Baltimore’s Mayor and State Attorney each best exemplify the purest definition of an incendiary device.
Probably the most insulting and offensive statement coming out of the Baltimore riots was one anchor telling the nation that she was told that the Baltimore Police Department had an influx of military vets returning from Afghanistan and Iraq and they were itching for battles.
The six officers originally suspended for arresting Freddie Gray in Baltimore are now facing charges ranging from misconduct to murder.
Rich covers the indictment’s of the police in Baltimore responsible for the death of Freddie Gray and indictments of three ‘Bridgegate’ conspirators. He also spoke with Dr. Mazz.
New Jersey state troopers are remaining in Baltimore until at least next week.
In solidarity with the Baltimore protests, a march titled “Philly Is Baltimore” is underway in Philadelphia.
The Pennsylvania State Police is sending 300 troopers and other personnel to help authorities in Baltimore as they try to maintain peace and prevent a repeat of looting and arson that erupted earlier this week.
Tensions have been running high in Baltimore since the death of Freddie Gray.
Former Chairman of the Republican Party and Lieutenant Governor of Maryland, Michael Steele, criticized Democrats for their handling of the riots in Baltimore and for the way they’ve managed the city.
Rich covers the continuing upheaval in Baltimore and the latest in scandal surrounding Bill and Hillary Clinton. He also talked with Andrew Napolitano from FOX News, Baltimore Talk Show Host Bryan Nehman, Former Lt. Governor of Baltimore, Michael Steele and David Sirota from the International Business Times.
During a series of Tweets Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced that 150 State Troopers and other personnel will be sent to Baltimore to assist the riot-ravaged city.
The Baltimore Orioles postponed a second straight game against the Chicago White Sox after a night of rioting near Camden Yards.
On this morning’s show, Chris discussed the riots in Baltimore, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s handling of the riots, and comedian Zach Woods referring to Philadelphia as a racist city. At 7am Chris was joined by Professor Charles Gallagher from La Salle University to discuss what led to protests in Baltimore. At 7:15am and 8am CBS3 correspondent Mike Schuh called in from Baltimore to deliver the latest news regarding the rioting.
The governor declared a state of emergency and called in the National Guard to restore order, and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in her first day on the job, said she would send Justice Department officials to the city in coming days. A weeklong, daily curfew was imposed beginning Tuesday from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., the mayor said, and Baltimore public schools announced that they would be closed on Tuesday.
Rich covers the riots going on in Baltimore and the controversies that continue to follow Hillary Clinton. He talked with political consultant Lanny Davis and columnist Eleanor Clift.