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Biden faces silent protests at Morehouse commencement

"I support peaceful, nonviolent protests," Biden said.
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President Joe Biden speaks to graduating students at the Morehouse College commencement, May 19, 2024, in Atlanta.
May 19

'This Week' Transcript 5-19-24: Sen. Chris Van Hollen & Victoria Nuland

A rush transcript of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" airing on Sunday, May 19, 2024 on ABC News is below. This copy may not be in its final form, may be updated and may contain minor transcription errors. For previous show transcripts, visit the "This Week" transcript archive. (COMMERCIAL BREAK) ANNOUNCER: THIS WEEK WITH GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS starts right now. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) MARTHA RADDATZ, ABC "THIS WEEK" CO-ANCHOR: Face to face. JOE BIDEN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Make my day, pal. I'll even do it twice. RADDATZ: President Biden and Donald Trump agree to two presidential debates. DONALD TRUMP (R), FORMER U.S. PRESIDENT AND 2024 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: We will never give up and we will never ever, ever back down. RADDATZ: The candidates defy tradition with new rules after chaos four years ago. TRUMP: Which was heavily – CHRIS WALLACE, MODERATOR: No. Mr. President – Mr. President – RADDATZ: This morning, how the history of candidate clashes led to big...
May 19
In this Oct. 31, 2023, file photo, Sen. Chris Van Hollen speaks during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on national security spending on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C.
May 19

Van Hollen: 'I do not have concerns' about Biden at debate

Van Hollen cited Biden's State of the Union to suggest he's ready to debate.
May 19
Senator Chris Van Hollen speaks to reporters during a Senate Vote, at the U.S. Capitol, in Washington, D.C., on May 2, 2024.
May 18

Rudy Giuliani served with indictment after 80th birthday party

Giuliani had bragged he couldn't be found to be served the papers.
May 18
Former mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani speaks during a news conference outside the federal courthouse in Washington, Dec. 15, 2023.
May 18

1 American man's fight to save a girl in Gaza he's never met

Two fathers have young daughters with the same neurological disease.
May 18
Amjad Abu Zaiter with his family evacuating Rafah in Southern Gaza, his daughter Julia, in her mother's arms.
May 17
In this undated stock photo, Alabama State University is seen from an aerial view in Montgomery, Ala.
May 17

'I just want to graduate': Morehouse seniors on Biden's upcoming commencement speech

Some seniors feared Biden will draw attention from their own celebrations.
May 17
A senior in his mortar is seen on the campus of Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA,  May 10, 2024.
May 17

Democrats look to band together after Maryland's bruising Senate primary

While Maryland is deep blue, Angela Alsobrooks is not on a glide path to win.
May 17
Maryland Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate and Prince George's County Executive Angela Alsobrooks speaks with a voter outside a voting location for the state primary election at the Marilyn Praisner Community Recreation Center on May 14, 2024.
May 17

Trump attends son Barron's high school graduation on day off from court

He had complained that he wouldn't be allowed to be on hand in Florida.
May 17
Former President Donald Trump waves as he attends the graduation ceremony of his son, Barron Trump, at Oxbridge Academy in Palm Beach, Fla., May 17, 2024.
May 17

Raucous congressional hearing with 'fake eyelashes' comment sparks backlash

"It was not a good look for Congress," Johnson said.
May 17
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, left, and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, May 16, 2024.
May 17

Photo of upside-down flag at Justice Samuel Alito's house raises concerns: Report

Sen. Dick Durbin called on Alito to recuse himself from election 2020 cases.
May 17
In this April 23, 2021, file photo, associate Justice Samuel Alito sits during a group photo of the Justices at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
May 17

SEN. VAN HOLLEN, VICTORIA NULAND, SUNDAY ON “THIS WEEK” WITH CO-ANCHOR MARTHA RADDATZ

This is a listing for "This Week" airing Sunday, May 19, 2024.
May 17
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
May 17

Biden announces grants to further desegregate schools on Brown vs. Board anniversary

The grants come as the administration works to make inroads with Black voters.
May 17
President Joe Biden speaks at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, MAy 17, 2024, in Washington.
May 17

Speaker Johnson says argument on Capitol Hill was 'not a good look'

Speaker Mike Johnson on Friday said he is disappointed in the chaos and name-calling that happened during a raucous House Oversight Committee markup on Thursday night.
May 17
VIDEO: Speaker Johnson says argument on Capitol Hill was 'not a good look'
May 17

Biden commemorates 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

President Joe Biden delivered remarks at an anniversary event at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Friday.
May 17
President Joe Biden delivered remarks at an anniversary event at the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Friday.
May 17

Biden marks 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

President Joe Biden's remarks were delivered at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
May 17
VIDEO: Biden marks 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
May 17

