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Trump Claims Fox News Ratings Are “The Real Polls”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Saturday morning touted the television ratings from his campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla, last weekend and his town hall with Fox News’ Sean Hannity this week. Trump asserted in a pair of tweets that the ratings “are the real polls,” after a series of recent pubic surveys have shown him trailing Democratic rival Joe …

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Miami Beaches To Close For Fourth Of July Weekend

Re Miami Beach reports: As COVID-19 cases surge in Florida, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez [photo] said he will sign an emergency order on Saturday closing all beaches for the Fourth of July weekend beginning beginning Friday, July 3 and ending on Tuesday, July 7. “The closure may be extended if conditions do not improve and people do not follow …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Trax Source reports: The message behind the music is that no matter where you come from, on the dancefloor there’s acceptance and hope. Nothing could be clearer in ‘Finally Ready’, The Shapeshifters’ first collaboration with Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award-winning singer, actor, director, composer and playwright Billy Porter. Co-written by Billy, ‘Finally Ready’ is a declaration of Pride, of breaking …

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TX Gov Totally Sorry For Opening Bars Amid Pandemic

Austin’s ABC News affiliate reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Friday expressed regret for the first known time about the reopening process he spearheaded during the coronavirus pandemic, saying he should not have allowed bars to open as quickly. “If I could go back and redo anything, it probably would have been to slow down the opening of bars, now seeing …

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REPORT: The Daily Caller Linked To Abramoff Scheme

The Daily Beast reports: When federal prosecutors charged Jack Abramoff on Thursday with an illicit conspiracy to promote a cryptocurrency, they alleged that the disgraced lobbyist hired writers to help him with his scheme. The indictment did not name names. But new court documents point squarely to an employee of The Daily Caller and other conservative media outlets. Abramoff, who …

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Judge Orders Stone To Report To Prison On July 14th

Talking Points Memo reports: U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson pushed back Roger Stone’s surrender date until July 14. Stone had a requested a delay until August 30. Jackson’s order Friday was accompanied by an opinion giving her reasons for only partially granting the delay request that is still under seal, but the judge indicated she would like to make …

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SCOTUS Rejects Bid To Expand Voting By Mail In Texas

The Texas Tribune reports: The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an initial bid by state Democrats to expand voting by mail to all Texas voters during the coronavirus pandemic. Justice Samuel Alito — whose oversight of federal courts includes cases coming through Texas — on Friday issued the court’s denial of the Texas Democratic Party’s request to let a federal …

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Trump’s Brother Again Sues To Stop Mary Trump’s Book

Law.com reports: President Donald Trump’s brother sued his niece in Dutchess County Supreme Court Friday in his latest attempt to block publication of her upcoming book about the president and his family. The suit, which was filed by Robert Trump’s attorney, Charles Harder, follows the speedy dismissal of a petition filed in Queens County Surrogate’s Court in connection with the …

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Americans Banned From EU Travel Over COVID Failures

Thanks to Glorious Leader, you’re now banned: The European Union will bar most travelers from the United States, Russia, and dozens of other countries considered too risky because they have not controlled the coronavirus outbreak, E.U. officials said Friday. By contrast, travelers from more than a dozen countries that are not overwhelmed by the coronavirus will be welcomed when the …

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