suspended for shoving 75-year-old man to ground; D…  Fox News
  4. Entire Buffalo Emergency Response Team resigns in solidarity with cops who pushed old man  New York Post
  5. Martin Gugino, Elderly Protester Shoved to the Ground By Police, Is a Longtime Peace Activist  Newsweek
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White House reporters had their seats moved closer together in violation of CDC guidelines because it ‘looks better’

In the latest clash between the White House and the press corps, reporters were told socially distanced seating was scrapped for the sake of optics.

  1. White House reporters were forced to sit closer together – Business Insider  Business Insider
  2. With White House effectively a fortress, some see Trump’s strength — but others see weakness  The Washington Post
  3. Appeals court upholds order to restore reporter’s White House press pass  POLITICO
  4. Trump’s Bunk Excuse  HuffPost
  5. White House adds fencing around perimeter  NBC News