This Week in Politics

Monday 8/19

  • Arresting New York Police Department officer involved in Eric Garner’s death is fired.
  • Planned Parenthood announces it will reject Title IX funding rather than comply with new abortion rules. 

Tuesday 8/20

  • Massive fire rages at a record rate in the Amazon rainforest.

Wednesday 8/21

  • Washington governor Jay Inslee withdraws from 2020 presidential race.

Thursday 8/22

  • Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former White House press secretary, joins Fox News as a commentator. 

Friday 8/23

  • Billionaire David Koch dies at age 79.
  • Justice Ruth Ginsburg has been treated for pancreatic cancer, according to the Supreme Court.
  • Stock markets fall as tariff rift between U.S. and China continues.