Trump HUMILIATED in brutal HBO interview (watch)

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5 takeaways from Trump’s humiliating Axios interview last night
The president swiped John Lewis, wished a child sex trafficker well, excused Putin, and expressed total disregard for the loss of American lives.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Watch HBO’s entire 38 minute Axios interview of Trump by Jonathan Swan

The truth could not be more humiliating or dangerous.


No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Trump CAUGHT sabotaging US Postal Service to win election
This is worse than it looks.


Pelosi, Democrats push GOP for unemployment benefits extension while McConnell tries to shift blame
After what Pelosi described as a “productive” two-hour, bipartisan White House meeting the Senate Republican Leader stood firmly in the way of helping struggling families as he searched for political wins.

Take Action: Tell Trump: Stop playing games with the stimulus and get American families the support you promised!


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Arizona superintendent on governor’s pressure to reopen schools: “Feels like there’s a gun to my head”

“I already lost one teacher to this virus. Do I risk opening back up even if it’s going to cost us more lives? Or do we run school remotely and end up depriving these kids?”

Take Action: Demand schools in hotspots put children’s lives ahead of politics and remain closed!


Trump snaps at CNN’s Jim Acosta after being confronted by his pandemic response failures
The president had his trusty “Fake News” slogan ready to throw at the CNN White House correspondent instead of acknowledging reality.


Trump says he’ll sue to stop new universal mail-in voting law in Nevada
State lawmakers approved a bill yesterday to automatically send mail-in ballots to voters.

Take Action: Tell states to reject Trump’s voter fraud lies and institute vote-by-mail IMMEDIATELY!


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Say goodbye to Trump forever with gear that tells him how you really feel.


White House-USAID liaison fired after series of anti-LGBTQ tweets
In a series of tweets, the Trump appointee said she had been attacked for her “Christian beliefs.”


Top Federal Reserve official says US needs another lockdown to save economy
We’re going to have flare-ups, lockdowns and a very halting recovery with many more job losses and many more bankruptcies for an extended period of time unfortunately.


Trump smears Dr. Birx while defending his pandemic response failures
The president lashed out angrily after Dr. Birx’s warning that the pandemic and entered “a new phase.”


Navy SEALs open investigation into disturbing video of dogs sicced on man in Colin Kaepernick jersey
The video exploded across Twitter over the weekend prompting an immediate response from the SEALs.


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Not. A. Hoax.

The other pandemic…

Hope…


Today’s Action: Save the United States Postal Service

In the wake of COVID-19, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is suffering badly. In fact, with the severe drop in mail during the outbreak, it’s running out of money fast. Many offices have reduced hours and some may shut down entirely. Other recent policies, put in place by Trump appointee/cronie Louis DeJoy, have further slowed delivery time. This is devastating news for a country with a national election in three months.

But Congressional Republicans want to keep it that way, as part of a thinly-veiled voter suppression strategy. And Trump’s unfounded personal vendetta against USPS aligns nicely with longtime Republican interest in privatizing (selling to the highest bidder) the postal service.

USPS needs additional funding NOW so that every mail-in ballot is received and counted this November.

Call (202.224.3121) or email your Members of Congress and demand $25 billion in emergency funding for the United States Postal Service in the upcoming pandemic stimulus package. BONUS: visit USPS.com and buy a few packets of forever stamps (which don’t expire) to infuse the postal service with much-needed cash NOW (they’ll deliver to your mailbox)!

It’s not just “regular” mail that goes through the postal service – those who receive prescription medication delivery and many small businesses depend heavily on USPS, in and outside of pandemics.

And the USPS has a workforce of 600,000, including 100,000 veterans. As essential workers, they’re seeing the life-threatening effects of the virus, with at least 72 fatalities and 5600+ positive tests. Trump’s refusal to fund their livelihoods is criminal, particularly in the face of his insistence on funding large corporations that didn’t save up for hard times.

The United States Postal Service is mandated by the Constitution, and Congress and Trump must be held accountable to their duties to uphold and protect it.

Email or call (202.224.3121) your Members of Congress and tell them to provide $25 billion of emergency funding for USPS in the upcoming relief package. If you can, help out USPS now by buying several packets of forever stamps for your mail needs over the next few months (they’ll deliver to you)!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition demanding the White House stop gaslighting America for Trump’s failed response, 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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