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USA TODAY poll: The greatest country in the world? On the 4th of July, a moment of reckoning for the USA
USA TODAY poll: The greatest country in the world? On the 4th of July, a moment of reckoning for the USA

In a USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll, Americans divide along partisan lines over whether the country is "great" or has "fallen behind" others in the world.

Judge lifts ban on
Judge lifts ban on 'tell-all' book by Trump's niece

An appeals court judge in New York has lifted a temporary ban on the publication of a potentially explosive "tell-all" book by President Donald Trump's niece, court documents showed. The ruling issued Wednesday allows publisher Simon & Schuster to print and distribute the 240-page book by Mary Trump, who dubs the US president "the world's most dangerous man." It would be the latest bombshell memoir to dish dirt on the leader after former aide John Bolton's book, which described Trump as corrupt and incompetent, was cleared for publication last week.

Biden again blows by Trump in cash race
Biden again blows by Trump in cash race

The Biden campaign and the Democratic National Committee reported that they together raised $141 million in June, for a total cash haul of $282 million for the quarter.

The RNC Is Paying a Former Apprentice Hand Accused of Having Trump Dirt
The RNC Is Paying a Former Apprentice Hand Accused of Having Trump Dirt

Last year, the Republican National Convention began cutting checks to a former producer of NBC's Celebrity Apprentice who was accused of having, as one contestant put it, "all the dirt" on Donald Trump.From August 2019 through May 2020, the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Convention made a dozen payments totaling more than $66,000 to Labella Worldwide, Inc. for "production consulting services." The firm is run by Chuck Labella, a former NBC executive and the talent producer who worked on Donald Trump's famous reality show.Labella is not just a former Apprentice bigwig. According to actor Tom Arnold, who was a contestant on the show and has since become a...

Trump says NYC painting
Trump says NYC painting 'Black Lives Matter' in front of Trump Tower is a 'symbol of hate'

The president, a former New York City resident, complained that such an action by the city would be "denigrating this luxury Avenue."

Trump still believes coronavirus will
Trump still believes coronavirus will 'just disappear' as the US nears 130,000 reported deaths

President Donald Trump has repeatedly suggested coronavirus will magically "disappear" someday, but the numbers aren't on his side.

Trump at Rushmore: Jets and fireworks, but masks optional
Trump at Rushmore: Jets and fireworks, but masks optional

When President Donald Trump speaks at the Mount Rushmore national memorial before the first fireworks show there in years, he'll stand before a crowd of thousands of people who won't be required to socially distance or wear masks despite the coronavirus pandemic. Friday night's event, with 7,500 tickets issued, will feature a patriotic display at a monument known as "the Shrine of Democracy" in a swath of country largely loyal to Trump. Public health experts say the lack of social distancing and enforced mask wearing could lead to a surge in the disease, while the fireworks risk setting the surrounding forest ablaze.

Black mayor of Kansas City says he was called N-word over mask rule
Black mayor of Kansas City says he was called N-word over mask rule

Mayor Quinton Lucas said he received texts containing "a racial slur" and "subtle death threat" after he announced a mask requirement to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Exclusive USA TODAY poll: Biden widens his lead, but Trump keeps the edge on enthusiasm
Exclusive USA TODAY poll: Biden widens his lead, but Trump keeps the edge on enthusiasm

In a new USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll, the president falls further behind in a race where much of Biden's support comes from those opposed to Trump.

'The president is a danger': Hundreds who served under George W. Bush endorse Biden

The group is the latest of a number of Republican organizations opposing Trump's re-election.

Meet the Supporters Trump Has Lost
Meet the Supporters Trump Has Lost

For some, the disenchantment started almost as soon as Donald Trump took office. For others, his handling of the coronavirus and social unrest turned them away. For all of them, it is highly unlikely they will vote for him again.These voters, who backed Trump in 2016 but say there is "not really any chance" they will this year, represent just 2% of registered voters in the six states most likely to decide the presidency, according to New York Times/Siena College polls. But they help explain why the president faces a significant deficit nationwide and in the battleground states."I think if he weren't such an appalling human being, he would make a great president, because I think what this...

