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Military leaders condemn Trump over protest response

Military leaders condemn Trump over protest response

President Donald Trump is facing an unprecedented revolt from the elite corps of ex-military leaders and presidents over his brazen response to mass protests and inflaming of racial divides. In a true Washington bombshell on Wednesday evening, former Defense Secretary James Mattis, a warrior revered by his troops, told Americans they must come together without…MORE

One small reason to be optimistic after a week of protests

One small reason to be optimistic after a week of protests

After a week of demonstrations and public outcry over the death of George Floyd at the hands of a white police officer, President Donald Trump is increasingly isolated in his efforts to villainize those marching against racial injustice. The rest of the country — and the world — is catching up with reality and embracing…MORE

Retired Marine Gen. John Allen: Trump’s threats of military force may be ‘the beginning of the end of the American experiment’

Retired Marine Gen. John Allen: Trump’s threats of military force may be ‘the beginning of the end of the American experiment’

A retired four-star Marine general on Wednesday excoriated President Donald Trump’s threats to use the military on protesters and his controversial church photo op on Monday, writing that his actions “may well signal the beginning of the end of the American experiment.” Gen. John Allen, the former commander of American forces in Afghanistan and former…MORE

Fauci weighs the pros and cons of reopening schools this fall amid Covid-19

Fauci weighs the pros and cons of reopening schools this fall amid Covid-19

The idea of keeping schools closed in the fall because of safety concerns for children might be “a bit of a reach,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. In a phone interview with CNN Wednesday, Fauci noted that children tend to have milder symptoms or even no…MORE

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