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Stimulus negotiations collapse as Mark Meadows slammed the table and walked out: Nancy Pelosi

Source: raw story




Published 11 hours ago on August 6, 2020



The White House and Congress remain trillions of dollars apart on the next coronavirus stimulus bill.

Speaking Nancy Pelosi told reporters following a three-hour negotiation meeting that White House chief of staff Mark Meadows slammed the table and walked out of the meeting, to which Pelosi replied that the Trump administration was slamming the table on our children......................




Read more: https://www.rawstory.com/2020/08/stimulus-negotiations-collapse-as-mark-meadows-slammed-the-table-and-walked-out-nancy-pelosi/#.XyylIlicX84.twitter



says Meadows has a reputation of blowing things up and getting Nothing done!! I see why Trump likes him--these two are two peas in a pod!!






https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/status/1290963407215173634?s=20

https://twitter.com/LACaldwellDC/status/1291533345856380930?s=20




https://twitter.com/mog7546/status/1291537130360111105?s=20


Senator Ted Cruz, #Republican, #Texas makes a FOOL of himself.......



Senator Ted Cruz, #Republican, #Texas makes a FOOL of himself.......
https://twitter.com/Jackasaurus3/status/1291172769275744258?s=20

Brian Williams just signed off by saying from the majesty of Yo-sem-ite to the tropics of Thigh-Land



Omg Brian Williams just signed off by saying from the majesty of Yo-sem-ite to the tropics of Thigh-land, goodnight.



https://twitter.com/fake_biden/status/1291585602765250561?s=20


NEW SHORT VIDEO: The "President" says Biden hates the bible. The President is a #Biblicalidiot. ..

whow. I did not realize trump said he brought his Bible so many times!



NEW SHORT VIDEO: The "President" says Biden hates the bible.

The President is a #Biblicalidiot. Pass it on.

https://twitter.com/ReallyAmerican1/status/1291528362582773760?s=20


https://twitter.com/mmpadellan/status/1291530924459536386?s=20

Susan Collins fires back at opponents over 'very sexist' campaign attacks: 'I've never been more off

Source: foxnews.com




Published 3 hours ago

Susan Collins fires back at opponents over 'very sexist' campaign attacks: 'I've never been more offended'
Maine Republican decries 'false,' 'insulting' ad unveiled last week by anti-Trump Lincoln Project


Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, fired back at her political opponents Thursday, telling Fox News Radio's "Guy Benson Show," that she has "never been more offended by attacks as I have been from the left in this campaign."

Collins reserved particular wrath for an ad from The Lincoln Project, a group of onetime Republican political consultants, that hit the airwaves last week and labeled her a "Trump Stooge and a "fraud" whose "voice" is controlled by President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

"The idea that I lack integrity is so false," she said. "I always do what I think is right. My vote [to confirm] Justice [Brett] Kavanaugh's an example of that."...................

Read more: https://www.foxnews.com/media/susan-collins-lincoln-project-sexist-attack-ad



tsk tsk. Get used to it Susan.


https://twitter.com/essenviews/status/1291564038938222593?s=20
Sen. Susan Collins says House COVID relief bill is dead on arrival, urges Democrats to be more realistic
Maine Sen. Susan Collins, Republican member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, joins Guy Benson on 'The Guy Benson Show.'



https://twitter.com/DeeGib/status/1291569832014610433?s=20


https://twitter.com/DumpTheManChild/status/1291568433369415681?s=20


https://twitter.com/JackDRipper1/status/1291569244430168064?s=20

Before Biden Backed Out of Speech, COVID Was Detected at Convention Site

Source: daily beast



TESTING TESTING, 1, 2, 3

Three individuals had positive test results this week, a convention aide confirmed. They are now self-isolating.


Updated Aug. 06, 2020 7:06PM ET / Published Aug. 06, 2020 4:58PM ET


The same week that presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden formally canceled plans to give a convention speech in Milwaukee, the Democratic National Convention Committee detected three positive cases of COVID-19 at the site.

“As testing increased this week, our system detected three cases which have been reported to the health department and given instructions to self-isolate,” an aide to the convention told The Daily Beast. The aide confirmed that those individuals tested positive.
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Officials involved in convention planning say the decision to not host speeches from the site were not directly related to the positive test results there. But they did say that those tests underscored, for organizers, the risks that were inherent in hosting a convention in the midst of a pandemic.

“The reason why they told folks to not travel is we’d been talking to health officials about it. And once we got the guidance from health officials that the pandemic was getting worse, we listened to them,” said a top DNC official. ...............................

Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/before-biden-backed-out-of-speech-covid-was-detected-at-convention-site

Time cover. Trump drowning in his own Failures............



https://twitter.com/TIME/status/1291329116176822272?s=20



https://twitter.com/Arriadna/status/1291527965390643202?s=20

Billionaires Are Funding Trump's Voter Suppression Lawsuits





By Donald Shaw,


Published August 4, 2020


With millions of people out of work and struggling to keep up with their bills because of the coronavirus shutdown, the federal government has passed new tax breaks for the rich and created trillions for bailing out large corporations. The 2020 election could give voters a chance to remove the politicians who enacted these policies, but if the Trump administration and Republican Party get their way, many voters will be forced to put their health at risk by voting in-person in November, almost certainly before a vaccine or a reliable treatment for the coronavirus is available.

