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Trump threatens to move GOP convention over North Carolina's coronavirus restrictions
By John Bowden - 05/25/20 08:36 AM EDT

Making common sense health measures a front in the culture war.
Actually, nothing would make people,le who love in Charlotte happier. They don't want it, either.
"Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world's grief. Do justly now, love mercy now, walk humbly now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it."

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https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/499414-trump-threatens-to-move-gop-convention-over-north-carolinas-coronavirus

Trump threatens to move GOP convention over North Carolina's coronavirus restrictions
By John Bowden - 05/25/20 08:36 AM EDT

Making common sense health measures a front in the culture war.
Actually, nothing would make people,le who love in Charlotte happier. They don't want it, either.

Whoever does end up with it will have a nightmare.

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Trumpovetsky & Melania enjoy Dinner in the Bunker

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https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/31/politics/trump-underground-bunker-white-house-protests/index.html

Trump briefly taken to underground bunker during Friday's White House protests


By Kaitlan Collins and Noah Gray, CNN

Updated 10:41 PM ET, Sun May 31, 2020
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 29: U.S. President Donald Trump walks to the Rose Garden to make a statement about U.S. relations with China at the White House May 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump did not take questions regarding the current situation in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd and todays arrest of Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on Floyd's neck for an extended time causing him to die. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 29: U.S. President Donald Trump is flanked by administration officials while speaking about U.S. relations with China in the Rose Garden at the White House May 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump did not take questions regarding the current situation in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd and todays arrest of Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on Floyd's neck for an extended time causing him to die. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 29: U.S. President Donald Trump is flanked by administration officials while speaking about U.S. relations with China in the Rose Garden at the White House May 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump did not take questions regarding the current situation in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd and todays arrest of Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on Floyd's neck for an extended time causing him to die. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 29: U.S. President Donald Trump is flanked by administration officials while speaking about U.S. relations with China in the Rose Garden at the White House May 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. President Trump did not take questions regarding the current situation in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd and todays arrest of Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on Floyd's neck for an extended time causing him to die. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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(CNN)As protesters gathered outside the White House Friday night in Washington, DC, President Donald Trump was briefly taken to the underground bunker for a period of time, according to a White House official and a law enforcement source.
The President was there for a little under an hour before being brought upstairs.
A law enforcement source and another source familiar with the matter tell CNN that first lady Melania Trump and their son, Barron, were also taken to the bunker.
The law enforcement source familiar with protocol said that if authorities moved Trump, they would move all protectees, meaning Melania and Barron.
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The second source told CNN that "if the condition at the White House is elevated to RED and the President is moved" to the Emergency Operations Center "Melania Trump, Barron Trump and any other first family members would be moved as well."
Late Sunday night, the White House cautioned staffers who must go to work on Monday to hide their passes until they reach a Secret Service entry point and to hide them as they leave, according to an email which was viewed by CNN.
The email repeated mandates for maximum telework status and said there is still an "elevated security posture" due to the protests.
Trump praised the Secret Service the next day for its handling of the protests outside the White House Friday night in the wake of George Floyd's death last week in Minneapolis.
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Trump slams White House protesters as 'just there to cause trouble' as DC mayor defends city
The New York Times first reported Trump was taken to the presidential bunker.
On Saturday, only hours after the protests outside the White House had ended, Trump declared himself safe as he lashed out at the city's Democratic mayor and raised the prospect of his supporters gathering in place that night in what would amount to a counter protest.
In a series of tweets, Trump commended the US Secret Service for protecting him inside his fortified mansion Friday evening, saying he couldn't have felt "more safe" as protesters gathered outside over Floyd's death. The President suggested that dogs and weaponry were waiting inside the gates.
Protests across America after George Floyd's death
Photos: Protests across America after George Floyd's death
Chanting "black lives matter, I can't breathe," protesters gathered at the J.C. Nichols fountain on Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri.
Demonstrators protest outside CNN headquarters in Atlanta on Friday.
Protesters ride in cars in a demonstration in Louisville, Kentucky, over the deaths of Floyd and Breonna Taylor, an EMT who was <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/21/us/breonna-taylor-death-police-changes-trnd/index.html" target="_blank">killed in a police shooting</a> earlier this year in Louisville.
Protesters gather in front of a Manhattan courthouse and jail on Friday.
A protester holds up an American flag in New Orleans on Friday.
Jamela J. Pettiford sings during a protest outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on Friday.
