Pelosi embraces bill on presidential succession, raises questions about Trump’s health

“This is not about President Trump. He will face the judgment of the voters, but he shows the need for us to create a process for future presidents,” Pelosi told reporters at a Capitol Hill news conference.

She later added: “This legislation applies to future presidents, but we are reminded of the necessity of action by the health of the current president.”

Pelosi’s comments and her embrace of the legislation come against the backdrop of Trump’s dismissiveness about the threat of the coronavirus and his erratic response to negotiations on a federal relief package.

After abandoning the talks earlier this week, Trump said Friday that he wants a major deal with Pelosi and Congress.

“I would like to see a bigger stimulus package, frankly, than either the Democrats or the Republicans are offering. I’m going in the exact opposite now, okay?” he said in an interview with syndicated radio host

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Army dental Soldier embraces diversity and equality for all | Article

SEMBACH, Germany – When it comes to embracing diversity, tolerance and standing up for Army values, Staff Sgt. Akeem Williams, a dental specialist assigned to Dental Health Command Europe, is all in.As an Army brat raised near Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, Williams says he was fortunate to be taught right from wrong at an early age. Having lost his father to cancer at age 11, Williams was raised by a single mother, who was also in the Army, but had a lot of help and guidance from his grandmother. Williams recalls a number of challenges growing up regarding racism and tolerance.“I played a lot of sports as a kid,” said Williams. “I would hear kids make racist jokes and pick on and ridicule other kids based purely on their skin color or their accent.  I didn’t think it was a big deal at the time and I got along with

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