Documents on the claim, obtained through a Maryland Public Information Act request, are redacted and do not reveal the nature of Owen's difficulties. But the documents say he was being treated by psychiatrist Patrick Sheehan, who has extensive experience diagnosing post-traumatic stress disorder among police officers. And Owen's sister, Venesha Owen, told The Post that her brother suffered from PTSD. … [Read more...] about Maryland police officer shot man in handcuffs months after department had been warned about him
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GOP leadership worked behind the scenes to lock down 51 votes, a U-turn from last month when McConnell predicted that up to 20 GOP senators wouldn’t vote for any additional legislation. GOP Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulWe must take appropriate measures that allow kids to get back to school McConnell shores up GOP support for coronavirus package Pence set to attend fundraiser hosted by couple who shared QAnon posts MORE (Ky.) was the only Republican to vote against the bill on Thursday. … [Read more...] about Senate Democrats block GOP relief bill
Conspiracy theories arose from those two events, and militias began to form around the idea that the federal government couldn't be trusted, that it had too much power. In the United States, these are considered unorganized militias, unlike the National Guard and the Naval Militia, which are organized militia, according to the U.S. Militia Act of 1903. … [Read more...] about Militias say they protect rights, critics call it a sham.
“As a native Pittsburgher, what I saw this weekend was disturbing and cannot continue. Sadly, the protesters’ message gets erased when you have certain organizers inciting violence, which is what a handful of them are doing,” Police Chief Scott Schubert said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Pittsburgh Public Safety: ‘Embarrassing’ Viral Video Of Clash Between Protesters, Restaurant Patrons Under Investigation
Failure to win a simple majority vote for a largely symbolic bill would be another setback for the White House and Senate Republicans, who declined to put the $1.1 trillion coronavirus relief proposal they drafted in July on the Senate floor because of divisions within their conference. Plans to vote during the first week of August on proposals to extend federal unemployment assistance and to fund a second round of small-business loans were scrapped after disagreements again broke out among Republican senators. … [Read more...] about McConnell tries to unify GOP