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At 9 pm, ET, President Barack Obama will deliver the 2015 State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. The speech can be seen below via the White House’s “enhanced” stream, which will feature charts, graphics, and other information regarding the policies that the president will propose.

Update: A full transcript of the president’s remarks is available here.

Police confront George Floyd protesters

Photo Credit: Geoff Livingston

With a deranged narcissist in the Oval Office and his lackey controlling the Department of Justice, there is no point in looking to the federal government to curb police violence. Instead, President Donald J. Trump will do everything in his power to encourage it. In the wake of protests over the murder of George Floyd, he has demanded that governors crack down on protestors: "You have to dominate. ... If you don't dominate, you're wasting your time," he told them.

Moreover, most local police authorities are under local control -- mayors, city councils, district attorneys, police chiefs, sheriffs. That's where the accountability for police misconduct begins.

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