Largest Newspaper in Minnesota Endorses Ilhan Omar’s Primary Challenger Citing Too Many ‘Ethical Distractions’

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The Minnesota Star-Tribune endorsed a primary challengers to Representative Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) and declared that the freshman congresswoman has failed to “unite” her district.  In fact, Omar is a diversionary character.  She’s a liar, a cheater, and she hates America almost as much as she hates Jews.  She’s also a progressive, which makes her an enemy of America as well, since they all want to “fundamentally” change us.

The Star-Tribune is the largest newspaper in Minnesota, and they endorsed Antone Melton-Meaux, a Democratic challenger, over Omar the incumbent, in an editorial on Wednesday. The race for Omar’s reelection has attracted millions of dollars} in an effort to unseat the incumbent with a history of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic rhetoric.

“Melton-Meaux brings a different sensibility to this race, one grounded in helping resolve disputes to move forward — a skill this country is much in need of,” the Star-Tribune says. “Whether it’s health care, criminal justice or affordable housing, Melton-Meaux appears progressive, but pragmatic. While Omar wants to lead a movement, Melton-Meaux seeks to serve the Fifth District.”

The editorial board compared Omar’s push to defund and abolish police departments and ICE and her embrace of a government takeover of the health insurance business against Melton-Meaux’s more “pragmatic” approaches.

“Omar’s 2018 victory launched her into the national spotlight as the first Muslim woman and first refugee elected to Congress. But her time has been marred by missteps, including remarks on Israel widely regarded as anti-Semitic, an outsized number of missed votes, and campaign-finance issues,” the board continued, noting that “Omar has sent more than $1.6 million to her husband’s D.C. political consulting firm, E Street Group, and is herself the target of a Federal Election Commission complaint regarding travel expenses.”

“It is just these kinds of ethical distractions that the Fifth District could do without,” the board said. “In the Editorial Board interview, Omar took little responsibility for her rocky start, instead largely blaming her critics and saying her failing was perhaps in not realizing what a ‘special unicorn’ she would be in Congress.”

The Democratic establishment has largely supported Omar, one of many advantages of incumbency.  It didn’t hurt that they were also terrified of her.  As a member of “The Squad” Omar could have sicked the never-ending-mouth-machine AOC on them.  They also tolerated her, because though they may say publicly they’re not in agreement with her bombastic rhetoric, inside they support her hatred of America along with her lust for power completely.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed the anti-Semitic bigot on July 13 as funding for Melton-Meaux’s candidacy began to surge.

The Star-Tribune continued: “Both Omar and Melton-Meaux have compelling stories that, in their own ways, are quintessentially American. Omar’s refugee story is well-known. Melton-Meaux is the descendant of American emancipated slaves. His mother grew up picking cotton, and his father used service in Vietnam and the GI bill to put himself through college and lift his family into the middle class. Melton-Meaux rose to become an attorney and mediator who also has worked on foster children’s cases through the Children’s Law Center and dedicated time at the Conflict Resolution Center and College Possible.”

“Melton-Meaux fully grasps the needs of the diverse constituency he hopes to represent, and, if given a chance, is the kind of leader who could unite a fractured district,” the board concluded.

The Squad may soon be losing a member.  Good riddance.

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BREAKING: Ethics Committee Rules Rashida Tlaib Violated Campaign Laws, Must Repay $10,800

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The House Ethics Committee ruled by unanimous vote Friday that Rep. Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance laws by paying herself a salary after winning her 2018 election; ordering the lawmaker to repay more than $10,000.

“Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance law by paying herself a salary after winning her election in 2018, the House Ethics Committee unanimously ruled on Friday. The committee ordered Rashida Tlaib to repay her campaign $10,800,” posted a reporter with the Daily Caller.

Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance law by paying herself a salary after winning her election in 2018, the House Ethics Committee unanimously ruled on Friday.

The committee ordered Rashida Tlaib to repay her campaign $10,800.https://t.co/JPr9gl3aDY

— Andrew Kerr (@AndrewKerrNC) August 7, 2020

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Read the full report here.

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The House Ethics Committee ruled by unanimous vote Friday that Rep. Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance laws by paying herself a salary after winning her 2018 election; ordering the lawmaker to repay more than $10,000.

“Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance law by paying herself a salary after winning her election in 2018, the House Ethics Committee unanimously ruled on Friday. The committee ordered Rashida Tlaib to repay her campaign $10,800,” posted a reporter with the Daily Caller.

Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance law by paying herself a salary after winning her election in 2018, the House Ethics Committee unanimously ruled on Friday.

The committee ordered Rashida Tlaib to repay her campaign $10,800.https://t.co/JPr9gl3aDY

— Andrew Kerr (@AndrewKerrNC) August 7, 2020

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Read the full report here.

BACKLASH BUILDS: Rep. Tlaib Says Critics Pushing ‘Racist Agenda’ After Her Controversial ‘Holocaust’ Comments

posted by Hannity Staff – 5.13.19

The House Ethics Committee ruled by unanimous vote Friday that Rep. Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance laws by paying herself a salary after winning her 2018 election; ordering the lawmaker to repay more than $10,000.

“Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance law by paying herself a salary after winning her election in 2018, the House Ethics Committee unanimously ruled on Friday. The committee ordered Rashida Tlaib to repay her campaign $10,800,” posted a reporter with the Daily Caller.

Rashida Tlaib violated campaign finance law by paying herself a salary after winning her election in 2018, the House Ethics Committee unanimously ruled on Friday.

The committee ordered Rashida Tlaib to repay her campaign $10,800.https://t.co/JPr9gl3aDY

— Andrew Kerr (@AndrewKerrNC) August 7, 2020

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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Don’t trust the mail if you want your vote to count!

