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Trump: I Would Vote For A Gay Presidential Candidate

Politico reports: President Donald Trump said he would vote for a gay presidential candidate. In a wide-ranging interview on Fox News personality Geraldo Rivera’s podcast, the president also said he thinks it’s possible that American voters could one day elect a gay candidate to the White House. “I think so. I think there would be some that wouldn’t, and I …

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Trump Rehires Spicer And Priebus For Minor WH Roles

Salon reports: President Trump has rehired his former chief of staff Reince Priebus and former press secretary Sean Spicer almost three years after both men unceremoniously departed the White House. Priebus and Spicer will each join the President’s Commission on White House Fellowships, according to a White House announcement. As a part of the commission, the pair will interview and …

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Amazon Wins First Round In Trump/Pentagon Lawsuit

CNBC reports: A judge ordered Thursday a temporary block on the JEDI cloud contract in response to a suit filed by Amazon. Shares of Microsoft fell slightly on the news. A court notice announcing the injunction was filed on Thursday, but wasn’t public. It’s unclear why the documents were sealed. Amazon Web Services (AWS) alleged Trump launched “behind-the-scenes attacks” against …

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Senate Votes 55-45 To Restrict Trump’s War Powers

Vox reports: In a 55-45 vote, lawmakers passed a resolution that would require President Donald Trump to obtain congressional approval if he wanted to take additional military action against Iran. Unlike the House resolution, however, Kaine’s measure has the power to become law if it were enacted. That difference means it would need to be voted on by the lower …

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Bakker: My Coronavirus Cure Also Cures HIV [VIDEO]

Hemant Mehta reports at The Friendly Atheist: Televangelist Jim Bakker has long claimed his “Silver Solution” can get rid of “all venereal diseases.” As of yesterday, the product is also an apparent cure for coronavirus (in under 12 hours, no less). But did you know it also cures SARS and HIV?! After telling the audience that he uses this silver …

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IOWA: Republican Bill Could Require Teachers To Notify Parents Before Mentioning Pete Buttigieg’s Sexuality

NBC News Des Moines reports: Stakeholders and lawmakers went back and forth today over a House bill that some are calling “anti-LGBTQ” legislation. The bill would require schools to notify parents about any lesson or curriculum related to sexual orientation or gender identity, in case parents want to excuse their child from class. Some say it comes down to a …

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POLL: Sanders Stretches National Lead After NH Win

Morning Consult reports: Following his narrow victory in New Hampshire’s Democratic presidential primary — his second successive strong showing in the party’s first nominating contests — Sen. Bernie Sanders opened up a double-digit lead over former Vice President Joe Biden and entrenched himself as the best-positioned candidate heading into next week’s Nevada caucuses. According to a Morning Consult poll conducted …

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Biden Hosts Wall Street Fundraisers After NH Stumble

CNBC reports: Joe Biden is set to rally more than 250 Wall Street and big money donors Thursday at a pair of fundraisers in New York after his presidential campaign stumbled in Iowa and New Hampshire. A guest list, first obtained by CNBC, shows that the events will draw some of the biggest names in the financial services community to …

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