Trump to campaign in Minnesota, Biden targets Black voters in Georgia

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump have agreed to two unprecedented early debates.
May 17
Trump to campaign in Minnesota while Biden aims at Black voters in Georgia
May 17

Raucous House meeting ‘not a good look for Congress’: Speaker Johnson

Speaker Mike Johnson told ABC News he was disappointed in what was said between parties during a chaotic House Oversight Committee meeting on Thursday night.
May 17
Speaker Mike Johnson told ABC News he was disappointed in what was said between parties during a chaotic House Oversight Committee meeting on Thursday night.
May 17

Trump’s defense attorneys on the attack against Cohen

Former President Donald Trump's defense accused Michael Cohen of lying about a phone call related to the hush money case. ABC News legal contributor Brian Buckmire provides analysis.
May 17
VIDEO: Trump’s defense attorneys on the attack against Cohen
May 16

Biden asserts executive privilege over audio of interview with special counsel Hur

Republicans are still moving ahead with trying to hold AG Garland in contempt.
May 16
Attorney General Merrick Garland speaks during the 36th Annual Candlelight Vigil to honor the law enforcement officers who lost their lives in 2023, in Washington, on May 13, 2024.
May 16

Biden administration aims to expedite migrant asylum claims from years to months

Overall, the immigration court system faces a backlog of 3.5 million cases.
May 16
Migrants line up to be transferred by US Border Patrol after having crossed the Bravo River in El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua State, Mexico, on April 18, 2024.
May 16

Can Republican Larry Hogan replicate his winning coalition in deep blue Maryland?

The Trump critic's U.S. Senate campaign hinges on his centrist reputation.
May 16
Larry Hogan in front of his campaign bus at a stop in Cockeysville, Md.
May 16

Pentagon's temporary pier off Gaza is ready to begin delivering aid

The Pentagon said aid will begin slowly at first: "Crawl, walk, run."
May 16
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Amphibious Construction Battalion 1, and Israel Defense Forces emplace the Trident Pier on the Gaza coast, May 16, 2024. The temporary pier, part of the Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore capability, will enable the maritime delivery of international humanitarian aid to the United Nations in Gaza for distribution to Palestinian people in need.
May 16

Matt Gaetz, Lauren Boebert are latest loyalists to appear at Trump's New York trial

The two far-right lawmakers were seated in the front row.
May 16
Rep. Matt Gaetz walks amid former President Donald Trump's trial for allegedly covering up hush money payments linked to extramarital affairs, at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York, May 16, 2024.
May 16

House passes GOP bill to force Biden to continue weapons transfers to Israel

The bill is not likely to advance in the Senate; Biden said he would veto it.
May 16
(L-R) Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, R-La., Majority Whip Tom Emmer, R-Minn., and Majority Leader Steve Scalise, R-La., speak at a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, May 16, 2024, in Washington.
May 16

How do voters feel about the Biden-Trump debates?

ABC News spoke with Americans who said they're undecided in the election.
May 16
In this combination photo, President Joe Biden speaks May 2, 2024, in Wilmington, N.C., left, and Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, May 1, 2024, in Waukesha, Wis.
May 16

Morehouse faculty votes to award Biden honorary degree amid commencement controversy

It's not clear whether students will protest during Biden's speech on Sunday.
May 16
President Joe Biden speaks about voting rights legislation at the Atlanta University Center Consortium in Atlanta, GA, Jan. 11, 2022.
May 16

Supreme Court upholds the manner in which the CFPB is funded

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created by Congress after the 2008 financial crash to protect consumers from predatory or deceptive practices by banks and other financial institutions.
May 16
VIDEO: Supreme Court upholds the manner in which the CFPB is funded
May 16

Republican lawmakers in North Carolina pushing to ban masks

The proposed bill was spurred in part due to protests against the war in Gaza on college campuses.
May 16
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina are pushing to ban masks
May 16

Garland remarks on executive privilege over audio interview with special counsel Hur

It's a move that the department said effectively shields Attorney General Merrick Garland from any criminal exposure as Republican lawmakers move toward trying to hold him in contempt of Congress.
May 16
VIDEO: Garland remarks on executive privilege over audio interview with special counsel Hur
May 16

3 North Koreans infiltrated US companies in 'staggering' alleged telework fraud: DOJ

Three North Korean workers and a U.S. citizen are charged in the indictment.
May 16
A U.S. Justice Department logo or seal showing Justice Department headquarters, known as "Main Justice," is seen behind the podium in the Department's headquarters briefing room in Washington, Jan. 24, 2023.
May 16

DOJ releases proposed rule to reclassify marijuana

The drug would be listed as Schedule III substance if the proposal is approved.
May 16
Marijuana plants for the adult recreational market are seen inside a greenhouse at Hepworth Farms in Milton, New York, July 15, 2022.
May 16