'It's historic': Women of color dominate Joe Biden's list for vice president

Women of color are historically underrepresented in politics and government. Joe Biden says multiple nonwhite women are in contention to be his running mate.

'I'm Dying, Slowly': HIV-Positive Detainee Won Release-But Still Isn't Free

Federal immigration authorities are refusing to release an HIV-positive man who has been held in a Minnesota detention facility since January, despite the fact that the man has already won his case for release before an immigration judge-and despite his severe risk of medical complications from the coronavirus outbreaks that have spread inside detention facilities across the country."I'm dying, slowly, even with my medication," said William Zacarias Marroquìn, a 45-year-old restaurant worker, calling from inside the Sherburne County Jail in Elk River, Minnesota. "I don't know if they care or not, but I can be spending my time with my family, my fiancé. I don't know if they've considered...

Susan Collins Cast the Crucial Vote for Brett Kavanaugh. His Biggest Backers Returned the Favor.
Susan Collins Cast the Crucial Vote for Brett Kavanaugh. His Biggest Backers Returned the Favor.

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) has been the object of liberal ire since her 2018 vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Now in a tight re-election fight, whatever hopes she might have had of putting that episode behind her were dashed this week, when now-Justice Kavanaugh cast a dissenting vote in the Supreme Court's latest decision to uphold the legal framework that grants access to women seeking abortions.But the legacy of Collins' vote on Kavanaugh hasn't been all bad for the longtime Maine senator. In fact, it's appeared to earn her some powerful and deep-pocketed new allies.Collins, who's staked out a brand as a pro-choice moderate Republican over her nearly 24 years in the...

Florida Hospitals Are Flooded with Partying Young People
Florida Hospitals Are Flooded with Partying Young People

A week ago, Jordan Rodriguez and his fiancée met up with two friends for tacos, chicken wings, and pitchers of beer at a local pub in Pembroke Pines, Fla., one of several outings the 38-year-old has enjoyed since the Sunshine State reopened for business in May."I wouldn't say I felt safer, but I had started venturing out again a little bit," Rodriguez told The Daily Beast. "I still wear a face mask whenever I go out and I have always been a germaphobe, so I'm regularly washing my hands with soap."Little did he know that the coronavirus was likely already gestating inside him. The following morning, Rodriguez felt lousy when he woke up. Initially, he chalked it up to a few too many beers....

Donald Trump should stay away from Mount Rushmore, Sioux leader says
Donald Trump should stay away from Mount Rushmore, Sioux leader says

The president's planned visit to the monument on 'stolen' Native land risks spreading coronavirus, tribal president warnsDonald Trump should not carry out his planned 3 July visit to the Mount Rushmore monument in South Dakota because it represents a safety risk in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and is an insult to Native Americans on whose stolen land it was built, the president of the Oglala Sioux tribal council has said.Several Native American groups are planning protests for Trump's controversial trip to the 79-year-old stone monument carved into the Black Hills that is set to include the first fireworks display at the site since 2009 and an air force flypast."Trump coming...

New North American trade deal launches under growing threat of disputes
New North American trade deal launches under growing threat of disputes

The revamped trade pact between the United States, Canada and Mexico taking effect on Wednesday was meant to create a kind of fortress North America, boosting the region's competitiveness - but cracks are already starting to show in the foundation. As the deal kicks in, the Trump administration is threatening Canada with new aluminum tariffs, and a prominent Mexican labor activist has been jailed, underscoring concerns about crucial labor reforms in the replacement for the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement. The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement includes tighter North American content rules for autos, new protections for intellectual property, prohibitions against currency...

A QAnon Supporter Just Beat A Republican Congressman in Colorado
A QAnon Supporter Just Beat A Republican Congressman in Colorado

"I hope that this is real," Lauren Boebert said of the deep-state, sex-ring conspiracy theory.

