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Jul 05, 2020

Trump to hold outdoor campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday
President Donald Trump plans to hold an outdoor campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday as he continues his push for in-person events amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jul 05, 2020

When the President's own medical advisers refuse to correct his misleading claim, the coronavirus trust gap grows
On Saturday night, President Donald Trump made the dangerously inaccurate claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "totally harmless." On Sunday morning, one of his top health experts failed to correct the assertion, a stunning breakdown of the government's core duty to keep Americans safe and protect the public health.

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

Mayors and governors are vying for more control over combating coronavirus
In the absence of federal mandates, state and local officials must figure out on their own the tricky road to reopening safely amid the pandemic.

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

Analysis: Trump uses July 4th address to put forward a dangerously misleading claim
As the nation marked a somber Fourth of July with many Americans confined to their homes amid an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump used his stage on the White House's South Lawn Saturday to put forward a mystifying -- and dangerously misleading claim -- that 99% of coronavirus cases in America are "totally harmless."

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

Trump uses July 4th address to put forward a dangerously misleading claim
As the nation marked a somber Fourth of July with many Americans confined to their homes amid an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump used his stage on the White House's South Lawn Saturday to put forward a mystifying -- and dangerously misleading claim -- that 99% of coronavirus cases in America are "totally harmless."

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

Bash presses GOP senator: You criticized Obama in 2014 for this
CNN's Dana Bash questions Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) over her criticism of former President Obama over his handling of the Ebola outbreak in 2014, compared to President Trump's current handling of the coronavirus crisis.

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

FDA commissioner refuses to defend Trump claim that 99% of Covid-19 cases are 'harmless'
The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday declined to defend President Donald Trump's unfounded claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "totally harmless" and repeatedly refused to say whether Trump's remark is true or false.

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth says Trump's 'priorities are all wrong'
Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth on Sunday condemned President Donald Trump's divisive message at Mount Rushmore over the weekend, saying his "priorities are all wrong" and adding that he has failed in his response to the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

With inflammatory July 4 message, Trump distracts from the real threat to America
As the nation marked a somber Fourth of July with many Americans confined to their homes amid an alarming rise in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump used his stage on the White House's South Lawn Saturday to put forward a mystifying -- and dangerously misleading claim -- that 99% of coronavirus cases in America are "totally harmless."

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

These charts show how economic progress has stalled for Black Americans since the Civil Rights era
The typical Black American family is virtually no closer to equal footing with its White peers in terms of income and wealth than it was 50 years ago, when Civil Rights-era reforms were enacted to expand opportunity and limit outright racial discrimination.

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

Analysis: Strongmen rush to remake the world order as Trump faces potential election defeat
This past week, on US President Donald Trump's watch Russia and China have effectively re-aligned the coming world order. They didn't do it together, but both took advantage of uncertainty and unpredictability that Trump has helped create.

CNN Politics
Jul 05, 2020

Analysis: Trump faces a now historical disadvantage
Poll of the week: A new Monmouth University poll finds former Vice President Joe Biden with a 53% to 41% lead over President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day
President Donald Trump on Saturday evening is expected to give "patriotic remarks" aimed at celebrating America's founding and the triumphs of American history while saluting the US military, according to an aide who has read the President's prepared remarks.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Many White House attendees are not social distancing or wearing masks ahead of Trump's July 4th remarks
President Donald Trump on Saturday evening is expected to give "patriotic remarks" aimed at celebrating America's founding and the triumphs of American history while saluting the US military, according to an aide who has read the President's prepared remarks.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Kavanaugh denies request from Illinois Republicans to block rule barring gatherings of more than 50 people
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh denied a request from Illinois Republicans to block Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's rule that bars political rallies of more than 50 people amid the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Montana's Greg Gianforte suspends in-person campaign events after wife, running mate attended event with Kimberly Guilfoyle
Republican Rep. Greg Gianforte of Montana has suspended in-person campaigning for his gubernatorial bid in the state after his wife and running mate attended an event with Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top fundraiser for the Trump campaign who has tested positive for coronavirus, a spokesperson for Gianforte's campaign told CNN on Saturday.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Analysis: Trump tries to drag America backward on a very different July 4th
On a very different Fourth of July holiday, when many Americans are wrestling with the racist misdeeds of the country's heroes and confronting an unrelenting pandemic with surging cases, their commander-in-chief is attempting to drag America backward -- stirring fear of cultural change while flouting the most basic scientific evidence about disease transmission.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

