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Vice President Mike Pence tells CBS's face the nation. He supports the response of governors like Greg Abbott in Texas. It's clear across the sun belt that there's something happening, particularly among younger Americans, and that's why we fully support Governor Abbott's decision to close bars and limit restaurants. Florida governor Iran to Santon's blames arise in his state on young people. A big increase over the last three weeks and individuals testing positive throughout the state of Florida in younger age who's particularly 18 TTO, 40 for a new CBS News poll finds that people are skeptical over how the easing of Corona virus restrictions have been going. CBS is Jennifer do, Pento explains. For in 10 Americans say that they're state opened up at the right pace. But for those who feel differently, there's more concerned that their state open too fast almost twice as money think they're state moved too quickly, rather than too slowly. And this is particularly true in the south, where 48% feel that their state open to quickly more than feel this way in any other region of the country. President Trump deleted a video he originally retweeted were an apparent supporter shouts White power! After some push back the video was from a retirement community in Florida and shows a man driving a golf cart decorated with Trump campaign posters chanting White power, the president retweeted it thanking the great people shown in the video, Senator Tim Scott, the only black Republican in the Senate, says it's a disgrace. That was a terrible display. That I saw in that video, White House officials say Mr Trump did not hear the statement that was made. The tweet was deleted from his timeline. Lisa Matteo, CBS News and Louisville, Kentucky Mayor Greg Fisher says peaceful protesters demonstrating over the police killing of Briana Taylor will be allowed to remain despite the fatal shooting of a man overnight. I know the sadness of those who've been organizing and participating in peaceful protest for racial justice. This is absolutely not what they wanted, or any of us wanted. One of us wanted to say this area peaceful protest from the crime scene. Protesters will be allowed to continue gathering during the day, but overnight camping and cooking is now banned. In Chicago. Three Children are dead after a string of weekend shootings, including a one year old. There have been at least 10 people killed so far this weekend. The mayor says she's tired of burying Children. This is CBS News. You know that capital one assistant that looks out for surprise credit card charges and helps if you need to fix them Capital one. What's in your wallet? C Capital one dot com For details. It is 403 on a Sunday, June 28 2020 83 degrees going up to the mid nineties. Good afternoon to you. I'm Mike Murillo. The top local stories. We're following this hour across the nation. We have seen some protesters take it on themselves to bring down controversial statues. Now we're learning. Four men have been charged for an attempt. They're accused of making here in D. C. In Lafayette Square. Lee Cantrow, Connor, Judd and Ryan Lean all from our region, along with Graeme Lloyd of Maine are now charged with destruction of federal property. The men are accused of working with others to tear down the statue of President Andrew Jackson. Officials say the men are allegedly seen on video attempting to pry the statue from its base while using rope to try and pull it down. Jackson, who supported in profited from slavery, served as the seventh president. He also signed the Indian removal Act into law in 18 30 Acting U. S. Attorney Michael Sherwin commented on the charges, saying violent behavior and criminal conduct will not be tolerated. Melissa W. GOP News on Fox News Earlier today, D C delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton spoke out about the influence protests against racial injustice have had on legislation the House passed to crack down on excessive police force the impatience in the streets. Is why we have the legislation that was passed The Policing Act in Congress last week. The pit with speed, the streets have spoken to the people they sent in Congress. And that is how a democracy works. Norton says there has never been a reaction so quick from Congress, at least among Democrats than after the death of George Floyd. Democrats in the House help push the bill through last week, but it's not expected to go far in the Senate, where Republicans have their own bill. The two parties have not been able to come to a compromise on police reforms..

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