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Active Duty Troops On Standby Outside Washington, D.C., Being Sent Back To Home Bases

28 days ago   |   By NPR

Some 1,600 troops airlifted for possible deployment in the nation's capital are returning to their home bases, after President Trump failed to invoke the law required for using such forces.
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Trump's Occupation Of D.C. Fuels Calls For Statehood

Trump's Occupation Of D.C. Fuels Calls For Statehood

28 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The deployment of unwanted federal forces in the District of Columbia is only possible because it is not a state.
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Defying mayor, Trump threatens to deploy more federal forces to D.C

Defying mayor, Trump threatens to deploy more federal forces to D.C

28 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to order additional federal forces into the nation's capital if Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser mistreated National Guard troops who had been deployed in the District to quell protests in recent days.
“The incompetent Mayor of Washington, D.C., MayorBowser, who's budget is totally out of control and is constantly coming back to us for ‘handouts', is now fighting with the National Guard, who saved her from great embarrassment over the last number of nights,” Trump wrote on Twitter.
“If she doesn't treat these men and women well, then we'll bring in...
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Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive...

Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive for coronavirus in South Dakota

Kim Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top Trump campaign official, tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the president's speech in South Dakota on Friday... Read more ...

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed on birth certificates. The other affects... Read more ...

Washington Redskins to review team's name

Washington Redskins to review team's name

The Washington Redskins will undergo a “thorough review” of its controversial name, prompted by recent events around the country and feedback from the community, the team... Read more ...

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the pandemic... Read more ...

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

LONDON - Boris Johnson's government plans to shake up the U.K.'s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before... Read more ...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The Coronavirus To Trump

“The reality is that the virus is not under control; it is in control," the newspaper's board told the president in its new column. Read more ...

Florida hits new Covid-19 record ahead of Pence visit

Florida hits new Covid-19 record ahead of Pence visit

TALLAHASSEE - Florida set a new record for coronavirus cases, reporting more than 10,100 new infections as Vice President Mike Pence was to meet with Gov. Ron DeSantis Thursday... Read more ...

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

Senate sends Hong Kong sanctions bill to Trump

The Senate on Thursday finalized passage of a sanctions bill to penalize China for its new national security law for Hong Kong that U.S. lawmakers say effectively ends the... Read more ...

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

Russia Investigation Material to Remain Secret Past Election

House Democrats are unlikely to see secret material from Robert Mueller's Russia investigation before Election Day because of a move by the Supreme Court on Thursday. In what... Read more ...

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

Trump Plans National Mall Blowout Amid Pandemic

As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not... Read more ...