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Massachusetts GOP governor rips Trump’s ‘bitterness, combativeness and self-interest’

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday excoriated President Donald Trump’s “bitterness, combativeness and self-interest” as nationwide protests have intensified over the death of George Floyd. The Republican governor made the comments at a press conference when asked about Trump’s video teleconference call, in which the President urged state leaders to aggressively target violent protesters. The…MORE

Dr. Anthony Fauci hasn’t spoken with Trump in two weeks

Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the most prominent members of the White House coronavirus task force, said on Monday that he has not spoken to or met with President Donald Trump in two weeks. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, added that that his contact with the President has…MORE

Active duty troops deploying to Washington DC

An active duty military police battalion consisting of some 200 to 250 military personnel is now in the process of deploying to Washington, DC, and could be in the nation’s capital as soon as tonight, three US defense officials tell CNN. The troops are expected to provide security but not perform law enforcement duties such…MORE

Trump calls for Supreme Court to reconsider flag burning laws

Trump calls for Supreme Court to reconsider flag burning laws

President Donald Trump said Monday that he’d support laws criminalizing flag burning, saying in a call with governors that it’s time for the Supreme Court to take up the issue again as nationwide protests have intensified over the death of George Floyd. Trump’s comments follow nearly a week of protests across the country that at…MORE