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• Liz Cheney, key voice in House GOP leadership, increasingly breaks with Trump • 5 American vacationers denied entry to Sardinia under new EU rules
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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.
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Liz Cheney, key voice in House GOP leadership, increasingly breaks with Trump

• Federal authorities deployed across the country ahead of July Fourth to protect federal monuments • 5 American vacationers denied entry to Sardinia under new EU rules
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Pompeo Bristles As Reporters Press Him On Russia’s Alleged US Soldier Bounties

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got testy with reporters who pressed him for answers on allegations that Russia offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for murdered American and NATO soldiers in Afghanistan.  The question of whether President Donald Trump knew about the bounties — and if not, why he didn’t know — has roiled the White House in recent days. Many, especially in the Democratic party, have speculated that the President prioritized his coziness with Russian President Vladimi...
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Alas, Trump Says He’s ‘All For Masks’ But Has Yet To Wear One In Public

President Trump on Wednesday finally said that he supports wearing masks, after many Republican lawmakers spent the past week urging the public to adopt the practice in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 as cases spike in several cities. The President, who has yet to sport a mask in public, has repeatedly expressed his reluctance to wear masks. The White House had punted to local officials to mandate mask wearing requirements even as coronavirus cases surge. On Monday, White House press ...
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Mulvaney Says Trump ‘Certainly Could’ Urge The Public To Wear Masks

Former acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Wednesday joined growing calls from Republicans to wear masks despite President Trump’s reluctance to do so as coronavirus cases surge in several states. When asked during an interview on CNBC about why the President hasn’t been more publicly aggressive about wearing masks in an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Mulvaney explained that the public was initially told at the beginning of the pandemic in February to be worried about ...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Masks, Treasury, Mitch McConnell, Cnbc, Trump, Mike Pence, Federal Reserve Chair, Jerome Powell, Liz Cheney, Mick Mulvaney, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Mulvaney


McConnell Urges People To Wear Masks: ‘We Must Have No Stigma’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday jumped on the Republican bandwagon urging the public to continue wearing face masks as coronavirus cases surge in several states. During a Senate floor speech, McConnell sought to find a “middle ground” amid the pandemic, which includes wearing masks. President Trump has yet to wear a mask in public and has not encouraged the public to do so, though the White House says Trump has no issues with masks. “Until we have a safe and effective v...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Masks, Cnn, Mitt Romney, Mitch McConnell, Republican, Trump, Mike Pence, Mitch McConnell R Ky, McConnell, Sens Marco Rubio, Liz Cheney, Kayleigh McEnany, Lamar Alexander R TN


WH Still Won’t Explicitly Recommend Masks Even After Pence Encourages Wearing Them

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday continued deferring to local officials on mask-wearing requirements, even after Vice President Mike Pence finally encouraged people to wear facial coverings to slow the spread of COVID-19. When pressed on whether President Trump’s view on mask wearing has changed in light of increased coronavirus cases and city officials in Jacksonville, Florida — the site of the Republican National Convention in late August — announcing a new policy requi...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, Masks, Cnn, Mitt Romney, Trump, Mike Pence, Alexander, Jacksonville Florida, HHS, Pence, Liz Cheney, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, Lamar Alexander R TN


Trump denies briefing about reported bounties on U.S. troops

By ZEKE MILLER, JAMES LAPORTA and DEB RIECHMANN WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has denied he was made aware of U.S. intelligence officials’ conclusion that Russia secretly offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants for killing American troops in Afghanistan. The Trump administration was set to brief select members of Congress on the matter Monday. The intelligence assessments came amid Trump’s push to withdraw the U.S. from Afghanistan and suggested Russia was making overtures to militant...
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Liz Cheney posts photo of former VP in face mask and says 'real men wear masks'

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney posted a photo of former Vice President Dick Cheney sporting a face mask on Friday and took a shot at the manhood of people who refuse to wear face coverings in a seeming jab at President Donald Trump.
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Republicans urge Americans to wear masks despite Pence dodge – live

