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Mark Cuban Trashes Trump on Hannity: ‘He Just Plays the Victim’

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban blasted President Donald Trump during an interview with pro-Trump Fox News host Sean Hannity Wednesday night, claiming the president is constantly playing the “victim card.”Cuban, who until recently had been weighing a possible third-party presidential run, ostensibly appeared on Hannity’s show to discuss sports leagues reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic. The conversation, however, quickly turned to politics and Cuban’s apparent support for former Vice Pres...
Tags: New York, News, White House, China, Dallas Mavericks, Joe Biden, Mark Cuban, Biden, Donald Trump, Joe, Shark Tank, Trump, Donald, Sean Hannity, MAVS, HANNITY


Senators Demand FTC, DOJ Scrutinize Potential Merger of Uber and Grubhub

Four U.S. senators are pressuring the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice to “closely monitor the negotiations” between Uber and food delivery giant Grubhub Seamless to merge their parasitic services into one market-dominating giant.Read more...
Tags: Uber, Politics, Science, Technology, Mergers, Antitrust, Department Of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, Uber Eats, GrubHub, GrubHub Seamless, Uber Grubhub Merger


U.S. Supreme Court blocks release of Mueller Russia grand jury material

The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily blocked the Democrat-led House of Representatives from access to secret grand jury testimony from former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. From Reuters: In a brief order, the justices put on hold a March ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that the material must be disclosed to lawmakers. The order gave the administration until June 1 to formally...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Scotus, Russia, US news, Donald Trump, Trump, Reuters, U S Supreme Court, Mueller, Robert Mueller, William Barr, Moscow Read


Coronavirus model cited by White House looks to consider how many Americans wear masks

A coronavirus model that has been cited by the White House is looking to incorporate data on whether Americans wear masks, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.
Tags: Health, White House, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation


Fauci conspicuously stops appearing on TV as White House moves to reopen economy

The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has been conspicuously absent from national television interviews over the last two weeks, as the White House moves ahead with reopening the economy.
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Fauci conspicuously stops doing TV interviews as White House moves to reopen economy

The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has been conspicuously absent from national television interviews over the last two weeks, as the White House moves ahead with reopening the economy.
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Fauci conspicuously stops appearing on TV

The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, has been conspicuously absent from national television interviews over the last two weeks, as the White House moves ahead with reopening the economy.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Anthony Fauci, Fauci


Trump's unlikely to unveil Obama's White House portrait. Here's a look at a tradition that might end

The news on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's White House may not be hosting a ceremonial unveiling of former President Barack Obama's official White House portrait raised concern that what has for decades been one of the most lighthearted interactions between presidents, regardless of party, is no more.
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Barack Obama, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump's unlikely to unveil Obama's White House portrait. Here's a look back at a tradition that may be on its way out

The news on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's White House may not be hosting a ceremonial unveiling of former President Barack Obama's official White House portrait raised concern that what has for decades been one of the most lighthearted interactions between presidents, regardless of party, is no more.
Tags: Obama, White House, Barack Obama, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump


Donald Trump backtracks on funding threat after blasting Michigan and Nevada over mail voting

US President Donald Trump blasted plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and Nevada and briefly threatened to withhold federal funding for the states, but dropped the warning after an avalanche of criticism from Democrats. Mr Trump, who has repeatedly expressed his opposition to mail-in voting, said the expansion in Michigan and Nevada - two states that could be pivotal in his November 3 re-election bid - could lead to voter fraud. Numerous studies have found little evidence of voter fraud c...
Tags: News, White House, US, West Virginia, Gop, Wisconsin, Michigan, Nevada, States, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, Benson, Democratic, State, Nevada State Democratic Party


Trump Seems To Retreat From His Threat To Withhold Funding From Michigan

President Trump appeared to back away from his threat to withhold federal funding from Michigan during a meeting with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R) and Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly (D) Wednesday afternoon. Earlier Wednesday, Trump blasted Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson in a series of tweets, erroneously accusing her of sending absentee ballots to registered voters and threatening to withhold federal funding from the state over her mail-in voting initiative. Trump would later correct ...
Tags: News, Cbs News, White House, Arkansas, Kansas, Michigan, Trump, State, Asa Hutchinson, Laura Kelly, Kayleigh McEnany, Jocelyn Benson, Trump Tweets, Summer Concepcion, Gretchen Whitmer