‘It could be a wait’: Officials say General Election results could take time

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“If the law doesn’t change, I don’t expect we will see full election results on election night on the 11 o’clock news,” said Randall Wenger. Author: Grace Griffaton (FOX43) Published: 5:39 PM EDT July 29, 2020

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — This November 3 General Election, you could do everything right — aka be registered to vote, make it to the polls or deliver your mail-in ballot on time.

Election officials warn that doesn’t mean you’ll see immediate results election night.

That’s because places are seeing record-setting numbers of mail-in ballot applications. null

In Lancaster County, officials expect upwards of 120,000 mail-in and absentee ballots.

“If the law doesn’t change, I don’t expect we will see full election results on election night on the 11 o’clock news,” explained Randall Wenger, the county’s election director.

It’s a tradition every presidential election. Voters sit glued to their TV’s, where they anxiously await the results. According Wenger, it would take at least 84 people, working at least 12 hours each, and a space large enough for them to be socially distant to make it even remotely possible.

“Just simply, that volume – we don’t have space to run that scale of an operation,” explained Wenger, who anticipates COVID-19 will still be cause for concern and health guidelines in place. “It will take days for counties to have all the mail-in ballots counted.”

Wenger is hopeful House Bill 2626 will pass and allow pre-canvassing to start three weeks before election day. That means mail-in ballots could be counted ahead of time. It also also calls for video recordings of each pre-canvassing session. According to the bill, results would not be disclosed until polls close. Under current law, ballots can’t be counted until after polls open election day.

“It could be a wait,” said FOX43’s Grace Griffaton.

“I think folks should anticipate that,” said Wenger. “Hopefully, they will be pleasantly surprised. Hopefully, our legislators will see fit to let us get these envelopes opened and scanned.”

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Joe Biden’s disastrous plans for America’s suburbs

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Biden's plan to destroy American suburbs

If you live in the suburbs or you’re a city dweller eyeing a move to a quiet cul-de-sac where your kids can play outside, you need to know about Joe Biden’s plan for a federal takeover of local zoning laws.

The ex-veep wants to ramp up an Obama-era social engineering scheme called Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing that mercifully barely got underway before President Trump took office, vowing to stop it.

Biden’s plan is to force suburban towns with single-family homes and minimum lot sizes to build high-density affordable housing smack in the middle of their leafy neighborhoods — local preferences and local control be damned.

Starting in 2015, President Barack Obama’s Department of Housing and Urban Development floated a cookie-cutter requirement for “balanced housing” in every suburb. “Balanced” meant affordable even for people who need federal vouchers. Towns were obligated to “do more than simply not discriminate,”…

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Jerry Falwell Sues New York Times For $10M: “They picked on the wrong conservative” – The Conservative Daily

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Jerry Falwell Jr. and Virginia’s conservative Liberty University just sued the New York Times for $10 million.

“They target us because the university is a conservative and Christian institution. While this fulfilled their ‘clickbait’ business model, it also violated the law in many ways,” he said in a statement.

“Therefore, we are holding the New York Times accountable for their malicious and false reporting and their violation of the measures we took to protect our students. Politically-motivated attacks by the mainstream news media that defame and libel conservatives and Christians should not be allowed in the United States of America and will not be tolerated by Liberty University,” he added.

From The Washington Examiner:

In a 100-page suit, with exhibits, filed in Virginia’s Lynchburg Circuit Court, the 49-year-old school also charged that New York Times reporter Elizabeth Williamson and photographer Julia Rendleman ignored “No Trespassing” signs to tour the campus at a time when the school was trying to keep outsiders, who could potentially be infected with COVID-19, away.

The long-threatened suit stems from a March 29 viral story that suggested several students were infected after returning from spring break. In fact, no student, staffer, or faculty member on campus was, or became, infected.

The story was never retracted despite pleas from Liberty. “None of this was true. There was never an on-campus student diagnosed with COVID-19. The only actual ‘viral’ element of this narrative that existed was the intense ‘viral’ internet attention it generated for the New York Times’ website and for those paying to advertise on that website,” said the suit, provided in advance to Secrets.

In a statement Wednesday evening, Eileen Murphy, the Times’ senior vice president of corporate communications, shrugged off the suit. She told Secrets, “We are confident that our story accurately portrayed the reopening of Liberty University and the public health concerns that the reopening raised. We look forward to defending our work in court. “

The suit said that Liberty, which was started by the late Jerry Falwell and is now run by his son Jerry Falwell Jr., has been a frequent target of the media, especially the New York Times, because it is “clickbait” for liberal readers.

But, Falwell told Secrets today, “they picked on the wrong conservative.”

It is the second embarrassment for the New York Times in two days. On Tuesday, prominent opinion writer Bari Weiss quit and ripped the paper in a public letter saying that the paper’s coverage is driven by “clicks” and Twitter.

“It’s just not right for the mainstream media to lie about and target conservative Christian organizations just because of their faith and because of their political beliefs, and we’re going to make an example out of them,” said Falwell.

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Ted Cruz To Introduce Bill To Allow Lawsuits Against Local officials Who Pull Back Police Protection From Their Communities

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is done playing games with the anarchists who destroyed a few of our great American cities after riots erupted following the death of George Floyd.

To that aim, Cruz will introduce legislation allowing lawsuits against local officials who fail to keep their communities safe by pulling back police protection.

Quite simply, if they defund or defang local police departments, Cruz wants local officials to face lawsuits to make them liable for the destruction that would follow.

