Police clash with George Floyd protesters in Minneapolis for second straight day
On Wednesday, protests against the police killing of George Floyd continued — and once again, police and demonstrators clashed, with authorities using chemical agents to attempt to deter the crowds.
Protestors move further back into street after police shoot some kind of deterrent pic.twitter.com/yrvqziOMbD
— christine nguyen (@xinewin) May 27, 2020
Texas Supreme Court triggers outrage by denying mail-in ballots to at-risk voters: ‘Brazen and corrupt’
On Wednesday, the GOP-dominated Supreme Court of Texas ruled that voters cannot claim risk of coronavirus infection as a "disability" under Texas' absentee ballot eligibility law.
The decision triggered outrage immediately on social media, with some commenters noting that the justices themselves issued this decision remotely to keep themselves safe. Others noted that four of the justices themselves are up for re-election, and thus their own candidacies stand to be affected by the ruling.
Kayleigh McEnany says Trump will be signing an executive order on social media after Twitter fact-checked him
On Wednesday, according to CNN correspondent Kaitlan Collins, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced to reporters that President Donald Trump will be signing an "executive order" on social media.
McEnany did not elaborate on what this executive order would entail — but, as Collins noted, the announcement comes a day after Twitter appended a fact-check to a pair of Trump tweets.
On the flight back to Washington, press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters President Trump is going to sign some kind of executive order on social media. No further details appear to have been offered, but it comes after he lashed out over fact checks on his tweets.