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“Black Lives Matter” To Be Painted Outside Trump Tower

The New York Times reports: Mayor Bill de Blasio has ignited a new feud with President Trump by ordering the words “Black Lives Matter” to be painted in large yellow letters on the street outside of Trump Tower. The words are expected to be painted in the coming week on Fifth Avenue, between 56th and 57th Streets, according to the …

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Trump Unable To Cite “Top Priorities” For Second Term

Politico reports: Sean Hannity traveled with President Donald Trump to Green Bay, Wis., for a Fox News town hall, and asked him this good question: “What’s at stake in this election as you compare and contrast, and what are your top priority items for a second term?” This is as standard a question as a sitting president can get — …

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Trump Petitions Supreme Court To Destroy Obamacare

NBC News reports: The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to wipe out Obamacare, arguing that the individual mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law must be struck down with it. The late-night brief, filed Thursday in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, carries major implications for the presidential election. If the justices agree, it would …

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New Fox News Florida Poll: Joe Biden +9 Over Trump

Fox News reports: Voters think Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is better suited to handle the issues of the day, expanding his lead over President Donald Trump in the battleground state of Florida. Biden tops Trump by 9 points, 49-40 percent, in a Fox News survey of Florida registered voters. That’s up from a 3-point edge in April (46-43 percent). …

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Verizon Joins Growing Facebook Advertiser Boycott

Axios reports: Verizon announced on Thursday it will pull advertisements from Facebook and Instagram, per the company’s chief media officer. Why it matters: Verizon is one of the largest companies to join a growing boycott of the social network over its content moderation policies, including how it polices misinformation about Black Lives Matter protests, and handles content posted by President …

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TODAY: Maskless Trump To Tour Wisconsin Shipyard

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump will jet off today on Air Force One to hold a public event in Wisconsin, a battleground state. White House Trade and Economic Adviser Peter Navarro says Trump will tour the Marinette Marine shipyard near Green Bay, which was recently awarded a multi-billion-dollar federal contract for new Navy ships. “He’s going there to celebrate jobs …

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2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina: I’m Voting For Joe Biden, Elections Are Binary Choices

The Atlantic reports: Carly Fiorina was a Republican candidate for president just four years ago, and was briefly Ted Cruz’s prospective running mate. Trump needs to go, she says—and that means she’s voting for Biden. Fiorina is not going to keep quiet, write in another candidate, or vote third-party. “I’ve been very clear that I can’t support Donald Trump,” she …

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Secret Service Agents Told To Quarantine After Rally

The Washington Post reports: Dozens of Secret Service officers and agents who were on site for President Trump’s rally in Tulsa last week were ordered to self-quarantine after two of their colleagues tested positive for the novel coronavirus, part of the fallout from Trump’s insistence on holding the mass gathering over the objections of public health officials. The Secret Service …

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Trump To Defy Quarantine For Visitors To New Jersey

CNBC reports: The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump will not change his plan to travel to New Jersey this weekend despite a new order by the governor requiring visitors who have been in states with high numbers of coronavirus cases to quarantine for 14 days. “The president of the United States is not a civilian,” said White …

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Southern Baptist Leader Al Mohler: Trump Is A “Huge Embarrassment” But The Alternative Is “Unthinkable”

The Christian Post reports: When asked if Trump being supported by a majority of evangelicals is an embarrassment, Al Mohler admitted, “Yes. President Trump is a huge embarrassment. And it’s an embarrassment to evangelical Christianity that there appear to be so many who will celebrate precisely the aspects that I see Biblically as most lamentable and embarrassing.” He said that …

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MIAMI: Trump Golf Resort Reopens Amid Surging Cases

The New York Times reports: Poolside at President Trump’s resort near Miami, dozens of guests sunned on lounge chairs and chatted in cabanas. Golfers fanned out across multiple courses, and the hotel lobby hummed with activity for the first time in months. But the reopening of Trump National Doral, the most important source of revenue for the president’s strained family …

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Trump’s COVID Response Approval Craters To New Low

Reuters reports: American approval of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has dropped to the lowest level on record, the latest Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll shows, as new COVID-19 cases surged and Trump was widely criticized for suggesting he wanted to slow down testing. The poll shows that 37% of Americans approved of the way Trump has responded to …

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Trump Campaign Desperate To “Smoke Out” Biden

Axios reports: President Trump’s campaign, recognizing that he’ll lose to himself if November’s election is a referendum on him, is trying to flush Joe Biden into open combat by challenging him to more debates, taunting him as “Hidin’ Biden,” and posing a “Question of the day for Joe Biden.” Expect more of this. The Trump campaign is getting very frustrated …

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Trump Demands Congress Stop “Lowlife” Flag Burning

The Hill reports: President Trump late Tuesday called for Congress to take action against “lowlifes” who burn the American flag, seeking to put fresh pressure on lawmakers to pursue potential legislation. Trump has urged repercussions for flag burning on numerous occasions in the past, including shortly after winning election in 2016. At the time, Trump proposed a year in jail …

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No Masks At Arizona Rally Despite Organizers’ Claim

Arizona Central reports: Donald Trump Jr. took the stage shortly after 3 p.m. to pump up the crowd before his father’s speech. He immediately began attacking Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, saying Biden wouldn’t know the difference between Arizona and Alaska. He continued to poke at Biden’s health, intelligence, family ties and lack of leadership for the majority of his …

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Arizona Reports Record Cases On Day Of Trump Visit

The Hill reports: Arizona health officials reported yet another record number of coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the same day President Trump is traveling to the state to visit the nation’s southern border and speak at a rally. The Arizona Department of Health Services reported 3,591 new COVID-19 cases and 42 related deaths. The state previously had its highest number of …

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Twitter Hides Yet Another “Abusive” Trump Threat

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to stamp out any protesters seeking to establish a so-called “autonomous zone” in the nation’s capital, echoing conservative outrage over the prospect of police-free enclaves cropping up in major American cities. The president’s social media post comes after U.S. Park Police officers on Monday thwarted efforts by protesters to tear down the …

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EU Set To Ban American Visitors Over COVID Failures

The New York Times reports: European Union countries rushing to revive their economies and reopen their borders after months of coronavirus restrictions are prepared to block Americans from entering because the United States has failed to control the scourge, according to draft lists of acceptable travelers seen by The New York Times. That prospect, which would lump American visitors in …

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Trump Wants Biden To Take Cognitive Screening Test

The Washington Post reports: Trump had taken a cognitive screening test as part of his 2018 physical, and now, more than two years later, he brought up the 10-minute exam. He waxed on about how he’d dazzled the proctors with his stellar performance, according to two people familiar with his comments. He walked the room of about two dozen White …

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Trump: “I Don’t Kid” About Slowing Down COVID Tests

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump said “I don’t kid” when referring to slowing down Covid-19 testing after White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany spent all Monday defending him for making the comment “in jest.” “I don’t kid, let me make it clear,” Trump said to reporters Tuesday. “We have got the greatest testing program anywhere in the world. We test …

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