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CDC: Consider All Alternatives To In-Person Voting

The Washington Post reports: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending that voters consider alternatives to casting their ballots in person during upcoming elections, as states expand absentee and early voting options for November amid fears of spreading the coronavirus. President Trump has repeatedly claimed without evidence that one popular alternative — mail-in ballots — promotes widespread voter …

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Some TX Sheriffs Refuse To Enforce Gov’s Mask Order

CBS News reports: A growing number of sheriffs in Texas say they are refusing to follow a recent executive order requiring masks in public. Governor Greg Abbott’s mandate aims to slow the spread of coronavirus, as cases in the state soared past 200,000 on Tuesday. Police officials in at least nine counties — including Denton, Houston, Montgomery, Gillespie, Upshur, Kerr, …

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Court Lets Schock Off Hook On $160K In Legal Fees

The Indiana Lawyer reports: A Terre Haute law firm is owed no additional money from one of its former clients, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Monday in an attorney fees lawsuit involving former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock and his campaign committee. The Bopp Law Firm, P.C. appealed a Vigo Superior Court order ruling in favor of former Illinois Congressman …

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WH Denounces Mary Trump’s “Book Of Falsehoods”

Deadline reports: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters that she hasn’t seen Mary Trump’s new tell-all book, yet repeatedly insisted that the tome is a “book of falsehoods.” “No response, other than that it’s a book of falsehoods, and that’s about it,” McEnany said, and moved on to several other topics. But NBC News White House correspondent Peter …

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Conway Blasts Reporters For Stories On Mary Trump’s “Fictional” Book: “Family Matters” Should Stay Private

Mediaite reports: In an interview on Fox News Tuesday, Harris Faulkner asked Conway for her response to an anecdote in which Ms. Trump and her aunt blasted the president’s “blatant racism” and lack of principles. Conway responded by disputing Mary Trump’s claim that the president and his sister have a negative relationship with each other. After that, she quickly turned …

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Christian Grifters Scoop Up Millions In SBA Bailouts: Jim Bakker, Liberty Counsel, Paula White, And Jay Sekulow

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: Conservative evangelical churches and advocacy groups led by vocal boosters of President Donald Trump have received millions of dollars in coronavirus relief funds, marking a new milestone in the religious​ right’s long campaign to take a wrecking ball to the wall separating church and state. The American Center for Law and Justice, part …

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Trump Calls Kanye 2020 A “Great Trial Run” For 2024

RealClearPolitics reports: Donald Trump takes Kanye West seriously. In an Oval Office interview Tuesday, the president told RealClearPolitics he has been watching intently as the music mogul mulls a bid for the White House. The two are friendly, and Trump welcomed him to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue before the 2018 midterms. As Trump noted, the window of opportunity may have passed: …

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Injectable Drug More Effective For PrEP Than Truvada

The Washington Post reports: A long-acting drug injected every two months is more effective at preventing HIV than the pills most commonly used by people at risk of acquiring the infection, according to research released Tuesday at an international AIDS conference. The drug cabotegravir was tested on more than 4,500 cisgender men who have sex with men and transgender women …

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WH Pressures CDC To Endorse Reopening Schools

Politico reports: The White House is hammering a message of reopening schools even as coronavirus cases spike throughout the country, insisting it’s OK to move ahead and that decisions last spring to close doors came from states rather than health experts at the CDC. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, wrote an op-ed for USA Today advocating liability …

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“Threatened” Costco Covidiot Has Already Been Fired

Law & Crime reports: The latest viral video, filmed more than one week ago at a Costco in Fort Myers, Florida, showed a man in a red “Running the World Since 1776” t-shirt screaming that he “felt threatened” as he approached the purported source of the threat. “I feel threatened,” he yelled. “Back off! Threaten me again. Back the fuck …

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