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Protesters fail to bring down Andrew Jackson statue near White House

Protesters tried tearing down a statue of Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, in a park near the White House on Monday, scrawling "killer scum" on its pedestal and pulling on the monument with ropes before police intervened. The confrontation unfolded in Lafayette Square, where crowds peacefully protesting the death of George Floyd under the knee of a police officer were forcibly displaced three weeks ago to make way for staged photos of President Trump holding up a bibl...
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Reports: White House press told to leave grounds as tensions rise over attempted removal of Andrew Jackson statue

CNN reported that their reporters, as well as other members of the White House press corps, were asked to leave the White House grounds.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House scrambles to deny Trump trade adviser's claim that China deal is 'over'

Peter Navarro blames coronavirus for end of agreement, but is swiftly contradicted by Donald Trump, who says it is ‘fully intact’The White House’s stance on China was thrown into confusion on Monday night after trade adviser Peter Navarro announced a trade deal between the two countries was “over”, only to be quickly contradicted by Donald Trump.Navarro told Fox News the “turning point” came when the US learned about the coronavirus only after a Chinese delegation had left Washington following t...
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China trade deal is 'over', says White House adviser Navarro, amid coronavirus anger

Navarro says turning point came when Chinese delegation failed to alert US to Covid-19 during Washington trip in JanuaryThe White House trade adviser Peter Navarro has said the trade deal with China is “over”, linking the breakdown in part to Washington’s anger over Beijing’s not sounding the alarm earlier about the coronavirus outbreak.“It’s over,” Navarro told Fox News in an interview when asked about the trade agreement. He claimed the turning point came when the US learned about the coronavi...
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Secret Service tells press to leave White House grounds in highly unusual move

The US Secret Service on Monday evening told members of the White House press corps to immediately leave the White House grounds, a highly unusual decision that did not immediately come with an explanation.
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Cooper: Trump's joke came at the expense of thousands of people

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out President Donald Trump for comments he made about the coronavirus at his rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany for trying to spin it as a joke.
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Anderson Cooper responds to Kayleigh McEnany's defense of Trump

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out President Donald Trump for comments he made about the coronavirus at his rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany for trying to spin it as a joke.
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Amid calls to defund the LAPD, city leaders take a step toward shrinking the police officer ranks

In a step that could lead to the shrinking of the Los Angeles Police Department, city leaders on Monday advanced a proposal to reduce the hiring of sworn officers by half in the upcoming year. The City Council’s budget committee voted 4-1 to recommend slashing more than $25 million that was included in the police department’s budget to replace hundreds of officers expected to leave the force over the next year. The city had been planning to hire hundreds of officers and other employees to replac...
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Trump falsely accuses Obama of treason in latest unfounded attack on his predecessor

President Donald Trump has falsely accused former President Barack Obama of committing "treason" in his latest unfounded accusation aimed at his predecessor.
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Protestors try to topple president's statue outside White House

A crowd of protesters tried to topple the statue of a former US president near the White House on Monday evening as police responded with pepper spray to break up new protests that erupted in Washington. Several-hundred protestors were pushed back by at least 100 security force personnel after they had thrown ropes around the statue of Andrew Jackson, the seventh US president, in Lafayette Park. They scrawled the words "killer scum" on the base and pulled at the ropes around the figure of Mr Jac...
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Trump’s Rally Was a ‘Disaster.’ But It Wasn’t Even His Biggest One.

Shortly after Saturday night’s less-than-packed rally in Oklahoma, President Donald Trump was handed pieces of printed paper that aides thought would cheer him up.The pages, according to an individual involved in the matter, included a collation of various copy-and-pasted live tweets by some of the president’s most prominent allies and diehard fans lauding Trump’s speech and celebrating the event as an unmitigated triumph against Joe Biden. The effort at ego-soothing, which came despite numerous...
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Seattle ‘CHOP’ Zone Turns Deadly, Resident ‘Wants Neighborhood Back’

Seattle Police montage of Seattle's CHOP area during the fatal shooting that could change things dramatically in the “occupied zone.” (YouTube, KIRO, Seattle Police) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The slaying of a 19-year-old man and wounding of another in Seattle’s so-called “CHOP” (for Capitol Hill Organized Protest) zone over the weekend could be a game-changer politically for the city’s far-left administration. A Twitter message from “Capitol Hill Neighbors” sums it up: “This is no longer about...
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United States: Not Today Corona: EEOC Bans Employer Antibody Screenings - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

The White House has signaled that it will issue further immigration restrictions in response to the novel coronavirus epidemic – this time, to restrict foreign workers entering the United States.
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Museums, galleries and cinemas to reopen in England from 4 July

Boris Johnson to announce further easing of coronavirus lockdown measures on TuesdayCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMuseums, galleries and cinemas will be allowed to reopen from 4 July, alongside pubs, restaurants and hairdressers, Boris Johnson will announce on Tuesday in a decisive but potentially risky easing of lockdown measures in England.Two days later, millions of people with underlying health issues will be permitted to leave their homes and mix with others fo...
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White House admits Trump was involved in firing of top US attorney after Trump claimed he wasn't

