"Biden ends abuse-prone overseas military budgets;
Decision marks the end of an era after two decades and $2 trillion"
Noting that the Afghanistan announcement is at 2:15pm ET ---> https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1382140881587859460
Here’s Biden’s public schedule for tomorrow. (Public schedules don’t include all of a president’s activities.)
Who is Kristen Clarke?
Watch this @maddow segment to see this innovative leader in action! She's built her career on fighting for civil rights and dismantling discriminatory barriers. She's perfect for the DOJ. #ConfirmClarke
If you know any service men and women who have served in Afghanistan, or people who've had family members serve in Afghanistan, this might be a good time to reach out, particularly once the president has given his speech on Wednesday.
Reacting to the death of Daunte Wright in Minnesota, St. Louis Mayor-elect @tishaura says she’s had “the talk” about police encounters with her 13-year old son: "I know all too often how fearful mothers can be when their sons leave their house.” https://on.msnbc.com/3tmZnmw
.@jduffyrice says Daunte Wright’s killing taking place ten miles away during the trial of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd is “both a coincidence in some ways and also inevitable because this is the pattern of police violence in this country.” https://on.msnbc.com/32bZ8yZ
Facebook oversight board widens scope to rule on content left up on platform https://on.msnbc.com/3wX2h3O
BREAKING: Former Minnesota police officer Kim Potter to be charged with 2nd-degree manslaughter in shooting death of Daunte Wright, county attorney says. https://nbcnews.to/3mJMXTs
The fear and uncertainty from pausing the use of J&J's one-dose shot could induce a damaging effect on the public's willingness to get vaccinated, potentially prolonging the pandemic. https://cnn.it/3mLtOjQ
The world says goodbye to Prince Philip. Live coverage of The Royal Funeral of Prince Philip begins Saturday morning at 9 on CNN
The Trump administration last year pushed forward the controversial sale despite bipartisan congressional concern about the speed at which it was pursued as well as its potential impact on human rights and broader regional security https://cnn.it/3e4yOw2
President Biden has announced his decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan before September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that led the US into its longest war https://cnn.it/3di9yn1
"I just am concerned": Lawmakers split — and not along party lines — on Biden's Afghanistan plan https://cbsn.ws/3a7TRMX
Defense expert found Floyd's manner of death to be undetermined, not homicide https://cbsn.ws/3ti8ntm
7-year-old Scarlette had to get her arm amputated – but she fortunately made a friend just like her. A cat, who is also missing one arm, is growing up alongside her ❤️
At Arlington National Cemetery, @steveholland1 asked @POTUS if the decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan was a hard one to make.
BIDEN: "No, it wasn't. To me it was absolutely clear."
Biden was visiting Section 60, where US troops killed in Iraq & Afghanistan are buried
Officer who shot Jacob Blake is back on the job after returning from administrative leave on March 31, Kenosha police chief says. https://abcn.ws/3mNtUrl
Pres. Biden pick for DOJ Civil Rights chief cites support from law enforcement amid Republican attacks. https://abcn.ws/3dmPmk1
Texas bill could send parents to prison for providing gender-affirming care.
The measure would redefine child abuse to include parents who consent to hormone therapy and puberty blockers for their transgender children.
https://nbcnews.to/2Q157E4 - @NBCOUT
VP Harris says that she is planning to visit Mexico and Guatemala as part of her role leading the White House's efforts to address the root causes of migration to the US. https://nbcnews.to/2OMuglk
LIVE: NBC News Special Report: President Biden outlines plans for Afghanistan troop withdrawal.
A Latina legal scholar has been tasked with examining the future of the Supreme Court: @YaleLawSch professor Cristina M. Rodríguez is co-chair of a bipartisan commission that will weigh arguments both for and against a reform. By @RaulAReyes