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Top Pentagon IG Resigns After Trump Sidelines Him From Overseeing $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Funding

Axios reports: Glenn Fine, the Pentagon’s principal deputy inspector general, submitted his resignation on Tuesday. Why it matters: President Trump removed Fine as the Pentagon’s acting inspector general in April 7 after a group of independent federal watchdogs selected him to lead the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, which was set up to oversee the rollout of the $2 trillion coronavirus …

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Twitter Refuses To Delete Trump’s Murder Accusations

Reuters reports: Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it would take no action at this time on tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump about the 2001 death of a former congressional staff member for Joe Scarborough, after her widower asked the company to remove them for furthering false claims. In a letter to Twitter’s chief executive Jack Dorsey that was published …

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Texas GOP To Trump: Choose Us To Host Convention

The Austin Statesman reports: Texas Republican Party Chair James Dickey said today that the state would gladly host the Republican National Convention in August if North Carolina can’t guarantee full occupancy, according to the Austin American-Statesman. “Texas would welcome President Trump and the RNC Convention,” Dickey told the American-Statesman. “Until then, based upon Gov. Abbott’s progress in opening Texas, we …

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11,000 COVID Cases Linked To Three Meat Processors

The Washington Post reports: Over the past month, the number of infections tied to three of the country’s biggest meat processors — Tyson Foods, Smithfield Foods and JBS — has gone from just over 3,000 to more than 11,000, according to the Post analysis. Four of the plants that reopened saw outbreaks, with more than 700 positive cases, according to …

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MISSOURI: Travel Warning Issued After “Reckless” Party

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports: St. Louis County Executive Sam Page issued a travel advisory Monday in response to videos of crowds cramming into pools at the Lake of the Ozarks over Memorial Day weekend. Page’s order “urges those who ignored protective practices to self-quarantine for 14 days or until testing negative for COVID-19.” “This reckless behavior endangers countless people …

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Georgia Gov To Trump: Choose Us To Host Convention

Atlanta’s NBC News affiliate reports: With doubts surrounding if the Republican National Convention can happen in North Carolina, Gov. Brian Kemp has offered Georgia as an alternative site. Right now, the RNC is scheduled to be held in Charlotte Aug. 24-27. But President Donald Trump tweeted the party “will be reluctantly forced” to find another site if Gov. Roy Cooper …

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Charlotte Official: “No Way At This Point” For The GOP Convention To Happen In The Way That Trump Wants

CNN reports: Charlotte City Councilman Larken Egleston on Tuesday said it would not be responsible to host the 2020 Republican National Convention in the city as planned, adding President Donald Trump should accept it’s going to look different. His comments came a day after Trump threatened to pull the convention out of the city where it is scheduled to be …

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AP: Rep. Steve King Is “Fighting For His Political Life”

The Associated Press reports: Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he’s compared immigrants crossing the border illegally to cattle. His Republican opponents in next week’s primary aren’t raking him over the coals for making light of rape and incest. His chief rival’s ads don’t mention the time he wondered when the term “white …

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Trump Again Accuses Joe Scarborough Of Murder

Deadline reports: As Kara Swisher’s New York Times column was drawing attention on Tuesday, Trump tweeted at 8:53 AM ET, “The opening of a Cold Case against Psycho Joe Scarborough.” It was then deleted. About a half hour later, he continued to present the circumstances surrounding Klausutis’ death as a mystery. Last week, when Trump tweeted about Klausutis’ death, Morning …

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Theme Park: We’ll Be Open But You Might Get COVID

The New York Post reports: “Note that any public location where people are present provides an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit,” reads a disclaimer on the park’s website. The blunt notice came alongside Universal’s announcement that its Florida theme parks would welcome visitors again on June …

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