Trump launches sneak attack on Social Security, Medicare

Tell the press to call out Trump and his cronies for their deadly lies about the pandemic!


Top Stories for August 9:

After pandemic deals blow to Social Security, Trump’s signs executive order to make it worse

President Donald Trump’s executive action deferring, and possibly forgiving, payroll taxes could leave Social Security and Medicare on even shakier ground.

Take Action: Tell Trump and McConnell: Don’t gut Social Security and Medicare to pay for your giant budget deficit!

“Friday Night Massacre” at US Postal Service: Postmaster General boots top brass ahead of election
The Postmaster General — a major Trump donor — suddenly ousted the Postal Service’s top officials in a transparent scheme to suppress the vote this fall.

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

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

Biden calls out Trump’s “reckless war on Social Security”
“Our seniors and millions of Americans with disabilities are under enough stress without Trump putting their hard-earned Social Security benefits in doubt.”

Trump walks out of news conference after reporter asks him about Veterans Choice lie he’s told more than 150 times
The liar in the White House has been taking credit for a law signed by President Obama in 2014.

Health directors told to keep quiet as Florida’s Republican leaders pressed to reopen classrooms
They could not tell school boards whether they believed the risks of opening campuses were too great, experts reported said. They could only provide suggestions on how to reopen more safely.

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

Joe Biden’s Fox-trolling mask-wearing bike ride sets Twitter ablaze: “point to Biden”
Fox tried to embarrass the former VP and accidentally exposed Trump’s argument against him as a lie.

Election year is here!

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TikTok to sue Trump administration over ban
The lawsuit will argue that President Trump’s far-reaching action is unconstitutional because it failed to give the company a chance to respond.

Kanye West booted off Illinois ballot after submitting invalid signatures
He submitted 3218 from which 1928 signatures were deemed as invalid.

“Not a well person”: Pelosi brutally dumps on Trump while briefing congressional Democrats
The House Speaker unloaded on the president and his chief of staff as she filled in her caucus members on the stimulus negotiations.

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PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition telling the press to call out Trump and his cronies for their deadly lies about the pandemic, 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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