Replacing RBG, US and China at the UN, Breonna Taylor, On the Campaign Trail
Written by kslmadmin on September 25, 2020
The McLaughlin Group — September 25, 2020
guest panelist this week is Kelsey Bolar, senior policy analyst at Independent Women’s Forum
Issue one: Replacing RBG
Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away last Friday at the age of 87. An icon of the liberal wing of the nation’s highest court, RBG was known for her incisive opinions, particularly on cases involving women’s rights. Discussing President Trump’s decision, very rapidly, to move toward filling her vacant seat on the Supreme Court.
Issue two: Undiplomatic
Remotely addressing the 75th UN General Assembly, President Trump and Chairman Xi Jinping of China traded both overt and veiled barbs. Relations between the two powers have soured in recent months, over a range of issues including the Coronavirus, Hong Kong, China’s trade practices, and Beijing’s attempt to seize the near entirety of the South China Sea. Reflecting these disagreements, UN Secretary General António Guterres warned we are moving in a very dangerous direction.
Issue three: Breonna Taylor
A Kentucky Grand Jury on Wednesday announced the indictment of Brett Hankison in the shooting of Breonna Taylor. Hankison was the only one of three officers involved in the shooting to be indicted. Protests and rioting followed the announcement.
Issue Four: On the Campaign Trail
Discussing the latest from the campaigns and the upcoming presidential debate.
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