Presidential and vice presidential debates scheduled

Vice President Kamala Harris accepts invitation to participate in a debate against Donald Trump's running mate.
May 16
Presidential and vice presidential debates scheduled
May 16

After trying week, RFK Jr. brings Shanahan on campaign trail for rare appearance

The independent candidate also claimed to have made the ballot in Texas.
May 16
Independent Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks to attendees during a campaign rally at Brazos Hall on May 13, 2024 in Austin, Texas.
May 16

Supreme Court upholds funding structure for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The court's decision is a major victory for the Biden administration and Democrats who have championed the independent agency as a bulwark against corporate financial abuses after the 2008 crash.
May 16
VIDEO: Supreme Court upholds funding structure for Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
May 16

Harris accepts CBS News' VP debate offer for the summer

Vice President Kamala Harris has accepted an offer from CBS News to participate in a vice-presidential debate this summer, the Biden campaign said Thursday.
May 16
Vice President Kamala Harris has accepted an offer from CBS News to participate in a vice-presidential debate this summer, the Biden campaign said Thursday.
May 16

Harris accepts CBS News' VP debate offer for the summer

Harris accepted CBS News' proposed dates of July 23 or Aug. 13.
May 16
Vice President Kamala Harris speaks on May 1, 2024 in Jacksonville, Fla.
May 16

Supreme Court upholds Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in major win for Biden

Payday loan companies had alleged the way CFPB is funded was unconstitutional.
May 16
The U.S. Supreme Court is seen, April 25, 2024, in Washington.
May 16

Biden asserts executive privilege over audio for interview with special counsel Hur

The Justice Department informed House Republicans that President Joe Biden has asserted his executive privilege over the audio recorded during his interview with Robert Hur.
May 16
VIDEO: Biden asserts executive privilege over audio for interview with special counsel Hur
May 16

Sen. Bob Menendez 'put his power up for sale,' prosecutor claims in bribery trial

Federal prosecutors in New York have alleged that the New Jersey Democrat accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.
May 16
Federal prosecutors in New York have alleged that the New Jersey Democrat accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.
May 15

By the Numbers: Presidential debates through the years

A look behind the numbers of U.S. presidential debates, from 1960 when John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon faced one another, to the candidates facing each other for the 2024 election.
May 15
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Presidential debates through the years
May 15

RNC co-chair: ‘We are willing to meet Joe Biden wherever he wants’

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with RNC Co-Chair Lara Trump about what to expect from former President Trump at the 2024 presidential debates.
May 15
VIDEO: RNC co-chair: ‘We are willing to meet Joe Biden wherever he wants’
May 15

Georgia Supreme Court candidate defends statements on reproductive rights

Former Democratic Rep. John Barrow joins the show to discuss breaking Georgia’s judicial code of conduct and his attempt to take sitting Justice Andrew Pinson’s spot on the Supreme Court..
May 15
VIDEO: Georgia Supreme Court candidate defends statements on reproductive rights
May 15

Biden says rate of sexual assault in the military is down

The rates of sexual assault and harassment in the military have dropped significantly, according to an upcoming report from the Pentagon.
May 15
The rates of sexual assault and harassment in the military shows a significant drop, according to an upcoming report from the Pentagon.
May 15

Pentagon report to show significant drop in unwanted sexual contact in military

The number of sexual assault reports filed last year also dropped.
May 15
In this 2011 file photo, female US Marines are shown marching.
May 15

Trump and Biden reach agreement on debate

President Joe Biden and the man he defeated in the last presidential election, Donald Trump are set to go head-to-head in two debates. ABC News contributor Mark Updegrove weighs in on the matchup.
May 15
VIDEO: Trump and Biden reach agreement on debate
May 15

TikTok creators suing over TikTok ban

A group of TikTokers are suing the federal government over the new law that could potentially ban the popular social media platform boasting over a billion users worldwide.
May 15
VIDEO: TikTok creators suing over TikTok ban
May 15

Incumbent Georgia Supreme Court Justice Andrew Pinson defends record amid election

With former Democratic Rep. John Barrow vying to unseat sitting Justice Andrew Pinson, this race could be one of the most competitive and expensive yet. Pinson joins the show.
May 15
VIDEO: Incumbent Georgia Supreme Court Justice Andrew Pinson defends record amid election
May 15

Debates offer candidates large, risky platform for contrast: ANALYSIS

Speculation mounted for months over whether Trump and Biden would debate at all.
May 15
Joe Biden, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee, right, and U.S. President Donald Trump speak during the U.S. presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 22, 2020.
May 15

Sen. Bob Menendez 'put his power up for sale,' prosecutor claims in bribery trial

Menendez has pleaded not guilty to 16 federal counts.
May 15
Sen. Bob Menendez arrives at Manhattan Federal Court, in New York City, May 15, 2024.

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