The Heat: U.S. president slams protests

The Heat

US President Donald Trump arrives for the Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)

President Trump railed against what he called the “radical assault” on the American way of life in two speeches over the July 4th holiday weekend.

Behind in the polls and failing to control the spread of COVID-19, the president cast himself as waging battle against “new far-left fascism” — one that endangers American values and seeks to erase history.

CGTN’s Jim Spellman reports from the White House.

To discuss:

  • Amy Holmes is a journalist and writer for HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher”.
  • Steve Chaggaris is a political analyst.
  • Joseph Williams is the senior news editor for U.S. News and World Report.
  • Dr. Darria Long is an emergency room physician at the University of Tennessee’s Erlanger Hospital.

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