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“They’re not going to f*cking succeed”: Top generals feared Trump would attempt a coup after election, according to new book

Gen. Mark Milley was so shaken that Trump might attempt a coup after the November election that he and other top officials informally planned for different ways to stop the wannabe strongman.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Fox News host loses it in meltdown while interviewing Texas Democrat

For Fox News’s Pete Hegseth, deflection is the entire point, and his bad-faith “interview” of Texas Democrat James Talarico was dripping with contempt.

Take Action: Make Election Day a national holiday!



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Tucker Carlson finally goes overboard on COVID vaccine

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: OMG.


Full-time minimum wage workers can’t afford rent anywhere in the US, according new report
It’s almost as if the system is designed to steer profits and wealth to the top at the expense of everyone at the bottom.


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is selling “Don’t Fauci My Florida” merch as the state reports some of the highest number of new virus cases in the US
DeSantis asks the hard-hitting questions, like, “How the hell am I going to be able to drink a beer with a mask on?” as his state approaches 40,000 deaths due to the pandemic.

Take Action: Add your name to demand corporations stop funding Anti-LGBTQ+ Republicans!


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The US Surgeon General is calling virus misinformation an “urgent threat”

With about a third of adults in the US still completely unvaccinated, and cases on the rise, Dr. Vivek Murthy is calling for a war against “health misinformation.”

Take Action: Add your name to call for EVERY STATE to expand Medicaid to those who need it!


More than 150 companies support strengthening the Voting Rights Act
Major businesses like PepsiCo, Macy’s, Ikea, and Nestlé USA signed on to a letter supporting the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

Take Action: Add your name to tell Senate Democrats to DUMP THE FILIBUSTER!


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NDLB releases first ad of the campaign, and it pulls no punches

No Dem Left Behind: “Republicans are terrorists.”


Don Jr. raked over the coals for implying God destroyed a George Floyd mural with lightning
The ex-president’s son reached new levels of depravity with a dog whistle so loud you could hear it in heaven. Or hell.


Beto O’Rourke and Willie Nelson raise thousands for Texas Dems
Country music singer Willie Nelson and former House Rep. Beto O’Rourke are fundraising for a group of Texas Democrats threatened with arrest by Gov. Greg Abbott after leaving the state to block GOP-led voter suppression legislation.


Trump wishes he’d lowered the flag for MAGA rioter killed in Capitol insurrection
The disgraced ex-president regrets not ordering the White House flag to be flown at half-staff for Ashli Babbitt, the Capitol rioter and QAnon believer who was fatally shot while attempting to break into a refuge for lawmakers fleeing a violent, pro-Trump mob.


Texas Democrats meet with US Senators as window narrows to protect voting rights
Democrats from both Republican-led Texas legislative chambers held a news conference in the nation’s capital on Wednesday calling for immediate federal action on voting rights.


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Today’s Action: Extend the federal eviction moratorium!

An estimated 7 million tenants are behind on rent as we approach the end of July, which is when the federal eviction moratorium is expected to expire. While some states are using pandemic aid as emergency rental assistance, distributing those funds is extremely challenging.

We are on the cusp of an extraordinary housing crisis. Countless people are facing the possibility of eviction as the end of the moratorium quickly approaches. According to a June Census Household Pulse Survey, 1.2 million households are “very likely” to be facing eviction this summer, which doesn’t include the aforementioned tenants who are behind on rent.

The housing market is skyrocketing, rental assistance programs are struggling, and tenants everywhere are facing thousands of dollars in back rent and utilities. Without an extension of the federal eviction moratorium, we can expect homelessness throughout the nation to rise.

Write President Biden and demand that the federal eviction moratorium be extended until emergency rental assistance programs are fully in place throughout the country!

COVID-19 was a shock to our communities. Finding employment following a global pandemic is hard enough, but catching up on months of missed payments can feel impossible for working-class people. To be clear, the moratorium did not stop the bills from piling up, just evictions.

We need an extension on the federal eviction moratorium now to protect our neighbors struggling to bounce back from this global trauma. While many have returned back to their pre-pandemic lives, millions in our country are still suffering.

Write President Biden and let him know that ending the federal eviction moratorium before the proper and thorough roll-out of emergency rental assistance programs is equivalent to co-signing millions of evictions!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition demanding the Senate pass the For the People Act so Texas Democrats can return home, and be sure to follow OD Action on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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