Trump campaign shakes up top staff after Tulsa rally debacle
Trump campaign shakes up top staff after Tulsa rally debacle

Trump campaign chief operating officer Michael Glassner, who had been heavily involved in planning the president's rallies, has been replaced by Trump's 2016 Arizona chair Jeff DeWit, a major shakeup at the top of the president's campaign following the Tulsa rally debacle and four months from Election Day, multiple sources tell ABC News. According to the Trump campaign, Glassner, who has worked on the president's campaign since 2015, will have his role shifted to focus on the campaign's many lawsuits heading into the fall. Michael Glassner is moving into the long-term role of navigating the many legal courses we face, including suits against major media outlets, some of which will...

Senate votes to extend small-business coronavirus relief program through August
Senate votes to extend small-business coronavirus relief program through August

The loans have been a lifeline to more than 4 million businesses during the pandemic.

Data on Financial Transfers Bolstered Suspicions That Russia Offered Bounties
Data on Financial Transfers Bolstered Suspicions That Russia Offered Bounties

U.S. officials intercepted electronic data showing large financial transfers from a bank account controlled by Russia's military intelligence agency to a Taliban-linked account, which was among the evidence that supported their conclusion that Russia covertly offered bounties for killing U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan, according to three officials familiar with the intelligence.Though the United States has accused Russia of providing general support to the Taliban before, analysts concluded from other intelligence that the transfers were most likely part of a bounty program that detainees described during interrogations. Investigators also identified by name numerous Afghans in...

New York judge temporarily blocks release of tell-all by Trump
New York judge temporarily blocks release of tell-all by Trump's niece

"Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man" is due out next month.

Biden Blasts Trump, Says He
Biden Blasts Trump, Says He 'Surrendered' to COVID-19

For weeks, President Donald Trump and his campaign have attacked former Vice President Joe Biden for "hiding in a basement" as new coronavirus cases have skyrocketed across the country. In public remarks on Tuesday, Biden responded to those attacks by challenging Trump to focus on the deadly pandemic that has killed at least 125,000 Americans under his watch-and laid out his own plan to address the crisis."It's almost July, and it seems like our 'wartime president' has surrendered," Biden told reporters inside a gym at the Alexis L. DuPont High School in Wilmington, Delaware, calling his proposed roadmap to safely reopening America "a plan to save lives in the months ahead."Biden's plan,...

Rep. Karen Bass vows to persist on police reform:
Rep. Karen Bass vows to persist on police reform: 'We have to keep pushing'

The California Democrat told a POLITICO virtual town hall the current moment presented a unique opportunity.

Rep. Francis Rooney kicked off GOP Steering Committee
Rep. Francis Rooney kicked off GOP Steering Committee

Republicans were frustrated that the Florida Republican hadn't been showing up for votes or meetings.

Wisconsin judge green lights curbing Democrat votes in victory for Republicans
Wisconsin judge green lights curbing Democrat votes in victory for Republicans

A new ruling limiting early voting in the state, among other measures, will probably suppress minority votersA federal appeals court reinstated significant voting restrictions in Wisconsin on Monday, handing Republicans a victory just months before the November election in one of the country's most important battleground states.The ruling reinstates a Republican-backed law that allows local election officials to offer only two weeks of early voting before election day. That restriction will have a severe impact on cities like Madison, which had tentative plans to offer nearly a month of early voting this fall and Milwaukee, which offered nearly six weeks of early voting ahead of the 2018...

Amy McGrath Emerges From Brutal Primary to Face Mitch McConnell
Amy McGrath Emerges From Brutal Primary to Face Mitch McConnell

The Democratic Party establishment's choice to take on Sen. Mitch McConnell in Kentucky has won a narrow primary victory, though the bruising contest may have further lessened her chances of ousting the GOP Senate Majority Leader in November. Amy McGrath, the 2018 U.S. House candidate backed by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, defeated the upstart campaign of Charles Booker in Kentucky on Tuesday after additional mail-in ballots were counted. McGrath now enters the general election matchup with McConnell not on the strength of a primary romp but flagging after an unexpectedly competitive fight with a rival who galvanized progressives in Kentucky and nationally. McGrath, who entered...

