Afternoon Update: Trump Wants to Send Federal Agents to More Dem-Led Cities

Also Roger Stone’s disastrous radio appearance, a protest for Mely Corado, and more

» Today’s unsettling news out of the White House: Donald Trump says he is “looking at” sending federal authorities to more American cities. “We’re looking at Chicago, too. We’re looking at New York,” he said. “All run by very liberal Democrats. All run, really, by the radical left.” According to news reports, Portland protesters have been snatched off the streets by federal agents in unmarked vehicles in recent days. [Washington Post]

» On Sunday, demonstrators marched through Silver Lake to call for the LAPD to be held accountable for the death of Mely Corado. A manager at Trader Joe’s, Corado was died when she was struck by an officer’s bullet during a shootout with an armed motorist who’d holed up in the store. [LAist]

» L.A. County broke another COVID-19 record today. As of Monday, 2,232 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 symptoms, the highest single-day number yet. [Los Angeles Times

» Trump crony Roger Stone called an L.A. radio host a racial slur during an interview over the weekend. “I can’t believe I’m arguing with this Negro,” Stone reportedly said in reference to KFI AM 640 host Mo O’Kelly, who later called the word the “low-calorie version of the N-Word.” [KTLA]

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