Chicago city officials tweeted an Uber promo code after shutting down public transit and imposing a curfew during protests over George Floyd’s death (UBER)

Chicago is facing criticism for shutting down public transit Sunday amid ongoing protests over the death of George Floyd. The city, which has had a curfew in place since Saturday, suggested people take an Uber instead and tweeted a discount …

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Twitter flags tweet from Rep. Matt Gaetz about wanting to ‘hunt down’ protesters, noting that it glorifies violence

On Monday, Twitter flagged a tweet from Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida as “glorifying violence.” The platform turned off replies and likes on a Monday message from Gaetz stating: “Now that we clearly see Antifa as terrorists, can we …

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Trump threatens ‘heavily armed’ military deployments to quash protests if governors and mayors do not ‘establish an overwhelming law enforcement presence’

In a Rose Garden address, President Donald Trump issued an order to mobilize all military resources “effective immediately” to break up any riots stemming from protests over the death of George Floyd. Trump threatened governors with military intervention if they …

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