Dem climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050
Dem climate plan would end greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a plan to address climate change that would set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, while pushing renewable energy such as wind and solar power and addressing environmental injustice that harms low-income and minority communities. The election-year plan backed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other leaders is less ambitious than a sweeping Green New Deal that a group of progressive Democrats outlined last year to combat climate change and create thousands of jobs in renewable energy. The Green New Deal, championed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., calls for dramatic steps to virtually eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions...

Americans not welcome: E.U. bars U.S. travelers over coronavirus
Americans not welcome: E.U. bars U.S. travelers over coronavirus

The move to exclude the U.S. from a list of 15 approved nations that the bloc will open its borders to is a sign of how the U.S. is seen as a coronavirus hotbed internationally.

Supreme Court rules religious schools should get state grants given to other private schools
Supreme Court rules religious schools should get state grants given to other private schools

The justices, by a 5-4 vote, decided that denying grants to students in church schools amounts to unconstitutional discrimination against religion.

John Roberts Was Already Chief Justice. But Now It
John Roberts Was Already Chief Justice. But Now It's His Court.

WASHINGTON -- In a series of stunning decisions over the past two weeks, Chief Justice John Roberts has voted to expand LGBTQ rights, protect the young immigrants known as "Dreamers" and strike down a Louisiana abortion law. In all three decisions, he voted with the court's four-member liberal wing.Those decisions heartened progressives and infuriated the chief justice's usual conservative allies. But those reactions obscured a larger truth about Roberts: 15 years into his tenure, he now wields a level of influence that has caused experts to hunt for historical comparisons."Roberts is not only the most powerful player on the court," said Lee Epstein, a law professor and political...

Trump Shares Video of Armed White Couple Confronting Protesters
Trump Shares Video of Armed White Couple Confronting Protesters

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump retweeted a video Monday morning of a white man and woman brandishing a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun at peaceful Black protesters in St. Louis over the weekend, amplifying a surreal scene that embodied the racial divisions roiling the country.Trump's promotion of the St. Louis confrontation was the second time in two days that the president used his social media platforms -- which he often credits with allowing him to circumvent mainstream news outlets -- to exacerbate racial divisions as Americans have been protesting police brutality and demanding social justice reforms after the killing of George Floyd.On Sunday, Trump retweeted a video of one...

Trump has lost his senior advantage. And that could cost him in November.
Trump has lost his senior advantage. And that could cost him in November.

Voters over 65 were key to the president's win in 2016. But now they're defecting to Biden.

Hickenlooper wins Democratic primary for key U.S. Senate seat in Colorado
Hickenlooper wins Democratic primary for key U.S. Senate seat in Colorado

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper shrugged off a series of campaign stumbles to win the state's Democratic U.S. Senate nomination on Tuesday, beating a progressive challenger in a race vital to the party's hopes of regaining Senate control in November. Hickenlooper's victory sets up a high-profile Nov. 3 showdown with conservative Republican U.S. Senator Cory Gardner, considered one of the country's most vulnerable incumbents and a top target for Democrats. With more than three-quarters of precincts reporting, Hickenlooper led by nearly 20 percentage points over Andrew Romanoff, a former Colorado House speaker who had touted progressive priorities such as Medicare for All that...

Trump signed a law to punish China for its oppression of the Uighur Muslims. Uighurs say much more needs to be done.
Trump signed a law to punish China for its oppression of the Uighur Muslims. Uighurs say much more needs to be done.

President Donald Trump signed The Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 the same day reports said John Bolton alleged he condoned detention camps.

How Jamaal Bowman Beat Rep. Eliot Engel In The Bronx
How Jamaal Bowman Beat Rep. Eliot Engel In The Bronx

The left is getting more sophisticated at winning campaigns, and progressive Democratic primary challengers now have an "ecosystem" at their disposal.

Hickenlooper, Huntsman and House races: 5 things to watch in Tuesday
Hickenlooper, Huntsman and House races: 5 things to watch in Tuesday's primaries

John Hickenlooper's rocky road to the Colorado Senate primary has Republicans more hopeful Cory Gardner can hold on in the fall.

Hillary Clinton Repurposes Donald Trump Slogan For Sarcastic Dig At Pandemic Response
Hillary Clinton Repurposes Donald Trump Slogan For Sarcastic Dig At Pandemic Response

The former Democratic presidential candidate turned Trump's 2016 MAGA rallying cry against him.

