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Trump Org Sued For Religious Discrimination After They Fired A Housekeeper For Refusing To Work On Sundays

The Christian Post reports: A former housekeeper is suing the operator of Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas, claiming the business engaged in religious discrimination by firing her because she refused to work on Sundays. Sonia Perez, 56, filed a lawsuit against Trump Ruffin Commercial Inc., the company that oversees the Trump hotels. She claims that the company required her …

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Sen. Kamala Harris: Trump’s Rally In Tulsa Isn’t A Wink To White Supremacists, It’s His Welcome Home Party

The Hill reports: In a tweet, Sen. Kamala Harris linked to a Los Angeles Times story that noted that Trump’s rally, set to be held on Juneteenth, would be hosted in a city that was the cite of a racist riot and massacre in 1921. “This isn’t just a wink to white supremacists—he’s throwing them a welcome home party,” the …

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Josh Hawley To Lead New WH Assault On Social Media

Axios reports: At the request of the Trump administration, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) is working on new legislation targeting the tech industry’s liability shield, a source familiar with the effort told Axios. Why it matters: The Hawley bill will be an additional threat against platforms like Facebook and Twitter following President Donald Trump’s executive order aimed at curbing their legal …

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Lincoln Project: Trump Has Become The Confederacy’s Second President And We Cannot Allow This [VIDEO]

“We never imagined that when we name our initiative to defeat the reelection of Donald J. Trump, The Lincoln Project, that the president would go so far as to honor the Confederate generals who fought against the United States of America to preserve slavery and uphold white supremacy. “For all intents and purposes, Donald Trump today became the Confederacy’s second …

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Joint Chiefs Of Staff Chairman Apologizes For Marching Into Park With Trump: “I Should Not Have Been There”

The Washington Post reports: Army Gen. Mark Milley, the nation’s top military officer, said Thursday he was wrong to have accompanied President Donald Trump on a walk to a church through Lafayette Square, where he was photographed in his combat uniform with the presidential entourage. The statement by the Joint Chiefs chairman risked the wrath of a president sensitive to anything …

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Trump: My SS Did A Great Job On Those DC Protesters

Boing Boing reports: So, this is notable. He’s using “SS” for Secret Service. Again. He’s using the term “SS.” He is referring to the tear-gassing of protesters outside the White House, to clear the way for a photo-op at a church. So, the SS easily handled the anti-fascists. Well there you go. Twitter, unsurprisingly, is having a field day. Our …

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Trump: “Domestic Terrorists Have Taken Over Seattle”

Seattle’s NBC News affiliate reports: On Wednesday night, President Trump tweeted to Gov. Jay Inslee and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan, telling them “Take back your city NOW. If you don’t do it, I will.” Trump was referring to what Seattle protesters are calling the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ). After several days of violent clashes between police and demonstrators on …

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Trump Announces Upcoming Rallies In FL, OK, AZ, NC

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will headline his first political rallies of the COVID-19 era in four states later this month, three of them key battlegrounds that could decide whether he remains in the White House. Revivals of his signature political events will begin in Florida, Oklahoma, Arizona, and North Carolina, Trump told reporters without providing …

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Trump “Will Not Consider” Renaming US Military Bases

NPR reports: The first of these camps in the South were Camp Lee in Virginia, named after the Confederate commander Robert E. Lee, and Camp Beauregard in Louisiana, after another confederate general, Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard. Then came a steady stream of bases bearing the last names of rebel generals, eventually 10 in all, created over the course of World …

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Trump Campaign Demands CNN Apologize For Poll

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign is demanding CNN retract and apologize for a recent poll that showed him well behind Joe Biden. The demand, coming in the form of a cease and desist letter to CNN President Jeff Zucker, was immediately rejected by the network. “We stand by our poll,” said Matt Dornic, a CNN spokesman. The CNN poll …

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TEXAS: Trump To Meet With Cops Ahead Of Fundraiser

The Dallas Morning News reports: President Trump plans to announce a plan for “holistic revitalization and recovery” during a trip to Dallas on Thursday built around a high-dollar fundraising dinner expected to bring in $10 million. It’s his first campaign foray since the COVID-19 pandemic began three months ago. Ahead of the dinner, the president and several senior administration officials …

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Trump’s Job Approval Slides To 39% Amid Civil Unrest

Just in from Gallup Polling: President Donald Trump’s job approval rating has fallen to 39% amid nationwide protests about racial injustice. His ratings this year had been the best of his presidency but are now back near his term average of 40%. The latest reading is from a May 28-June 4 poll, conducted as protests occurred throughout the country after …

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REPORT: Trump Aides “At Wits End” Over Buffalo Tweet

Jonathan Swan reports at Axios: My phone blew up yesterday with texts from White House aides, current and former, who seemed at their wits’ end over President Trump’s tweet that the 75-year-old Buffalo protester who was rushed to the hospital after being shoved by police last week “could be an ANTIFA provocateur.” Why it matters: They rarely register the president’s …

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POLL: 73% Don’t Believe Trump Is A “Man Of Faith”

Morning Consult reports: As President Donald Trump leans on religion to reconnect with his political base ahead of the November election, most Americans dismiss the notion that he himself is a man of faith. Only 27 percent of registered voters in a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll said they somewhat or strongly agree that Trump himself is religious, while 55 percent …

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Inside The Loony Site Behind Trump’s Latest Batshittery

The Daily Beast reports: The OAN segment was reported by Kristian Rouz, a Russian journalist who pulled double duty working for the Russian state propaganda channel Sputnik as well as OAN. He cited The Conservative Treehouse as evidence that Gugino was using a “police tracker” on his phone during the encounter. The Conservative Treehouse post had, indeed, falsely claimed that …

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TRAILER: HBO Doc On Homocon Archvillain Roy Cohn

Deadline Hollywood reports: Here’s the first trailer for Ivy Meeropol’s documentary Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn, which will debut on HBO later this month. The feature film, which had its world premiere at the 2019 New York Film Festival, is another insight into the infamous attorney who prosecuted the Meeropol’s grandparents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, and later …

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Buffalo Police Victim To Trump: “Black Lives Matter”

The Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reports: President Donald Trump put forth an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory Tuesday that Martin Gugino, a 75-year-old Amherst man injured in an incident with Buffalo Police last week, could be an “antifa provocateur.” On Tuesday morning, Gugino declined comment in a text to the USA TODAY Network New York, saying only, “No comment other than Black …

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Archbishop Praises Trump For Battling The “Deep State,” Claims Conspiracy Is Behind Police Protests And COVID

Fox News reports: A Catholic archbishop said the “deep state” is “fiercely waging war against” President Trump amid the coronavirus pandemic and riots following the death of George Floyd. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano of Rome urged Trump on Sunday to fight against the so-called “deep state,” mainstream media, and the “deep church” in an open letter. “In recent months we …

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$400K Local DC Ad Buy Is Meant To Cheer Up Trump

The Daily Beast reports: With their boss growing increasingly agitated with the state of his re-election campaign and with the efforts of Republican critics to undermine it, President Donald Trump’s team hatched a plan. They’d run a series of hard-hitting ads and place them on networks that they knew the president and congressional Republicans would watch. And so, over the …

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Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace: It’s Been A Very Bad Week For The President’s Reelection Prospects [VIDEO]

“I would say that the last week was a very bad week for the president in terms of politics, in terms of his potential reelection prospects. “I mean when you’re getting called out by the Episcopal Bishop of Washington, and the archbishop of the Catholic Church of Washington, when you’re getting called out by everybody from Jim Mattis to former …

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