President Trump is expected to bestow the nation’s highest military honor to a soldier on the day marking 19 years since the September 11th terror attacks.
With just two months until Election Day, the president is ramping up his message to Americans to participate in democracy. Earlier this week, he suggested citizens should try to vote twice to test the functionality of the mail-in ballot system.
Attorney General William Barr has said sending federal law enforcement to polling locations on Election Day could be considered legal. On Wednesday, he noted such a move could be warranted if there is “a particular criminal threat.”
The president of Portland’s Police Association has called on city officials to allow police to do their jobs. On Wednesday, Daryl Turner said the police could proactively stop a lot of violence if the City Council and police commissioner would step back.
The Chinese Embassy in the U.S. has urged Washington to reconsider its latest restrictions on Chinese diplomats. In a statement this week, Chinese officials said they firmly oppose the decision.
The team of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has declared a total war on the Kremlin ahead of this month’s regional elections.
Seattle’s first Black police chief officially left her post on Wednesday after announcing her resignation last month. Following her resignation, Carmen Best claimed the city council’s police budget cuts “put her in a position destined to fail.”
Vice President Mike Pence delivered a strong pro-life message to a cheering audience in North Carolina ahead of early voting in that state. The “Life Wins 2020” event took place at a church in Raleigh on Thursday.
The White House has refuted Democrat claims that President Trump is pushing to get a COVID vaccine in order to boost his reelection chances. On Thursday, Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany stated such accusations are false and emphasized the development of COVID vaccine is free of any political motives.