Sunday shows - Powell 'can not in any way support' Trump, will vote for Biden

Retired Gen. Colin PowellColin Luther PowellOvernight Defense: Air Force general officially becomes first African American service chief | Senators introduce bill to block Trump armed drone sale measure | State Department's special envoy for Iran is departing the Trump administration Air Force general officially becomes first African American service chief Trump participates in swearing-in of first African American service chief MORE, who served as secretary of State under former President George W. Bush, said on CNN's "State of the Union" that he will be voting for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenNAACP seeks to boost Black voter turnout in six states Biden touts Trump saying Harris would be 'fine choice' for VP pick Kamala Harris: The conventional (and predictable) pick all along MORE in November.

“I certainly cannot in any way support President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrat calls on White House to withdraw ambassador to Belarus nominee TikTok collected data from mobile devices to track Android users: report Peterson wins Minnesota House primary in crucial swing district MORE this year,” Powell said. 

Other guests on the Sunday political talk shows discussed largely peaceful protests in the past few days over the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis.

The question of whether there is systemic racism in policing was also addressed.

Read The Hill's complete coverage below.

Powell 'cannot in any way support' Trump, will vote for Biden
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Retired Gen. Colin Powell, the former secretary of State under former President George W. Bush, said Sunday he will be voting for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
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Poll: 80 percent of voters say things are 'out of control' in US
By JUSTIN WISE
 
An overwhelming majority of American voters say in a new poll that things are currently "out of control" as the nation grapples with the coronavirus pandemic and widespread protests in response to the police-involved death of George Floyd.
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DC mayor: Federal response, Trump's rhetoric led more peaceful protesters to turn out
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser said President Trump's rhetoric and the federal response to protests sparked by George Floyd's death led more peaceful protesters to turn out over the weekend.
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Acting DHS head: Protests largely peaceful due to federal law enforcement presence
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Chad WolfChad WolfSenate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic Watch live: Acting DHS chief testifies on deployment of federal agents to protests The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association - Key 48 hours loom as negotiators push for relief deal MORE defended the Trump administration's response to protests over the death of George Floyd, saying on “Fox News Sunday” that demonstrations have been overwhelmingly peaceful over the past several days because of the presence of federal law enforcement.
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Barr: 'Everyone agreed use of regular troops is a last resort'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Attorney General William BarrBill BarrKamala Harris: The right choice at the right time Hillicon Valley: Facebook removed over 22 million posts for hate speech in second quarter | Republicans introduce bill to defend universities against hackers targeting COVID-19 research | Facebook's Sandberg backs Harris as VP pick Three pros and three cons to Biden picking Harris MORE said Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation" that “everyone” in the Trump administration agreed that active-duty military personnel should only be deployed in response to demonstrations over the death of George Floyd “as a last resort.”
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Ex-Joint Chiefs chair: Deploying military domestically would negatively affect relationship with American people
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Martin Dempsey said Sunday that deploying the military domestically to respond to the protests sparked by George Floyd’s death would negatively affect its relationship with the American people.
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Wolf: Law enforcement does not have 'systemic racism problem,' some officers 'abuse their jobs'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said Sunday that he doesn’t think there is a “systemic racism problem” among law enforcement across the U.S. after an unarmed black man, George Floyd, died after a white police officer knelt on his neck during an arrest.
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Demings fires back at acting DHS secretary: 'Systemic racism is always the ghost in the room'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Rep. Val DemingsValdez (Val) Venita DemingsKamala Harris: The conventional (and predictable) pick all along Centrists, progressives rally around Harris pick for VP Hillicon Valley: Facebook removed over 22 million posts for hate speech in second quarter | Republicans introduce bill to defend universities against hackers targeting COVID-19 research | Facebook's Sandberg backs Harris as VP pick MORE (D-Fla.) said Sunday that “systemic racism is always the ghost in the room” after acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf’s said that he doesn’t think there is a “systemic racism problem” in law enforcement.
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Carson says issues over systemic racism are 'very uncommon now'
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonTrump administration ends Obama fair housing rule Castro urges Dems to seize moment on social reform Overnight Health Care: Fauci says 'bizarre' efforts to discredit him only hurt the White House | Alabama to require face masks | House panel probes 'problematic' government contracts MORE said Sunday issues over systemic racism are “very uncommon now,” while acknowledging the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody as a “blatant and callous murder.” 
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Congressional Black Caucus chair sees 'a lot of' House GOP interest in police reform bill
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen BassKaren Ruth BassHillicon Valley: Facebook removed over 22 million posts for hate speech in second quarter | Republicans introduce bill to defend universities against hackers targeting COVID-19 research | Facebook's Sandberg backs Harris as VP pick Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg hails Harris's VP nomination Women on Biden's rumored VP short list tweet support for choice of Harris MORE (D-Calif.) said Sunday there is “a lot of support” among House Republicans for a police reform bill she will be introducing this week. 
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Booker says he sees 'sentiment and the substance' behind 'Defund the Police' phrase but 'it's not a slogan I will use'
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerCalifornia Dems back Yang after he expresses disappointment over initial DNC lineup Obamas, Clintons to headline Biden's nominating convention Senators ask for removal of tariffs on EU food, wine, spirits: report MORE (D-N.J.) said Sunday that he sees the “sentiment and the substance” behind the “Defund the Police” rallying cry but added, “it’s not a slogan I will use.”
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Economic adviser on positive news: 'The worst thing we can do right now is relax'
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Mohamed El-Erian, the chief economic adviser at Allianz, said Sunday that the federal government should not be complacent after unexpected positive economic news.
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