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Breaking: Twitter Freezes Trump Campaign For Misinfo

UPDATE: The Washington Post has amended the post seen below. It now says this: Twitter said it will require President Trump’s campaign account to remove a post containing coronavirus misinformation, banning the account from tweeting until it does so. Team Trump’s tweet of a video clip from a Fox News interview — in which President Trump said that children are …

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“Failing” New York Times Adds 669K Subscribers In Q2

The New York Times reports: Over a three-month period dominated by the coronavirus pandemic and a slowdown in advertising, The New York Times Company for the first time reported quarterly revenue that owed more to digital products than to the print newspaper. As much of its staff worked remotely, The Times brought in $185.5 million in revenue for digital subscriptions …

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Trump Lawyer Helping Kanye West Qualify For Ballot

Vice News reports: Kanye West has officially submitted signatures to appear on the ballot in Wisconsin, arguably the most important state on the presidential map — and those signatures were dropped off by an experienced GOP operative with ties to President Trump’s campaign. A local reporter recorded Lane Ruhland heading in to drop off the signatures that would qualify West …

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Trump Calls Beirut Explosion “A Terrible Attack” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has described deadly explosions in Lebanon as a “terrible attack” despite no evidence that suggests the blasts were intentional. Massive explosions in Beirut on Tuesday have killed at least 70 people and injured more than 3,000 others while leveling a large segment of the capital. “Let me begin by sending America’s deepest sympathies to the …

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Neil Young Sues Trump For Copyright Infringement

Law & Crime reports: Canadian-American folk rock artist Neil Young filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign in federal court on Tuesday over the unauthorized use of two of his songs at a recent campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “This complaint is not intended to disrespect the rights and opinions of American citizens, who are free …

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Trump Twice Pronounces National Park As “Yo-Semites”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump is expected to sign a bipartisan bill Tuesday that would spend nearly $3 billion on conservation projects, outdoor recreation and maintenance of national parks and other public lands. Supporters say the measure, known as the Great American Outdoors Act, would be the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. The …

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Chinese State Media: Trump Is Trying To Steal TikTok

CNN Business reports: Trump said he would be open to allowing a US company to buy TikTok, albeit with the unusual caveat that any deal would have to include a “substantial amount of money” coming to the US Treasury. Washington State-based Microsoft has emerged as a potential buyer, and has said it is pursuing a purchase. The dispute has drawn …

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Chuck Grassley Hits Trump Over Birx Attack: “Use Love”

Mediaite reports: One top Republican senator publicly appealed to President Donald Trump on Twitter over his very public swipe at one of his own coronavirus task force members. Over the weekend, Birx — who was also criticized by Speaker Nancy Pelosi — warned that the U.S. is in a “new phase” of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump tweeted Monday morning, “In …

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COVID Obit Wishes “Karma” On Trump And Texas Gov

The Washington Post reports: Much of David W. Nagy’s obituary, which ran in his local paper in Jefferson, Tex., on July 30, recounted his painful death from the novel coronavirus at age 79 and named his surviving family members. But midway down, the tone shifted to offer a pointed message for President Trump and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R). “Family …

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Clyburn: “Mussolini” Trump Won’t Leave If He Loses

Axios reports: Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.) said Sunday he believes Trump is “trying to put a cloud over the election” because he doesn’t plan to leave office if he loses. Clyburn told “CNN’s State of the Union” that “the American people had better wake up” to Trump, who he said has taken on strongman tactics. Clyburn compared Trump to Mussolini …

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Early Voting Slices Time For Trump To Make Recovery

The Associated Press reports: It’s getting late early. President Donald Trump is privately reassuring Republicans anxious about his deficits to Democrat Joe Biden, noting there are three months until Election Day and reminding them of the late-breaking events that propelled his 2016 comeback. But four years later, the dynamics are very different. “He’s losing and the trajectory of the race …

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Media To Be Banned From Downsized GOP Convention

The Guardian reports: The media will be barred from the Republican national convention where Donald Trump is set to be renominated as presidential candidate later this month, a spokeswoman said on Saturday, citing coronavirus restrictions. While Trump called off the public components of the convention in Florida last month, citing spiking cases of the virus across the country, 336 delegates …

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Axios: Trump Has Microsoft/TikTok Deal “On His Desk”

Axios reports: President Trump “has a deal on his desk,” whereby Microsoft would lead an acquisition of 100% of the U.S. operations of TikTok, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. U.S. presidents don’t typically have approval or veto power over merger agreements. But this situation is different because of the involvement of the Committee on Foreign Investment in …

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TikTok Responds To Trump: We Have 100M US Users

Via press release from TikTok: 100 million Americans come to TikTok for entertainment and connection, especially during the pandemic. We’ve hired nearly 1,000 people to our US team this year alone, and are proud to be hiring another 10,000 employees into great paying jobs across the US. Our $1 billion creator fund supports US creators who are building livelihoods from …

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Trump Says He’ll Ban TikTok From The United States

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday told reporters he will act as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States. Trump made the comments while chatting with reporters on Air Force One during the flight back to Washington from Florida. “As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump …

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Trump Holds Mini-Rally With Unmasked FL Crowd

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday held a scaled-down campaign-style rally on an airport tarmac in Florida, drawing a crowd of supporters who packed closely together in a state that has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic. The president landed in Tampa and was greeted by dozens of supporters who had gathered along barricades. Few were seen wearing masks, …

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Trump Denies Cain Caught COVID At His Rally [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump said Friday he doesn’t think that Herman Cain, who died this week after being hospitalized with the coronavirus, caught the virus when he attended the president’s Tulsa, Okla., rally last month. “No, I don’t think he did,” Trump told reporters at the White House before departing for a trip to Florida when …

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Lincoln Project: Behold The “Impotus Americanus”

Mediaite reports: The anti-Trump PAC The Lincoln Project has been open about their goal to not just communicate with voters, but to pester Trump and distract him from attacking rival Joe Biden. Their latest ad certainly seems designed to accomplish that latter objective, mocking Trump’s weight, “ruddy orange, not found in nature” skin tone, and age, dubbing him “Impotus Americanus,” …

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Lincoln Project: Trump’s Days In Office Are Numbered

Just in from the Lincoln Project: A new video released today by The Lincoln Project, “We Will Vote,” sends a message loud and clear. Americans will be voting this November and Donald Trump can not stop them. After a tweet suggesting the possibility of delaying the election, Americans are vehemently defending their right, and ability, to vote in November. “We …

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Federalist Society: Impeach Trump For Delay Tweet

Federalist Society co-founder Steven Calabrisi writes: I have voted Republican in every presidential election since 1980, including voting for Donald Trump in 2016. I wrote op-eds and a law review article protesting what I believe was an unconstitutional investigation by Robert Mueller. I also wrote an op-ed opposing President Trump’s impeachment. But I am frankly appalled by the president’s recent …

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