Yesterday, the news of Breonna Taylor’s lack of justice sent shock waves across the nation. As the world begins to fall into shambles and chaos erupts just weeks before the election – here are the top 5 political news stories you need to be aware of.
Grand Jury results in Breonna Taylor Trial:
In a not so shocking series of events, Kentucky officials announced that none of the officers would be charged for the murder of Breonna Taylor and Louisville Officer Brett Hankison would be charged with three counts of wanton endangerment. Following the announcement, President trump praised Daniel Cameron of Kentucky, Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Kentucky referring to him as a “star.”
“Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is doing a fantastic job. I think he’s a star,”
Some have alleged that Daniel Cameron is now being considered as a potential nominee for the supreme court.
Donald Trump to announce Supreme Court nominees:
2020 has been a pretty crappy year. Recently, legislative icon Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died of cancer. Ginsburg has not yet been laid to rest, and President trump is already making plans to replace the Supreme Justice. Trump is set to President Donald Trump to announce the new Supreme Court candidate on Saturday at 5pm.
Possibility of expanding the Supreme Court:
As President Trump inches closer and closer to filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Supreme Court seat before the year is out, the senate has ignited a call to expand the number of justices. Some Democratic senators, have said that Trump’s urgency to fill the high court vacancy could be a breaking point. It has been more than 80 years since someone has tried to expand the size of the court. In 1937, President Roosevelt tried and failed to add seats to a court. However, this action still proves that it can be done.
Trump Might Reject Stricter FDA vaccine Guidelines:
This week, President Donald Trump said that the White House might not approve stricter FDA guidelines for authorizing coronavirus vaccines. Trump claiming that the new guidelines are nothing more than a “political move.”
5. White House Staff Accused of Blocking John Bolton’s book:
In an unexpected turn of events, White House officials have been accused of trying to interfere with former national security adviser, John Bolton’s latest book. In the best-selling memoir, soon to be released staff has claimed that the novel may contain classified information