Tucker Carlson lit up for saying Purple Heart winner hates US

Tell the press to call out Trump’s enablers on their lies about the pandemic. Don’t let them rewrite history!

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Purple Heart recipient Tammy Duckworth fires back at Tucker Carlson after he says she “hates America”

Carlson had the nerve to question the war veteran’s patriotism, but she quickly put him in his place.

Take Action: Demand Devin Nunes apologize to Lt. Col. Vindman for disrespecting him in hearing!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Top Trump adviser falls on his face, refuses to answer simple question on pandemic

Peter Navarro struggled with the most basic of details while continuing to blame China for the president’s catastrophic response to the pandemic.


No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Nancy Pelosi RIPS into McConnell unlike ever before
The gloves are officially off.


Trump’s niece alleges he got into Ivy League by paying someone else to cheat on his test for him
The president loves to brag about being “highly educated” but the truth is far more embarrassing.


Televangelists, megachurches tied to Trump approved for millions in pandemic aid
The religious organizations pay zero taxes, but were granted millions of dollars from a taxpayer-funded pandemic bailout fund all the same.


Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized in June after head injury
The episode, which previously went unreported, occurred last month and was not due to a seizure, a Supreme Court spokeswoman said.


CDC recommends mail-in voting and early voting in new pandemic guidelines
The CDC is recommending that voters consider alternatives to casting their ballots in person as US surpasses 3 million cases.

Take Action: Demand secure vote-by-mail elections nationwide to ensure everyone can vote THIS November!


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Election year is here!

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


Trump administration moves to formally withdraw US from WHO
The president has officially withdrawn the US from the WHO, breaking ties with the global public health body in the middle of the pandemic.

Take Action: Demand Trump restore funding to the World Health Organization!


ICE: Foreign students must leave US if their colleges go online-only this fall
Once again, Trump is using the pandemic to further his racist, anti-immigrant agenda against innocents pursuing the American Dream.


Trump calls for schools to reopen amid pandemic surge
Florida already announced school reopenings as new cases break record.


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Seriously?

Yes, seriously…

This is America…

Hope…


Today’s Action: Tell Congress to cancel rent

We were already experiencing an affordable housing crisis before the pandemic destroyed our economy and eliminated millions of jobs. And right now, if you’re a renter struggling to make ends meet, your likelihood of getting evicted depends on limited local government emergency measures and how soon you’re able to get back to earning money…even as the second round of state shutdowns has begun.

Some cities have placed temporary moratoriums on evictions – but the moment those moratoriums lift, the full backlog of rent is still due — often with late fees. Other cities have limited landlord abilities to raise rent – which is marginally helpful IF you can make your current amount. Some cities have attempted rent-relief…but their capacities and efforts have fallen far short of the actual need.

Call or email your Members of Congress and demand broad rent relief policy for the duration of this pandemic.

Direct response from Congress on our housing crisis is long overdue – because if housing were actually affordable, it might be easier for renters to save up for the unexpected rainy day (aka unprecedented global pandemic).

Pre-pandemic, one in four Americans spent over 50% of their income for housing. And this isn’t just a “low-income” problem; 27% of renters who earn between $45,000 and $75,000 are considered “cost-burdened” because more than 30% of their income goes to rent.

Take these numbers and slap a multi-month economic crisis with no clear end in sight? Local governments do not have the capacity to fully address this problem. Congress must step in.

Email or call (202.224.3121) your Members of Congress and tell them to cancel rent for struggling Americans. As long as a pandemic has shut down our economy, we need immediate housing solutions for those impacted the hardest.

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition telling the press to call out Trump’s enablers on their lies about the pandemic and attempts to rewrite history, 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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