CNN journalist Omar Jimenez, who identifies as black and Latino, is <a href="https://edition.cnn.com/us/live-news/george-floyd-protest-updates-05-28-20/h_4ed08403663fa4ed3518221d0f2a1552" target="_blank">taken into police custody during a live broadcast</a> early Friday, at the site of the protests in Minneapolis. Jimenez's crew, including a producer and a camera operator, were also placed in handcuffs. They have since been released from custody.
Law enforcement officers gathered along Lake Street early on Friday, as fires burned after a night of unrest in Minneapolis.
Protesters gather in front of a burning fast food restaurant early Friday in Minneapolis.
Protesters link arms and surround a police officer to protect him from the crowd in Louisville on Thursday.
A protester winces in pain after being sprayed with pepper spray by police during a demonstration near the Memphis Police Department precinct in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday, May 28.
A protester dumps heating fuel on the fire at the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct on Thursday.
Protesters demonstrate outside of a burning Minneapolis police Third Precinct on Thursday.
A protester moves around the smoke-filled Third Precinct building of the Minneapolis Police Department on Thursday.
A woman yells at a sheriff's deputy during a protest Thursday in Minneapolis.
Fire crews work to put out fires after an apartment building under construction was burned to the ground during protests Thursday in Minneapolis.
A protester is detained by police during a rally in Union Square in New York City on Thursday.
Tony L. Clark holds up a poster of Floyd on Thursday near Cup Foods in Minneapolis.
Protesters speak to cops during a "Black Lives Matter" demonstration in New York City on Thursday.
A protester reacts in the midst of a cloud of tear gas Thursday in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Hundreds of people listen to speakers Thursday outside of Cup Foods, a neighborhood grocery store where police first encountered Floyd in South Minneapolis.
People continue to protest in Minneapolis on Thursday.
Tony L. Clark, left, consoles Gwen Dumas near a convenience store on Thursday.
People look on as a construction site burns in a fire near the Third Precinct in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
A group of demonstrators gather in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee, on Wednesday.
A firework explodes as a fire burns Wednesday inside an Auto Zone store near the Third Precinct in Minneapolis.
Neighbors fight with garden hoses and buckets to save homes after rioters set fire to a multi-story affordable housing complex under construction near the Third Precinct on Wednesday, May 27, in Minneapolis.
Protesters raise their hands up as they react to tear gas during a demonstration in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
People join hands across a freeway in Los Angeles during a Black Lives Matter protest on Wednesday.
Protesters use shopping carts as a barricade as they confront police near the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct on Wednesday.
Demonstrators in Minneapolis raise their hands Wednesday as they standoff with police.
Two police officers stand on the roof of the Third Precinct holding a projectile launcher during Wednesday's demonstration in Minneapolis.
A protester holds up his hands Wednesday in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis protesters react Wednesday as a projectile launched by police explodes near.
Minneapolis police stand by an illustration of Floyd as demonstrators rally on Wednesday.
Protesters gather in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Kika Villareal, left, and her daughter Aubrie march with fellow Black Lives Matters protesters on Wednesday in Los Angeles.
A man faces a row of police holding a burnt US flag as protesters gather Wednesday in downtown Los Angeles.
Protesters gather Tuesday, May 26, near the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct.
Demonstrators march on Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis on Tuedsay while shouting slogans decrying Floyd's death.
Demonstrators react Tuedsay outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis.
A police officer throws a tear gas canister toward protesters during a rally in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Three women join hands and pray around a makeshift memorial for Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Protesters and police face off during a rally Tuesday in Minneapolis.
Crowds gather in the street at a protest Tuesday in Minneapolis.
People gather outside a police precinct during the demonstrations Tuesday in Minneapolis.
Tear gas is fired as protesters clash with police while demonstrating outside the Third Precinct in Minneapolis.
A protester is doused with milk after exposure to percussion grenades and tear gas near the Third Precinct in Minneapolis.
People gather and pray around a makeshift memorial in Minneapolis near the site where Floyd was taken into police custody the previous day.
People stand outside the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct and chant, "Hands up, don't shoot."
A demonstrator holds a sign reading "Justice for George" at Chicago Avenue and East 38th Street in South Minneapolis.
Police dressed in tactical gear attempt to disperse crowds in Minneapolis.
Protesters rally around a damaged police vehicle in Minneapolis.
Milk is poured on the face of a protester who had been exposed to percussion grenades and tear gas Tuesday in Minneapolis.
A car is hit with tear gas Tuesday near the Third Precinct in Minneapolis.
Crowds rally and call for justice for Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Protesters gather in the rain Tuesday in Minneapolis near the spot where Floyd was arrested.
Shawanda Hill, center, the girlfriend of Floyd, reacts Tuesday in Minneapolis near the spot where he died.
Demonstrators gather to protest near the White House in Washington, DC, on Sunday, May 31.
Members of the California Army National Guard stand guard outside of City Hall on May 31 in Los Angeles.
Protesters march during a rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 31.
Demonstrators at a protest outside the Minnesota Capitol ringed with state troopers and National Guard soldiers in St. Paul on May 31.
Protesters march in Washington, DC, on May 31.
Armored vehicles and soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard surround the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minnesota, on May 31.
Shaynna Ford stands in front of police in Washington on Saturday, May 30.
A protester runs past burning cars and buildings on Chicago Avenue, on May 30 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Protesters link arms in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 30.
A firework explodes by a police line on May 30 near the White House in Washington.
