Jussie Smollett’s sister, actress Jurnee Smollett, says that she believes her brother, the former who Empire actor who has fallen under scrutiny and legal trouble for his alleged hate crime hoax.
The press conference was held at Trump’s club at Bedminster, New Jersey, prompting a group of curious supporters to observe it from the back of the room.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo released a major report Thursday seeking to determine which human rights should be considered “inalienable.”
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves (R) spoke up for the armed couple who stood outside their home to keep protesters away by saying they were “totally within their rights.”
Even leftist rapper Ice Cube is against the idea of canceling “Paw Patrol,” a popular cartoon that has come under fire because one of its characters is a police dog.
Grammy-winning singer John Legend defended efforts to defund the police, writing that “we spend far too much” on law enforcement and that “there should be significantly fewer police” in this country.
HBO’s Real Time host Bill Maher defended racially charged remarks made by presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, appearing to agree with the notion that any black American planning to vote for Donald Trump in November’s presidential election is working against their own interests.
Comedy Central host Trevor Noah is defending the looting taking place in Minneapolis and other cities across America in reaction to the death of George Floyd, saying that black people are simply reacting to how they’ve been treated by society at large.
World Health Organization (W.H.O.) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Friday that his organization “worked day and night to coordinate the global response” to the coronavirus pandemic, “providing technical advice, catalysing political solidarity, mobilising resources, coordinating resources and much more.”
President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his hostile tone with the press during a Fox News town hall at the Lincoln Memorial.
“If the county health directors believe that that’s appropriate for their country, then I’m not going to second judge an individual’s approach to this,” Birx said during the White House press briefing.
“There is a lot of injustice,” Trump said during the White House press briefing in response to a question from reporters about the growing number of lockdown protests across the country.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian, who blamed the U.S. Army for the Chinese coronavirus last month, told reporters on Wednesday that President Donald Trump potentially cutting funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) would “seriously undermine” response to the pandemic.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) defended deeming churches as “essential” in his stay-at-home order, telling reporters during Thursday’s press conference that the government does not have the authority to close a church and adding that they play an important role, particularly “in times like this.”
“I would love to aim it right at Easter Sunday so we’re open for church services on Easter Sunday, that would be a beautiful thing,” Trump said on Tuesday afternoon on Fox News.