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Weekly Roundup: May 29th, 2020

Weekly Roundup: May 29th, 2020

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President Trump responded to violent protests days after the killing of a black man. He said he will send in the National Guard, adding: "When the looting starts, the shooting starts."

Joe Biden called on the nation to better empathize with the pain of black Americans in the wake of the death of the black man by a white police officer.

Plus, the death toll from the coronavirus pandemic reaches a 100,000 milestone.

This episode: Congressional correspondent Susan Davis, White House reporter Ayesha Rascoe, campaign correspondent Scott Detrow, and science correspondent Richard Harris.

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Weekly Roundup: May 29th, 2020

Weekly Roundup: May 29th, 2020

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