Looters ransack an Urban Outfitters store on May 30 in Seattle.
A Los Angeles Police Department kiosk burns in The Grove shopping center during a protest in Los Angeles on May 30.
Police push people back as they detain a protester in Las Vegas on May 30.
Protesters hold up metal gates as they build a barrier in a roadway on May 30 in Las Vegas.
A vehicle burns near New York's Union Square on May 30 in New York City.
A protester in an Elmo mask dances as a fire burns in Philadelphia on May 30.
Police in riot gear watch as demonstrators gather to protest the death of George Floyd on May 30 near the White House.
Bridges over the Chicago River are lifted to limit transportation to and from the Loop, where protesters clashed with police in Chicago on May 30.
Part of the historic Metro Courthouse in Nashville, Tennessee, was set on fire during demonstrations that turned violent on May 30.
Police advance through smoke and tear gas toward demonstrators in Minneapolis on Saturday.
An unidentified protester confronts a Tampa police officer at police headquarters in downtown Tampa, Florida, on May 30.
Protesters begin to kneel during a protest in Queens on May 30 in New York City.
A demonstrator is injured during a protest on May 30 near the White House in Washington.
Protesters jump on an overturned car near the Municipal Services Building in Philadelphia on Saturday.
A policeman shoots rubber bullets at protesters throwing rocks and water bottles during a demonstration near the Miami Police Department on Saturday in downtown Miami, Florida.
Police stand guard near CNN Center and Centennial Olympic Park as protests continue on Saturday in Atlanta.
A protester receives first aid after being sprayed with pepper spray by police outside the state house in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday.
Demonstrators clash as people gather to protest the death of George Floyd, on Saturday, May 30, near the White House in Washington.
People with signs and masks that read "I Can't Breath" attend a protest in Chicago on Saturday.
Police hold back demonstrators in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles on Saturday, May 30.
A protester holds a sign while a vehicle burns in the street in Philadelphia on Saturday.
People stand on top of a baseball backstop during a protest in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 30.
Thousands of people stage a die-in at the Colorado State Capitol on Saturday in Denver.
Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson high fives a woman who called his name as he marches with protesters in Flint, Michigan, on May 30.
Protesters rally outside the state house on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.
Protesters march near the Salt Lake City Police Department on Saturday in Salt Lake City.
Protesters chant outside Dallas City Hall on Saturday, May 30.
A check-cashing business burns during protests in Minneapolis on Friday, May 29.
A protester holds his hands up as police officers keep demonstrators away from the White House in Washington early Saturday, May 30.
People vandalize a Walgreens store Friday during protests in Oakland, California.
Police officers move forward to clear the street during a protest in downtown Los Angeles on Friday.
Police officers fire tear gas at protesters near the Colorado state Capitol in Denver on Friday.
Police officers and protesters clash near the CNN Center in Atlanta on Friday.
A man walks away as a car catches fire in a parking garage in Minneapolis on Friday.
Protesters block a street with signs in Los Angeles on Friday.
Police in riot gear form a line near the Centennial Olympic Park and CNN Center in Atlanta, where some confronted police, who sprayed some demonstrators with pepper spray on Friday.
A group of men raise their fists after making their way onto Interstate 75 and stopping traffic in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Friday.
People attempt to extinguish cars on fire on Friday in Minneapolis.
A protester is detained by police in Houston on Friday.
Protesters confront police officers while blocking the 110 Freeway in Los Angeles.
Protesters calling for an end to police violence walk through downtown Lexington, Kentucky, on Friday.
Demonstrators climb atop a truck while blocking all lanes of traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland, California, on Friday.
Protesters burn a flag outside the CNN Center in Atlanta on Friday.
A protester is doused with milk on Friday in Minneapolis.
A man stands on top of a burning police car during a protest on Friday outside of CNN Center in Atlanta.
Demonstrators walk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington during a protest Friday.
A police officer holds down a protester while another officer pepper sprays a crowd outside a police station in Boston on Friday.
Protesters chant in Civic Center Park during a protest on Friday in Denver.
Chanting "black lives matter, I can't breathe," protesters gathered at the J.C. Nichols fountain on Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri.
Demonstrators protest outside CNN headquarters in Atlanta on Friday.
Protesters ride in cars in a demonstration in Louisville, Kentucky, over the deaths of Floyd and Breonna Taylor, an EMT who was <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/21/us/breonna-taylor-death-police-changes-trnd/index.html" target="_blank">killed in a police shooting</a> earlier this year in Louisville.
Protesters gather in front of a Manhattan courthouse and jail on Friday.
A protester holds up an American flag in New Orleans on Friday.
Jamela J. Pettiford sings during a protest outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis on Friday.
CNN journalist Omar Jimenez, who identifies as black and Latino, is <a href="https://edition.cnn.com/us/live-news/george-floyd-protest-updates-05-28-20/h_4ed08403663fa4ed3518221d0f2a1552" target="_blank">taken into police custody during a live broadcast</a> early Friday, at the site of the protests in Minneapolis. Jimenez's crew, including a producer and a camera operator, were also placed in handcuffs. They have since been released from custody.
Law enforcement officers gathered along Lake Street early on Friday, as fires burned after a night of unrest in Minneapolis.
Protesters gather in front of a burning fast food restaurant early Friday in Minneapolis.
Protesters link arms and surround a police officer to protect him from the crowd in Louisville on Thursday.
A protester winces in pain after being sprayed with pepper spray by police during a demonstration near the Memphis Police Department precinct in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday, May 28.
A protester dumps heating fuel on the fire at the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct on Thursday.
Protesters demonstrate outside of a burning Minneapolis police Third Precinct on Thursday.
