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Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings

Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings

President Donald Trump criticized Dr. Deborah Birx in a Monday tweet after she warned the pandemic is “extraordinarily widespread” in the US. While Trump and other top White House officials have publicly attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci, the tweet marked the first time Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, publicly drew Trump’s…MORE

Trump’s campaign returns to TV airwaves with ads attacking Joe Biden

Trump’s campaign returns to TV airwaves with ads attacking Joe Biden

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is back on television with a new pair of ads attacking presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, following a temporary suspension of ad spending late last week. The new ad blitz comes after new campaign manager Bill Stepien canceled all of the campaign’s ad buys last week to assess where…MORE

NY prosecutors say Trump investigation extends beyond hush money payments

NY prosecutors say Trump investigation extends beyond hush money payments

Manhattan prosecutors on Monday asked a federal judge to dismiss President Donald Trump’s lawsuit challenging a subpoena for his financial records, emphasizing that their investigation extends beyond hush-money payments and pointing to public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct” at the Trump Organization. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s lawyers have previously said the probe…MORE

Trump continues to lose ground in 2020 election as nation grapples with coronavirus

Trump continues to lose ground in 2020 election as nation grapples with coronavirus

The national political landscape has clearly and significantly shifted in Joe Biden’s favor since he emerged as the Democratic Party’s presumptive nominee back in March just as the public health emergency was taking hold. Given the continuing widespread coronavirus pandemic, the persistent economic devastation millions of Americans are experiencing in its wake and President Donald…MORE

US firearms purchases skyrocket during pandemic, according to FBI records

US firearms purchases skyrocket during pandemic, according to FBI records

As the nation has grappled with a global pandemic and images of some rioters causing damage after hijacking peaceful protests demanding racial justice, more and more Americans appear to be arming themselves. In July 2020, the FBI conducted more than 3.6 million firearm background checks, making it the third highest month on record for checks…MORE

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