Washington – Rep. Keith Ellison released the following statement on the fifth anniversary of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau:
This week, we celebrate a quiet anniversary – one that’s probably far from most people’s minds. It’s the anniversary of an agreement that’s been a quiet success. A deal that keeps a nuclear weapon out of Iran’s hands, and makes the world a safer place. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – the Iran nuclear agreement.
I don’t know about you, but I’d never heard a sitting governor say race might explain why a black person was killed in an officer-involved shooting. Or was denied housing, or was rejected from a job. But on July 7, responding to the fatal shooting of Philando Castile during a traffic stop, Minnesota Gov.