Trumps says George Floyd ‘smiling’ because of economy

Demand Trump publicly apologize to the family of George Floyd for using him as a prop!


BREAKING: Yesterday’s jobs report, over which Trump spent the day gloating, is wrong. Unemployment at 16.3% worst since Depression

Today’s Top Stories:

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump hopes George Floyd is “looking down smiling” while touting jobs report

The president callously invoked Floyd in his self-congratulatory remarks on the economy.

Take Action: Tell Congress to condemn and STOP Trump’s cowardly attacks on peaceful protesters!

DC mayor names street to White House after Black Lives Matter; emblazons name on road

Muriel Bowser renamed a stretch of 16th Street NW “Black Lives Matter Plaza” in stinging rebuke of the president.

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Trump accidentally suppressed his OWN voters in major misstep
Trump may have just sunk his own re-election with this humiliating mistake.

New report says West Wing is “frustrated” with Melania for contradicting Trump with messages of peace
It appears the president and his team are none too pleased with the tweets the First Lady is sending about the protests rocking the nation.

Biden clinches Democratic presidential nomination
Game on. Former VP Joe Biden will be the Democratic nominee for president charged with unseating Trump.

Take Action: Use SwingLeft’s tools to see what you can do to help Democrats win in the states that matter most today!

57 Buffalo officers resign from Emergency Response Team after two cops suspended
The entire Buffalo Police Department Emergency Response Team resigned after the department suspended two officers without pay for cracking an elderly man’s skull.

Take Action: Demand justice for Breonna Taylor — an innocent white woman killed by police at home!

Scores of retired military leaders publicly denounce Trump
The chorus of ex-military officials speaking out against the president’s abysmal tenure is growing.

Election year is here!

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Police arrest Maryland cyclist accused of assaulting young people posting signs protesting George Floyd’s death
Anthony Brennan III turned himself in to police after being identified as the racist bully and is being charged for his crimes.

Justin Trudeau takes a knee for George Floyd
The Canadian prime minister’s response to Floyd’s killing showed genuine empathy and concern, standing in stark contrast to Trump’s obnoxious “law and order” rhetoric.

Trump shushes Black reporter asking what he’s doing about systemic racism
The president actually put a finger to his lips and said “shhh” in response to PBS correspondent Yamiche Alcindor’s question about addressing racial inequality.


Sports… yes, sports.




PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition calling on Trump to publicly apologize to the family of George Floyd for using him as a prop, and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.


Required Reading for the Resistance. Actions that make a difference.