Louisville and family of Breonna Taylor announce settlement in wrongful death

Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher, civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump, and Breonna Taylor’s mother were among those who spoke at a news conference announcing a $12 million settlement in the family’s wrongful death lawsuit. Police reforms will be enacted as part of the deal after Taylor, 26, was shot and killed in a police raid on her home last spring. Watch a portion of their remarks.

President Trump participates in Abraham Accords agreement between UAE, Bahrain and Israel | FULL

The White House has invited senior Democratic lawmakers to a ceremony where representatives from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain will sign an agreement with Israel to normalize relations on Tuesday.

A senior administration official told reporters Monday that a large number of Democrats were invited to the signing ceremony scheduled to take place on the White House South Lawn on Tuesday. The official said that at least some Democrats were expected to attend the ceremony, but did not offer any names.

President Trump helped broker a historic agreement between the UAE and Israel to normalize relations in August. Last week, Trump announced that Bahrain had also reached a deal with Israel to normalize relations.

The parties will sign the agreement, dubbed the “Abraham Accords,” at the White House ceremony Tuesday, marking a notable diplomatic achievement for Trump. The agreement between the UAE and Israel received bipartisan acclaim when it was announced by the White House last month.

The presence of Democrats at the ceremony will be a rare sight. The White House has previously declined to invite Democrats when the president has signed major legislation, like the president’s March signing of $2 trillion in coronavirus relief funding. Partisan tensions remain high in Washington as Republicans and Democrats spar over future coronavirus relief and the upcoming election.

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