A protester moves around the smoke-filled Third Precinct building of the Minneapolis Police Department on Thursday.
A woman yells at a sheriff's deputy during a protest Thursday in Minneapolis.
Fire crews work to put out fires after an apartment building under construction was burned to the ground during protests Thursday in Minneapolis.
A protester is detained by police during a rally in Union Square in New York City on Thursday.
Tony L. Clark holds up a poster of Floyd on Thursday near Cup Foods in Minneapolis.
Protesters speak to cops during a "Black Lives Matter" demonstration in New York City on Thursday.
A protester reacts in the midst of a cloud of tear gas Thursday in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Hundreds of people listen to speakers Thursday outside of Cup Foods, a neighborhood grocery store where police first encountered Floyd in South Minneapolis.
People continue to protest in Minneapolis on Thursday.
Tony L. Clark, left, consoles Gwen Dumas near a convenience store on Thursday.
People look on as a construction site burns in a fire near the Third Precinct in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
A group of demonstrators gather in Midtown Memphis, Tennessee, on Wednesday.
A firework explodes as a fire burns Wednesday inside an Auto Zone store near the Third Precinct in Minneapolis.
Neighbors fight with garden hoses and buckets to save homes after rioters set fire to a multi-story affordable housing complex under construction near the Third Precinct on Wednesday, May 27, in Minneapolis.
Protesters raise their hands up as they react to tear gas during a demonstration in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
People join hands across a freeway in Los Angeles during a Black Lives Matter protest on Wednesday.
Protesters use shopping carts as a barricade as they confront police near the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct on Wednesday.
Demonstrators in Minneapolis raise their hands Wednesday as they standoff with police.
Two police officers stand on the roof of the Third Precinct holding a projectile launcher during Wednesday's demonstration in Minneapolis.
A protester holds up his hands Wednesday in Minneapolis.
Minneapolis protesters react Wednesday as a projectile launched by police explodes near.
Minneapolis police stand by an illustration of Floyd as demonstrators rally on Wednesday.
Protesters gather in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Kika Villareal, left, and her daughter Aubrie march with fellow Black Lives Matters protesters on Wednesday in Los Angeles.
A man faces a row of police holding a burnt US flag as protesters gather Wednesday in downtown Los Angeles.
Protesters gather Tuesday, May 26, near the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct.
Demonstrators march on Hiawatha Avenue in Minneapolis on Tuedsay while shouting slogans decrying Floyd's death.
Demonstrators react Tuedsay outside Cup Foods in Minneapolis.
A police officer throws a tear gas canister toward protesters during a rally in Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Three women join hands and pray around a makeshift memorial for Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Protesters and police face off during a rally Tuesday in Minneapolis.
Crowds gather in the street at a protest Tuesday in Minneapolis.
People gather outside a police precinct during the demonstrations Tuesday in Minneapolis.
Tear gas is fired as protesters clash with police while demonstrating outside the Third Precinct in Minneapolis.
A protester is doused with milk after exposure to percussion grenades and tear gas near the Third Precinct in Minneapolis.
People gather and pray around a makeshift memorial in Minneapolis near the site where Floyd was taken into police custody the previous day.
People stand outside the Minneapolis Police Third Precinct and chant, "Hands up, don't shoot."
A demonstrator holds a sign reading "Justice for George" at Chicago Avenue and East 38th Street in South Minneapolis.
Police dressed in tactical gear attempt to disperse crowds in Minneapolis.
Protesters rally around a damaged police vehicle in Minneapolis.
Milk is poured on the face of a protester who had been exposed to percussion grenades and tear gas Tuesday in Minneapolis.
A car is hit with tear gas Tuesday near the Third Precinct in Minneapolis.
Crowds rally and call for justice for Floyd in Minneapolis on Tuesday.
Protesters gather in the rain Tuesday in Minneapolis near the spot where Floyd was arrested.
Shawanda Hill, center, the girlfriend of Floyd, reacts Tuesday in Minneapolis near the spot where he died.
Demonstrators gather to protest near the White House in Washington, DC, on Sunday, May 31.
Members of the California Army National Guard stand guard outside of City Hall on May 31 in Los Angeles.
Protesters march during a rally in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 31.
Demonstrators at a protest outside the Minnesota Capitol ringed with state troopers and National Guard soldiers in St. Paul on May 31.
Protesters march in Washington, DC, on May 31.
Armored vehicles and soldiers from the Minnesota Army National Guard surround the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minnesota, on May 31.
Shaynna Ford stands in front of police in Washington on Saturday, May 30.
A protester runs past burning cars and buildings on Chicago Avenue, on May 30 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Protesters link arms in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, on May 30.
A firework explodes by a police line on May 30 near the White House in Washington.
Looters ransack an Urban Outfitters store on May 30 in Seattle.
A Los Angeles Police Department kiosk burns in The Grove shopping center during a protest in Los Angeles on May 30.
Police push people back as they detain a protester in Las Vegas on May 30.
Protesters hold up metal gates as they build a barrier in a roadway on May 30 in Las Vegas.
A vehicle burns near New York's Union Square on May 30 in New York City.
A protester in an Elmo mask dances as a fire burns in Philadelphia on May 30.
Police in riot gear watch as demonstrators gather to protest the death of George Floyd on May 30 near the White House.
Bridges over the Chicago River are lifted to limit transportation to and from the Loop, where protesters clashed with police in Chicago on May 30.
Part of the historic Metro Courthouse in Nashville, Tennessee, was set on fire during demonstrations that turned violent on May 30.
Police advance through smoke and tear gas toward demonstrators in Minneapolis on Saturday.
An unidentified protester confronts a Tampa police officer at police headquarters in downtown Tampa, Florida, on May 30.
Protesters begin to kneel during a protest in Queens on May 30 in New York City.
A demonstrator is injured during a protest on May 30 near the White House in Washington.