Vice-president claims US has made ‘truly remarkable’ progressSurge in US cases as Arizona joins Texas in halting reopeningWhy are California’s Covid-19 cases surging?Sign up to our First Thing newsletter 9.10pm BST More prominent Republicans are urging Americans to wear masks to limit the spread of coronavirus as the country confronts a new single-day record in infections.Republican congresswoman Liz Cheney shared a photo of her father, former vice president Dick Cheney, wearing a mask with ...
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Bipartisan resistance to reining in the surveillance state

Have you been on the Internet lately? Where did you go? What did you do there? If you think the answers to these questions are nobody’s business, be grateful that the House of Representatives didn’t pass a new reauthorization of the government’s power to conduct warrantless surveillance of Americans. March 15 was the expiration date for three Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act authorities: the foreign surveillance authorities known as Section 215 of the PATRIOT Act, the “lone wolf” authority ...
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'Ugly Even for Him': Trump's Media Allies Recoil at His Smear of MSNBC Host

Some of President Donald Trump's most stalwart media defenders broke ranks with him on Wednesday, aghast at his baseless smears against the MSNBC host Joe Scarborough, whom Trump has all but accused of killing a former staff member two decades ago despite a total lack of evidence.The backlash even spread to the senior levels of Trump's party on Capitol Hill, where the No. 3 House Republican, Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming, said the president should drop the matter and focus on leading the co...
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Cheney Scolds Trump For Peddling False Conspiracy Theory About Scarborough

House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) urged President Donald Trump on Wednesday to stop tweeting about a debunked conspiracy theory about the death of Lori Klausutis, MSNBC anchor Joe Scarborough’s late congressional aide. “I do think the President should stop tweeting about Joe Scarborough,” the GOP leader told reporters. “I think that we’re in the middle of a pandemic.” “He’s the commander in chief of this nation, and it’s causing great pain to the family of the young woman wh...
Tags: Florida, News, Gop, Scarborough, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, Joe Scarborough, Romney, Liz Cheney, Trump Tweets, Cristina Cabrera, Lori Klausutis, Klausutis, Sen Mitt Romney R UT


The Republican Lawmakers Calling Out Trump on His Scarborough Murder Insanity

While President Donald Trump’s allies largely stood silent as the president continues to push baseless murder conspiracies against Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough, several Republican lawmakers have sounded off and called out the president for peddling the lies.Over the past several weeks, the president has repeatedly taken to his Twitter account to suggest that Scarborough murdered an aide in 2001 when he was a GOP congressman. Authorities found the staffer, Lori Klausutis, to have accidentally...
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Team ‘Lock Her Up’ Is Now Going After Fauci

A cadre of influential conservatives is growing increasingly convinced that the nation’s foremost infectious-disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, is recklessly driving the nation to financial ruin—possibly even in a concerted attempt to undermine President Donald Trump. And in an effort to stop him, they’re resorting to tried and true methods: from public shaming, to online conspiracy theories, to lawsuits meant to unearth emails pertaining to his work. At the heart of the effort to knock Fauci do...
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Liz Cheney Praises Dr. Fauci, Implores Americans To Thank Him: ‘He Is Not A Partisan’

The GOP congresswoman spoke out on Twitter after Fauci was met with resistance during a Senate hearing on Tuesday.
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Liz Cheney Defends Fauci In The Face Of Conservative Attacks On Health Official

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) defended White House task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday night as he comes under fire from pro-Trump conservatives for speaking out against reopening the U.S. at this stage of the COVID-19 outbreak, as President Donald Trump has advocated. Cheney, a member of GOP leadership as House Republican Conference chair, called Fauci “one of the finest public servants we have ever had” via Twitter. “He is not a partisan. His only interest is saving lives,” the GOP lead...
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Tucker Carlson Rages Against Dr. Fauci, Calls Him ‘Chief Buffoon’

Fox News host Tucker Carlson took aim at Dr. Anthony Fauci on Tuesday night, unleashing a furious tirade against the top infectious disease expert, whom he called the “chief buffoon.”Piggybacking on Sen. Rand Paul’s criticism of Fauci at Tuesday’s Senate hearing on the coronavirus pandemic, Carlson said the Republican lawmaker was right to complain about experts’ predictions about the virus.“A lot of wrong predictions have come out of Washington on the question of the coronavirus, and quite a fe...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, United States, House, Fox News, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Tucker Carlson, PAUL, Carlson, Fauci, Liz Cheney, Ned Ryun, Ryun


Analysis: Is this the most hated man in DC?

