Sen. Mitt Romney Walks With Protesters in Washington
Sen. Mitt Romney Walks With Protesters in Washington
Donald Trump mocked Mitt Romney's participation in George Floyd protests
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09 June, 2020, 00:31
"Tremendous sincerity, what a guy", Trump tweeted.
Romney took to Twitter to post two pictures, one a selfie showing him in the foreground and protesters behind him, and another taken by someone else showing the senator, wearing a mask and checkered, light-colored dress shirt, walking amidst the protesters.
Romney, who marched with a large group of evangelical Christians along Pennsylvania Avenue, also told the Post he was participating in the demonstration to bring awareness to the need to "end violence and brutality".
Romney's approval is underwater with Republicans, as only 46 percent signaled support for the Utah Senator in a Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll conducted in May.
Viral video of Floyd pinned to the ground and exclaiming that he was unable to breathe until he lost consciousness sparked worldwide protests centered around the Black Lives Matter movement. "We must eliminate the problems from which they stem".
Romney became the first Republican senator to join the protests that have sprung up around the country in the wake of George Floyd's death when he marched with demonstrators down Pennsylvania Avenue toward the White House.
American Airlines, for example, said this week that it would fly 55% of its USA routes in July, up from just 20% in May. Economists were expecting the unemployment rate to surge to almost 20%, with a net loss of around 8 million jobs.
Trump, after more than a dozen tweets or retweets endorsing the drug, said he took a course of hydroxychloroquine as a precaution. Other studies are also taking place in several countries including the UK, US and Senegal.
Law enforcement officials responded by cracking down on protesters and journalists alike with tear gas and rubber bullets. DeWitt Police Chief Chase Bilodeau said the protest was peaceful, estimating there were about 40 people.
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The league still has to finalize the plan with the players union, which will meet on Friday, according to the New York Times . Portland, New Orleans, Sacramento, San Antonio and Phoenix made the cut for an opportunity to climb into playoff contention.
With no proven treatment for COVID-19, doctors have been desperate to give severely ill patients some kind of therapy. Of the 107 people who developed COVID-19, 49 were in the hydroxychloroquine group and 56 were in the placebo group.
Halsey pointed out that Rowling's seminal books were about overcoming just the sort of prejudice she was exhibiting. American advocacy group GLAAD , which is dedicated to LGBTQ equality, called her comments "anti-trans".
And they're certainly not going to live up to some of the P/E ratios that are now being exhibited due to the rally we have had". The Nasdaq also breached its all-time closing high reached in February, but pared its gains to end the session a bit below it.
With marches for racial justice stretching beyond the USA and around the world, Sharpton said Floyd's death would not be in vain. It was not the coronavirus that killed Floyd, Crump said his service remarks, but the " pandemic of racism and discrimination".
Labor Department's more comprehensive May jobs report, which is expected to show unemployment soaring to a historic 19.7%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up 12 points to 26281, while the S&P 500 slipped 10 points (-0.3%) to 3112.
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