Trump fans who took hydroxychloroquine could be denied health insurance if SCOTUS kills Obamacare thumbnail

Trump fans who took hydroxychloroquine could be denied health insurance if SCOTUS kills Obamacare

Donald Trump | Hydroxychloroquine pills (Getty Images/Salon) President Trump continually pushed his supporters to take Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate to fight COVID-19 Bob Brigham September 29, 2020 10:32AM (UTC) This article originally appeared on Raw Story One of the bizarre reactions to the COVID-19 pandemic was President Donald Trump continually pushing supporters to take Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate. While…

Data leak: 2016 Trump campaign listed 3.5 million Black people it wanted to stop from voting thumbnail

Data leak: 2016 Trump campaign listed 3.5 million Black people it wanted to stop from voting

President Trump’s 2016 campaign identified more than 3 million Black voters it wanted to deter from casting ballots in the presidential election, according to a massive data leak obtained by the British news outlet Channel 4. The leak revealed that the campaign compiled data on nearly 200 million voters and divided them up into eight different…

Trump could be more than $1 billion in debt — that's a national security risk, experts say thumbnail

Trump could be more than $1 billion in debt — that’s a national security risk, experts say

A New York Times reckoning of President Trump’s finances suggests that he could be hard-pressed to cover hundreds of millions in debt coming due over the next few years, a prospect that national security experts say raises serious alarms about Trump’s motives and vulnerabilities to foreign influence. “Someone with a mountain of debt like President Trump is a national security…

Trump Is An Underdog, But The Electoral College’s Republican Tilt Improves His Chances thumbnail

Trump Is An Underdog, But The Electoral College’s Republican Tilt Improves His Chances

Even if you’re not following the polls super closely like those of us at FiveThirtyEight, you probably know that Joe Biden has both a sizable and fairly stable lead over President Trump. However, you shouldn’t count Trump out just yet. Trump currently has a nearly 1 in 4 shot of winning the election,1 according to…

Trump admin teams with nonprofit to launch 'Safety Pledge' to combat online child exploitation thumbnail

Trump admin teams with nonprofit to launch ‘Safety Pledge’ to combat online child exploitation

EXCLUSIVE: The Trump administration on Tuesday is launching a safety pledge with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children in an effort to prevent attacks from online predators and sex traffickers, as the nonprofit has seen “a dramatic increase” in reports of child sex exploitation since the coronavirus pandemic began.A White House official told…

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Trump announces plan to distribute 150 million rapid coronavirus tests

President Trump announced on Monday that the federal government will distribute 150 million rapid, point-of-care coronavirus tests to states over the next few weeks, including to K-12 schools and vulnerable communities like nursing homes and assisted living facilities.Why it matters: The Trump administration has stressed the importance of reopening schools in allowing parents to return…

Trump admin warns Iraq it plans to shut U.S. embassy in Baghdad after rocket attacks thumbnail

Trump admin warns Iraq it plans to shut U.S. embassy in Baghdad after rocket attacks

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned Iraq’s leaders that the U.S. plans to close its embassy in Baghdad unless the government stops Shiite militias from targeting diplomatic missions in Iraq, according to Iraqi and U.S. officials.Pompeo delivered the warning in recent phone calls to Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi and to Iraqi…

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Trump Announces Plan to Distribute 150 Million Coronavirus Tests

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House, September 27, 2020. (Ken Cedeno/Reuters) President Trump on Monday announced that his administration will begin distributing 150 million rapid coronavirus tests, including 100 million to states and another 50 million tests to vulnerable communities. “In the old days when we just started this you remember we’d…

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Trump Needs To Win The Election To Keep His ‘Get Out Of Jail Free’ Card

The New York Times’ detailing of two decades of President Donald Trump’s federal tax returns Sunday didn’t just expose how little Trump has paid in taxes. It also further exposed Trump’s personal stakes in November’s election, making it even clearer that the president sees a second term as a way to avoid potential prosecution and…

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Trump Went Even Further Than Other Uber-Rich To Shrink Taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The tax-avoidance strategies that President Donald Trump capitalized on to shrink his tax bill to essentially zero are surprisingly common among major real estate developers and other uber-wealthy Americans. Yet Trump characteristically pushed those strategies to the limit, perhaps to the breaking point. So say tax experts in the wake of a…

Trump, WH blend denials, justifications in reaction to New York Times story on taxes thumbnail

Trump, WH blend denials, justifications in reaction to New York Times story on taxes

Trump claimed he was entitled to tax deductions like everyone else.September 28, 2020, 9:26 PM• 7 min readWhile President Donald Trump’s initial reaction to the New York Times’ bombshell report that he paid little to no federal income taxes over nearly two decades was to dismiss it outright as “totally fake news,” his defense has…