Protesters jump on an overturned car near the Municipal Services Building in Philadelphia on Saturday.
A policeman shoots rubber bullets at protesters throwing rocks and water bottles during a demonstration near the Miami Police Department on Saturday in downtown Miami, Florida.
Police stand guard near CNN Center and Centennial Olympic Park as protests continue on Saturday in Atlanta.
A protester receives first aid after being sprayed with pepper spray by police outside the state house in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday.
Demonstrators clash as people gather to protest the death of George Floyd, on Saturday, May 30, near the White House in Washington.
People with signs and masks that read "I Can't Breath" attend a protest in Chicago on Saturday.
Police hold back demonstrators in the Fairfax District of Los Angeles on Saturday, May 30.
A protester holds a sign while a vehicle burns in the street in Philadelphia on Saturday.
People stand on top of a baseball backstop during a protest in Los Angeles on Saturday, May 30.
Thousands of people stage a die-in at the Colorado State Capitol on Saturday in Denver.
Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson high fives a woman who called his name as he marches with protesters in Flint, Michigan, on May 30.
Protesters rally outside the state house on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.
Protesters march near the Salt Lake City Police Department on Saturday in Salt Lake City.
Protesters chant outside Dallas City Hall on Saturday, May 30.
A check-cashing business burns during protests in Minneapolis on Friday, May 29.
A protester holds his hands up as police officers keep demonstrators away from the White House in Washington early Saturday, May 30.
People vandalize a Walgreens store Friday during protests in Oakland, California.
Police officers move forward to clear the street during a protest in downtown Los Angeles on Friday.
Police officers fire tear gas at protesters near the Colorado state Capitol in Denver on Friday.
Police officers and protesters clash near the CNN Center in Atlanta on Friday.
A man walks away as a car catches fire in a parking garage in Minneapolis on Friday.
Protesters block a street with signs in Los Angeles on Friday.
Police in riot gear form a line near the Centennial Olympic Park and CNN Center in Atlanta, where some confronted police, who sprayed some demonstrators with pepper spray on Friday.
A group of men raise their fists after making their way onto Interstate 75 and stopping traffic in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Friday.
People attempt to extinguish cars on fire on Friday in Minneapolis.
A protester is detained by police in Houston on Friday.
Protesters confront police officers while blocking the 110 Freeway in Los Angeles.
Protesters calling for an end to police violence walk through downtown Lexington, Kentucky, on Friday.
Demonstrators climb atop a truck while blocking all lanes of traffic on Interstate 880 in Oakland, California, on Friday.
Protesters burn a flag outside the CNN Center in Atlanta on Friday.
A protester is doused with milk on Friday in Minneapolis.
A man stands on top of a burning police car during a protest on Friday outside of CNN Center in Atlanta.
Demonstrators walk along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington during a protest Friday.
A police officer holds down a protester while another officer pepper sprays a crowd outside a police station in Boston on Friday.
Protesters chant in Civic Center Park during a protest on Friday in Denver.
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Trump claimed DC Mayor Muriel Bowser did not permit the DC police to "get involved," though Secret Service later said they were on the scene.
Later in the day, speaking at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida after the launch of the NASA/SpaceX rocket, Trump admonished protesters across the country, expressed support for the "majority of police officers" and blamed Antifa and the "radical left" -- without any proof -- in his most in-depth remarks since Floyd's death and the ensuing nationwide demonstrations.
"I stand before you as a friend and ally to every American seeking justice and peace. And I stand before you in firm opposition to anyone exploiting this tragedy to loot, rob, attack and menace. Healing, not hatred, justice, not chaos, are the mission at hand," Trump said.
Trump added that the voice of "law abiding citizens must be heard and heard very loudly."
"We must defend the rights of every citizen to live without violence, prejudice or fear," Trump said before supporting "the overwhelming majority of police officers who are incredible in every way and devoted public servants."
"No one is more upset than fellow law enforcement officers by the small handful who failed to abide by their oath to serve and protect," Trump added.
In his Saturday morning Twitter messages, Trump did not seek to lower the temperature or console Americans who find themselves facing parallel health and racial crises.
The decision to physically move the President came as protesters confronted Secret Service officers outside the White House for hours on Friday -- shouting, throwing water bottles and other objects at the line of officers, and attempting to break through the metal barriers.
At times, the crowd would remove the metal barriers and begin pushing up against the officers and their riot shields. The Secret Service continually replaced the barriers throughout the night as protesters wrestled them away.
Protesters pushed hard enough a few times that officers had to walk away with what appeared to be minor injuries. At one point, the agents responded to aggressive pushing and yelling by using pepper spray on the protesters.
Throughout the night, protesters could be heard chanting their support for Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned down by a white police officer, and their dislike of Trump. The protest, which began around 10 p.m. ET, Friday night outside the White House, had mostly quieted down by 3:30 a.m. ET, Saturday morning.
The crowd thinned out and Secret Service officers were able to expand their perimeter and barriers around Lafayette Park across from the White House.
Six arrests were made during the protests, the Secret Service confirmed in a statement Saturday afternoon.
The President on Thursday had used the threat of police retaliation and military intervention in Minnesota where protests turned violent and destructive -- saying on Twitter that "when the looting starts, the shooting starts." Trump's weekend tweets also invoked imagery tied to brutal civil rights-era police tactics.
Now, a serious divide has emerged among the President's top allies and advisers over how the President should address several nights of protests and riots.

