Barr: 'I don’t agree there is systemic racism in police departments' – live

7.58pm BST

Over in the Senate, majority leader Mitch McConnell said he is opposed to including money for the new FBI headquarters in the next coronavirus relief bill.

A draft of the Republican relief bill includes $1.75 billion for a new FBI headquarters in Washington, which has been a priority for Trump since he took office.

The GOP bill cuts unemployment checks & doesn’t extend the eviction moratorium, but it does spend $1.75B to conveniently help stop a new hotel from being built a block away from the Trump Hotel.

This bill doesn’t help struggling families. It helps Trump. https://t.co/SckYRrbRN2

7.44pm BST

After attorney general William Barr stumbled over a question about soliciting foreign election assistance, a commissioner of the Federal Election Commission weighed in on the issue.

I would not have thought that I would need to keep saying this. pic.twitter.com/T743CsXq79

Continue reading… Source: The Guardian: Barr: 'I don’t agree there is systemic racism in police departments' – live ———

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