Conservatives turn on Trump’s “troll” press secretary

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Conservative columnist, Fox Anchor slam Trump’s press secretary as a “grotesque” “Twitter troll”

Even syndicated writer Jonah Goldberg couldn’t find anything nice to say about Kayleigh McEnany after her most recent press briefing.

Take Action: Urge the press to band together to hold Trump accountable for his lies!

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Trump called out to his face that acting one week earlier would’ve saved 36,000 lives

The president has blood on his hands, and journalists are holding him to account.

Take Action: Demand the United States guarantee healthcare as a right!

Trump to America: Die as I say, not as I do

Democratica: This week Stu and AJ dive into how Trump is all too willing to let Americans die as he protects himself and the ways Trumpian justice looks a whole lot better for his friends than everyone else — especially minorities.

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Federal court ignores Trump’s decree, upholds California governor’s order keeping churches closed
The president threatened to override Newsom despite having no authority to do so.

Trump goes to golf club, not church, after demanding houses of worship open
The dangerous pandering to the religious right was exposed by Trump’s shallow hypocrisy.

Trump’s Sunday AM tweets: Pelosi gagged, his press secretary with a joint, and murder accusations
The president’s morning on social media was one of the most bizarre yet as he dove into the deep end with some seriously strange posts.

Take Action: Be sure you’re doing the five key things to stop the spread.

In rare step, federal judge hires attorney to defend his actions in Flynn case against Barr’s unprecedented interference
With the Justice Department flouting the law, one judge was forced to lawyer up to stand for what’s right.

Take Action: Demand Barr be removed as AG for letting Trump’s cronies get away with felonies!

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Biden slams Trump in new campaign ad for playing golf over Memorial Day weekend as ‘nearly 100,000 Americans have died’
The former veep added, “Presidency is about a lot more than tweeting from your golf cart.”

Pompeo ignites uproar by threatening to cut off Australia
A comment by the US secretary of state has ricocheted through Parliament House and the US embassy.


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Today’s Action: Help veterans during the pandemic this Memorial Day

This is certainly a different Memorial Day than previous years, as many of the barbeques and beach visits have been cancelled. But it’s also an opportunity to reflect, perhaps more sincerely than usual.

Today as a nation, we commemorate fallen U.S. troops. As progressives, we also hold anger that this tragic loss of life is due to reasons we believe could and should have been avoided. Over 60,000 U.S. troops have died in the endless war since September 11, 2001. And over 1 million non-American civilians have lost their lives in the same timespan from our conflicts just in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, and Yemen.

We also face a global pandemic this year, which will shortly surpass 100,000 American deaths, and veterans have been severely impacted by this virus. Already a vulnerable population, with high numbers of homelessness, physical disabilities, mental illness, and suicide rates, the shutdowns have drastically altered veteran financial, medical, and emotional support systems. But even if you are under lockdown, there are still ways to support veterans today and throughout this crisis.

  • Connect with veterans groups coordinating at-home volunteer opportunities. May we suggest Soldiers’ Angels, which organizes card and letter-writing campaigns, baked goods care packages, mask-making, and no-sew blanket and bracelet making.
  • Call or email your local Veteran Affairs (VA) facility, or fill out the volunteering form. Each location may have a specific type of need during the pandemic.
  • Know a veteran? The Veteran History Project wants their story! Conduct and record an interview remotely over Zoom or Skype to be added to the VHP archives.
  • Donate your old vehicle to the National Veterans Foundation! They’ll arrange pick-up and even improve your car before selling, raising the value of your donation.
  • Reach out to veterans. If you have veterans in your life, it’s more important than ever to simply call them up to ask how they’re managing during the pandemic, and if they’re honoring Memorial Day. For many, today is a very personal, somber day of reflection for lost comrades.

Pick the volunteer activity that most speaks to you this Memorial Day – and organize your community remotely to join you.

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition calling on the media to stop repeating Trump’s pandemic lies, and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.


Required Reading for the Resistance. Actions that make a difference.