Trump is being urged by some advisers to formally address the nation and call for calm, while others have said he should condemn the rioting and looting more forcefully or risk losing middle-of-the-road voters in November, according to several sources familiar with the deliberations.
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Trump briefly taken to underground bunker during Friday's White House protests


AP said that Trump spent at least an hour in the bunker. He probably wanted out because he count't Tweet from there.
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« Reply #2374 on: June 03, 2020, 04:02:13 AM »
Hilarious. :icon_mrgreen:

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that is known as an unwinnable question... I think he handled it well. I would say that response was rehearsed and the silence planned. Trudeau knows you cannot  say anything negative about trump but it's much harder to angry tweet about an uncomfortable silence. We do have our own racial problems for sure. Personally I believe it focuses more on first nations then visible minorities in cities.
The classic commentary on our relation to the us was uttered by the current prime ministers father. It occurs at the end of the speach...
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Short of cancelling the election, I don't see how Trumpovetsky gets reelected in November.  Alfred E. Neuman could beat him.



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‘Blood in the water’: Dems get unexpected opening against Trump in Iowa

After breaking hard for the president in 2016, the one-time swing state appears to be having second thoughts.
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06/10/2020 04:30 AM EDT


Iowa, once a model swing state, fell so hard for Donald Trump four years ago that 2020 seemed like a forgone conclusion.

But in a sign of how Trump’s reelection prospects have weakened across the country, even the heartland may be having second thoughts.

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Since the start of the year, Democrats in Iowa have added about twice as many active voters to their rolls as Republicans, nudging ahead in total registration for the first time in years. The farm economy has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic. And though Trump still holds a small lead in the state, according to the RealClearPolitics polling average, he’s now airing TV advertisements there – a tacit acknowledgment that the campaign anticipates a contest.

“We were approaching ‘done’ status — stick a fork in us,” Sue Dvorsky, a former chairwoman of the Iowa Democratic Party, said of the party’s status after the 2016 election.

Now, she said, “the worm is turning.”

That Iowa is even on the radar is surprising. Unlike in Wisconsin, Michigan or Pennsylvania, Iowa four years ago was never in doubt. Of the six states that supported Barack Obama in 2012 and Trump in 2016, none swung harder to Trump than Iowa. Trump carried the state by 9 percentage points — a margin wider than in Texas — and defeated Hillary Clinton in all but six of the state’s 99 counties.

This year, once Democrats finished with the chaotic presidential caucuses in February, many left Iowa without any expectation of coming back in the fall.

But in recent weeks — amid the coronavirus pandemic and widespread civil unrest following the death of George Floyd — Trump has fallen further behind Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, in public opinion polls everywhere. A CNN poll on Monday put Biden ahead of Trump by 14 percentage points nationally, and Biden is leading Trump in most swing states. Trump is now advertising in states he won comfortably in 2016, including Iowa, where he has spent more than $300,000 on TV in recent weeks, according to data from the ad tracking firm Advertising Analytics.

“The fact that they’re advertising here, they wouldn’t waste the money if they didn’t need to,” said Doug Gross, a Republican operative who was a chief of staff to former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad.

Much of the Democrats’ registration gains in Iowa can be attributed to the excitement surrounding the party’s caucuses — and the year-plus of campaigning and organizing in Iowa leading up to them.
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They’ll need all those new voters. The number of white, non-college educated voters in the state — Trump's demographic sweet spot — suggests a wholesale defection from the president may be unlikely. At the liberal think tank Center for American Progress, Ruy Teixeira and John Halpin wrote last year that if Trump "can maintain or come close to his support among white non-college voters in Iowa, he should carry the state easily again."

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But Iowa Democrats made gains in the midterm elections in 2018. And Iowans have reasons to be frustrated with the current state of Washington. Iowa’s farm economy was hit hard by Trump’s trade wars and has been ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic, with researchers at Iowa State University estimating billions of dollars in losses in the state’s corn, soybean, ethanol and livestock industries. Conservative-leaning farmers may not blame the Republican president.

But in Iowa, Gross said, “When we have farm problems … the farmers may not blame the president, but the public does.”

Iowa, he said, “is very much in play this fall.”

The significance of a competitive landscape in Iowa extends beyond the state’s six electoral votes. More counties in Iowa than in any other state flipped from supporting Obama in 2012 to Trump in 2016, rendering a petri dish state of “Obama-Trump” voters who were motivated more than anything four years ago by exhaustion with Washington and a desire for change.

Jeff Link, a veteran Iowa-based Democratic strategist who has studied Obama-Trump voters, estimated there are about 200,000 of them in Iowa. Before the caucuses, in which Biden finished a dismal fourth, Link said he cautioned Biden advisers that Biden’s emphasis on returning government to normal following Trump’s presidency would not resonate with these voters.

But in the unrest following Floyd’s death — and in Biden’s calls for police reforms nationally — Link said Biden now “has the opportunity to be the ‘change’ candidate.”

“Remember, his message in the caucus was ‘Let’s bring things back the way they were’ – not really a change message for change voters. But now he can be for reform — let’s reform police, and let’s reform the judicial system and let’s deal with systemic racial prejudice,” Link said. “This whole kind of movement that’s been going on for the past week allows Biden to be the change candidate and puts Trump in the box of being for the status quo.”
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On Sunday night, Trump — seemingly frustrated with the tilt of the electoral landscape against him — tweeted, “If I wasn’t constantly harassed for three years by fake and illegal investigations, Russia, Russia, Russia, and the Impeachment Hoax, I’d be up by 25 points on Sleepy Joe and the Do Nothing Democrats. Very unfair, but it is what it is!!!”

