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Trump calls heavily armed protesters who stormed the Michigan Capitol ‘very good people’ and says the governor should ‘make a deal’ with them

In echoes of Charlottesville, Trump is encouraging armed uprisings against those following health experts’ scientific advice.

Take Action: Demand Trump and the GOP tell their idiot supporters to stop endangering us all with their stupid, self-destructive protests!

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Joe Biden has heartfelt conversation with a nurse on the front lines

Let’s not pretend for a second that Joe Biden and Trump are in any way the same.

Take Action: Use SwingLeft’s tools to see what you can do to help Democrats win in the states that matter most today!

Check out this week’s episode: Side effects of taking the president’s advice include certain death

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Trump moves to oust HHS watchdog who reported hospital shortages
She raised the alarm about problems killing Americans. Instead of addressing those problems and saving lives, the president is taking revenge.

Take Action: Tell Trump to stop self-congratulating and scapegoating and get hospitals the tools they need to save lives!

Trump’s new press secretary promises to never lie, immediately begins lying
After promising journalists in her first briefing she would “never lie,” Kayleigh McEnany promptly proceeded with litany of debunked falsehoods.

CNN unearths crude and wildly sexist deleted tweets from Trump’s top health spokesman
The repulsive and offensive comments quickly provoked outrage on the heels of his racist comment scandal.

Publicly traded companies swiped $1 billion in stimulus funds meant for small businesses
Nearly 300 public companies have reported receiving loans meant for struggling small businesses. Only a fraction of them have returned the funds.

Take Action: Check out the WHO’s list of precautions you can take to avoid infection WITHOUT panicking.

Election year is here!

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White House blocks Fauci from testifying before House about coronavirus response
But the White House will let him testify before the Senate Health Committee the following week.

Canada bans assault-style weapons two weeks after mass shooting in Nova Scotia
Trudeau announced sweeping ban on military-grade, assault weapons, adding, “Canadians need more than thoughts and prayers.”

#2 CDC official: Trump should have banned travel from Europe earlier to slow spread of coronavirus
More than 2 million travelers entered the U.S. from Europe in February while Trump golfed and held pep rallies.

States moving fastest to reopen lack enough health workers to track new outbreaks
The states are still racing to hire contact tracers — in some cases interns — to guard against new outbreaks, even as they record hundreds of new cases each day.

Trump uses White House events to project return to normalcy while relying on testing that public lacks
The distorted picture of security and normalcy presented by the White House is only made possible by access to wide-scale testing capabilities the rest of the nation sorely lacks.



Yes. Seriously.


PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition calling on congressional Republicans to send relief funds to healthcare and actual businesses, not giant corporations,, 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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