Ilhan Omar for one will be furious as she had led the charge calling for defunding the police departments. Look, cops have to do better but can you imagine a world without cops on the beat keeping law and order? It would be chaos.

“Sen. Cruz is working on a legislative proposal that will hold city officials financially responsible for the property damages and personal injuries that result from their decision to allow autonomous zones and/or order officers to stand down in the midst of rioting and looting,” A spokesperson for Cruz’s office said.

“Sen. Cruz believes that government officials’ first responsibility is to protect the American people. We’ve seen violent rioters take to the streets in Minneapolis, New York City, and Seattle – where they’ve burned businesses and communities to the ground, toppled and defaced statues, and taken the lives of their fellow citizens.”

“Officials in these Democrat-run states are not exempt from that important duty, and they need to be held accountable for the destruction that has been allowed to occur.”

“What the far-Left is doing, they hate America,” Cruz began. “You are not a social justice warrior if you’re lining up, seeking accolades for your support of violent criminals who are deliberately targeting the African American community.”

The video shows members of Congress, including Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar, calling for the “dismantling” of police departments, while also showing presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden ostensibly agreeing he would take firearms away from people.

“Sen. Cruz is taking action and introducing legislation allowing suits against local officials who fail to keep Americans safe by pulling back police protection,” said an email from Cruz’s office.

There is no specific date as to when Cruz will introduce the legislation, but it will focus on allowing people to sue municipalities and local governments who “pull back police protection,” according to the video.

Protests following the death of George Floyd while in police custody on Memorial Day have sought to raise awareness about systemic racism and police brutality against nonwhite people. Some activists have called for abolishing the police, but others argue the “defund the police” movement is more about shrinking the police budget and shifting funds over to mental healthcare, affordable housing, and other services.

ICYMI in @dcexaminer: “Cruz is taking action & introducing legislation allowing suits against local officials who fail to keep Americans safe by pulling back police protection…it will focus on allowing people to sue municipalities & local govs who ‘pull back police protection'” — Senator Ted Cruz (@SenTedCruz) July 13, 2020

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Dishonesty is a Biden Family Trait: Hunter Still Holds 10% in Chinese Company

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The court of public opinion is starting to understand the danger China presents to the world. Most recently, their inconsistencies, lies, and murder in relation to the origins and spreading of COVID-19 has proven the Communist country to be unreliable at best. What most people don’t know, however, is how much Hunter Biden benefitted in his business dealings with China when his father was the Vice President. Being a darling Democrat means the mainstream media keeps your skeletons in your closet, well, in your closet.

Hunter Biden still owns a 10% ownership stake in the company through his LLC

Hunter Biden’s irrational employment with Ukraine’s energy company has been front and center, but his relationship with a Chinese private equity firm BHR Partners deserves just as much attention. Most notably, it is concerning because Biden still owns 10% of the Chinese company during an election year in which his father is attempting to be the next President of the United States.

Hunter Biden began “serving as an unpaid member of BHR’s board when it was founded in 2013, and in October 2017 he obtained his equity stake in the firm with a $420,000 investment, according to a statement issued by his lawyer, George Mesires, in October of 2019” reported The Daily Caller.

Presidential candidate Joe Biden received scrutiny for his son’s involvement in Ukraine and Chinese companies. Hunter pledged to relinquish his position. However, the Daily Caller found that the junior Biden did not submit his paperwork until “more than six months after he pledged to relinquish his position with the firm ‘on or by October 31,’ according to Qixinbao and Baidu, two independent services that provide registration information on Chinese corporations based on NCIPS filings.”

The timeline of dishonesty continues. “BHR’s business records with the NCIPS were updated on April 20 to reflect Hunter Biden’s departure from its board less than one week after the Daily Caller News Foundation reported on April 14 that his name was still listed as a member of the firm’s board at the time and that no evidence had yet surfaced to prove that Biden had actually relinquished his position with the company.”

April itself was a few months ago, and Hunter Biden still owns a 10% ownership stake in the company through his LLC reports Daily Caller. The Chinese business “records also show that Hunter Biden continues to hold a 10% equity stake in BHR through his company, Skaneateles LLC, as of Friday, a position he maintains despite a pledge in December from his father, former Vice President Joe Biden, that none of his family members would ‘be engaged in any foreign business’ if he is elected president in November.”

Hunter’s attorney has refused “multiple requests by the DCNF for a copy of Hunter Biden’s actual letter of resignation from the firm’s board.” The Biden campaign also was silent when asked if the presidential hopeful will “call on his son to relinquish his equity stake in the Chinese private equity firm.”

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The meaning behind Melania Trump’s dress

How San Francisco’s Democrats made Jim Jones, and then made his memory vanish

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By Daniel Flynn

Do you remember that time the entire Democratic Party in California behaved like cultists, enraptured by Peoples Temple leader Jim Jones?

If you lived through the bizarre suicides of 918 people in Guyana on Nov. 18, 1978, it’s hard not to remember where you were when you heard the news. It would be like forgetting about the Challenger explosion or Sept. 11.

But collective amnesia over just who aided and abetted Jim Jones is much easier to explain. The same influence used on Jones’s behalf during his life helped after his death to erase the causes and candidates he supported.

“Such greatness I have found in Jim Jones’s Peoples Temple,” Harvey Milk gushed. Yes, that Harvey Milk.

Willie Brown, later speaker of the California assembly and mayor of San Francisco, compared Jim Jones to Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi. Dianne Feinstein joined the rest of the San Francisco board of supervisors in honoring Jones “in recognition of his guidance and inspiration” in furthering “humanitarian programs.”

Jerry Brown, California governor then as now, actually spoke at Peoples Temple. George Moscone, who owed his position as mayor of San Francisco to Jones, appointed Jones to San Francisco’s Housing Authority Commission, where he quickly became chairman.

