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WH: Trump Can Vote By Mail Because He’s President

The Guardian reports: No surprise here: the first question to press secretary Kayleigh McEnany was about the president’s threat to withhold funding from states that are working to expand vote by mail. Asked what funding Trump was looking to withhold, McEnany dodged the question, saying, “I won’t get into exactly what the funding considerations are.” The press secretary said the …

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MS Gov Congratulates Graduate “Harry Azcrac” [VIDEO]

The New York Post reports: It’s a prank that would make Bart Simpson proud. Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves was duped into congratulating a curiously named student — Harry Azcrac — during a virtual graduation ceremony. In the video, streamed on Facebook Live, Reeves sends his well wishes to the school’s valedictorian before running down the list of newly minted graduates. …

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Large Events Unlikely In Texas Capital For Rest Of 2020

The Austin Statesman reports: Large events like the Austin City Limits Music Festival or Texas Longhorns football games are not likely through the end of the year as the coronavirus pandemic continues, Austin Public Health officials said Wednesday. “The large events are the first thing that we turned off and are going to be the last thing we’re going to …

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Mayor: Alabama Capital’s Hospitals At “Critical Point”

The Birmingham News reports: Montgomery hospitals are starting to run low on intensive care beds, said Dr. David Thrasher, a critical care pulmonologist. The four counties making up the Montgomery metro area have seen a combined 721 new confirmed coronavirus cases since May 4 – an increase of 110 percent. “I’m concerned about the current status of the COVID-19 pandemic,” …

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Biden Widens Lead To +11 In Latest National Poll

ABC News reports: In the latest poll from Quinnipiac University, former Vice President leads President Trump in the race for the White House. The poll shows Biden with an 11-point advantage over Trump in a national head-to-head match-up. Fifty percent of those surveyed said they currently plan on voting for the former vice president, while 39 percent said they would …

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Poll: 83% Worried About Second Wave After Reopening

The Associated Press reports: Strong concern about a second wave of coronavirus infections is reinforcing widespread opposition among Americans to reopening public places, a new poll finds, even as many state leaders step up efforts to return to life before the pandemic. Yet support for public health restrictions imposed to control the virus’ spread is no longer overwhelming. It has …

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Lupus Patient Believed Trump About Drug, Has COVID

Detroit’s CBS News affiliate reports: A Wisconsin woman who has taken hydroxychloroquine for 19 years to treat lupus says the anti-malarial drug will not protect someone from COVID-19. Kim, who doesn’t want to show her face or give her full name, says after the pandemic began, she only left her Oconomowoc home to go the grocery store. But by mid-April, …

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Pompeo Flees Briefing Amid Grilling About Fired IG

CNBC reports: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday lashed out at Democrats investigating him, particularly Sen. Bob Menendez, as he defended his recommendation to President Donald Trump to fire the State Department’s internal watchdog. Pompeo has come under intense scrutiny since Trump followed through on his Cabinet official’s urging to fire Inspector General Steve Linick. “This is all coming …

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MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski To Have Meeting With Twitter CEO On Deleting Trump’s Account For “Murder” Claims

Mediaite reports: For the past few weeks, Trump has attacked Morning Joe’s critical coverage on him by repeatedly dredging up a conspiracy theory accusation that Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski’s co-host and husband, murdered Lori Klausutis when she was his congressional intern. After blasting Trump as a “sick person” at the end of Morning Joe’s Wednesday program, Brzezinski told her social …

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