A look back at White House portrait unveilings -- a tradition that may end

The news on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's White House may not be hosting a ceremonial unveiling of former President Barack Obama's official White House portrait raised concern that what has for decades been one of the most lighthearted interactions between presidents, regardless of party, is no more.
Tags: News, White House, Barack Obama, Stories, Donald Trump


A look back at White House portrait unveilings -- a tradition that may be on its way out

The news on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's White House may not be hosting a ceremonial unveiling of former President Barack Obama's official White House portrait raised concern that what has for decades been one of the most lighthearted interactions between presidents, regardless of party, is no more.
Tags: White House, Barack Obama, Cnn, Donald Trump


White House says the Trump administration is 'keeping people safe' at airports despite a lack of coronavirus screening

Amid growing concerns over a lack of screening for the coronavirus at U.S. airports, WH press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Wednesday the Trump administration was taking the issue seriously.
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Report: CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield Concerned Trump Admin Has It Out for Him

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Robert Redfield is on thin ice at the White House, according to a Wednesday report by CNN, with sources telling the network Redfield is personally concerned that he may be out of a job during the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.Read more...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Cdc, White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Redfield, Robert Redfield, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Sars Cov 2, Dr Robert Redfield


WH Doesn’t Have A Good Explanation For Trump’s Michigan Tweets

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany dodged Wednesday when asked what, exactly, was illegal about Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson sending out absentee voting applications to all registered voters in the state, after President Trump went after the state official on Twitter earlier in the day. Trump criticized Benson’s mail-in voting initiative in a series of tweets early Wednesday, erroneously alleging that she sent out absentee ballots and threatening to withhold federal fun...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Treasury, Michigan, Trump, Benson, State, OMB, Tim Murtaugh, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Jocelyn Benson, Steve Mnuchin, Trump Tweets, White House Briefing


Trump uses coronavirus call to rally Hispanic support for his reelection

President Donald Trump on Wednesday concluded a White House conference call with Hispanic leaders ostensibly focused on the coronavirus pandemic by underscoring how important it is for them to support him on Election Day, sources on the call told CNN.
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Bloomberg’s Everytown Recruits Anti-Gun Church Leaders in Voter Turnout

Bloomberg standing at a podium speaking to a crowd. IMG MikeBloomberg.com U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety just got religion…sort of. The Associated Press has reported the gun prohibition lobbying group “has enlisted more than a dozen religious leaders to boost voter turnout this fall in support of candidates who support measures to prevent gun violence.” This political move could be overshadowed by the Supreme Court’s continued inacti...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, White House, Virginia, Court, US, Bloomberg, Ap, House, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Michael Bloomberg, Murray


CNN’s Jake Tapper Confronts Trump Aide Peter Navarro on His Anti-CDC Remarks

Days after White House trade adviser Peter Navarro faced criticism from within the Trump administration for blasting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CNN anchor Jake Tapper valiantly tried and failed on Wednesday to get Navarro to address the controversy.During an appearance on Meet the Press this past Sunday, Navarro threw the CDC under the bus, fully blaming the center for the administration’s early issues with coronavirus testing and claiming it “really let the country down” du...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, America, Cnn, Fox News, Meet The Press, Trump, Peter Navarro, Jake Tapper, Jake, Tapper, Navarro, Azar, Kevin Hassett, Alex Azar


White House defends airport screening efforts to prevent coronavirus

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany defended what the administration has done to screen airport passengers for the coronavirus, and to protect TSA workers from it.
Tags: News, White House, Tsa, Kayleigh McEnany


Late Night Host Makes Reverse Mortgage Joke Over Trump Medication Claims

As the United States continues to grapple with the health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump this week announced that he is taking hydroxychloroquine – a traditionally anti-malaria drug – which he has contended is effective against COVID-19. This is despite the lack of scientific evidence and academic corroboration vetting the drug’s ability to combat the disease. Late night talk show hosts – many of them hosting their shows in their own homes – ...
Tags: Florida, Featured, Nbc, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert, Washington Post, Finance, White House, Joe Biden, United States, The White House, Cbs, Seth Meyers, Biden, Illinois, Donald Trump