For the past several months, national Republican have been at war in the courts over state policies — advanced mainly by Democrats, but also by Republicans in some states — designed to make it easier for people to safely vote. In more than a dozen states, including battlegrounds like Wisconsin and Michigan, the Republican National Committee (RNC) has initiated or joined lawsuits to block states from expanding vote-by-mail systems or to oppose Democratic lawsuits in states that have resisted putting universal vote-by-mail systems in place. The lawsuits are financed by a $20 million litigation budget that the Republicans have amassed for fighting Democrats on voting issues.

Trump and Republicans have repeatedly said that mail ballots are more susceptible to electoral fraud, though nonpartisan groups like Brennan Center for Justice say there is “no evidence” that voting by mail results in significant levels of fraud. Trump has said that he believes high levels of voting hurts Republicans.


“My biggest risk is that we don’t win lawsuits,” Trump told Politico in June. “We have many lawsuits going all over. And if we don’t win those lawsuits, I think — I think it puts the election at risk.”













https://truthout.org/articles/billionaires-are-funding-trumps-voter-suppression-lawsuits/
Billionaire Donors to RNC Legal Fund

Billionaire donors, according to Forbes, and their spouses who have donated to the Republican National Committee's legal proceedings account since Jan. 1, 2019.

Donors Company Position Amount


Ricketts, John and Marlene TD Ameritrade Founder $321,000
Fertitta, Frank and Jill Stations Casinos CEO $213,000
Fertitta, Lorenzo and Teresa Fertitta Capital Chairman $213,000
Warren, Kelcy and Amy Energy Transfer Partners CEO $213,000
Schwarzman, Stephen Blackstone Chairman and CEO $213,000
Perlmutter, Issac and Laura Marvel Entertainment Chairman $213,000
Hendricks, Diane ABC Supply Co-founder and Chair $213,000
Marcus, Bernard and Wilma Home Depot Co-founder $213,000
Davis, James New Balance Chairman $213,000
Catsimatidis, John and Andrea Gristedes Foods, United Refining Company Owner and CEO $193,900
Paulson, John Paulson & Co. President $106,500
Ruffin, Phillip Treasure Island Hotel and Casino Owner $106,500
McMahon, Linda WWE Spouce Vince is CEO $106,500
Deason, Darwin Affiliated Computer Services (Xerox) Founder $106,500
Beal, Andrew Beal Bank Founder $106,500
Schwab, Charles Charles Schwab Corporation Founder $106,500
Dolan, James Madison Square Garden Company CEO $106,500
Rahr, Stewart Kinray (Cardinal Health) Former owner $102,400
Stephens, Warren (trust) Stephens Inc. CEO and Chairman $90,500
Liemandt, Joe Trilogy Software and ESW Capital Founder $52,400
Reyes, Jude (plus trust fund) Reyes Holdings Co-Chairman $43,000
Reyes, Christopher Reyes Holdings Co-Chairman $21,500
Fisher, Kenneth Fisher Investments Founder $2,400
Lefrak, Richard LeFrak Chairman and CEO $1,500
Table: Donald Shaw, SLUDGE Source: Federal Election Commission Get the data Created with Datawrapper

Stephen A. Schwarzman, CEO of the Blackstone Group laugs before a meeting with President Trump and others in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus, April 11, 2017, in Washington, D.C.

Students at school touted by Pence for reopening must quarantine due to COVID-19

Pence and Devos are bad role models as they did NOT wear masks.




Students at school touted by Pence for reopening must quarantine due to COVID-19
Vice President Mike Pence said the school was 'in the forefront' for reopening.


https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EeHjqvUXsAI5xAJ?format=jpg&name=360x360


By Ella Torres


August 5, 2020, 1:33 PM

Vice President Mike Pence visits 4th grade classroom in North Carolina
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The school, a Thales Academy in Wake Forest, said it was notified on Monday that the student became infected after having contact with an infected family member.

The student was asymptomatic and was last at school on Friday. Teachers who were exposed also will be quarantined.
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Students had their temperatures taken and completed a medical questionnaire after they were dropped off, according to WTVD. Staff and faculty also reminded students to wear masks.

Because the school network is private, it doesn't have to adhere to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's school reopening guidelines.
Pence and DeVos visited a campus in Apex, not Wake Forest.

https://twitter.com/DoYouEvenLif/status/1291096260414496770?s=20

NRA is currently running campaigns for Trump, Thom Tillis, Cory Gardner and Mike Kelly - staff, phon

In case you want to give them a call.

NRA is currently running campaigns for Trump, Thom Tillis, Cory Gardner and Mike Kelly - staff, phone banks, texts, etc.
https://fec.gov/data/independent-expenditures/?committee_id=C00053553&two_year_transaction_period=2020&cycle=2020&data_type=processed&is_notice=true

https://twitter.com/MountainsStars/status/1291403908984709121?s=20
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