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Trump Files Restraining Order Against Bolton’s Book

Deadline reports: The Justice Department is now seeking an emergency court order to stop the release of John Bolton’s memoir, The Room Where It Happened. The details of the book have already surfaced in a variety of media outlets and an excerpt in The Wall Street Journal, but the DOJ filed a motion on Wednesday for a temporary restraining order …

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Bolton: Trump Said It’d Be “Cool” To Invade Venezuela

The Insider report: President Donald Trump claimed that it would be “cool” to invade Venezuela because the nation was “really part of the United States,” according to a new book by former national security adviser John Bolton. In 2019, Trump expressed he would consider an outright quarantine or blockade of Venezuela in an effort to dispose of President Nicolas Maduro’s …

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Lincoln Project: Trump Is A “Superspreader Of Hatred”

From the YouTube description: “Trump’s rally in Tulsa on the weekend of Juneteenth proves what we already knew: he’s the largest superspreader of division and hatred we’ve seen in generations.” In the video you’ll see Trump contrasted with JFK and compared to George Wallace amid scenes of Nazi rallies and Confederate flags. Watch it.

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GOP Oklahoma Senator Warns Against Trump’s Rally

Mediaite reports: Ahead of President Donald Trump’s rally in Oklahoma on Saturday, the state’s Republican senator has a message for his older constituents: Don’t come. Appearing on Morning Joe Wednesday, Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) warned older people and others who are at high risk to the coronavirus to stay away from the president’s rally in Tulsa this weekend. “We’re advising …

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Fauci: I Wouldn’t Go To A Trump Rally, It’s Too Risky

The Daily Beast reports: The longtime infectious disease specialist was clearly nervous about some of the rush to reopen that he’d seen, noting the images on TV of “people congregating in bars, with no masks.” And he didn’t sugarcoat his anxiety about his boss—President Donald Trump—moving forward with plans to hold large-scale events, including in cities with new or recurring …

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The Lincoln Project: “Trump Is Not Well” [VIDEO]

First, a refresher from Fox News: Members of the mainstream media sounded the alarm about President Trump’s health for what they believe were signs of declining health during his appearance at the West Point commencement ceremony. Following his prepared remarks to the military academy graduates, Trump was seen cautiously walking down a ramp from the stage. A clip was shared …

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Trump Celebrates Nonexistent “AIDS Vaccine” [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump got ripped apart on Twitter after praising the non-existent AIDS vaccine during his speech on police reform on Tuesday. “Before the end of the year, I predict we will have a very successful vaccine, therapeutic, and cure. We’re making tremendous progress. I deal with these incredible scientists, doctors very very closely. I have great respect …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Signs Exec Order On Police Reform

CBS News reports: President Trump is set to deliver remarks and sign an executive order Tuesday addressing policing amid a groundswell of civil unrest and calls for police reform following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other African-Americans in law enforcement custody. Mr. Trump’s order, previewed by the White House on Monday, is shaped by three key components: …

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Trump Campaign Seeking Outdoor Venue For Tulsa

The New York Daily News reports: “We’ve had such an overwhelming response that we’re also looking at another venue. We’re also looking at outside activities, and I know the campaign team will keep the public informed as that goes forward,” Mike Pence said on Fox News. Pence didn’t directly cite reducing the risk of COVID-19 as the reason for a …

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Poll: American “Happiness” At Lowest Level In 50 Years

The Associated Press reports: Spoiler alert: 2020 has been rough on the American psyche. Folks in the U.S. are more unhappy today than they’ve been in nearly 50 years. This bold — yet unsurprising — conclusion comes from the COVID Response Tracking Study, conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago. It finds that just 14% of American adults say …

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Book: Trump Mocked Father’s Battle With Alzheimer’s

The Insider reports: Donald Trump mocked his father, Fred Trump Sr., as he started succumbing to Alzheimer’s disease in the last six years of life, according to new details from a forthcoming tell-all from the president’s niece. Mary L. Trump, the 55-year-old daughter of the president’s late older brother, Fred Trump Jr., is due to publish “Too Much and Never …

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Report Slams NOAA For Backing Trump’s Sharpie Stunt

The Hill reports: Leaders at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) violated the agency’s scientific integrity policy by issuing a statement in September 2019 contradicting the National Weather Service shortly after President Trump said Hurricane Dorian was headed toward Alabama. “The development of the statement was not based on science but appears to be largely driven by external influence from …

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Trump: LGBT Rights Ruling “A Very Powerful Decision”

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump said on Monday he will live with the U.S. Supreme Court decision that a federal law barring workplace discrimination protects gay and transgender employees. Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump said the ruling was a very powerful decision. As you can see below, CBS is reporting that Trump says he read the ruling. …

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FDA Withdraws Approval For Drug Touted By Trump

The Washington Post reports: The Food and Drug Administration has withdrawn its emergency use authorization for hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus patients. President Trump had repeatedly promoted the antimalarial drug as a way to prevent or treat covid-19. The agency said Monday in a statement that “it is no longer reasonable to believe” the drug may be effective against covid-19 or …

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Trump Rally Attendees To Get Temp Checks And Masks

The Hill reports: Attendees at President Trump’s rally in Oklahoma on Saturday will be given temperature checks, masks and hand sanitizer before entering the arena, the campaign said Monday, the first indication that there will be any precautions taken to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale tweeted the checklist, boasting that there had been more …

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Experts Fear WH May Rush To Approve Ineffective Vax

Politico reports: President Donald Trump has promised that there will be a coronavirus vaccine before the year is out. But public health experts are growing increasingly worried that the White House will pressure regulators to approve the first vaccine candidate to show promise — without proof that it provides effective, reliable protection against the virus. Data on the vaccines’ safety …

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Trump To Sign Executive Order On Police Reform

PBS NewsHour reports: President Donald Trump is planning to sign an executive order that will lay out several new initiatives focused on police reform, including the creation of national standards for use-of-force as well as tracking police misconduct, according to a civil rights lawyer who plans to be at the signing and testify before the Senate this week. S. Lee …

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Tulsa Newspaper Condemns Coming Trump Rally

From the editorial board of the Tulsa World: Tulsa is still dealing with the challenges created by a pandemic. The city and state have authorized reopening, but that doesn’t make a mass indoor gathering of people pressed closely together and cheering a good idea. There is no treatment for COVID-19 and no vaccine. It will be our health care system …

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Trump Camp Claims 800,000 Ticket Requests For Tulsa

Forbes reports: The Trump campaign has put out conflicting figures on how many tickets have been registered for their June 20 rally in Tulsa, with campaign manager Brad Parscale now claiming 800,000 people registered for tickets despite the venue seating just over 19,000. The rally has been mired in controversy ever since it was announced due to both its racial …

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Trump Won’t Watch Any Sport That Allows Kneeling

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to once again criticize the idea of kneeling during the national anthem. In a series of tweets and retweets, Trump implied he would not be watching United States national soccer team games or NFL games if there’s kneeling during the anthem. Quote tweeting a story reporting Rep. Matt Gaetz’s …

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