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Trumpsters Are Already Revolting Against COVID Contact Tracing

Trumpsters Are Already Revolting Against COVID Contact Tracing

Donald Trump’s allies in conservative media have a new villain in the coronavirus fight: contact tracing, the rigorous efforts to track the virus’s spread that public health experts say is essential to safely restarting society. Fox News host Laura Ingraham devoted much of her show Thursday night to raising questions about contact tracing, the process where interviewers try to figure out who has been exposed to the virus by literally figuring out whom the infected had contact with. As a Fox News chyron warned that contact tracing should “concern all Americans,” Ingraham claimed that calls...

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Idaho’s Anti-Lockdown Lieutenant Governor Has Gone Rogue

Idaho’s Anti-Lockdown Lieutenant Governor Has Gone Rogue

‘ONE HEARTBEAT AWAY’Janice McGeachin has been openly undermining the governor’s stay-at-home order.hen the Republican governor of Idaho issued a plan to safely reopen businesses in the state, he ordered bars to stay closed until at least June 13. Last weekend, in defiance of those guidelines, Idaho’s lieutenant governor—also a Republican—reopened the tavern she owns with her family in Idaho Falls.A few days before reopening , Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin penned in which she slammed Gov. Brad Little’s oversight of the coronavirus pandemic. “As Lieutenant Governor, I am one heartbeat away from...

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I Spent a Week Down the Right-Wing Media Rabbit Hole—and Was Mesmerized by It

I Spent a Week Down the Right-Wing Media Rabbit Hole—and Was Mesmerized by It

BONNE AVENTUREHere’s what it’s like to spend a full week of COVID-19 quarantine holed up consuming nothing but Fox News, talk radio, conservative websites, and One America News.solated. Detached. Disoriented. Disconnected from the real world. Damaged mental health. Even fear of survival.No, I’m not talking about coronavirus quarantine. That’s going fine, considering.I’m referring to my week-long self-imposed experiment: I simulated the content consumption of a Trump voter. What they read, I read. What they watch, I watched.Before being called naïve for being surprised at anything I...

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Fox’s Wallace Shreds Kayleigh McEnany for Questioning Reporters’ Faith

Fox’s Wallace Shreds Kayleigh McEnany for Questioning Reporters’ Faith

Fox News anchor tore into White House press secretary on Sunday morning for questioning the religious beliefs and faith of White House reporters, saying he’s never seen a press secretary act like that in his long career.Following in which he demanded that all houses of worship reopen “right now” and toothlessly threatened to “override” governors who have limited gatherings due to coronavirus restrictions, McEnany took a snide shot at the press corps.Asked what federal powers Trump had to force states to open up places of worship during the pandemic, McEnany said the president would...

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Donald Trump Is Leading the GOP—to the Political Graveyard

Donald Trump Is Leading the GOP—to the Political Graveyard

A is slowly gaining energy. Could a Republican wipe-out ensue?Consider this: Donald Trump is by 11 points in the recent Quinnipiac poll. That one may be an outlier, but Biden is also in the latest Fox News poll. More importantly, he continues to, consistently besting Trump in Arizona, a state that wasn’t considered vital to his path to victory. He’s also (!).Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate map is experiencing . Democrats need three seats to take control (four, if you assume that Democrat Doug Jones will lose in Alabama), a hurdle that.

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Judge Tosses OAN Defamation Suit Against Rachel Maddow

Judge Tosses OAN Defamation Suit Against Rachel Maddow

CHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWPress Play, Get SmarterCHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWA judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit brought by One America News Network, a conservative channel praised by President Donald Trump, against MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. The left-leaning anchor devoted time on her nightly show to discussing a July detailing how the network had hired an on-air reporter, Kristian Brunovich Rouz, who simultaneously writes for Sputnik, a Kremlin-owned site. Maddow said that OAN “really, literally is paid Russian propaganda.” The channel’s lawyers responded that OAN was “as American as...

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Can Trump’s Art of the Arms Deal Get More Stupid? The Russians Are Loving It.

Can Trump’s Art of the Arms Deal Get More Stupid? The Russians Are Loving It.

