Executive Order

McCaskill: Trump’s Executive Orders Actually ‘Defunds the Police’

Monday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” network political commentator and former Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) said President Donald Trump’s executive orders addressing the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic defunded the police and firefighters “because there’s no help for state and local governments.”

ST LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 04: Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) fields questions from reporters following a campaign stop outside a Walmart store on November 4, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri. McCaskill is in a tight race with her Republican challenger Josh Hawley. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Signs Executive Order Protecting Monuments

“I just had the privilege of signing a very strong Executive Order protecting American Monuments, Memorials, and Statues – and combatting recent Criminal Violence,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Long prison terms for these lawless acts against our Great Country!”

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