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Republicans Revive Probe Into Hunter Biden/Ukraine

Politico reports: A Senate committee is re-engaging former Obama administration officials as part of an investigation targeting Joe Biden’s son, demanding transcribed interviews and documents for the Republican-led probe. The renewed scrutiny from the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee comes amid intensifying efforts by President Donald Trump to target Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, over what the …

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NYT: Russia Offered Militants Bounties To Kill US Troops

The New York Times reports: American intelligence officials have concluded that a Russian military intelligence unit secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing coalition forces in Afghanistan — including targeting American troops — amid the peace talks to end the long-running war there, according to officials briefed on the matter. The United States concluded months ago that the Russian …

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Tony Perkins Marks Obergefell Anniversary With Prayer For Jesus To “Protect Children’s Purity” From Joe Biden

From the Family Research Council’s prayer of the day: Despite past ambivalence toward subjects of great concern to conservative Christians, President Trump’s administration has repeatedly prioritized life, family, and religious liberty issues. In addition, the administration has implemented an originalist interpretation of the Constitution, which does not read social policy preferences into the law but allows for an interpretation of …

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Liz Cheney Posts Pic Of Father: “#realmenwearmasks”

Politico reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), the No. 3 Republican in the House, on Friday urged people to wear a mask by tweeting a picture of her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney (R), wearing one. Many House Republicans have failed to wear a mask in public amid the coronavirus pandemic, despite health guidance that both masks and social distancing …

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Fox & Friends Mentions COVID Death Toll For First Time In Eight Days But Only As A Setup To Mock Biden’s Flub

Media Matters reports: On June 26, Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy commented that “125,000 Americans have died so far” of COVID-19. However, most discussion of the “jaw-dropping” number was a setup to mock Joe Biden for accidentally saying that “over 120 million” have died, even though co-host Ainsley Earhardt also clarified (once) that Biden “corrected himself immediately.” According to …

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Facebook Reverses, Will Ban “Hate Speech” Ads After Consumer Goods Giant Unilever Joins Growing Boycott

CNBC reports: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said the company will change its policies to prohibit hate speech in its advertisements. Under its new policies, Facebook will ban ads that claim people from a specific race, ethnicity, nationality, caste, gender, sexual orientation or immigration origin are a threat to the physical safety or health of anyone else, Zuckerberg said. …

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US House Approves DC Statehood Bill In 232-180 Vote

CNN reports: House Democrats approved a bill to admit Washington, DC, as a state on Friday, marking the first time either chamber of Congress has advanced a DC statehood measure. The bill, introduced by DC’s nonvoting House member, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, would shrink the federal capital to a small area encompassing the White House, Capitol building, Supreme Court, and …

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Obama Celebrates LGBTQ Rights On Stonewall Day

“We’re almost 51 years since the night when the patrons at the Stonewall Inn stood up for their rights and set one of America’s defining victories for civil rights. “Because of the movement they sparked and the decades of work that followed, marriage equality became the law of the land five years ago, and just this month the Supreme Court …

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COURT: Trump Illegally Used Pentagon Funds For Wall

The Hill reports: A federal appeals court in California on Friday ruled that the Trump administration’s use of Pentagon funding to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border was illegal. In a 2-1 ruling, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found that Trump’s diversion of defense, military and other funding — billions of dollars that were not originally earmarked for …

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POLL: 87% Say They’ve Worn Masks In The Past Week

Just in from Ipsos Polling: Concern with potential coronavirus infection has rebounded in the latest ABC News/Ipsos poll as the number of cases in the South and West surge, even as more Americans are leaving the home. This trend is connected to increases in protective actions and decreased willingness to engage in certain ‘routine’ activities. Americans are increasingly concerned with …

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