Attorney General Barr Continues To Alarm With Remarks About The Rule Of Law - Day That Was
Attorney General Bill Barr compared Covid-19 shutdowns to slavery and said ‘too much deference' was given to career prosecutors instead of political appointees. He has also said prosecutors should consider charging protesters under felony sedition laws. Commentators are worried about the increasingly authoritarian tone of his statements, and what actions he would take if kept in power. Aired on 09/17/2020.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett discussed the decision to accept the nomination to the Supreme Court. "I'm committed to the rule of law," she said and asserted "I should serve my country." Attorney General Barrr and Department of Justice officials hold a press conference on a national security issue. Ginger Zee examines the impact of sea level rise on the quality of our water. Wisconsin politicians and the family of Jacob Blake, who was left paralyzed after being shot by police, say Trump's visit and the rhetoric he used does nothing to help a situation in which 2 anti-police brutality protesters were killed, allegedly by a Trump supporter. Aired on 9/1/2020.