North Carolina
North Carolina's Top Two Officials Are at War Over Coronavirus

Facing the difficult task of unseating an incumbent governor whose popularity has risen during the coronavirus pandemic, North Carolina Republican Dan Forest is doubling down with the kind of move that appeals to a GOP base that's balked at public health restrictions.As a resurgent coronavirus pandemic continues to stress southern states and worry health officials, the lieutenant governor is pushing forward with a lawsuit targeted at public health executive orders from Gov. Roy Cooper. The pending lawsuit comes just after the Democrat moved to pause the state's reopening and announced a new statewide mask requirement due to officials fretting that their state's numbers were "moving in the...

Pro-Trump Retirement Community The Villages Is Descending Into Civil War
Pro-Trump Retirement Community The Villages Is Descending Into Civil War

When an elderly man was filmed shouting "white power" while driving through America's largest retirement community on a golf cart, it was the latest installment of a culture war Chris Stanley had watched unfold for years."Battle lines are drawn," Stanley, who serves as president of The Villages Democratic Club in the enormous town geared at well-kempt retirees in central Florida, told The Daily Beast. But the scene-which was amplified when President Donald Trump approvingly tweeted it before deleting the post this weekend-marked a sharp deterioration from just a few years ago, Stanley explained. In fact, political relations were relatively friendly until Trump's election. "We coexisted...

Tucker Carlson
Tucker Carlson's Journey From Coronavirus Alarm-Puller to COVID Truther

In early March, while President Donald Trump's loudest allies at Fox News downplayed the coronavirus pandemic, with some claiming it was nothing more than an "impeachment scam" to destroy the president, Tucker Carlson received widespread-and usual, considering his notoriously far-right rhetoric-praise for calling out his colleagues and Trump for "minimizing" the impending danger.The Fox News primetime star continues to receive plaudits for reportedly convincing the president to finally take the crisis seriously. Days after that March 9 monologue, which was delivered shortly after Carlson privately spoke with Trump about the virus, the president publicly addressed the nation and his...

Fauci to testify before Congress on state of coronavirus pandemic
Fauci to testify before Congress on state of coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top health officials will testify before Congress Tuesday on the state of the coronavirus pandemic.

Analysis: Virus surge forces Arizona gov
Analysis: Virus surge forces Arizona gov's hand on masks

After telling Arizonans that many public places were again being closed amid a surge of coronavirus cases, Gov. Doug Ducey ended a somewhat contentious news conference by imploring people to wear face masks. While the Republican governor has never discouraged the use of masks, his full-throated endorsement of them was a big change from a largely lukewarm stance the last few months. "There are some people that can't wear masks for whatever reason, shortness of breath or they are asthmatic," Ducey said June 13 when asked why he wouldn't mandate the use of them.

Laura Ingraham Tells Viewers to
Laura Ingraham Tells Viewers to 'Suit Up' for Battle: 'It Is Time to Do or Die'

Fox News host Laura Ingraham spoke in stark and apocalyptic terms about the coming election on Monday night, warning viewers that "more chaos is coming" and that they needed to "suit up for this battle" because it was do-or-die time.The right-wing primetime star opened up her Monday evening broadcast by sniping at "conservatives on the sideline in this battle" while the country "is under attack," taking aim at Never Trump Republicans for trying to help elect Democrats this cycle.She also blasted conservative politicians who she claimed weren't stepping up to fight back as Black Lives Matter protests rage across the country and statues and monuments are toppled."A lot of very clever people...

Oklahoma voters narrowly approve Medicaid expansion
Oklahoma voters narrowly approve Medicaid expansion

Oklahoma voters narrowly decided on Tuesday to expand Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands low-income residents, becoming the first state to amend its Constitution to do so. The question fared well in metropolitan areas, including Oklahoma City and Tulsa, but was overwhelmingly opposed in rural counties. Idaho, Maine, Nebraska and Utah have all expanded Medicaid through ballot questions, but did so by amending state statutes, according to the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.

