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Megachurch Pastor Axed From Trump’s Evangelical Board Amid Allegations Of Molesting 12-Year-Old Girl

The Christian Post reports: Though he previously featured prominently in former President Donald Trump’s Evangelical Executive Advisory Board, Gateway Church’s founding pastor, Robert Morris, who recently resigned in the wake of child sex abuse allegations, no longer has a role in it, a spokesperson for Trump’s 2024 presidential campaign has said. Morris hosted Trump at Gateway Church in June 2020 …

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No Ruling From SCOTUS Today On Trump’s Immunity

NPR reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against a couple who challenged the constitutionality of a Trump-era tax provision, handing the government a victory in a case that had huge potential consequences for the federal budget. At issue was a tax enacted in 2017 to pay for President Trump’s massive corporate tax cut and to prevent off-shore tax …

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Kremlin Tries Dual US-Russia Citizen On Treason Charge Because She Gave $50 To Ukrainian Charity While In US

The Associated Press reports: The trial of a Russian American dual citizen whom Russia accuses of treason opened on Thursday as tensions rise between Washington and Moscow, including over the arrests of two American journalists. The trial is being held behind closed doors in Yekaterinburg, in the same court that next week is to begin hearing the case of Evan …

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Kennedy Fails To Qualify For CNN Presidential Debate

The New York Times reports: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. failed to qualify for the CNN presidential debate on June 27 by the network’s Thursday deadline, according to the outlet, a significant blow to his independent presidential bid that will deny him a coveted national stage. Qualifying for the CNN debate, one of two presidential debates scheduled before Election Day, would …

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Senate Dems Seek Repeal Of 1873 Anti-Abortion Law

The Washington Post reports: Democrats are seeking to overhaul an 1873 federal law that bans abortion-related materials from being sent through the mail, worried that a future Trump administration could invoke the Comstock Act to crack down on abortion access or effectively ban the procedure altogether. “There is a very clear, well-organized plan afoot by the MAGA Republicans to use …

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Ron DeSantis Vetoes All State Funding For The Arts

The Sarasota Herald Tribune reports: Florida arts and culture organizations, still struggling to recover after the COVID pandemic, took another unexpected financial hit when Gov. Ron DeSantis eliminated state funding for cultural programs. DeSantis vetoed nearly $1 billion from the $116.5 billion state budget before signing it in Tampa on Wednesday, including nearly $90 million the legislature earmarked for 669 …

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“Not Sorry” Capitol Rioter Sentenced To 30 Months

From the Justice Department: An Indiana man was sentenced to prison today after he pleaded guilty to a felony charge related to his conduct during the breach of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. His actions and the actions of others disrupted a joint session of the U.S. Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to …

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BOOK: Trump Vowed To Strike First In Nuclear War

The Hill reports: Former President Trump said many controversial things in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2017, but it was something he told then-Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló about nuclear war while touring storm damage that stunned Rosselló. In a new memoir due out Tuesday, Rosselló recounts Trump’s visit to the island to tour damage from the category 5 …

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TX Sees Widespread Flooding As Storm Makes Landfall

The New York Times reports: More than two million people were under a tropical storm warning along the Texas Gulf Coast in the early hours of Thursday as Tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, neared the coast of Mexico, bringing intense rain and storm surges. The expansive storm system brought widespread coastal flooding in …

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