Lieutenant governor calls for state panel on use of deadly force
Following the unrest in Ferguson, fewer than half of Americans are satisfied with President Barack Obama’s response, but assessments are more positive than negative.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon continues to refuse to appoint a special prosecutor in the Michael Brown case, despite calls to do so to ease tensions in the streets.
He promised a full and open investigation of the Michael Brown shooting.
Filmmaker Spike Lee says the fatal shooting of unarmed Ferguson teenager Michael Brown is indicative of a national “war on the black male,” and that the “uprising” in Missouri is a response to years of racial tension and discrimination between U.S. authorities and the black community.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly clashes between protesters and police.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie said it’s too soon to draw conclusions about the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, and the subsequent unrest there and criticized other politicians who have weighed in.
New Jersey governor & possible GOP Presidential candidate says don’t draw conclusions
President Barack Obama spoke from the White House on Monday regarding both the situation in Iraq and in Ferguson.
A Democratic Missouri state senator slammed Gov. Jay Nixon in a Twitter rant on Thursday, condemning him over the Ferguson protests that stemmed from the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.