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Legal & Justice

Joe Biden denies he sexually assaulted a former Senate aide, calls on National Archives to release complaint if it exists – The Washington Post

“His campaign statement, released shortly before he appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” is the first he has made about the allegation by Tara Reade, who worked in his Senate office for nine months ending in 1993.”

Source: Joe Biden denies he sexually assaulted a former Senate aide, calls on National Archives to release complaint if it exists – The Washington Post

Sexual assault claim against Biden makes me skeptical: Ex-prosecutor

Former Vice President Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware, on March 12, 2020.
Former Vice President Joe Biden in Wilmington, Delaware, on March 12, 2020. Saul Loeb, AFP Via Getty Images

Why I’m skeptical about Reade’s sexual assault claim against Biden: Ex-prosecutor

If we must blindly accept every allegation of sexual assault, the #MeToo movement is just a hit squad. And it’s too important to be no more than that.”

Source: Sexual assault claim against Biden makes me skeptical: Ex-prosecutor

Joe Biden Denies Sexual Assault Allegation: “There’s Nothing For Me To Hide” | Vanity Fair

Joe Biden addresses supporters in California in March.Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images

“After remaining silent on the matter for weeks, Joe Biden on Friday personally addressed Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegation, strongly denying his former aide’s 27-year-old allegation. “It’s not true,” Biden said in an interview with Mika Brzezinski on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “It never, never happened.” “

Source: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2020/05/joe-biden-denies-sexual-assault-allegation-theres-nothing-for-me-to-hide

The Washington Post: What Joe Biden did right in rebutting Tara Reade’s claims

Screenshot: Caption.. Former vice president Joe Biden on May 1 denied Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegation and said the National Archives should conduct a search for her complaint. (JM Rieger/The Washington Post)

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Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/05/01/what-joe-biden-did-right-rebutting-tara-reades-claims/

Trump Plans to Suspend Immigration to U.S. – The New York Times

“The president portrayed the measure, his most wide-ranging attempt yet to seal off the country from the world, as a bid to save Americans’ jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.”

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/20/us/politics/trump-immigration.html

Constitutional Experts: Trump Lacks Power to ‘Open Up the States’ – FactCheck.org


Constitutional experts say President Donald Trump is wrong that he, not governors, has the power to “open up the states” where businesses were closed or residents were ordered to stay at home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

On April 10, Trump said he would “love to open” the country by May 1 and that he is creating what he called an “Opening Our Country” task force, which will “play a role” in determining when businesses would be reopened. But, he said, “ultimately, I have to make that decision.”

Source: Constitutional Experts: Trump Lacks Power to ‘Open Up the States’ – FactCheck.org

Trump Named ‘Worst President for Our Environment in History’ by Nine Green Groups – EcoWatch

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As Trump prepared to give his third State of the Union Address, nine conservation groups considered the state of the nation’s environment.

As President Donald Trump prepared to give his third State of the Union Address Tuesday night, nine conservation groups considered the state of the nation’s environment.

Their consensus?

“Donald Trump has been the worst president for our environment in history,” the groups wrote in a statement released Tuesday.

Source: Trump Named ‘Worst President for Our Environment in History’ by Nine Green Groups – EcoWatch

See also:

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2017/03/how-trump-is-changing-science-environment/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmental_policy_of_the_Donald_Trump_administration

https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/25/politics/trump-environmental-rollbacks-list/index.html

Trump has ‘dangerously undermined truth’ with attacks on news media: report – The Washington Post

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By Paul Farhi
April 16, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. PDT

A new research report from a leading journalism organization says President Trump’s attacks on the news media have endangered American democracy and imperiled press freedom in other countries.The report from the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) catalogues a lengthy list of Trump’s anti-press behaviors, from repeatedly tarring credible reporting with charges of “fake news,” …

Source: Trump has ‘dangerously undermined truth’ with attacks on news media: report – The Washington Post