President Donald J. Trump has announced the U.S. intends to exit the The 34-nation agreement allows the United States, Russia and other countries to conduct observation flights over each other’s territories in the interests of transparency and international security. “An infectious disease specialist for the Russian Health Ministry said Trump must really be taking hydroxychloroquine, since it’s known to cause psychotic side effects.  ”Speaking to reporters, Trump : “We’re going to pull out, and they’re going to come back and want to make a deal. We’ve had a very good relationship lately...

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Pastors Defy ‘Anti-Christ’ Governors to Open Churches in Trump’s Name

Pastors Defy ‘Anti-Christ’ Governors to Open Churches in Trump’s Name

President Donald Trump’s call sent a green light to some pastors to resume in-person services on Sunday, even in the face of contrary bans from governors.Cindy Hope, pastor of the Promise Church in Escondido, California, called Trump’s proclamation “exciting” and compared it to winning the lottery. Earlier that day, despite having no authority to do so, Trump ordered governors to immediately allow houses of worship to resume in-person religious services, escalating an ongoing dispute across the nation.“When the president came out and said churches are essential, I’m like wait, did everybody...

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Republicans Use Potentially Lethal Drug Hydroxychloroquine as Trump Bait

Republicans Use Potentially Lethal Drug Hydroxychloroquine as Trump Bait

during the coronavirus pandemic sparked the kind of concern and backlash one would expect over a treatment that packs the chance of having   But those medical worries weren’t as troubling to some long-shot Republican congressional candidates, who are grabbing the opportunity to use Trump’s embrace of the drug for himself as a way to show off their allegiance to the president. “. taking hydroxychloroquine to ward off coronavirus is a kick-ass move that proves why he is the bravest and strongest of all American presidents,” James P. Bradley, a Republican U.S. House candidate in California,...

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White House Press Secretary Exposes Trump’s Private Banking Info at Press Conference

White House Press Secretary Exposes Trump’s Private Banking Info at Press Conference

CHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWPress Play, Get SmarterCHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWWhite House Press Secretary showed off President Donald Trump’s private banking information at a press conference Friday, The New York Times reports. While announcing that Trump plans to donate his $100,000 quarterly presidential salary to the Department of Health and Human Services to “support the efforts being undertaken to confront, contain and combat the coronavirus,” McEnany displayed the Capital One check he had written to the agency as proof. The problem, however, was that Trump’s account and routing number...

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The Kentucky Miner Who Scammed Americans by Claiming He Was Hitler and Plotting a ‘Revolt’ With ‘Spaceships’

The Kentucky Miner Who Scammed Americans by Claiming He Was Hitler and Plotting a ‘Revolt’ With ‘Spaceships’

DID NAZI IT COMINGFrom 1946-1956, many Americans mailed money to a man alleging he was a still-alive Hitler, plotting a revolution with “invisible spaceships.” He signed his letters “Furrier No. 1.”n mid-1945, just months after Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker, rumors emerged that the German dictator had survived with his mistress, Eva Braun, escaped the country, and was hunkered down somewhere. Where exactly was unclear. People spotted him at neo-Nazi gatherings in Colombia, on a U-boat in Argentina, or with a barely-legal girlfriend in Brazil. Some American papers rumors that...

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Denzel Washington Helps Homeless Man in Face of Oncoming Traffic

Denzel Washington Helps Homeless Man in Face of Oncoming Traffic

did a good deed Thursday afternoon. The actor was driving in West Hollywood when he spotted a homeless man standing in the street in the face of oncoming traffic, reports. Washington got out of his car and stepped in.Washington wore a mask as he came to the man’s aid, standing several feet away from him through most of their encounter. At one point in video footage TMZ obtained of the incident, Washington gently squeezed the man on the shoulder while standing at arm’s length.Per TMZ, Washington walked the man, who did not appear to recognize the actor, to safety and comforted him....

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‘Bill Gates Wants Us to Get It’: The Deranged Scene at Trump’s Ford Factory Tour

‘Bill Gates Wants Us to Get It’: The Deranged Scene at Trump’s Ford Factory Tour

YPSILANTI, MI—There may have been only a few hundred MAGA faithful gathered Thursday afternoon for Donald Trump’s latest visit to a factory churning out essential gear for the fight against COVID-19, but the was in full effect.So was the bizarro circus over the president of the United States’ .  Loud country music blared from a pickup truck. A supporter waved a flag portraying Trump as a muscle-bound GI Joe with a machine gun. Another held a sign portraying Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer—who has emerged as a bête noire of the right for her aggressive efforts to rein in the coronavirus...