John Stineman, a Republican strategist in Iowa, said Trump’s advertising buy is small enough that it is likely “a stroke to the base more than it is a fear-motivated thing.” Still, Stineman, who has long predicted a competitive race in Iowa, described the Democratic base in Iowa as being “as activated as it could be.”
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After four years of Trump, said Julia Krieger, a Biden spokeswoman, “Iowa Democrats smell blood in the water.”

Democrats in Iowa are coming off a midterm election in which they flipped two congressional seats and a presidential caucus this year that exposed Iowans to more than a year of campaign appearances by Democrats tearing into Trump.

Heartened by what he called “a lot of enthusiasm and a lot of participation by Democrats in the process,” this year, former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack, a former secretary of Agriculture in the Obama administration, said Iowa is “on the list” of states where Biden has an opportunity to compete.

“I don’t think it’s at the top of the list,” he said, noting several states where the outcome was narrower in 2016. “But you want multiple ways to get to 270 [electoral votes]. If you’re able to win back Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan, that still doesn’t get you to 270 unless you win a few other states.”

Iowa, Vilsack said, is “a competitive state.”
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Will Trumpovetsky succeed in preventing publication with this lawsuit or not?  What's the Over-Under on this one?  ???   :icon_scratch:

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Justice Department Seeks To Block Publication Of John Bolton's White House Memoir

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Seven days before the scheduled June 23 release of a tell-all account of John Bolton's tenure as President Trump's national security adviser, the Justice Department late Tuesday mounted a last-ditch effort to block its publication.

A 27-page civil lawsuit filed by the Justice Department against Bolton with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia alleges that publication of his 592-page book, The Room Where It Happened, would be a violation of nondisclosure agreements he signed and compromise national security.

"[The National Security Council] has determined that the manuscript in its present form contains certain passages—some up to several paragraphs in length—that contain classified national security information," the filing states. "In fact, the NSC has determined that information in the manuscript is classified at the Confidential, Secret, and Top Secret levels."

"Accordingly," it continues, "the publication and release of The Room Where it Happened would cause irreparable harm, because the disclosure of instances of classified information in the manuscript reasonably could be expected to cause serious damage, or exceptionally grave damage, to the national security of the United States."

The lawsuit argues that Bolton, who lasted 16 months as Trump's third national security adviser before being fired in September 2019, had signed a document three days after leaving his White House post acknowledging "that he continued to be 'prohibited from disclosing any classified or confidential information,' and that he 'may not use or disclose nonpublic information'—defined as 'information gained by reason of [his] federal employment' and that 'has not been made available to the general public.' "


Bolton is accused in the lawsuit with three counts of breach of contract and fiduciary duty — for allegedly violating pre-publication review requirements, for violating his duty not to disseminate classified information, and for unjust enrichment from what the Justice Department says is a book deal "allegedly worth about $2 million."

The court is asked to order Bolton to request that the book's publisher, Simon & Schuster, further delay a publication date that originally was to have been in April so that the NSC can complete its pre-publication review. No time frame is given for how soon that review might be finished.

According to a director with Bolton's Foundation for American Security and Freedom super PAC, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday evening had no comment to make about the lawsuit.

In an email, his attorney, Charles Cooper, said, "We are reviewing the Government's complaint, and will respond in due course."

It appears, though, that Bolton's book has already been printed and is being distributed.

"In the months leading up to the publication of The Room Where It Happened, Bolton worked in cooperation with the National Security Council to incorporate changes to the text that addressed NSC concerns," Simon & Schuster said in a June 10 press release. "The final, published version of this book reflects those changes, and Simon & Schuster is fully supportive of Ambassador Bolton's First Amendment right to tell the story of his time in the Trump White House."

A description by the publisher of what the mustachioed, hard-driving former top aide to Trump has written leaves little doubt why the president, with Attorney General Bill Barr at his side, said on Tuesday of Bolton "maybe he's not telling the truth. He's been known not to tell the truth a lot."

In that pre-publication blurb, Simon & Schuster quotes a damning indictment of Trump directly from Bolton's book.

"'I am hard-pressed to identify any significant Trump decision during my tenure that wasn't driven by reelection calculations,' he writes," according to the publisher.

"In fact," Simon & Schuster says of Bolton, "he argues that the House committed impeachment malpractice by keeping their prosecution focused narrowly on Ukraine when Trump's Ukraine-like transgressions existed across the full range of his foreign policy—and Bolton documents exactly what those were, and attempts by him and others in the Administration to raise alarms about them."

The book, the imprint adds, "shows a President addicted to chaos, who embraced our enemies and spurned our friends, and was deeply suspicious of his own government."

Bolton's book sales, should the eleventh hour effort to block them fail, could handsomely benefit from the considerable publicity generated by his spat with Trump.

Should that happen, the lawsuit contends, the earnings would not go to Bolton.

