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New book reveals details about Trump’s choice for vice president: “I think it should be Ivanka”

The president even conducted polling on his daughter as his running mate according to a new book by a former senior campaign aide.

Take Action: Demand an investigation into Ivanka and Jared’s corrupt profiteering off Trump’s presidency!


Data leak reveals Trump campaign actively tried to suppress the votes of 3.5 million Black people in 2016
Civil rights campaigners said evidence of the operation, dubbed “Deterrence,” amounted to a new form of voter suppression and called on Facebook to disclose ads and targeting information that has never been made public.


No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: https://apple.co/338V4Rq”>
The jig is finally up.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Kamala Harris lambasts Trump over newly released taxes

The Democratic vice presidential nominee zeroed in on the hundreds of millions of dollars in personal debt the president owes and the obvious national security threat it poses.


Grand jury member says Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron used “jurors as a shield,” successfully secures release of grand jury recording
The court was also asked to let jurors speak about the case as a matter of public interest.

Take Action: Demand the resignation of McConnell’s protege as Kentucky AG after he denied justice for Breonna Taylor!


Louisville SWAT members told investigators they had concerns about raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment
Interviews with Louisville SWAT members suggest alarms were raised before the raid that killed Breonna Taylor, and that many left the scene with serious concerns.

Take Action: Demand justice for Breonna Taylor after Ky’s Republican AG filed no charges for her killing by police!


Trump told CDC to conjure up more evidence to support school reopenings
The White House put the CDC under immense pressure to produce more evidence that suited the president’s agenda to reopen schools before the election despite the raging pandemic.


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Election year is here!

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Ethics experts see unsettling national security concern in Trump’s debt
Revelations that Trump is personally liable for more than $400 million in debt are casting a shadow over his presidency that ethics experts say raises national security concerns he could be manipulated to sway US policy by organizations or individuals he’s indebted to.


Trump sought deals with same Moscow mayor the GOP has tried to tie to Hunter Biden
Republicans have accused Joe Biden’s son — without evidence — of taking payments from the late mayor’s billionaire widow. Filings show Trump repeatedly pursued high-end real estate deals in Russia with the late mayor as he sought to establish himself in Moscow.


Police documents show Brad Parscale beat his wife and threatened her with a gun
Trump’s former campaign manager’s arrest was billed as a “mental health incident” but the truth is much darker.


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Seriously?

Yes. Seriously.

Hope…


Today’s Action: Today is BREATHE Day

The past few months have pushed into the spotlight the unacceptable structures of institutionalized racism in our law enforcement and justice system. Nationwide protests over the murder of George Floyd and other Black lives lost to police brutality have sustained to the present moment, as we continue to take action for Breonna Taylor in the wake of Kentucky’s failure to deliver justice last week.

Movement 4 Black Lives, a coalition of over 150 organizations fighting for the divestment of law enforcement funding into community-driven resources to improve the lives of Black people, has created the BREATHE Act…and today is BREATHE Day to push the Act forward into Congress.

Call or email your Members of Congress and urge them to introduce and co-sponsor the BREATHE Act – we want to see it passed in the next session! 

Then, choose one of the four BREATHE Act actions to take today: educating your community, posting on social media, filming a “love letter,” or activating local officials. Click here for more info on each!

The BREATHE Act calls for divesting federal funds from policing and incarceration, investing in community-driven safety initiatives, allocating funds for community building, and holding our leaders accountable. It’s a culmination of the cries for justice that we have seen across the country in the past few months since George Floyd’s murder…and for decades before his death.

The continued, systemic police brutality against Black people in our country is inhumane, unjust, and intentionally designed to work this way. To overcome it, we must demand sweeping change in how our legal and law enforcement systems are structured and funded at the cost of Black lives.

Email or call (202.224.3121) your Members of Congress and demand their support of the BREATHE Act – it still needs to be introduced to Congress! Next, participate in BREATHE Day by spreading the word via one (or more) of the four actions on the M4BL website!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition calling on Twitter and Facebook to take down all Trump’s fake, doctored videos, 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.

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