CP Daily News Brief for Monday, July 20, 2020
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This is Nick Nugent with your CrossPolitic Daily News Brief for Monday, July 20, 2020.
Today, you will hear about the death of Civil Rights icon John Lewis, a new cancer diagnosis for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and federal agents in camouflaged attire and unmarked vans policing the city of Portland.
Sources for today’s briefing include the following:
John Lewis Death

– John Lewis, Towering Figure of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 80 (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/17/us/john-lewis-dead.html)
– John Lewis on Abortion (http://www.issues2000.org/GA/John_Lewis_Abortion.htm)
– Bloody Sunday | Rep. John Lewis remembers the fateful day in Selma (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBCTUmTf4GE)

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Cancer

– Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she is being treated for recurrence of cancer (https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/ruth-bader-ginsburg-liver-cancer/2020/07/17/9742a598-c847-11ea-8ffe-372be8d82298_story.html)

Federal Agents in Portland

– Federal Law Enforcement Use Unmarked Vehicles To Grab Protesters Off Portland Streets (https://www.opb.org/news/article/federal-law-enforcement-unmarked-vehicles-portland-protesters/)
– ‘It was like being preyed upon’: Portland protesters say federal officers in unmarked vans are detaining them (https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/07/17/portland-protests-federal-arrests/)
– Reports: Camouflaged Feds Grabbing Vandals — And Protesters? — In Portland And Carting Them Off In Unmarked Vans (https://hotair.com/archives/allahpundit/2020/07/17/reports-camouflaged-feds-grabbing-vandals-protesters-portland-carting-off-unmarked-vans/)
– Acting Secretary Wolf Condemns The Rampant Long-Lasting Violence In Portland (https://www.dhs.gov/news/2020/07/16/acting-secretary-wolf-condemns-rampant-long-lasting-violence-portland)