The White House on Monday admitted that President Donald Trump was involved in the removal of US Attorney Geoffrey Berman after Trump had claimed he was "not involved" in the process this weekend.
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White House admits Trump was involved in firing after he denied it

The White House on Monday admitted that President Donald Trump was involved in the removal of US Attorney Geoffrey Berman after Trump had claimed he was "not involved" in the process this weekend.
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Trump says Americans will get another round of stimulus payments if Congress can pass another relief deal

Now it's on Congress to pass another round of relief for the White House to sign. There's no word yet on what that package might include.
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CNN Anchor Corners Trump Campaign Spox: Are Dead Americans ‘Funny to You?’

CNN anchor Brianna Keilar took Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh to task on Monday, repeatedly pressing him to defend Team Trump’s claim that the president was just “kidding” when he claimed over the weekend that he asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing.During his sparsely attended Tulsa rally on Saturday night, President Donald Trump told his supporters that he called on officials to slow COVID-19 testing in order to decrease the number of confirmed cases i...
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As Masks Become Political, Vistaprint’s Ad Celebrates Them as Signs of Love and Solidarity

It's a deft marketer that can navigate the political fray these days, especially on a hot-button topic like face masks. Vistaprint aims to do just that with a campaign called, "This is not a mask." The spot, which launched over the weekend, shows kids playing outdoors and adults visiting their local haunts. They're all wearing...
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California Lawmakers Pull Bill That Would Have Put Legalized Sports Betting On Hold

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Legalized wagering on sports in California has been put on hold for now, California lawmakers decided on Monday. A bill – Senate Constitution Amendment 6 – was making its way through the legislature that would have let Californians decide on legalized sports betting come the November 2020 General Election. However, on Monday, the bill was shelved for the time being. Sen. Bill Dodd (D-Napa), one of the lawmakers who proposed the bill, cited the ongoing coronavirus pandemic ar...
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California Lawmakers Pull Bill That Would Have Put Legalized Sports Betting Up For Vote

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Legalized wagering on sports in California has been put on hold for now, California lawmakers decided on Monday. A bill – Senate Constitution Amendment 6 – was making its way through the legislature that would have let Californians decide on legalized sports betting come the November 2020 General Election. However, on Monday, the bill was shelved for the time being. Sen. Bill Dodd (D-Napa), one of the lawmakers who proposed the bill, cited the ongoing coronavirus pandemic ar...
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Trump Won’t Say If He Really Asked For Coronavirus Testing To Slow Down

White House officials have said Trump was joking when he said that he’d ordered staff to slow coronavirus testing.
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White House defends Trump using racist term

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending President Donald Trump's recent use of the term "kung flu" to refer to the coronavirus at a rally over the weekend, insisting that it isn't racist.
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McEnany defends Trump using racist term to refer to coronavirus

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending President Donald Trump's recent use of the term "kung flu" to refer to the coronavirus at a rally over the weekend, insisting that it isn't racist.
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White House defends Trump's racist term

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending President Donald Trump's recent use of the term "kung flu" to refer to the coronavirus at a rally over the weekend, insisting that it isn't racist.
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It’s Hard to Find a Trump Who Hasn’t Voted by Mail

President Donald Trump went postal on Twitter Monday morning over the threat he claims mailed ballots pose to the integrity of U.S. elections—but his family seems to have never gotten the message.The commander in chief fired off another social media fusillade against the practice of submitting ballots through the post, which he has previously labeled “horrible,” “terrible,” and “corrupt,” as well as “dangerous,” “fraudulent,” and for “cheaters.” The tweet on Monday, like his prior statements, re...
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White House offers new explanation for firing Manhattan U.S. attorney

The circumstances surrounding the termination of Geoffrey Berman, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, has raised questions from congressional Democrats.
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The US Wasn't Prepared for Covid-19: Dr. Sanjay Gupta's coronavirus podcast for June 22

We are over four months into the pandemic, and the US doesn't have the testing capabilities, contact tracing or political buy-in that many other countries have implemented. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta talks with Dr. Zeke Emanuel, an oncologist and bioethicist who has advised President Barack Obama. They address what the US government got right, what they got wrong, and where we can go from here to turn things around.
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California AG Becerra Restricts State-Funded Travel To Idaho Over Laws Limiting Transgender Rights

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — California Attorney General Xavier Becerra says state-funded travel to Idaho will be restricted over a pair of laws targeting the rights of transgender people. Idaho’s governor signed two bills into law back in March that limit transgender people from participating in girls’ sports teams and profits people from changing their gender on their Idaho birth certificates. Both laws have come under intense criticism from LGBTQ rights groups. However, the Trump administration has a...
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