House and Senate Democrats Using Obama 21st Century Cures Act on Police Reform

President Trump held a meeting today with law enforcement declaring that 99% of police officers are good people, but we need to weed out the bad apples. House and Senate Democrats have created new legislation focusing on police reform, including curbing racial profile, changing police practices, a federal anti-lynching law, and accountability of law enforcement.

April Ryan speaks with Valerie Jarrett who says Congress and Senate are using President Obama’s playbook to make recommendations to lead to a healthier relationship between police and the Black community.

Click ▶️ to listen to AURN Washington Bureau Chief April Ryan’s White House Report:

President Barack Obama speaks to the media at the bottom of a meeting with civil rights leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. At left is Brittany Packnett, of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing and Co-Founder of We The Protestors and Campaign Zero, and right is Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. During the meeting the president discussed a range of issues, including the Administration’s efforts on criminal justice reform, building trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve and the President’s priorities during his final year in office. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)