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DC Mayor To Trump: Remove Your Forces From My City

Axios reports: Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser formally requested in a letter dated Thursday that President Trump remove “all extraordinary federal law enforcement and military presence” in place due to the protests over the killing of George Floyd from the city. The big picture: Tensions between protesters and law enforcement in the capital have died down this week, with the …

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Parscale Forced To Yank Ad That Violates NASA Policy

The New York Times reports: The campaign to re-elect President Trump pulled SpaceX, NASA and astronauts and their families into a campaign video that appeared to violate the space agency’s advertising regulations. The video, released on Wednesday, was the latest effort by the president to parlay his stewardship of American space policy into an upbeat campaign issue. It included shots …

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Facebook To Ban Ads From State-Run Media, Russian Outlet Cries “Technological Dictatorship, Censorship”

Reuters reports: Facebook announced Thursday it will no longer allow state-controlled media outlets to run ads on its social networks, effective this summer. The move is part of its efforts to prevent foreign interference in the 2020 U.S. election and follows massive criticism that it failed to do so in the 2016 election. “Later this summer we will begin blocking …

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Trump Exults After May Jobless Rate Falls Unexpectedly

Reuters reports: The U.S. unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in May and layoffs abated, the Labor Department said on Friday in a report that showed the latest signs the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic was bottoming. The Labor Department’s closely watched monthly employment report showed the jobless rate dropped to 13.3% last month from 14.7% in April. Nonfarm payrolls …

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Racist, Anti-Gay Video Roils Republican House Primary

Charlotteville’s CBS News affiliate reports: A racist, homophobic video made by a campaign surrogate for Republican Fifth District Congressional candidate Bob Good is circulating on social media. The video has some Greene County Republicans calling on Good to condemn the video or withdraw from the race. In the video, former Greene County Supervisor Eddie Deane sounds off about protesters who …

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Indianapolis Cops Beat Woman With Batons [VIDEO]

The Indianapolis Star reports: The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the actions of several officers captured on video using batons and pepper balls to subdue a woman on a downtown sidewalk Sunday night, a spokeswoman said. The video, shared widely on Twitter and Facebook, recorded what happened to two women arrested by officers at the corner of North Pennsylvania …

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Twitter Tees Off On Graham’s New Trumpian Hair Color

Esquire reports: Rod Rosenstein, the former deputy attorney general, popped by the Senate Judiciary Committee for a hearing into the origins of the investigation into the connections between the president*’s 2016 campaign and the Volga Bagmen. This, of course, was another episode in the continuing series, Bailing Out the President’s Ass, and the whole scene was rather pointless, except for …

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Trump Shares Letter Calling DC Protesters “Terrorists”

The Insider reports: President Donald Trump on Thursday night shared a letter on Twitter in which his former attorney described protesters peacefully demonstrating against racism outside the White House as “terrorists.” Trump’s former attorney John Dowd in the letter is describing the protesters who were dispersed from Lafayette Park outside the White House on Monday by police using rubber bullets …

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