Lawyers deny British army to blame for veterans' illegal immigrant status

Judicial review claim by eight Commonwealth soldiers facing unemployment, homelessness and deportation Government lawyers have rejected a claim brought by eight Commonwealth army veterans, dismissing their allegations that, on discharge, officials failed to assist them with complex, unaffordable immigration rules, leaving them classified as illegal immigrants.The soldiers, all of whom served in Iraq and Afghanistan and spent between seven and 12 years in the British military, say they have been ...
Tags: Politics, Iraq, UK News, Immigration and asylum, Afghanistan, Military, Home Office, British Army, Commonwealth


Palantir picks up more COVID-19 contracts, this time with the VA

Palantir, the data analytics company co-founded by Peter Thiel, is already an active tech player in the scrum for federal contracts, but it’s playing a new and increasingly prominent role in providing the government with software tools to address the COVID-19 crisis. This month, the Department of Veterans Affairs awarded a new $5 million contract to Palantir through veteran-owned software reseller i3 Federal LLC, which lists Palantir as a partner. The contract, set to run through November, will ...
Tags: TC, Cdc, Government, White House, Tech, Surveillance, Gotham, NHS, Peter Thiel, Va, National Institutes of Health, US Army, Palantir, Department of Veterans Affairs, U S Department of Health and Human Services HHS, Government Contracts


Trump's snub over Obama portrait is part of a plan

There appears to be virtually no chance that President Donald Trump, facing a rocky road to re-election, will extend to his predecessor, President Barack Obama, the traditional courtesy of a formal ceremony at the White House to unveil Obama's official portrait.
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Barack Obama, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump likely to decide in coming days whether to host G7 in person

President Donald Trump will likely decide within the next few days whether to host the G7 in person after he publicly raised the idea Wednesday on Twitter, according to a White House official.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump has been making life hard for Ford since 2016. His reluctance to wear a mask for a plant visit this week is just the latest example. (F)

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit a Ford factory in Michigan this week. Ford and GE Healthcare have been manufacturing ventilators at the plant, with an all-volunteer workforce. The facility has extensive COVID-19 protocols in place, including mask wearing. But Trump hasn't committed to wearing a mask — he has been reluctant to don one as the US economy slowly restarts following the COVID-19 shutdown. Trump has made trouble for Ford since 2016, and this time won't be any different. ...
Tags: Facebook, Obama, California, Mexico, White House, China, US, Trends, Ford, Gm, Bill Ford, Michigan, Donald Trump, Detroit, Henry Ford, Fiat Chrysler


White House report calls China's lack of transparency threat to U.S. interests, officials say

The Trump administration wrote it is “willing to tolerate greater friction in the bilateral relationship” in order to protect US interests, officials said.
Tags: News, White House, China, US, Trump


Half of evangelicals believe Trump is anointed by God

Evangelical support of President Trump has baffled many who find his conduct at odds with core Christian values.A recent survey found that 49 percent of white evangelical Protestants believe Trump was chosen by God.Additional data found evangelicals are mixed on his moral character but view him as critical to political victories. For non-Trumpists, one of the most baffling qualities of his presidency is the overwhelming support received from evangelical Christians. A record 81 percent of white ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Obama, Government, Religion, America, Barack Obama, Society, David, United States, Rick Perry, Christianity, Innovation, Faith, Fox News, Jesus


Police watchdog to announce decision on Johnson-Arcuri inquiry

IOPC to reveal on Thursday whether PM will face criminal investigation into relationshipBoris Johnson will find out on Thursday if he faces a criminal investigation into his relationship with an American businesswoman while mayor of London.The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) is to reveal its long-delayed decision on whether to investigate him for possible criminal misconduct over his friendship with Jennifer Arcuri. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, London, UK News, Local Government, Mayoral elections, Local Politics, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Independent Office for Police Conduct, Independent Office for Police Conduct IOPC, IOPC, Jennifer Arcuri, Johnson Arcuri


Happy Birthday Mother in Law - Obama's Mother-in-Law Says His Recipe For a Happy Birthday Is Illegal

Barack Obama's mother in law is in trouble because her formula for a happy birthday is now illegal This is the kind of law that the left would have us obey with zeal. Yet we have never seen anything like this. Joe Bendz's recipe to get happ
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Law Obama, Joe Bendz



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