National Park Service staff working Mount Rushmore event weren't required to get tested, agency says
The National Park Service says it did not require employees who worked the Independence Day celebration at Mount Rushmore on Friday to get tested for coronavirus, despite the record-high new cases in the US and President Donald Trump's attendance at the event.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

The Point: The 28 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's Mount Rushmore speech
President Donald Trump jetted to South Dakota on Friday to deliver a paean to what he believes to be is a forgotten America, in the shadow of Mount Rushmore.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Biden campaign reacts to Trump's Mount Rushmore speech: America is 'suffering' from 'divisive president'
The Biden campaign on Saturday said the United States is "suffering" as a result of having a "divisive" president who doesn't "give a damn about anything but his own gain," responding to President Donald Trump's Mount Rushmore speech on Friday.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Republican internal polling signals a Democratic rout
Whenever I hear an operative complain about public polling, I have just one thing to say: Put up or shut up. Release your own numbers that show the race in a different place than the public polling, or let the public polling stand. This is especially true in House races, where public polling is limited and there's a real chance to shape the conventional wisdom.

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Jul 04, 2020

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Jul 04, 2020

Neil Young 'NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event
Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

White House hosts a party in the midst of a pandemic
The White House was always one of the busiest social hubs in Washington, accustomed to hosting at least three to five events per day, ranging from meetings with dignitaries and VIPs to smaller luncheons or private dinners. That is, until Covid-19.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Analysis: Republican internal polling signals a Democratic rout
Whenever I hear an operative complain about public polling, I have just one thing to say: Put up or shut up. Release your own numbers that show the race in a different place than the public polling, or let the public polling stand. This is especially true in House races, where public polling is limited and there's a real chance to shape the conventional wisdom.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Trump signs Paycheck Protection Program extension
President Donald Trump on Saturday signed an extension of the Paycheck Protection Program into law, according to the White House. The House unanimously passed the extension less than a day after the program shuttered, and PPP will now remain open to applications through August 8.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Stelter: Trump's speech won't make sense to most people
President Donald Trump used the backdrop of Mount Rushmore the night before the Fourth of July to deliver a speech to his base. CNN's Brian Stelter examines the message of his speech.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Analysis: How 'John Lewis: Good Trouble' serves as a warning
You might think that, given the title, "John Lewis: Good Trouble" is a biopic about the 80-year-old US representative and civil rights icon. But it's not really about him.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Trump tries to drag America backward on a very different July 4th
On a very different Fourth of July holiday, when many Americans are wrestling with the racist misdeeds of the country's heroes and confronting an unrelenting pandemic with surging cases, their commander-in-chief is attempting to drag America backward -- stirring fear of cultural change while flouting the most basic scientific evidence about disease transmission.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

Analysis: There is no 'I' in 'We the People'
Today's a good day to go back and read the Declaration of Independence, signed by those brave colonists throwing off the yoke of oppression and starting this grand experiment in self-governance.

CNN Politics
Jul 04, 2020

More than 1,400 Georgia healthcare workers sign letter asking governor for more coronavirus restrictions
More than 1,400 Georgia healthcare workers have petitioned the state's governor asking that he impose further restrictions to slow the spread of Covid-19.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Kimberly Guilfoyle -- Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend and top Trump campaign official -- tests positive for coronavirus
Kimberly Guilfoyle has tested positive for coronavirus, a person familiar with the matter and a campaign source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

US Senator blasts American Airlines for packing the middle seats on his flight
A United States Senator said he would introduce a bill to ban the sale of middle seats during this coronavirus pandemic, one day after he criticized American Airlines for selling the middle seats of a flight he had boarded, calling it "incredibly irresponsible" and warning it was contributing to the spread of the disease.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

New York Times: New US memo highlights gaps in intelligence reports on Russian bounties
A recent memo from the council helmed by the nation's intelligence chief confirmed accounts that Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to kill US troops in Afghanistan -- but cast the reports as incomplete and potentially dubious, The New York Times reported Friday.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

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Jul 03, 2020

Liz Cheney, a key voice in House Republican leadership, increasingly breaks with Trump
Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, the third ranking Republican in the House, is publicly taking on President Donald Trump — and unlike with most of his other critics, the President seems wary to hit back. 