It claims that under the nondisclosure agreements he signed, Bolton agreed to "assign to the United States Government all rights, title, and interest, and all royalties, remunerations and emoluments that have resulted or will result or may result from any disclosure, publication or revelation not consistent with the terms" of those agreements.
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🤡 The Suit Against John Bolton’s Book
« Reply #2381 on: June 18, 2020, 01:18:04 AM »
Don't miss also in this bunch of letters "Telemedicine and the Disabled".  AKA a new Criminal Racket by Doctors to rip off Cripples over the net.  Gotta pay for that new Mercedes!

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Re “Administration Sues to Delay Bolton’s Memoir” (front page, June 17):

Donald Trump, the self-proclaimed “most transparent” president in history, sues John Bolton, a former national security adviser, to delay sales of Mr. Bolton’s memoir about his time in the White House.

The president also refuses to let us see his school records and his tax returns. In addition, he instructed subpoenaed witnesses in his impeachment trial to ignore the subpoenas.

Facts are funny things. The bold nontransparency he practices is unprecedented. Lack of transparency leads to ethical and moral questions and only increases suspicion of wrongdoing.

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I can certainly understand why the government wants to quash John Bolton’s tell-all book prior to publication. If it ever got out that our country was being led by an incompetent, easily manipulated narcissist, foreign adversaries would be sure to take advantage of our weakness.

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Re “College Kids Can’t Resist Risk” (Op-Ed, June 16):

As a developmental psychologist, I have great respect for Laurence Steinberg’s work on the normative nature of adolescent risk-taking behavior. In study after study, he and others have demonstrated that college students take foolish risks, sometimes endangering their own lives.

The question is whether or not students will take the necessary precautions to protect the lives of others, especially people at higher risk for the virus, including older staff and faculty who work on campus as well as those with pre-existing health conditions.

To encourage this, we need to educate students about the effectiveness of masks, social distancing and proper hygiene; involve student leaders in putting protocols in place for healthy behaviors on campus, especially in dormitories; and encourage student influencers to model safe behaviors. Only a culture of care will stop the spread of this deadly virus.

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“As the Country Opens Up, Children With Disabilities Are Getting Left Behind” (Parenting, nytimes.com, June 10) highlights critical health inequities worsened by the pandemic. We must also not leave behind adults with disabilities, those who may not have the daily support of their parents’ watchful eyes.

With the country adapting to life online, adults with disabilities may struggle with this transition, as they are less likely to have access to computers because of cost and lack of training.

Technology is essential for individuals to engage in disability programming while physically distancing. Sources of support for the disabled community, including educators and health care providers, must identify solutions to optimize access to and comfort with technology.

For the first time in our four years of medical education, we are receiving telemedicine training through a student-driven Covid-19 curriculum. Medical schools across the country need to develop standardized telemedicine instruction.

Most important, curriculums must become more inclusive in serving patients with disabilities, both adults and children. Otherwise, we risk excluding a vulnerable population from engaging in this new era of telemedicine.

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« Reply #2382 on: June 18, 2020, 08:07:02 AM »
So. the suit against Bolton's publisher is now moot. The cat is out of the bag. The horse is out of the barn.

Bolton is already being painted as a turncoat by the Trump-friendly press...but I think the revelations in the book have to hurt Trump's chances for re-election, no matter how dumb his base is. They aren't everybody...

The most damaging thing is not some revelation about Trump's advisors making fun of him behind his back.....it's the simple, straightforward opinion of Bolton, who is the ultimate Washington insider...that Trump is simply incompetent to be President. Frankly, I didn't need Bolton's book to clue me to that factoid.......but him said it might matter more than me saying it.

I do expect Ole Joe to  get elected....about the only thing that might tip the scales now is global thermonuclear war....I expect Trump to bluster, but in the end he will leave quietly and go back to his golf, leaving the country in a shambles. I could be wrong. I never thought he could get elected in the first place. Nobody ever went broke overestimating the stupidity of the American voter.

If Biden gets in, we will see a lot more posturing about social justice for various groups....probably misguided things that won't work out that well in the long run.....but it's preferable to where Trump is taking us.......but a whole lot of damage has already been done.....and it won't be undone very easily. Probably won't be undone at all.

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« Reply #2383 on: June 19, 2020, 04:21:45 AM »
So. the suit against Bolton's publisher is now moot. The cat is out of the bag. The horse is out of the barn.

Bolton is already being painted as a turncoat by the Trump-friendly press...but I think the revelations in the book have to hurt Trump's chances for re-election, no matter how dumb his base is. They aren't everybody...

The most damaging thing is not some revelation about Trump's advisors making fun of him behind his back.....it's the simple, straightforward opinion of Bolton, who is the ultimate Washington insider...that Trump is simply incompetent to be President. Frankly, I didn't need Bolton's book to clue me to that factoid.......but him said it might matter more than me saying it.


We may get the best of all possible worlds: Every damaging factoid about Trump already leaked, but Bolton won't see a dime of the proceeds due to Trump legal action, to be enforced by Meatball Bill Barr.

Karma, your table is ready.

I do expect Ole Joe to  get elected....about the only thing that might tip the scales now is global thermonuclear war....

Trump: Hold my beer.

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« Reply #2384 on: June 19, 2020, 04:29:55 AM »
I do expect Ole Joe to  get elected....about the only thing that might tip the scales now is global thermonuclear war.

Wait a minute...  a couple of weeks ago you predicted the Demodopes were too incompetent to get elected and also chose the worst possible candidate.  Which prediction are you sticking with?  ???  :icon_scratch:

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