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Cultist GOP House Rep Calls On Public To “Unmask”

The Arizona Republic reports: Rep. Andy Biggs is neither a physician nor a scientist but he continues to attack public health advice and scientific evidence on COVID-19. Biggs, R-Ariz., whose 5th Congressional District includes most of the East Valley area, in recent days has posted a string of anti-mask messages on social media. Biggs is urging people to “unmask” and …

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Official 2020 GOP Platform: What Trump Says, Goes

The Insider reports: The Republican Party in a statement said it will not be announcing a new platform of policies to voters at this year’s Republican National Convention, but will instead pledge to “enthusiastically” support President Donald Trump. In a statement released on Sunday, the RNC announced that instead of pursuing a range of new policy goals should their candidate …

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Trump Promotes Woman’s Anti-Mask “Cure” Claim, Woman Says Jesus Will Take Down FB For Banning Her

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump went on a late night Twitter binge on Monday with more than a dozen posts pushing dubious claims about the drug hydroxychloroquine, including twice retweeting a video from a woman falsely claiming that the drug was a “cure” for Covid-19 and that “you don’t need a mask.” Two of Trump’s Monday night tweets focused on …

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Trump Relaunched COVID Briefings After Being Shown Maps Showing Pandemic Was Now Hitting “His People”

The Washington Post reports: People close to Trump, many speaking anonymously to share candid discussions and impressions, say the president’s inability to wholly address the crisis is due to his almost pathological unwillingness to admit error; a positive feedback loop of overly rosy assessments and data from advisers and Fox News; and a penchant for magical thinking that prevented him …

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Missouri Gov: Schools Must Open Because Kids Who Get COVID There Will Just Go Back Home And “Get Over It”

“There’s data out there, there’s scientific evidence now of who this affects and who it doesn’t, and kids are the least likely to have a problem with this. “These kids have got to get back to school. They’re at the lowest risk possible, and if they do get COVID-19, which they will — and they will when they go to …

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Trump Again Claims COVID Will “Just Disappear”

The Independent reports: Donald Trump has repeated a claim that the coronavirus is going to “just disappear”, a day after the United States announced a record number of new cases. “I think we’re gonna be very good with the coronavirus. I think that at some point that’s going to, sort of, just disappear — I hope,” Mr Trump told Fox …

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DeSantis: Florida Is “Not Going Back” On Reopening

The Florida Phoenix reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis reiterated Tuesday that he’s not turning back his plans to reopen the state’s economy as the daily number of positive test results from COVID-19 edged up again above 6,000. “We’re not going back, closing things,” the governor said. The state reported 6,093 infections coming in overnight, pushing the total to 152,434 and the …

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SD Gov: No Social Distancing At Mt. Rushmore Event

NBC News reports: South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem says the thousands of people who attend the July 3 celebration for Independence Day at Mount Rushmore with President Donald Trump will not be required to practice social distancing despite an increase in coronavirus cases across the country. “We will have a large event at July 3rd. We told those folks that …

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Trump: “I Don’t Kid” About Slowing Down COVID Tests

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump said “I don’t kid” when referring to slowing down Covid-19 testing after White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany spent all Monday defending him for making the comment “in jest.” “I don’t kid, let me make it clear,” Trump said to reporters Tuesday. “We have got the greatest testing program anywhere in the world. We test …

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TULSA: Six Trump Staffers Test COVID+ Ahead Of Rally

The Washington Post reports: Six members of the advance team preparing to staff President Trump’s rally here Saturday tested positive for the coronavirus, underscoring concerns about holding a massive indoor event in a city where cases are spiking. The campaign made that announcement, saying quarantine procedures had gone into effect for the infected staff members and those in “immediate contact” …

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Texas AG: No Absentee Ballots For Those Fearing Virus

The Washington Post reports: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked the state’s highest court on Wednesday to stop election officials from allowing voters to cast absentee ballots while citing fears of the coronavirus. In a filing with the Texas Supreme Court, Paxton argued that officials in five counties overstepped their authority by recommending that voters who are concerned about contracting …

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Boots Gov’s Lockdown Order

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: The Wisconsin Supreme Court has struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ order shutting down daily life to limit the spread of coronavirus — marking the first time a statewide order of its kind has been knocked down by a court of last resort. The state’s highest court, which is controlled by conservatives, sided with Republican lawmakers Wednesday …

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NRA: Spend Your Stimulus Checks On Our Donors’ Guns

Media Matters reports: The National Rifle Association is encouraging Americans to spend their coronavirus stimulus checks on “sweet deals” from gun and firearm accessory manufacturers, including companies that have donated tens of thousands of dollars to the NRA — and one that’s given the gun group over $1 million. This isn’t the first time that the NRA has tried to …

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19 COVID Cases Linked To Wisconsin In-Person Voting

Gosh, who could have predicted this? Nineteen people who either voted in-person or worked at a polling location during Wisconsin’s state elections have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, the state’s health department said today. Health officials are in the process of interviewing COVID-19 patients and finding out whether they voted in-person or worked at …

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Goes Full GOP Death Cult: “There Are More Important Things Than Living” [VIDEO]

Talking Point Memo reports: Believe it or not, Texas Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick (R) is actually sticking to his pro-death solution to fixing the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “What I said when I was with you that night is there are more important things than living,” Patrick told Fox News host Tucker Carlson, referring to when he first made …

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GOP Senator: Open Now, Yes, Virus Will Spread Faster

USA Today reports: Sen. John Kennedy said Thursday that restrictive measures aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus are not worth the risk of economic collapse, even if that means more people become infected. “We’ve got to open this economy,” the Louisiana Republican told Fox News host Tucker Carlson. “If we don’t, it’s going to collapse. And if the …

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