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Axios: Trump Has Microsoft/TikTok Deal “On His Desk”

Axios reports: President Trump “has a deal on his desk,” whereby Microsoft would lead an acquisition of 100% of the U.S. operations of TikTok, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. U.S. presidents don’t typically have approval or veto power over merger agreements. But this situation is different because of the involvement of the Committee on Foreign Investment in …

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TikTok Responds To Trump: We Have 100M US Users

Via press release from TikTok: 100 million Americans come to TikTok for entertainment and connection, especially during the pandemic. We’ve hired nearly 1,000 people to our US team this year alone, and are proud to be hiring another 10,000 employees into great paying jobs across the US. Our $1 billion creator fund supports US creators who are building livelihoods from …

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Trump Says He’ll Ban TikTok From The United States

CNBC reports: President Donald Trump on Friday told reporters he will act as soon as Saturday to ban Chinese-owned video app TikTok from the United States. Trump made the comments while chatting with reporters on Air Force One during the flight back to Washington from Florida. “As far as TikTok is concerned we’re banning them from the United States,” Trump …

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Trump Denies Cain Caught COVID At His Rally [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: President Trump said Friday he doesn’t think that Herman Cain, who died this week after being hospitalized with the coronavirus, caught the virus when he attended the president’s Tulsa, Okla., rally last month. “No, I don’t think he did,” Trump told reporters at the White House before departing for a trip to Florida when …

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Cain Still Hospitalized After 27 Days, “Getting Better”

Just in from Herman Cain’s staff: We know it’s been a few days since we last gave you an update on the boss. But he is still in the hospital being treated with oxygen for his lungs. In the meantime, the doctors say his other organs and systems are strong. Re-strengthening the lungs is a long and slow process, and …

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Trump Cancels New Hampshire Rally Over “Weather”

Global News reports: President Donald Trump is postponing his planned rally Saturday in New Hampshire, the White House said, citing a tropical storm threatening parts of the mid-Atlantic and southern New England. Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters travelling to Florida the president Friday that the event — slated to be held in an aircraft hangar in Portsmouth — would …

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GOP Rep: “Tragic” Not To See Masks At Trump Rally

The Hill reports: Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) on Thursday called it “tragic” to see people object to wearing masks during the coronavirus pandemic, including at President Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla., last month. “I’m reminding people to wear masks every time they’re with other people outside of their family, particularly in a public place that’s inside,” Upton said at …

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Tulsa Health Official Blames New Surge On Trump Rally

The Hill reports: A Tulsa, Okla., health official said Wednesday that President Trump’s rally and the accompanying protests “likely contributed” to the surge in COVID-19 cases in the county. Tulsa City-County Health Department Director Bruce Dart during a Wednesday press conference attributed the increase in new cases over the past two days to the rally and the associated protests. On …

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Trump Campaign May Display Statues At Future Rallies

ABC News reports: A potential new addition to President Trump’s future rallies: statues. The idea has been discussed by White House and Trump campaign aides, but no final decision has been made, sources familiar with the planning told ABC News. It’s also not clear who exactly the statues would resemble, but sources say one idea was for “America’s Founding Fathers.” …

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Trump To Hold NH Rally, Masks “Strongly Encouraged”

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump is returning to the campaign trail amid a spike in coronavirus cases across the country. Trump’s campaign announced Sunday it will hold a Make America Great Again rally Saturday in Portsmouth, N.H. The outdoor event will be held at Portsmouth International Airport, the campaign said. “We look forward to so many freedom-loving patriots coming …

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Cain May Have Gotten Or Spread COVID At Trump Rally

The Daily Beast reports: Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has been hospitalized with the coronavirus, his team announced Thursday afternoon. News of his diagnosis comes just days after Cain appeared at President Trump’s rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, which was attended by scores of maskless supporters. In a statement, Cain’s team said he was informed that he had tested positive …

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Kushner Ousts Rally Organizer After Tulsa Debacle

Axios reports: Michael Glassner, the man who organizes President Trump’s rallies, has been “reassigned,” and Trump’s 2016 Arizona chair Jeff DeWit will join the campaign as chief operating officer to oversee the final stretch to election day, three sources familiar with the situation tell Axios. Jared Kushner engineered these moves. Glassner, a Trump campaign original dating back to 2015, has …

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Trump Campaign Scraps Alabama Rally Amid Spikes

CNN reports: President Donald Trump’s campaign has scrapped plans to hold a rally in Alabama next weekend amid concerns about coronavirus infections rising in the US, CNN has learned. Trump was slated to travel to the state ahead of the Senate race between his former attorney general Jeff Sessions and the former Auburn University football coach Tommy Tuberville, but plans …

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Social Distancing Stickers Were Removed At Tulsa Rally

The Washington Post reports: In the hours before his rally in Tulsa, President Trump’s campaign directed the removal of thousands of “Do Not Sit Here, Please!” stickers from seats in the arena that were intended to establish social distance between rallygoers, according to video and photos obtained by The Washington Post and a person familiar with the event. The removal …

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Trump Campaign Manager In Quarantine After Staff Outbreak In Tulsa, Flew Commercial Back Home To FL

The Daily Beast reports: Donald Trump’s reelection campaign manager, Brad Parscale, is one of a group of campaign staffers in quasi-quarantine after he attended a rally in Oklahoma last weekend where eight campaign aides tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Trump campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh announced on a conference call Thursday that, “as a precaution,” staff who made the trip …

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Secret Service Agents Told To Quarantine After Rally

The Washington Post reports: Dozens of Secret Service officers and agents who were on site for President Trump’s rally in Tulsa last week were ordered to self-quarantine after two of their colleagues tested positive for the novel coronavirus, part of the fallout from Trump’s insistence on holding the mass gathering over the objections of public health officials. The Secret Service …

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Organizers: Masks Will Be Worn At Trump’s AZ Rally

Arizona Central reports: The organizers behind President Trump’s scheduled speech on Tuesday say they expect the majority of 3,000 young Arizonians to wear face masks in accordance with local ordinances. Trump is set to travel to Arizona to visit Border Patrol agents and check in on construction of the border wall before speaking to a crowd of predominately young Americans …

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Two More Trump Staffers Test COVID+ After Tulsa Rally

CNBC reports: Two members of a campaign advance team who attended President Donald Trump’s rally in Oklahoma on Saturday have tested positive for the coronavirus, the campaign said Monday. The new test results bring the tally of advance team members for the Tulsa event who have tested positive for Covid-19 up to eight. The six earlier positive tests of advance …

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