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

US Navy to send two aircraft carriers and several warships to South China Sea
The US Navy will send two aircraft carriers and several accompanying warships to the South China Sea in the coming days to participate in a military exercise, according to two US Navy officials.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Monument protection is top priority for Trump administration this July 4th weekend
Homeland Security officials have deployed across the country ahead of July Fourth to protect federal monuments as President Donald Trump continues to fume about activists who have attempted to topple controversial statues in viral moments of protest.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

At least 8 Secret Service agents stuck in Phoenix with coronavirus after Pence trip
At least eight Secret Service agents are currently holed up in a hotel in Phoenix, some suffering the flu-like coronavirus symptoms after coming down with the disease while preparing for a visit by Vice President Mike Pence, two people familiar with the matter say.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Fact check: Biden lambasts the President on coronavirus response
Hours after the June jobs report -- which announced an increase of 4.8 million jobs -- was released Thursday morning, former Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech lambasting President Donald Trump over his response to the coronavirus.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Hillary Clinton on Trump's handling of the coronavirus: 'I would have done a better job'
Hillary Clinton taunted President Donald Trump in an interview published on Friday, criticizing his handling of the coronavirus by saying that she -- as president -- would have done a better job handling the international pandemic.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Analysis: Take a quick breath, 2020 is only half over
2020 has so far been a mess of frightening existential threats, previously unimaginable lifestyle changes and inspiring moments of genuine change all crashing into each other.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

The Point: Donald Trump has no idea why he wants a 2nd term
Sometimes the simplest questions are the most revealing.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Texas Republicans to hold in-person convention amid spike in coronavirus
The Republican Party of Texas will hold their state convention in-person with an expected attendance in the thousands, as the state is seeing record numbers of new daily coronavirus cases and increased hospitalizations.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Ex-Trump supporter: Based on my friends, he doesn't have a chance
CNN's Jeff Zeleny speaks to longtime Republicans in Florida who say they will not vote for President Donald Trump in November because of his response to the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Analysis: Rocketing Covid-19 infections expose Trump's callous claim pandemic is 'handled'
This is what President Donald Trump's "handled" pandemic looks like.

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Jul 03, 2020

Coronavirus is surging in Florida -- and so is anxiety over Trump's chances with senior voters
John Dudley, a retired banker, proudly cast his ballot for Donald Trump in 2016, excited at the prospect of sending an entrepreneur to the White House on a pledge to change Washington.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Coronavirus test used by White House has questionable accuracy
President Donald Trump said part of the reason he doesn't regularly wear a mask is "everyone's tested" before they see him. But multiple studies have raised questions about the accuracy of a coronavirus test the White House has used, and the Food and Drug Administration has received dozens of reports of potential problems with that test.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Trump set for another massive event during national pandemic
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump head to Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Friday to celebrate an early Fourth of July at a gathering of an estimated 7,500 people during a global pandemic.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Secret Service agents assigned to Pence's detail tested positive for coronavirus ahead of his Arizona trip
Eight Secret Service agents assigned to Vice President Mike Pence's detail ahead of his trip to Arizona tested positive for the coronavirus right before Pence was scheduled to travel there, a law enforcement source told CNN.

CNN Politics
Jul 03, 2020

Rocketing Covid-19 infections expose Trump's callous claim pandemic is 'handled'
This is what President Donald Trump's "handled" pandemic looks like.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Supreme Court temporarily blocks court order that cleared the way for expanded vote by mail in Alabama due to Covid-19
The Supreme Court on Thursday night temporarily blocked a lower court order that would have cleared the way for more people in Alabama to vote by absentee ballot during Covid-19.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Trump is 'clearly flirting with disaster' by holding rallies and not wearing a mask, health expert warns
President Donald Trump is "clearly flirting with disaster" by holding rallies and attending events without wearing a mask, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, who was an adviser to the White House medical team under President George W. Bush, said Thursday evening.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Biden campaign readying hundreds of lawyers in expansive vote protection effort
Joe Biden's campaign is assembling hundreds of lawyers nationwide to monitor potential voting issues as part of its extensive voter protection efforts heading into the general election.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Analysis: Voters pick Biden over Trump on stamina
"Stamina" has been an important word in President Donald Trump's arsenal.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Trump administration moves ahead with plan to open new pandemic office as coronavirus crisis intensifies
The Trump administration disbanded the National Security Council's pandemic response office in 2018 -- and now, on the defensive after a failed response to the coronavirus pandemic, they are planning to launch a similar office at the State Department.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Duckworth to halt military confirmations until she receives assurance Vindman promotion won't be blocked
Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois announced on Thursday that she is blocking Senate confirmation of 1,123 senior US Armed Forces promotions until she receives assurances that the promotion of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, won't be blocked.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Fact-checking a dangerous mask meme shared by Trump Jr. on Facebook
President Donald Trump has finally started to encourage people to wear masks, even while not wearing one himself. Meanwhile, his son Donald Trump Jr. is actively spreading doubt about the effectiveness of masks against the coronavirus.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Bolton: 'I have enough scars' from bringing up Russia-related intelligence with Trump
Former White House national security adviser John Bolton said Thursday that he had personally weathered President Donald Trump's anger at receiving intelligence briefings pertaining to Russia.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Prosecutor fired by Barr to testify before House committee in closed-door session next week
Fired US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman is scheduled to appear behind closed doors before the House Judiciary Committee next week, a congressional aide told CNN.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Top Democrat urges White House to withdraw ambassador pick involved in racist ad targeting Black politician
The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is urging the White House to withdraw President Donald Trump's pick for US ambassador to Norway because of the nominee's involvement in the creation of a racist campaign flyer in the 1990s and failure to disclose subsequent legal action associated with it.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Justice Department considering replacing US attorney in Brooklyn with Barr ally
The Justice Department is considering replacing the US attorney in Brooklyn with a senior department official close to Attorney General William Barr, officials briefed on the matter said.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

