• NAACP Legal Defense Fund President on Pence Not Saying ‘Black Lives Matter': Even If He Did ‘It Would Be Hollow'

    13 days ago - By Mediaite

    Sherrilyn Ifill , president and director-general of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, criticized Vice President Mike Pence over comments he made about the Black Lives Matter movement and the words themselves on Face the Nation Sunday morning.
    CBS' John Dickerson started by asking about the video the president retweeted in which a supporter shouts “white power.” The president's tweet has since been deleted.
    Ifill said, “This is really not about the president taking it down. This is about the judgment of the president and putting it up. It's about what the president believes. And...
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  • CBS' Dickerson Confronts Pence on US Coronavirus Response: Trump Is Saying ‘Wrong and Misleading' Things

    13 days ago - By Mediaite

    CBS News' John Dickerson spoke with Vice President Mike Pence on Face the Nation and confronted him over the U.S. response to the coronavirus outbreak.
    After going back and forth about the spikes in a number of states, Dickerson said, “The experts are saying these states walked into a problem with their eyes wide open because they opened too early. And that's a mistake, which seems to repeat the original mistake, which was to downplay and not take seriously the nature of the threat.”
    Pence took issue with the characterization and defended the steps the Trump administration has taken thus...
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  • Houston Prosecutor Under Fire for Comparing Black Lives Matter Protesters to Nazis on Social Media

    13 days ago - By Mediaite


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  • Pence Declines to Say ‘Black Lives Matter' When Pressed by CBS' Dickerson: ‘I Really Believe That All Lives Matter'

    13 days ago - By Mediaite

    Vice President Mike Pence was recently confronted in an interview about whether he would say the phrase “Black Lives Matter.” He did not , and once again declined in a new interview with CBS News' John Dickerson .
    Pence first talked about the messages from the protests across the country, saying, “There's no excuse for what happened to George Floyd. But there's also no excuse for the rioting and looting and violence that ensued.”
    He slammed the idea of defunding the police and said Americans want “us to fund the police with additional training and support and also improve the lives of the...
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