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COVID Is Still Raging in Texas. Time to Open the Bars, Leaders Say.

COVID Is Still Raging in Texas. Time to Open the Bars, Leaders Say.

“Just to be clear, we’re not or anything.”Dustin Evans is nervous right now. But the 31-year-old general manager of Southern Roots Brewing Company in downtown Waco, Texas, is committed to reopening his bar at 25-percent capacity on Friday, even with and a wife at home. After all, COVID-19 cases seemed to taper off in his area, with marking the first uptick in days.“It’s not an easy decision, but my parents have poured their life into this business,” Evans told The Daily Beast. “It might be a little dance with the devil, but it came down to someone dropping off a pot of gold at the front...

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Kelly Loeffler’s Husband Pours $1 Million Into Pro-Trump Super PAC

Kelly Loeffler’s Husband Pours $1 Million Into Pro-Trump Super PAC

CHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWPress Play, Get SmarterCHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWEmbattled Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s (R-GA) husband made his largest-ever federal political contribution last month with a seven-figure donation to a super PAC supporting President Donald Trump's re-election, according to released on Wednesday. A filing from the pro-Trump group America First Action shows that Jeff Sprecher, the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange, donated $1 million to the group in late April, as Loeffler sought to beat back allegations of insider trading after she and Sprecher unloaded millions of...

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Two Weeks Ago, She Predicted Trump Would Use COVID to Arrest Obama. Now She’s a GOP Senate Candidate

Two Weeks Ago, She Predicted Trump Would Use COVID to Arrest Obama. Now She’s a GOP Senate Candidate

A won the GOP Senate primary in Oregon on Tuesday, giving a massive electoral stage to the bizarre pro-Trump movement that the FBI considers a potential domestic terror threat.Jo Rae Perkins, an insurance agent and avowed QAnon believer, handily won the contest to take on Sen. Jeff Merkley (D) in the general election. Perkins, who has launched unsuccessful Senate and House bids in the past, beat her nearest Republican primary opponent by nearly 20 percent on Tuesday.To celebrate, Perkins tweeted a video acknowledging the support she had received from QAnon believers. The victory speech...

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Trump Fans Gobble Up His Favorite, Unproven COVID Drug—Some Are Even Trying To Cook It Themselves

Trump Fans Gobble Up His Favorite, Unproven COVID Drug—Some Are Even Trying To Cook It Themselves

Donald Trump’s allies are seeking out hydroxychloroquine and even trying risky substitutes for the anti-malaria drug as it has become an emblem of the president’s unorthodox approach to fighting coronavirus.Trump has frequently touted hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the disease, asking potential patients in April “what have you got to lose?” But that enthusiasm took on an entirely new meaning Monday, when he claimed he’d been taking medication for “a couple of weeks.” The revelation was starling. The FDA using hydroxychloroquine to treat—let alone prevent—COVID-19 outside of hospitals...

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Jane Roe’s Deathbed Confession: Anti-Abortion Conversion ‘All an Act’ Paid for by the Christian Right

Jane Roe’s Deathbed Confession: Anti-Abortion Conversion ‘All an Act’ Paid for by the Christian Right

REVEALINGThe new FX documentary “AKA Jane Roe,” out May 22, contains a shocking revelation: Roe (of “Roe v. Wade” fame) played the part of an anti-abortion crusader in exchange for money.n its final 20 minutes, the documentary film AKA Jane Roe delivers quite the blow to conservatives who have weaponized the story of Jane Roe herself—real name, Norma McCorvey—to argue that people with uteruses should have to carry any and all pregnancies to term. McCorvey, who died in 2017, became Jane Roe when, as a young homeless woman, she was unable to get a legal or safe abortion in the state of Texas....

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Trump Won’t Be Unveiling Obama White House Portrait, Says Report

Trump Won’t Be Unveiling Obama White House Portrait, Says Report

CHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWPress Play, Get SmarterCHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWFor decades, it’s been a gesture of the peaceful transition of power from president to president, regardless of party politics. But, according to a report from NBC News, President Trump will not be unveiling his predecessor Barack Obama’s official White House portrait. For 40 years, a first-term president has hosted his immediate predecessor in the East Room for the first public showing of the portrait of the former president. NBC reports that Obama has “no interest” in taking part in the tradition as long as Trump...