Left-wing lawyers Charles Garry and Mark Lane depicted Jonestown as a paradise and aggressively defended Jones in the media. Jane Fonda joined other luminaries in expressing that she was “familiar with the work of Reverend Jones and Peoples Temple and have no hesitancy in commending them for their example in setting a high standard of ethics and morality.”

Herb Caen, a Pulitzer Prize winner who long served as one of San Francisco’s most admired newspaper writers, acted as a hype-generator for Jim Jones and the Peoples Temple.

The local enthusiasm for Jim Jones proved contagious for national Democrats. Rosalynn Carter called Jones at her husband’s behest. She held a private meeting with him, put him in touch with sister-in-law Ruth Carter Stapleton, and had the Peoples Temple leader introduce her at a 1976 campaign event.

Jimmy Carter’s running mate, Walter Mondale, met with Jones on the tarmac in San Francisco.

Before Jim Jones’s victims drank the lethal Flavor Aid in South America, the powerful in San Francisco had already drunk the Kool Aid themselves. In fact, the latter facilitated the former.

I interviewed a number of Temple survivors as part of researching my new book, Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco. They reflected that Jones’s associations with the mighty both legitimized him and struck fear into them. Without powerful politicians, in the U.S. and Guyana, running interference for him, Jones could never have been so bold with the murders he committed. And the politicians cozied up to Jones because Jones provided rent-a-rallies for free. He flooded campaign headquarters with “volunteers.” He spoke forcefully for fashionable causes.

He preached the gospel according to Karl Marx. “I call capitalism the devil,” Jones said from the pulpit, “and socialism is God.” The Symbionese Liberation Army, Jones maintained, “moved us a little closer to change.”

Upon a pilgrimage to Cuba, Jones claimed through his newspaper that the island-prison had succeeded in abolishing racism, but he criticized it for not providing enough “freedom of choice” on abortion — a Temple commandment for women who became pregnant. “My country ’tis of thee, sweet land of liberty,” he told parishioners. “No, my country ’tis of thee, terrible land of inequity, that’s what it is.”

The people of Peoples Temple paid a terrible price for idolizing Jones. But the politicians who elevated him escaped consequences. Willie Brown, who had endorsed Jones as “a close personal friend and a highly trusted brother in the struggle for liberation” in a 1977 letter to Fidel Castro, characterized the Peoples Temple leader as “an obscure but charismatic San Francisco religious cult figure” in his 2008 memoirs. In a don’t-look-at-me passage, he wrote that “the enormity of the tragedy involving his followers makes one wonder how politicians and police failed to notice his sinister hold on people.”

But they failed to notice because Brown, Milk, and other powerful people in San Francisco lionized Jones, treating him as a hero rather than a villain. And after using their power to make Jim Jones, they used it to make his memory disappear.

Daniel J. Flynn, a senior editor at The American Spectator, is the author of Cult City: Jim Jones, Harvey Milk, and 10 Days That Shook San Francisco (ISI Books, 2018).

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Answer THIS, Joe!

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Joe Biden says he wants to be president. Well, if you want to be president, I’m of the opinion that you need to answer the tough questions. If you can’t do that, you probably can’t actually make the tough calls in a pressure-packed situation when you need to. So, with that in mind, the Trump/Pence campaign has come up with five questions that Joe Biden should probably answer before he starts criticizing Donald Trump on anything.

  1. Since she is leading your “climate change task force”, when will you campaign with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?   Now, to be honest, don’t think for a minute that he’s going to do that. The follow-up question that I would have to this is, Michael Shellenberger, one of the most famous “climate change activists” the world has known, has come out and apologized for the alarmist attitude that the climate change folks have been spewing for the…

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Mississippi lawmakers vote to remove Confederate emblem from flag

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Gov. Tate Reeves has said he will sign the bill, and the state flag would lose its official status as soon as he signs the measure. Author: EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press Published: 7:17 PM EDT June 28, 2020

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JACKSON, Miss — Mississippi will surrender the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag, more than a century after white supremacist legislators embedded it there a generation after the South lost the Civil War.

Mississippi’s House and Senate voted in succession Sunday afternoon to retire the flag, with broad bipartisan support. Republican Gov. Tate Reeves has said he will sign the bill, and the state flag would lose its official status as soon as he signs the measure. https://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html?n=0

The state has faced increasing pressure to change its flag during the past month amid international protests against racial injustice in the United States.

A commission would design a new flag that cannot include the Confederate symbol and that must have the words “In God We Trust.” Voters will be asked to approve the new design in the Nov. 3 election. If they reject it, the commission will set a different design using the same guidelines, and that would be sent to voters later.

Mississippi has a 38% Black population — and the last state flag that incorporates the emblem that’s widely seen as racist.

Republican House Speaker Philip Gunn, who is white, has pushed for five years to change the flag, saying that the Confederate symbol is offensive. The House passed the bill 91-23 Sunday afternoon, and the Senate passed it 37-14 later.

“How sweet it is to celebrate this on the Lord’s day,” Gunn said. “Many prayed to Him to bring us to this day. He has answered.”

Debate over changing the flag has arisen before, and in recent years an increasing number of cities and all the state’s public universities have taken it down on their own. But the issue has never garnered enough support in the conservative Republican-dominated Legislature or with recent governors.

That dynamic changed in a matter of weeks as an extraordinary and diverse coalition of political, business, religious groups and sports leaders pushed to change the flag.

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RELATED: Mississippi governor: I’d sign bill to remove flag’s Confederate emblem

At a Black Lives Matter protest outside the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion in early June, thousands cheered as an organizer said the state needs to divorce itself from all Confederate symbols.