4 things Congress can do right now to help working parents get through the pandemic
The pandemic has been a nightmare for working parents, with schools and many camps closed. With coronavirus cases spiking again and guidance shifting, there's little clarity about what the fall will look like, even as some cities begin to announce plans.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

NASCAR driver Corey Lajoie will drive a 'Trump 2020' car at Sunday's prestigious Brickyard 400
NASCAR driver Corey LaJoie's No. 32 Ford car will be sporting a new look this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Analysis: Trump's approach to the presidency: Ignore the challenges and embrace the easy
It is notoriously difficult being president.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Trump's approach to the presidency: Ignore the challenges and embrace the easy
It is notoriously difficult being president.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

$1 billion shortfall, furloughs could bring US immigration system to a halt
The federal agency responsible for granting citizenship, providing immigration benefits, and processing visa applications is bracing to furlough over 13,000 employees next month -- a move that could grind the US immigration system to a halt.

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Jul 02, 2020

GOP senators propose swapping Columbus Day with Juneteenth as federal holiday
Republican Sens. James Lankford of Oklahoma and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are proposing to replace the federal observance of Columbus Day with Juneteenth.

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Jul 02, 2020

Fact-checking Trump's references to the anti-police chant 'pigs in a blanket, fry 'em like bacon'
As President Donald Trump criticizes "Black Lives Matter," he and his team keep bringing up an eight-word protest chant that has been highlighted repeatedly by conservative Fox News personalities.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Fact-checking a mask meme shared by Trump Jr. on Facebook
President Donald Trump has finally started to encourage people to wear masks, even while not wearing one himself. Meanwhile, his son Donald Trump Jr. is actively spreading doubt about the effectiveness of masks against the coronavirus.

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Jul 02, 2020

Herman Cain is receiving treatment for coronavirus at an Atlanta hospital
Former 2012 Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is receiving treatment for coronavirus at an Atlanta-area hospital, according to a statement posted to his Twitter account.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Senate approves final sanctions bill to punish China over Hong Kong
The US Senate has approved a final version of legislation that would punish China for moves that lawmakers fear will crush democratic freedoms in Hong Kong.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Fact check: In jobs speech, Trump does more dishonest downplaying of the pandemic
President Donald Trump took a victory lap in the White House press briefing room on Thursday morning on the expectations-beating June jobs report -- and, as he has since January, dishonestly downplayed the coronavirus crisis.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Patriotism is on the decline in America
This Fourth of July, patriotism is on the decline. According to Gallup polling only 42% of Americans are "extremely proud" to be an American. Chris Cillizza explains why this number has been steadily falling.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Ex-George W. Bush officials launch new group supporting Joe Biden
A group of former George W. Bush administration and campaign officials has launched a new super PAC to mobilize disaffected Republican voters for presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Commerce IG says department is preventing release of report about NOAA officials who issued Hurricane Dorian statement
The Commerce Department Inspector General's office claims department officials are "actively preventing" them from releasing a report regarding National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials' issuance of statements that contradicted with a local National Weather Service statement about Hurricane Dorian in September 2019.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

New climate group will offer district-specific policy 'menus' to every congressional candidate
As concern over climate change grows and high profile progressive political figures embrace ambitious ideas, candidates with limited resources and time are facing a new challenge: how to craft winning political messages tailored to their districts and backed by the most recent science, health and economic data.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Supreme Court blocks House from seeing Mueller grand jury documents until hearing
Grand jury material from former special counsel Robert Mueller won't be released to the Democratic-led House of Representatives at least for now, after the Supreme Court on Thursday granted the Trump administration's request to take up the case next term.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

