News Roundup 6/2/20

by | Jun 2, 2020

News Roundup 6/2/20

by | Jun 2, 2020

News Roundup from The Libertarian Institute by Kyle Anzalone

George Floyd Protests

  • Police officers started a riot in Pittsburg. [Link]
  • A SUV attempted to ram a line of police officers. Two officers were injured. [Link]
  • Police used gas, arrests, and military helicopters to breakup protests in DC. Video from yesterday shows cops attacking journalists. [Link]
  • The Supreme Court will hear cases involving qualified immunity. [Link]
  • Senator Schatz introduces an amendment to the NDAA that would end the program that transfers military equipment to police. [Link]
  • A man was killed at a protest in Louisville. Details remain unclear, and the police claim they were fired on then returned fire. [Link] Every police officer involved had their body cam turned off. [Link]
  • Tom Cotton calls on Trump to use the Insurrection Act to deploy the military to US cities. [Link]
  • Trump threatened to use the military to restore order. He is reported to be considering invoking the Insurrection Act. [Link]
  • CNN reports 200-250 soldiers will be deployed to DC as early as Monday night. [Link]
  • In a call with governors, Trump said that Joint Chiefs head Gen. Mark Milley was in charge of the protests. [Link]


  • Secretary of State Pompeo said the US is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of additional Venezuelan officials. The US has offered a reward for Maduro and other senior members of the Venezuelan government. [Link]


  • An unarmed, autistic Palestinian man was chased down and murdered by Israeli police. [Link]
  • Israel’s Defense Minister is beginning to prepare for annexation of major areas of the West Bank. [Link]


  • An Iranian man who was acquitted of crimes in the US has been deported to Iran. [Link]


  • Coronavirus is exacerbating the crisis in Yemen. [Link]

About Kyle Anzalone

Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.

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