Days after Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky forced members of Congress to trek back to Washington amid the coronavirus pandemic to cast an in-person vote on the $2 trillion economic stimulus package, Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney did the worst thing you can do to an incumbent members of Congress: She donated to Massie's Republican primary opponent.
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Is this Republican the most hated man in Washington?

Days after Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky forced members of Congress to trek back to Washington amid the coronavirus pandemic to cast an in-person vote on the $2 trillion economic stimulus package, Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney did the worst thing you can do to an incumbent members of Congress: She donated to Massie's Republican primary opponent.
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Is Tom Massie the most hated man in Washington?

Days after Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky forced members of Congress to trek back to Washington amid the coronavirus pandemic to cast an in-person vote on the $2 trillion economic stimulus package, Wyoming GOP Rep. Liz Cheney did the worst thing you can do to an incumbent members of Congress: She donated to Massie's Republican primary opponent.
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Liz Cheney refutes Trump's false claim of total authority

GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, the third highest ranking House Republican, pushed back against a false claim by President Donald Trump that he has "total" authority to decide to lift restrictions governors have imposed amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Republicans Dismiss Trump’s Claim Of ‘Total’ Authority To Reopen The Economy

Shortly after President Trump asserted during a White House coronavirus task force briefing that his “authority is total” when it comes to reopening the economy, several prominent Republicans pushed back on the President’s baseless claim. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) took to CNBC Tuesday morning to assert that governors will “make decisions about when certain activities are allowed.” “Obviously, it’ll be tough for a governor to do that if the federal government and its experts at the CDC are advisi...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, United States, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, States, Cnbc, Trump, Rubio, PAUL R KY, Larry Hogan, Sen Marco Rubio R FL, Liz Cheney, Summer Concepcion, Coronavirus


Liz Cheney refutes Trump's false claim of total authority: 'The federal government does not have absolute power'

GOP Rep. Liz Cheney, the third highest ranking House Republican, pushed back against a false claim by President Donald Trump that he has "total" authority to decide to lift restrictions governors have imposed amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Liz Cheney Calls WHO’s Tedros ‘A Puppet of the Chinese Communist Party’

Representative Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.) slammed the World Health Organization’s director general Tedros Adhanom for being “a puppet of the Chinese Communist Party” over the organization’s response to the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic.Cheney, speaking to radio host Hugh Hewitt, cited Tedros’s kowtowing to Chinese authority in the wake of the outbreak, despite multiple reports detailing how Chinese government officials failed in their response.“The fact that the head of the WHO was unwilling to say, for...
Tags: News, China, Beijing, United States, Ethiopia, Who, World Health Organization, Chinese communist party, Cheney, Wuhan, Trump, Donald J Trump, Hugh Hewitt, Liz Cheney, Tedros Adhanom, Tedros


Trump Signs $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic. Acting with unity and resolve unseen since the 9/11 attacks, Washington moved urgently to stem an economic free fall caused by widespread restrictions meant to slow the ...
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'No functioning economy unless we control the virus': Lindsey Graham, Liz Cheney warn Trump not to ease guidelines

"There will be no normally functioning economy if our hospitals are overwhelmed," tweeted GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Top House Republican: 'There will be no normally functioning economy if our hospitals are overwhelmed'

Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, said on Tuesday that the US must address its health care crisis in order to restore the economy, as some of President Donald Trump's allies push to reopen the country despite the threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The U.S.-Taliban peace deal has a secret annex, and lawmakers are not impressed

The U.S. has started withdrawing an initial 4,400 troops from Afghanistan in accord with a deal the Trump administration signed with the Taliban on Feb. 29, and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a decree early Wednesday pledging to release 1,500 Taliban prisoners — short of the 5,000 the U.S. unilaterally committed Afghanistan to — as a goodwill gesture to start peace talks between the Taliban and fractured Afghan government. The U.S. military is even providing the Taliban with "very limited ...
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