Religious groups — including the large and influential Mississippi Baptist Convention — said erasing the rebel emblem from the state flag is a moral imperative.

Business groups said the banner hinders economic development in one of the poorest states in the nation.

In a sports-crazy culture, the biggest blow might have happened when college sports leagues said Mississippi could lose postseason events if it continued flying the Confederate-themed flag. Nearly four dozen of Mississippi’s university athletic directors and coaches came to the Capitol to lobby for change.

“We need something that fulfills the purpose of being a state flag and that everybody in the state has a reason to be proud of,” said Mike Leach, football coach at Mississippi State University.

Many people who wanted to keep the emblem on the Mississippi flag said they see it as a symbol of heritage.

Legislators put the Confederate emblem on the upper left corner of Mississippi flag in 1894, as whites were squelching political power that African Americans gained after the Civil War.

The battle emblem is a red field topped by a blue X with 13 white stars. The Ku Klux Klan and other hate groups have waved the rebel flag for decades. Georgia put the battle emblem prominently on its state flag in 1956, during a backlash to the civil rights movement. That state removed the symbol from its banner in 2001. Larry Eubanks of Star waves the current Mississippi state flag as he sits before the front of the Capitol, Saturday, June 27, 2020, in Jackson, Miss. While a supporter of the current flag, Eubanks says he would hope lawmakers would allow a proposed flag change to be decided by the registered voters. The current state flag has in the canton portion of the banner the design of the Civil War-era Confederate battle flag, that has been the center of a long-simmering debate about its removal or replacement. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) AP

The Mississippi Supreme Court found in 2000 that when the state updated its laws in 1906, portions dealing with the flag were not included. That meant the banner lacked official status. The Democratic governor in 2000, Ronnie Musgrove, appointed a commission to decide the flag’s future. It held hearings across the state that grew ugly as people shouted at each other about the flag. null

After that, legislators opted not to set a flag design themselves. They put the issue on a 2001 statewide ballot, and people voted to keep the flag. An alternate proposal would have replaced the Confederate corner with a blue field topped by a cluster of white stars representing Mississippi as the 20th state.

Democratic state Sen. Derrick Simmons of Greenville, who is African American, said the state deserves a flag that will make all people proud. “Today is a history-making day in the state of Mississippi,” Simmons told colleagues before the Senate voted for passage. “Let’s vote today for the Mississippi of tomorrow.”

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L’Oreal to remove words like ‘whitening’ from skin products

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The company’s advertising has been the target of criticism, that it’s focused on white consumers, in the wake of George Floyd’s death in police custody.

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PARIS, France — French cosmetics giant L’Oreal said Saturday that it will remove words like “whitening” from its skin care products, a move that comes amid global protests against racism sparked by the death of George Floyd in the United States.

The company said in a statement Saturday that it “has decided to remove the words white/whitening, fair/fairness, light/lightening from all its skin evening products.”

L’Oreal’s decision follows a similar move by Anglo-Dutch firm Unilever on Thursday. It is among a number of companies that have been the target of criticism in the wake of Floyd’s death following his arrest in Minneapolis. FILE – In this file photo dated Wednesday, May 23, 2012, the L’Oreal logo at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. In a statement issued Saturday June 27, 2020, French cosmetics giant L’Oreal says it will remove words like “whitening” from its skin care products following criticism of the company amid global protests against racism. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, FILE) AP

Earlier this month, L’Oreal tweeted that that it “stands in solidarity with the Black community and against injustice of any kind. … Speaking out is worth it.” The post drew a negative reaction from people who see the company’s business model and advertising as focused on white consumers.

English model Munroe Bergdorf notably accused the beauty brand of hypocrisy for having fired her three years ago. Bergdorf was sacked as L’Oreal UK’s first openly transgender model in 2017 for decrying “the racial violence of white people.”

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Hypocrite Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer Begs Trump For Bail Out

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Tyrannical mayors and governors that shut down their economy and kept it close for far too long are now looking to Washington to pay for their inane actions. I say no. Why should Republican states that were acting responsibly pay for the mistakes of the Democratic-run states?

Their death tolls were much higher than they needed to be due to the fact they were sending DTMNBN (Disease That Must Not Be Named ) to nursing homes where they could infect the elderly and infirm who are most at risk from the virus. 40% of all DTMNBN deaths were at nursing homes.

And tax revenue collections mare way down because states have remained closed for way too long. Whitmer claims lost revenue will amount to $6 billion dollars over the next two years. Michigan is still mostly closed for business.

Some states are even demanding money to bail out their pension systems that were terribly mismanaged. I doubt that Republicans are willing to spend up to a trillion dollars to bail out those states that are in trouble not relating to DTMNBN.

From The Gateway Pundit

Whitmer took to the streets last week and marched with Black Lives Matter while Michigan was still under a Coronavirus lockdown order.

She encouraged leftists to protest in the streets while telling small businesses and churches they must remain closed because of the Coronavirus.

Earlier this month, the tyrannical governor joined the radical call to “defund the police.”

Now Whitmer wants President Trump to give her a bailout.

Via WILX:

During her press conference, the governor listed the amount of money the state has spent in fighting COVID-19. She said the state has more than $436 million fighting COVID-19 in the past 10 weeks, which is money the state wasn’t planning on spending when the budget was set a year ago, on top of the $3 billion the state has already lost in tax revenue.

The governor said there is no way to cut spending enough to fill the estimated $6 billion hole over the next two years. She called on the federal government to come together to help Michigan and other states facing budget challenges. Under the current federal cares act, states can’t use federal aid money to pay for things that were in the budget before the pandemic started.