Oklahoma City voters to pare down crowded 5th District field
Oklahoma City voters to pare down crowded 5th District field

Voters in central Oklahoma on Tuesday will pare down a crowded field of congressional hopefuls seeking to represent the 5th District in Washington. Nine Republicans are vying for the seat held by first-term U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, the only Democrat in the state's delegation. Horn herself also faces a primary opponent in perennial candidate Tom Guild, a retired professor from Edmond.

Russia intelligence
Russia intelligence 'may have been' in Trump brief but wasn't deemed 'actionable,' top Republican says

Rep. Michael McCaul, the top Republican on the Foreign Affairs Committee, said he's concerned that reports Russia paid bounties for the killing of Americans may be true.

New CNN report says Turkish President Recep Erdogan was at one point calling Trump as much as twice a week
New CNN report says Turkish President Recep Erdogan was at one point calling Trump as much as twice a week

President Donald Trump's impulsive decision to withdraw troops from Syria last year allegedly came after a call with Turkish President Recep Erdogan.

Huntsman at risk of shocking defeat in Utah
Huntsman at risk of shocking defeat in Utah

After a decade away from Utah politics and a weeks-long fight with the coronavirus, the former governor is locked in a tight race for his old job.

White House opposes $1.5 trillion House infrastructure measure
White House opposes $1.5 trillion House infrastructure measure

The White House said Monday it opposes a $1.5 trillion proposal from congressional Democrats to boost U.S. infrastructure over the next decade, criticizing how it would pay for new spending. The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is set to begin on Tuesday debating the measure, which includes a massive boost in spending on roads, bridges, public transit, rail, ports and airports as well as water systems, schools and broadband internet. "America's infrastructure is in crisis," House Transportation Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio, a Democrat, said.


Carrie Severino: Clarence Thomas Retirement Rumor Is '100%' Fake

Rumors of Justice Clarence Thomas's plans to retire are false, said Carrie Severino, who clerked for Thomas on the Supreme Court.

Eric Garcetti Asks Demoralized LAPD to 'Remember Why They Became Police Officers'

Mayor Eric Garcetti said LAPD officers who felt demoralized by protests and budget cuts should "remember why they became police officers."

Joel Pollak: Democrats Want Second American Revolution — a Socialist One

Democrats are advancing social revolution to "correct" the American Revolution, said Joel Pollak, offering his remarks on Ezra Levant's show.

Eric Garcetti on Coronavirus: 'Some of the Spread Did Come From Our Protests'

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti said recent Black Lives Matter protests were, in fact, partly responsible for a recent spike in coronavirus cases.

L.A. School Police Chief Resigns After School Board Defunds Police by 35%

Los Angeles School Police Chief Todd Chamberlain resigned Wednesday after the school board voted to defund his department's budget by 35%.

Trump Campaign, RNC Raise Record $266 Million in Second Quarter

The RNC, Trump campaign, and other joint fundraising committees announced they had raised $266 million in the second quarter of 2020.

Coronavirus Deaths in U.S. Plunge as New Cases Hit Record Levels

Coronavirus-linked deaths across the U.S. have dropped over the past few weeks, as the country hit record levels in the number of new cases

Lockdown: Canada Day to Have 'Virtual Fireworks' and Shows

Canada Day's annual fireworks in Ottawa will be replaced by "virtual fireworks" and digital shows due to the COVID-19 lockdown.

Poll: 'Virtual Tie' Between Trump and Biden in North Carolina

Donald Trump and Joe Biden are in a "virtual tie" in North Carolina, according to a poll released on Tuesday.

CNN's Acosta on Trump Liking How He Looks in Mask: 'This Isn’t About Looks -- It Is About Saving Lives'

Wednesday on CNN's "Situation Room," guest host Jim Acosta commented on President Donald Trump saying, "I had a mask. I sort of liked the way I looked," during an interview with Fox Business' Blake Burman. | Clips

Trump: I Will Make Statement on Minimum Wage, I Think It'll Be 'Very Positive'

During an interview with the Fox Business Network on Wednesday, President Trump declined to criticize states and the District of Columbia for their recent | Clips

Kamala Harris on Trump: 'This Man Is Not Fit to Be President' -- 'No More Pop Psychology About This Guy'

Wednesday on MSNBC's "Deadline," Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) accused President Donald Trump of not being "fit to be president" given his dealings with Russia and his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. | Clips

USMCA Replaces NAFTA as Trump Delivers on One of Biggest Promises

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement formally replaced NAFTA, so Trump has officially completed one of his biggest promises.

