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FDA commissioner undercuts Trump claims that 99% of cases are “harmless” and pandemic will “just disappear”

The president’s top officials are regularly being asked to defend his baseless claims. Their silence is deafening.

Take Action: Urge the press to band together to hold Trump accountable for his lies!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: GOP senator called out for slamming Obama for two Ebola deaths while Trump has 130,000 and counting

Joni Ernst pitifully defended the president’s disastrous handling of the pandemic in a cringeworthy interview.


No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Trump caught lying down for Putin in BOMBSHELL development
Even Republicans cannot defend Trump here.


Trump betrays Fox News and erupts in crime rant in Sunday afternoon Twitter barrage
The president’s relationship with his formerly favorite cable news outlet has frayed to the breaking point as he derides the “phony” polls showing him losing to Biden.


Trump giving Big Pharma free rein to price gouge taxpayer-funded virus drugs
The president is giving drug companies the green light to charge exorbitant fees by refusing to exercise federal authority to constrain costs.


Breonna Taylor warrant connected to Louisville gentrification plan, lawyers say
Reckless cops killed an unarmed woman in her home, and new allegations suggest they were there for the worst reasons.

Take Action: Demand arrests in the police killing of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman killed at home IN MARCH!


Bolton savages Trump for how much time he spends watching TV
The former national security advisor threw shade at the president’s legendarily lax work ethic in his morning appearance on “Face The Nation.”


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Evidence growing that Houston’s main virus strain is more contagious than original
New medical research reveals that a mutated strain of the virus could be stronger and potentially more contagious than the original.


Columbus statue toppled by Baltimore protesters
Protesters pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it into the city’s Inner Harbor on Saturday night.


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Today’s Action: Texting and Letter Writing to Get Out The Vote!

We are less than four months away from the November election and it’s time for all-hands-on-deck. We’ve been fighting off Trump’s horrible policies for four years and battling against Senate Republican’s blood oath to the far right. But now, it’s time to channel our anger, our loss, and our keen sense of injustice and put all our effort into VOTING THEM OUT.

Our job for the next four months is to mobilize Democrats who don’t usually vote, Independents still making decisions, and Republicans who are fed up with Trump. But with the pandemic spiraling out of control, some of our usual tactics aren’t safe. Luckily, a lot of options can be done from your own home.

The good folks of Indivisible are organizing text bank training tomorrow (Tuesday) night at 8:30 pm EST / 5:30 pm PST. Sign up here to reserve your spot

Can’t make it? Join the good folks of SwingLeft for a virtual letter-writing party with other progressives in your area, or start your own with the resources at Vote Forward

Text banking is easy, and is actually done from your computer, not your phone (so no hand-cramping, personal identity exposure, or phone bill concerns needed)! Indivisible guides you through the conversations with pre-scripted language, and offers you training and tips as you go.

And letter writing is completely personal – sharing with others why voting this November matters to YOU. SwingLeft and Vote Forward provide you with the names and letter format you need to easily write down your story.

You truly don’t need to be a political expert to engage in Get Out The Vote volunteer work. You JUST need to care about defeating Trump and flipping the Senate for Democrats…and we’re pretty sure that desire applies to 100% of our community.

Sign up for Indivisible text bank training Tuesday, July 7 at 8:30 pm EST / 5:30 pm PST. Can’t attend? Join a SwingLeft virtual letter-writing party…or hold your own party (even a party of one) by signing up at Vote Forward.

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition demanding the NFL and team owners change the offensive name of the Washington Redskins, 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.

JOIN THE RESISTANCE

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