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State Rep. introduces articles of impeachment against Gov. Tom Wolf

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Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) said the governor’s actions during the COVID-19 outbreak have harmed more Pennsylvanians than the virus itself.

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A Pennsylvania State Representative from Butler County and 24 co-sponsors filed a resolution Tuesday calling for the impeachment of Governor Tom Wolf.

House Resolution 915, introduced by Republican Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, contains five articles of impeachment against Wolf.

The first article of impeachment introduced in the resolution accuses Wolf of violating the Fourth and Fifth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution by violating the prohibition against unlawful seizures and the right not to be deprived of property without due process of law or compensation with his order to close all non-life-sustaining businesses in his March 6 COVID-19 emergency declaration. He also violated Pennsylvanians’ rights to equal representation guaranteed by the 15th Amendment, the impeachment article said.

The second article of impeachment said the waiver program Wolf introduced for businesses looking to stay open under the stay-at-home order was “applied in an arbitrary and capricious manner, leading to inconsistent and unjust results which determined the fate of the livellhoods of many citizens of this Commonwealth.” 

The third article accuses Wolf of failure to properly prepare the Department of Labor and Industry for the new wave of unemployment claims his stay-at-home mandate created. 

“Governor Wolf should have known well in advance and begun (sic) preparing for the massive influx of unemployment compensation claims after he issued the mandated business closure orders,” the article said. Governor Wolf’s failure to direct the Department of Labor and Industry and the Office of Unemployment Compensation to appropriately staff and administer unemployment compensation offices further contributed to the suffering of the citizens of this Commonwealth initially created by his mandated business closure orders.”

The fourth article accuses Wolf of failing to adequately protect residents of Pennsylvania nursing homes from the COVID-19 outbreak.

“Although Governor Wolf had ample notice that residents of nursing homes and long-term care facilities were at severe risk of contracting and dying from COVID-19, Governor Wolf failed to direct the Department of Health to develop and implement a comprehensive plan to protect them,” the articles says. “More than two-thirds of all COVID-19-related fatalities in this commonwealth have occurred in nursing homes and long-term care facilities.”

The fifth article says Wolf has actively withheld information from the public, press, and General Assembly regarding issues pertaining to the COVID-19 outbreak, as he is bound to do under Right-to-Know laws.

“The Governor has refused for months to release requested information related to the waiver program for reopening businesses shuttered by Governor Wolf’s mandated business closure orders established under the Department of community and Economic Development,” the article states. “While Governor Wolf has finally begun to release some of the relevant information regarding the waiver program, his delays and obfuscation have been and continue to be entirely unacceptable.”

Metcalfe said in a statement it is time to hold the governor accountable for his actions, which Metcalfe said has harmed many of Pennsylvania’s citizens and violated their rights.

“Wolf’s unconstitutional dictates and Orwellian overreach into our lives and the marketplace has caused immeasurable harm and hardship for far more Pennsylvanians than the virus,” Metcalfe said.

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Minneapolis City Council Unanimously Votes To Get Rid Of Police

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The Minneapolis city council voted unanimously to do away with the police and replace then with “safety officers.”

The safety officers will carry no weapons but will be carrying a huge target in the middle of their backs. They won’t even be allowed to tote a knife to a gunfight.

My guess is that the new safety officers will attempt to reason with the criminals and try to get them to join in on a resounding rendition of Kumbaya.

Hand out free tickets to midnight basketball games and the handing out of daisies.

The council did not make the move law or even possible over the next fifty years. They did it with a nonbinding resolution that isn’t worth the paper it is written on.

A resolution just means it’s something that you may try to do in the future but does not actually require you to do ever.

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Five council members said in the resolution:

“The murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, by Minneapolis police officers is a tragedy that shows that no amount of reforms will prevent lethal violence and abuse by some members of the Police Department against members of our community, especially Black people and people of color.”

From The Daily Caller

Protesters booed Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey on Saturday after he wouldn’t say he would abolish the city’s police department.

Protesters began chanting, “Go home Jacob, go home! Go home Jacob, go home!”

“Go home,” protesters yell at Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey because he said he doesn’t want to defund the police
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This comes after the words “Defund The Police” were painted in the streets of Washington, D.C., next to the words “Black Lives Matter.” Some Democrats have called for the defunding of law enforcement since Floyd’s death.

Floyd died while in Minneapolis police custody after an officer put his knee into the back of his neck for over eight minutes while he was handcuffed and on the ground. 

https://davidharrisjr.com/steven/minneapolis-city-council-unanimously-votes-to-get-rid-of-police/

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Cumberland County Commissioners clarify position on moving into yellow phase ahead of Wolf administration’s approval | fox43.com

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Cumberland County Commissioners clarify position on moving into yellow phase ahead of Wolf administration’s approval

In a letter to residents Monday, the commissioners said they “are not promoting or advocating any actions that are openly defiant of the state of emergency.” Author: Keith Schweigert (FOX43) Published: 12:22 PM EDT May 11, 2020

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. — The Cumberland County Commissioners Office released an open letter to residents Monday clarifying its position on re-opening the county before it has reached “Yellow Phase” status as determined by the administration of Governor Tom Wolf.

Last week, it was reported that the commissioners planned to inform Wolf they were exploring options to move the county into the Yellow Phase. They reportedly directed the county solicitor to identify if the county has any legal basis to re-open the county by overriding the governor’s emergency declaration.  null

Monday’s letter from the Office of the Cumberland County Commissioners clarified their position.