Chaos Erupts as Dems Adopt GOP Motion to Restrict Chinese Access

Democrats defected and voted for a House GOP motion to restrict Chinese access to American infrastructure projects.

Nolte: Fake Political Media Eager Partner's in Joe Biden's Fake Press Conference

On Tuesday, Joe Biden held a fake news conference after nearly three months without one, and his pals in the media played right along.

Bokhari: Activism Not Journalism - CNN Pressures Brands to Join Facebook Ad Boycott

CNN is naming and shaming corporate brands that have yet to join the ad boycott against Facebook, spurred by an agitated political left that wants the platform to do more to crack down on constitutionally protected speech — especially that of President Donald Trump.

GOP Senators Lobby to Replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as Federal Holiday

Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and James Lankford (R-OK) backed a proposal on Wednesday to replace Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday.

NYT Cancels Mount Rushmore: Native Land, KKK Link, Slaveholder Presidents

The New York Times has set its sights on Mount Rushmore as protesters demand the removal of historic monuments in the name of racial justice.

Police Charge Utah Protester with Shooting Driver, Rioting

Two suspects were arrested Tuesday night in connection with the shooting of a motorist at a Black Lives Matter protest in Provo, Utah.

Coronavirus Patients Crossing U.S. Border for Treatment, Say California Hospitals

A Southern California hospital reports that Coronavirus patients are crossing the border from Mexico to seek treatment.

At Least 23 Arrests as Seattle Police Clear Out CHOP

Seattle Police have arrested at least 23 individuals following Mayor Jenny Durkan's order to clear out the CHOP "autonomous" zone.

Donald Trump: De Blasio ‘Denigrating’ Fifth Avenue with BLM Mural

President Trump blasted NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio after the mayor affirmed the addition of a "Black Lives Matter" mural on Fifth Avenue.

Tom Hanks Says 'Don't Be a P*ssy': 'Shame on You' if You Don't Wear a Mask

"Shame on you," says actor Tom Hanks, who thinks you're a "p*ssy" if you refuse to wear masks in public as states continue to open up for business amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Poll: Joe Biden Leads in Key Swing States as Coronavirus Concerns Rise

A CNBC/Change Research poll released Wednesday found Joe Biden leading President Trump across six key swing states.

Mark Cuban: NBA Players Kneeling During Anthem Is 'a Beautiful Thing'

Wednesday on ABC's "The View," owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks Mark Cuban said players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racism in law enforcement was a "beautiful thing." | Clips

Rumors Swirl: Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas May Retire

Supreme Court Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas may be planning to retire soon, according to rumors in the media Wednesday.

De Blasio Doubles Down on Threat to Paint 'Black Lives Matter' in Front of Trump Tower -- Vows to Use Defunded Police Money to Pay for It

Wednesday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed the new $88 billion city budget in the wake of George Floyd's death while | Clips

Eva Longoria Among 819 New Members as Motion Picture Academy Vows More Diversity

Cynthia Erivo, John David Washington, Eva Longoria, Zendaya and Awkwafina will join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Private Payrolls Estimated To Rise by 2.37 Million in June, May Revised Up By 5.2 Million

A total of 5.37 million jobs added in May and June.| Economy

Report: California's Mistake Led to San Quentin Prison Coronavirus Outbreak

California's decision to move coronavirus-infected patients from one prison to another allegedly caused a massive outbreak in San Quentin.

Biden Says He Will Reverse Trump's Tax Cuts

On a fundraising call with supoorters, Biden said he planned to undo the Trump tax cuts on businesses and families. | Economy

One in Ten Irish Babies Aborted in First Year Since Legalization

Irish women have taken advantage of the repeal of protection for unborn babies, with 6,666 abortions performed since...

