Flashpoint recap: Rep. Rashida Tlaib discusses controversial comments on policing that drew pushback from law enforcement officials

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Flashpoint 4/18/21 (Whole Episode)
Flashpoint 4/18/21 (Whole Episode)

DETROIT – As tensions continue to flare over police brutality Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib tweeted that it’s time to do away with policing. Did she mean it?

Tlaib made an appearance on Flashpoint Sunday to discuss the controversial comments.

Read more: Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s tweet about police draws pushback from law enforcement

The latest surge in Michigan coronavirus cases is threatening to overwhelm hospitals. Is the worst yet to come?

President and chief operating officer of Beaumont Health, Carolyn Wilson, discussed how the recent surge in cases is impacting hospital systems.

Segment One

Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib

Flashpoint 4/18/21 (Segment One)
Flashpoint 4/18/21 (Segment One)

Segment Two

President and chief operating officer of Beaumont Health, Carolyn Wilson

Flashpoint: 4/18/21 (Segment Two)
Flashpoint: 4/18/21 (Segment Two)

Segment Three

Flashpoint host Devin Scillian wraps up this week’s episode

Flashpoint 4/18/21 (Segment Three)
Flashpoint 4/18/21 (Segment Three)

About the Author:

Devin Scillian is equally at home on your television, on your bookshelf, and on your stereo. Devin anchors the evening newscasts for Local 4. Additionally, he moderates Flashpoint, Local 4's Sunday morning news program. He is also a best-selling author of children's books, and an award-winning musician and songwriter.