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Trump: U.S. Post Office, election funds stalling coronavirus relief talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday said his team was rejecting Democrats’ bid to include funds for the U.S. Postal Service and to shore up election infrastructure in a new coronavirus relief bill, as he vowed to block money to facilitate mail-in voting. Congressional Democrats accused Trump of trying to damage the struggling…

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Trump campaign spox rips GOP congressman over rejection of QAnon conspiracy

A campaign spokesperson for President TrumpDonald John TrumpNew Bob Woodward book will include details of 25 personal letters between Trump and Kim Jong Un On The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate | Trump grabs ‘third rail’ of politics with payroll tax pause | Trump uses racist tropes to pitch…

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Trump Applauds Racist QAnon Supporter For Georgia GOP Congressional Win

President Donald Trump expressed support on Wednesday for Marjorie Taylor Greene, the racist QAnon follower who just won the GOP primary runoff for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. “Congratulations to future Republican Star Marjorie Taylor Greene on a big Congressional primary win in Georgia against a very tough and smart opponent,” Trump tweeted. “Marjorie is strong…

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Trump Adviser’s Bid To Insult Harris As ‘Marge Simpson’ Goes Totally Awry

Trump campaign senior legal adviser Jenna Ellis threw a petty insult at Kamala Harris as the senator and former Vice President Joe Biden made a debut joint appearance of their historic Democratic presidential ticket. It did not go down well for the attacking party. “Kamala sounds like Marge Simpson,” Ellis tweeted.  Twitter commentators and “Simpsons”…

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Trump Rewrites Rules About Showerheads Amid Growing Water Crisis

The Energy Department proposed rolling back three-decade-old efficiency standards for showerheads Wednesday following President Donald Trump’s repeated gripes about subpar water pressure while bathing.  The plan essentially seeks to change the federal definition of a showerhead to allow manufacturers to dramatically increase water use.  Under rules Congress passed in 1992 in response to severe droughts,…

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The Law Trump Can Use to Order More Ventilators

When it comes to asserting the powers of his office, President Donald Trump is no shrinking violet. In the response to the coronavirus, however, Trump’s critics say he could do more with a law at his disposal that can speed up production of items needed by hospitals and health care professionals. Trump has used the…

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Exclusive: Trump administration asks court to dismiss Big Tech’s challenge to social media executive order

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has filed a motion asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit against the president’s executive order targeting social media companies, calling it a “profound misunderstanding,” according to a copy of the motion seen by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from…

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Trump attacks Kamala Harris as’meanest, most Dreadful’ senator Later Biden Selects her as running Partner

CLOSE President Trump said he was surprised by Joe Biden’s vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris saying she was, “very very nasty.” Associated PressWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked Sen. Kamala Harris over her questioning of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearings in his first public remarks since she was named Joe Biden’s…

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Trump Supports Housing Segregation—and So Do a Lot of White Liberals

The vast Black-white disparities in housing are the foundation of America’s systemic racial inequalities, and white folks of all political stripes are loath to upset the status quo. In recent weeks, just after the umpteenth round of media reports about the president’s purported change in tone, Donald Trump resumed stoking white people’s fears of Black…

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Five Ways Trump And GOP Officials Are Undermining The Election Process

There has long been conflict in the United States over who gets to vote and how. In the years since Barack Obama’s election as president, those voting debates have become increasingly partisan, with Republican elected officials often pushing measures like requiring photo IDs that make it harder for people to vote, and Democratic officials advancing…