The letter reads: 

On behalf of the Board of Commissioners, we would like to clarify our position on the issue of COVID-19 and the current state of emergency for Cumberland County. At this time the county remains in the Red Phase.

Cumberland County is currently not moving toward a unilateral “re-opening,” in the manner that some other counties have announced. This move, we are advised, has no legal basis, and would not stand up, and could actually endanger the business licenses of those who defy the state of emergency declaration. 

We are committed to a reopening that can last, and have a sustained success for the community. We hope that is soon. Cumberland County needs to open at the right time, and in the right manner. We are however, researching the options available to us, as reported in the media, both from a legal and a practical standpoint, as a decision nears on how, and when, to move the county toward safe re-opening.

Several key steps remain to ensure that move; especially in terms of implementing safeguards for our vulnerable populations, who will continue to require protection, after the majority of us can return to a more “normal” amount of mobility and public activity. We will continue to closely evaluate the steps as needed over the next few days.

RELATED: Head of PA Insurance Department warns businesses of increased risks, liability with non-compliance of closure orders null

RELATED: Cumberland County commissioners working on plan to re-open county

Today, we will be submitting a letter to the Governor urging him to fully consider the economic vitality needs of our communities as a key piece of the decisions on restrictions. 

We are, however, not promoting or advocating any actions that are openly defiant of the state of emergency, nor are we encouraging individuals or businesses to break the law.

These actions will likely prove detrimental in reaching the safe solution that is needed as soon as it’s feasible. There is a huge difference between “taking action,” and taking effective action. We need to be smart, as well as persistent.

Throughout this crisis, Cumberland County has maintained close and productive relations with the Department of Health, PEMA, as well as ongoing communications with Governor Wolf’s Office.

While we do not agree with all the decisions made at the state level, and acknowledge the role of our legislature in maintaining appropriate checks and balances, our experience has been that the state’s support at many levels has been invaluable, and we hope it will continue as we move closer into crisis recovery mode.” https://d-11960456151909540436.ampproject.net/2004252135000/frame.html https://d-11960456151909540436.ampproject.net/2004252135000/frame.html

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Banks handling the government’s $349 billion loan program for small businesses made more than $10 billion in fees — even as tens of thousands of small businesses were shut out of the program, according to an analysis of financial records by NPR.

The banks took in the fees while processing loans that required less vetting than regular bank loans and had little risk for the banks, the records show. Taxpayers provided the money for the loans, which were guaranteed by the Small Business Administration.

According to a Department of Treasuryfact sheet, all federally insured banks and credit unions could process the loans, which ranged in amount from tens of thousands to $10 million. The banks acted essentially as middlemen, sending clients’ loan applications to the SBA, which approved them.

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Microsoft Not Only Funds ID2020 But They Also Filed A Patent For A Device Connected To The Human Body For Buying And Selling Cryptocurrency • Now The End Begins

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Bill Gates may have legally separated himself from Microsoft, but since both entities are engaged in exactly the same mission, a separation of purpose certainly has not taken place. While Bill Gates has been pounding the pavement, telling people that a global vaccine for everyone on earth will take place within 18 months, his old company Microsoft has created a device that interacts with the pulse, temperature and brain waves of the human body in order to engage in the buying and selling of cryptocurrency. Now let’s see, where else have I seen that talked about before?

Oh, right, here it is:

“And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.” Revelation 13:16-18 (KJB)

What is the biblical definition of the Mark of the Beast? According to Revelation 13, it is a device that goes in the human body in the back of the right hand or in the forehead, for the purpose of buying and selling. Whatever form the final Mark takes, that’s exactly what it will do from a functional, literal perspective. Bill Gates and Microsoft are spending billions in order to 1). inject everyone one earth with some kind of a ‘vaccination’ shot, 2). create a device for buying and selling currency that’s run on the human body as it’s battery, and 3). attach both those things to a digital identification from ID2020 whom they also fund. Please note that zero amount of what is said within this paragraph is speculation of any kind, click the links, it’s happening now.

  • FUN FACT: The publication number of this Microsoft patent is #060606

So where does that leave us? A poet once said, ‘when someone shows you who they are, believe them’. Bill Gates has shown us who he is, Microsoft has shown us who they are. The only question is, do you believe them? I sure do.

Bill Gates, his global vaccinations, ID2020 digital identification and the coming Mark of the Beast. Don't take it.

WARNING: I CAN NO LONGER SAY THAT BILL GATES PLANNED GLOBAL VACCINATIONS AND THE ID2020 DIGITAL IDENTIFICATION ARE NOT THE MARK OF THE BEAST

Microsoft Cryptocurrency System Using Body Activity Data

This is the patent information for the Microsoft device to buy and sell cryptocurrency using the human body, enjoy!

Patent Abstract: Human body activity associated with a task provided to a user may be used in a mining process of a cryptocurrency system. A server may provide a task to a device of a user which is communicatively coupled to the server. A sensor communicatively coupled to or comprised in the device of the user may sense body activity of the user. Body activity data may be generated based on the sensed body activity of the user. The cryptocurrency system communicatively coupled to the device of the user may verify if the body activity data satisfies one or more conditions set by the cryptocurrency system, and award cryptocurrency to the user whose body activity data is verified. READ MORE

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CLICK TO READ FULL PATENT FORM FOR MICROSOFT DEVICE TO BUY AND SELL CRYPTOCURRENCY USING THE HUMAN BODY

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BREAKING: Democrats Block GOP Attempt To Swiftly Send $250 Billion To Small Businesses

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On Thursday morning, Senate Democrats blocked an emergency measure which would provide small businesses with much needed money to help them survive the coronavirus crisis.

