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Trump Rages About Demand By Reagan Foundation

The Hill reports: President Trump lashed out at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute on Sunday night following a report that it had requested the Trump campaign stop using former President Reagan’s name and image in fundraising. Trump made the remarks in a tweet that also shared a post pointing out that the Reagan Foundation’s chairman, Frederick Ryan Jr., …

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First US Phase Three COVID Vaccine Trial Begins

CNN reports: The first Phase 3 clinical trial of a coronavirus vaccine in the United States began Monday. The investigational vaccine was developed by the biotechnology company Moderna and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health. The trial is to be conducted at nearly 100 US research sites, according to Moderna. The …

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TEXAS: Armed Supporters Of GOP Rep. Louie Gohmert Accused Of Assaulting Opponent’s Campaign Manager

Tyler, Texas’s ABC News affiliate reports: During a rally organizers said was to “protest the unconstitutional occupation of Portland,” on Sunday, Hank Gilbert’s campaign manager was allegedly assaulted by a group of counter-protesters. Gilbert, a Democrat from Tyler, is running against U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Republican, for the 1st Congressional District. The protest took place in Tyler’s downtown square …

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Vietnam Evacuates Tourist Hot Spot Over Three Cases

Reuters reports: Vietnam is evacuating 80,000 people, mostly local tourists, from the central tourism hot spot of Danang after three residents tested positive for the coronavirus at the weekend, the government said on Monday. The evacuation will take at least four days with domestic airlines operating approximately 100 flights daily from Danang to 11 Vietnamese cities, the government said in …

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Fox Host Jesse Watters Walks Back Praise For QAnon

Mediaite reports: Fox News host Jesse Watters has retracted comments he said on Saturday that seemed to praise the conspiracy theory movement known as QAnon, calling the group a “fringe platform.” In a statement provided to Mediaite by Fox News, Watters retracted those comments about QAnon, clarifying that he did not support or believe in the conspiracy theories the group …

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NBC North Carolina Poll: Biden +7, Cunningham +9

NBC News reports: Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 7 points in the key swing state of North Carolina, according to a new NBC News/Marist poll. Voters also favor Democratic Senate and gubernatorial candidates and say by 2 to 1 that the state was right to balk at the Trump administration’s Charlotte convention plans . Among registered voters, Biden, …

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Melania To Unveil Plan To Remodel WH Rose Garden

The New York Times reports: Melania Trump, the first lady, will announce a plan on Monday to renovate the White House Rose Garden, a signature showcase of power used by presidents for decades, as her husband enters a crucial stretch of his re-election effort. The project, which includes electrical upgrades for television appearances, a new walkway and new flowers and …

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Cotton: Founders Viewed Slavery As “Necessary Evil”

“The 1619 Project is left-wing propaganda. It’s revisionist history at its worst. It won’t be much money. But even a penny is too much to go to the 1619 Project in our public schools. The New York Times should not be teaching American history to our kids. “We have to study the history of slavery and its role and impact …

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CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Variety reports: In a new interview, singer-songwriter Doja Cat revealed that she had recently tested positive for coronavirus after previously making light of the pandemic on social media. Though she feels better now, Doja told Capital XTRA that she had symptoms that lasted for a few days — and blamed the food delivery app Postmates for contracting the virus. “I …

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Trump And Biden Target Social Media In Dueling Ads

The Associated Press reports: Social media has become the target of a dueling attack ad campaign being waged online by the sitting president and his election rival. They’re shooting the messenger while giving it lots of money. President Donald Trump has bought hundreds of messages on Facebook to accuse its competitor, Twitter, of trying to stifle his voice and influence …

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