It looks like ages in the past. In February President Trump was acquitted within the Senate impeachment trial.
The following month COVID-19 struck regionally, later prompting shutdown and stay-at-home orders.
In Might George Floyd’s demise whereas in Minneapolis Police custody sparked riots and protests nationwide, together with peaceable demonstrations within the Valley. The choice to not cost Louisville, Kentucky officers within the capturing demise of Breonna Taylor additionally led to demonstrations within the streets.
The Black Lives Matter motion was entrance and middle and there have been conversations about defunding and reforming police departments. There have been additionally rallies to Again the Blue.
In September, Supreme Court docket Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. Amy Coney Barrett stuffed her seat.
In October, President Trump was hospitalized with coronavirus. Senator Pat Toomey introduced he wouldn’t run in 2022, ending his political profession.
The next month was the final election, with a file variety of mail-in ballots forged. Counting went on for days and outcomes had been delayed. Eyes had been on battleground state Pennsylvania.
The rely additionally triggered supporters of Trump and Biden to take to the streets in Philadelphia.
Trump and his crew alleged widespread voter fraud. Trump’s camp filed lawsuits in Pennsylvania and elsewhere to have outcomes overturned.
In December the Electoral School confirmed Joe Biden because the winner.
2020 was a yr of pandemic, protest, and politics.