Delingpole: Cathedral May Remove Statue of Roman Emperor

Another day, another infuriating news story about a statue being considered for removal because someone, somewhere is offended by it.

CNN's Cuomo Accuses Mark McCloskey of Being the 'Face of White Resistance' to Black Lives Matter

Tuesday, on his CNN program, host Chris Cuomo challenged St. Louis homeowner Mark McCloskey on the merits of his use of self-defense of life and property by brandishing a firearm in front of his home as a mob of protesters threatened him and his wife. | Clips

CNN's Cuomo: Protests and Mount Rushmore July 4 Celebration Not the Same -- Would Be 'Madness' to Mandate Masks at Protests

On Tuesday's broadcast of CNN's "Cuomo Primetime," host Chris Cuomo argued that the planned early July 4 celebration at Mount Rushmore is not an "apples to apples" comparison to police brutality protests. Because the protests weren't organized by official government entities and trying to enforce a mandatory mask rule during the protests, "would have been madness." | Clips

FNC's Carlson Criticizes 'Weak' Republicans in Time of Crisis -- Accuses GOP Officials of Feeding Voters 'Partisan Junk Food'

Tuesday, Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson opened his show with a monologue criticizing Republicans for being "weak" in this time of crisis, and with left-wing forces seizes on that opportunity. | Clips

Trump Vows to Veto Defense Bill if It Renames U.S. Bases Named for Confederate Figures

Trump tweeted that he would veto the defense bill if it renamed ten U.S. Army bases that had been named for Confederate generals.

Boston to Remove Lincoln Emancipation Memorial

Boston’s arts commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove a statue that depicts a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln’s feet.

Conservative Lauren Boebert Unseats Five-Term Republican Scott Tipton

Scott Tipton (R-CO), who was backed by President Donald Trump, lost his primary to Lauren Boebert, the owner of Shooters Grill in Colorado.

NBA Commish Warns that Coronavirus May Stymie Proposed 2020 Season

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver noted on Tuesday that the spread of the coronavirus may pose too big a threat for the league to carry out

Volunteer Medic: CHOP Security Shot at Black Teen Killed Monday

A volunteer medic who responded to two gunshot victims in CHOP said security fired at the teens' vehicle after it crashed into a barrier.

L.A. City Council Passes Motion to Replace Police with 'Crisis Response' for 'Non-violent' Calls

The L.A. City Council passed a motion to replace LAPD officers with unarmed "crisis response" personnel for "non-violent calls for service."

Adam Schiff: 'We May all be Moving to Canada Soon'

Adam Schiff quipped Monday that "we may all be moving to Canada soon" when addressing the subject of social media and election meddling.

Poll: Majority of New York Voters Oppose Cuts to Police Funding

A majority of voters in New York state did not support reducing funding for police departments, a survey released Tuesday found.

Lawsuit: 'MythBusters' Star Adam Savage Accused of Raping Sister for Years

Former "Mythbusters" co-host Adam Savage has been hit with a lawsuit filed Tuesday alleging that he raped his young sister for years when the two were children in the 1970s.

Lena Dunham: 'Give Reparations Widely. Defund the Police. Rinse & Repeat'

Lena Dunham has apologized for the white privilege that has enabled her to achieve Hollywood success at a young age, saying that from now on, she promises to "sit down" and "shut up, unless it’s to advocate for change for Black people."

Media Fail to Ask Joe Biden About Role in Michael Flynn Investigation, Logan Act

The mainstream media journalists failed to ask Biden about new evidence that he suggested Michael Flynn be investigated under the Logan Act.

Hong Kong Activists Prepare Protests Despite 'National Security' Law

Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong are primed for demonstrations after the Chinese Communist Party approved its "national security" law.

Biden Will Not Hold Campaign Rallies Due to COVID19 Threat

Joe Biden announced that his campaign would not hold any public rallies ahead of the general election, citing the threat of the coronavirus.

'I Can Hardly Wait': Biden Commits to Three Debates with Trump

Joe Biden said on Tuesday he was eager to face off against President Donald Trump ahead of the general election.

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