American among airlines set to receive cash infusion from US government
American Airlines and four other carriers are set to receive an infusion of cash from the government, the Treasury Department announced Thursday.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Supreme Court rejects Texas Democrats' request to speed up consideration of vote by mail case
The US Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request from Texas Democrats to expedite a case concerning access to vote by mail in the state amid the coronavirus pandemic.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Analysis: Trump's on a losing streak with Republicans
President Donald Trump's political strategy can be summed up in a simple phrase: It's all about that base. He has shown little eagerness to reach out to the center, and he's generally received strong support from Republicans.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Analysis: The Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief clears the way for fringe candidates to become mainstream
For three years, President Donald Trump has served as the Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief, elevating wild and outlandish ideas that once only existed in the dark provinces of the internet.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

The Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief clears the way for fringe candidates to become mainstream
For three years, President Donald Trump has served as the Conspiracy-Theorist-in-Chief, elevating wild and outlandish ideas that once only existed in the dark provinces of the internet.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Court sides with publisher of tell-all book by Trump's niece
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CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Analysis: Trump's anti-mask crusade is coming back to bite him
President Donald Trump's refusal to set an example by wearing a face covering, despite growing evidence that it may be one of the most effective ways to slow America's increasingly disastrous coronavirus pandemic, was always a political statement.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

Trump's anti-mask crusade is coming back to bite him
President Donald Trump's refusal to set an example by wearing a face covering, despite growing evidence that it may be one of the most effective ways to slow America's increasingly disastrous coronavirus pandemic, was always a political statement.

CNN Politics
Jul 02, 2020

The schools situation is a complete crisis. And completely unfixable
Analysis: Everyone agrees this is a flipping nightmare. The kids have got to get back in school. But exactly zero people know how to get them there.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Biden tops Trump with $141 million fundraising haul in June
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign announced Wednesday that the campaign and the Republican National Committee had taken in $131 million in June, bringing the amount raised in the second quarter of the year to $266 million.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Jeff Sessions appears to refer to celebrated Black scholar as 'some criminal'
Alabama US Senate candidate and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared to refer to Henry Louis Gates Jr., a celebrated Black Harvard University scholar, as "some criminal" in a New York Times Magazine article published Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Trump struggles to say what he would do with another term for second time in a week
It was a do-over of a softball question, but President Donald Trump still seemed to struggle to answer what he would do with a potential second term in an interview that aired Wednesday evening.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Trump campaign announces $131 million raised in June
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign announced Wednesday that the campaign and the Republican National Committee had taken in $131 million in June, bringing the amount raised in the second quarter of the year to $266 million.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

US military coronavirus cases more than doubled in the last 3 weeks
The number of active-duty military personnel infected with the novel coronavirus has more than doubled in the last three weeks, according to new figures published by the Defense Department.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Trump administration wants to end another Obama-era protection for transgender people
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday that it plans to roll back an Obama-era rule that barred federally funded homeless shelters from discriminating against transgender people.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Analysis: GOP House incumbents are leaving at a record pace
Here's an important stat:

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

House passes small business loan Paycheck Protection Program extension by unanimous consent
The US House passed an extension of the $660 billion Paycheck Protection Program fewer than 24 hours after the program shut its doors, moving one step closer to reopening the cornerstone small business coronavirus relief effort.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Trump's resistance led intel agencies to brief him less and less on Russia
President Donald Trump's resistance to intelligence warnings about Russia led his national security team, including those who delivered the President's Daily Brief to brief him verbally less often on Russia-related threats to the US, multiple former Trump administration officials who briefed Trump, were present for briefings and who prepared documents for his intelligence briefings tell CNN.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Trump's aides debate a new virus approach as President claims it will 'disappear'
A divide has emerged inside President Donald Trump's inner circle over whether he should turn his attention back to the coronavirus pandemic or continue to focus on reopening the economy, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

QAnon conspiracy theorists on the ballot show Trump's influence on the GOP
When the next Congress is sworn in to office in January 2021, there's a high likelihood it will have among its Republican members someone who is sympathetic to a wild, unsubstantiated conspiracy theory known as QAnon.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

Households with children hit hardest by the pandemic recession, Census reports
American households with children are being disproportionately impacted by food insecurity and missed housing payments due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new analysis from the Census Bureau.

CNN Politics
Jul 01, 2020

FBI firearm background checks set another all-time record in June
More and more Americans appear to be arming themselves following a month of continued fears over the deadly coronavirus pandemic and images of some rioters causing damage after hijacking peaceful protests demanding racial justice.

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