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Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump ‘Morbidly Obese’

Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump ‘Morbidly Obese’

CHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWPress Play, Get SmarterCHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) described President Donald Trump as “morbidly obese” during an interview Monday night with Anderson Cooper on CNN. Asked by the anchor for her reaction to the news that the president is apparently as a prophylactic against COVID-19 against the recommendations of the FDA, Pelosi said, “I would rather he not be taking something that has not been approved by the scientists, especially in his age group and in his, shall we say, weight group, morbidly obese, they say. So I think it’s...

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McConnell Taps Rubio as Acting Chairman of Senate Intel Committee

McConnell Taps Rubio as Acting Chairman of Senate Intel Committee

CHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWPress Play, Get SmarterCHEAT SHEETTOP 10 RIGHT NOWSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) on Monday selected Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to serve as the acting intelligence committee chairman after Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) stepped down last week amid an investigation into allegations of insider trading. “I am glad to announce that Senator Marco Rubio has accepted my invitation,” McConnell wrote in a statement. “Senator Rubio was the natural choice for this temporary assignment on the basis of accumulated committee service. His proven leadership on pertinent...

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How Susan Collins’ Small Business Bill Helped Bail Out Big Ones

How Susan Collins’ Small Business Bill Helped Bail Out Big Ones

Senator Susan Collins is fighting for her political life with a new television ad that says “in a time of crisis, real leaders step forward. Others disappear.” The ad touts that the Maine Republican co-wrote that’s provided $2.5 billion in forgivable loans to more than 26,000 small businesses in the state. It doesn’t mention that she also allowed special interests and big donors to access the Paycheck Protection Program, or PPP.All it took was three little words.Collins acknowledged in a radio interview on Maine broadcaster Mike Violette’s radio show Wednesday morning that she was one of...

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GOP Senate Candidate Chastises Trump and Then Fundraises With Don Jr.

GOP Senate Candidate Chastises Trump and Then Fundraises With Don Jr.

Days after he sought to distance himself from some of President Donald Trump’s more outlandish statements, Michigan Republican Senate candidate John James is raising money with the help of the president’s eldest son.Donald Trump Jr. will co-host a virtual fundraiser on Monday for James, a top Republican Senate recruit who hopes to flip a competitive seat in a state Trump narrowly carried in 2016. The fundraiser, which will take place over the teleconferencing platform Zoom, offers donors who give $1,000 the chance to pose questions to James and the younger Trump.The event comes just days...

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How an Anti-Muslim Hate Crime in Deep-Red Missouri Produced an Unexpected Show of Love

How an Anti-Muslim Hate Crime in Deep-Red Missouri Produced an Unexpected Show of Love

Anatomy of a hate crime. On Saturday, April 19, retweeted far-right “journalist” Paul Sperry, whom the Anti-Defamation league has “an anti-Muslim blogger” for his years of spewing . The Sperry that caught Trump’s eye read: “Let’s see if authorities enforce the social-distancing orders for mosques during Ramadan (April 23-May 23) like they did churches during Easter.” Later that day Trump continued to stoke the flames of bigotry at his daily press conference, defending his retweet by suggesting that Muslim-Americans would have more rights than Christians when it came to places of worship...

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Busted: Pentagon Contractors’ Report on ‘Wuhan Lab’ Origins of Virus Is Bogus

Busted: Pentagon Contractors’ Report on ‘Wuhan Lab’ Origins of Virus Is Bogus

TRY AGAINA military contractors’ report circulating on Capitol Hill claims to have evidence that COVID-19 escaped from a Chinese lab. It’s filled with information that’s just plain wrong. shocking report suggesting that the was “release[d from] the Wuhan Institute of Virology” in China is now circulating in U.S. military and intelligence circles and on Capitol Hill. But there’s a critical flaw in the report, a Daily Beast analysis reveals: Some of its most seemingly persuasive evidence is false—provably false.Multiple congressional committees have obtained and are scrutinizing the 30-page...

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