The bill would free up another $250 billion in small business loans however Democrats blocked it, saying they wanted “add-ons to help businesses in disadvantaged communities and additional funding for states and hospitals.”
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Check out what the Daily Wire reported:

The news comes amid a Department of Labor report showing an astounding 10% of the American workforce has now applied for unemployment insurance and concerns that small businesses are rapidly running out of survival time, especially as most states have now extended coronavirus-related lockdowns until the end of April.

Originally, an emergency coronavirus relief measure, negotiated by the Senate, featured a $350 billion fund for small businesses, but demand has far exceeded supply, leaving Republicans begging Democrats to help pass an emergency cash infusion to save American entrepreneurs.

According to Fox News, the measure would bolster the Paycheck Protection Act which “helps businesses with under 500 employees apply for loans up to cover eight weeks of their payroll, benefit and rent expenses. The loans will be converted to grants and fully forgiven if 75% of the loan is used to keep employees on the payroll.”

The plan will be depleted by the end of the month which is why Republicans are desperately trying to replenish the necessary cash immediately.

“The extra funding is being sought amid concerns that the original $350 billion program to help businesses stay afloat during coronavirus pandemic could run dry in the near future in the face of an enormous demand,” Fox News reports. “McConnell pleaded with Democrats to pass a measure that would change the funding for the program from $350 billion to $600 billion total in a ‘clean’ emergency measure.”

The Democrats’ plan will allegedly cost “double” than the one Republicans hoped to pass.

“Democrats say they’ve got a better plan, and want additional provisions and protections to help businesses in disadvantaged communities,” Fox News continued. “Their proposal would cost roughly double the Republicans’ and include additional funding for hospitals and local governments.”

McConnell was furious. The Daily Wire continues:

“This does not have to be nor should it be contentious,” he said, adding that lawmakers who want greater handouts to “disadvantaged communities” can include that in the fourth coronavirus relief bill, currently being drafted by the House of Representatives.

“To my Democratic colleagues, please do not block emergency aid you do not even oppose just because you want something more,” he added. “The country cannot afford unnecessary wrangling or political maneuvering.”

Democrats contended that McConnell’s plan was a “stunt” and that, while the measure might have passed the Senate by unanimous consent, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) wasn’t about to allow it through the House without significant debate, particularly given that she has her own relief plan on the agenda for when Congress returns to work in three weeks.

Republican Rap. Bryan Stiel Introduces Bill To Rescind $25 Million For Kennedy Center In oronavirus Package, As They Lay OFF Musicians

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Republican Wisconsin Rep. Bryan Steil introduced a bill Friday to rescind the $25 million for the Kennedy Center that was included in the $2 trillion coronavirus package, as they have laid off musicians.

Steil’s bill, which has 15 cosponsors including House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, would pull the $25 million for the Kennedy Center. According to Steil, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was likely the one who had the idea for the funding for the Kennedy Center in the first place.

In a phone call with the Daily Caller, Steil said “So we were negotiating this bill. Nancy Pelosi holds up getting relief to Americans to try to get this and other things in the bill. And so the day that the House passed this bill, I drove from Janesville, Wisconsin, to Washington, D.C. to be there.”

“I spoke on the bill, spoke about how I thought the funding for the Kennedy Center was inappropriate. And then before I left Washington, D.C. to drive back home, the day we passed the bill, I dropped this bill into the hopper and introduced it to start day one. The moment after we passed a bill to begin the work of improving it and getting out of the bill, inappropriate funding. A handful of days later, after this passes and you find out that the Kennedy Center is laying people off. That’s almost the icing on the cake,” Steil continued.

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“Nancy Pelosi literally held the bill up for days to get her pet projects… Interesting she’d use the choice of words, ‘fiddlers,’ because it was the fiddlers, the violin players, all the musicians at the Kennedy Center that got laid off,” Scalise said Monday night on Fox News.

This comes as Kennedy Center sent an email to musicians in the National Symphony Orchestra saying their checks would be cut off starting April 3, the Washington Free Beacon first reported. This happened just hours after the news they received the news that they would be receiving the $25 from the coronavirus package. (RELATED: Pelosi Says Senate Coronavirus Bill Is Discriminatory To Residents In DC, One Day Before House Vote)

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“The Covid-19 Advisory Committee was broadsided today during our conversation with [Kennedy Center President] Deborah Rutter,” the email states. “Ms. Rutter abruptly informed us today that the last paycheck for all musicians and librarians will be April 3 and that we will not be paid again until the Center reopens.”

“Everyone should proceed as if their last paycheck will be April 3,” it continued. “We understand this will come [as a] shock to all of you, as it did to us.” (RELATED: Kennedy Center Lays Off Musicians After Receiving $25 Million Arts Bailout)

Steil hopes to get continued support from his colleagues in the House on his bill in order to bring it to the floor for a vote.

The White House refused to comment on the matter when asked by the Daily Caller.

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VIDEO On Reopening Economy: ‘I’d Love to Have it Open by Easter’ – His Plan – Media Blackout Briefing

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President Donald Trump said during a Fox News town hall on Tuesday that he wanted to get the economy reopened by Easter.

“I’d love to have it open by Easter,” Trump said, setting a date for reopening the country for the first time.

Easter is on April 12.

“I would love to have the country opened up and rearing to go by Easter,” he repeated.

“That would be a great American resurrection,” Fox News moderator Bill Hemer replied.

The president has promised to listen to his doctors and advisers on loosening restrictions set by the government to fight the coronavirus pandemic, but has said would ultimately make the final decision.

Trump appeared upbeat during the event, pleased that the stock market rose over 1,600 points on Tuesday.

He said he looked forward to the day that Americans could go to work, noting that a massive economic…

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