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Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day

Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day

President Donald Trump saluted America on the Fourth of July with remarks at the White House Saturday that echoed the divisive messaging he used to stoke culture wars in a fiery speech at Mount Rushmore the night before. The President spoke about defeating the “radical left, the Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters,” and…MORE

Neil Young ‘NOT ok’ with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok’ with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House’s Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This is NOT ok with me,” Young wrote on Twitter Friday, responding to a video of “Rockin’ In The Free World” heard blaring at Trump’s event. In another video…MORE

Trump signs Paycheck Protection Program extension

Trump signs Paycheck Protection Program extension

President Donald Trump on Saturday signed an extension of the small business loan Paycheck Protection Program into law, according to the White House. House lawmakers unanimously passed the extension less than a day after the program expired, and PPP will now remain open to applications through August 8. The President’s approval of the measure completes…MORE

New York Times: New US memo highlights gaps in intelligence reports on Russian bounties

New York Times: New US memo highlights gaps in intelligence reports on Russian bounties

A recent memo from the council helmed by the nation’s intelligence chief confirmed accounts that Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to kill US troops in Afghanistan — but cast the reports as incomplete and potentially dubious, The New York Times reported Friday. Citing three officials, the paper reported that the National Intelligence Council, led…MORE

US Senator blasts American Airlines for packing the middle seats on his flight

US Senator blasts American Airlines for packing the middle seats on his flight

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

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