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‘I’m Sure for American Women, This Is Frustrating’ – The New York Times

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“For the past month or so, I’ve been doing a lot of reporting on Joe Biden and Tara Reade, the former Senate aide who is accusing him of sexually assaulting her in 1993.”

“Frankly, the story is a tough one to report. Memories are hazy. There were no eyewitnesses. We have yet to find documents, including the complaint that Ms. Reade said she filed with a Senate office. (That complaint detailed only harassment — not assault, according to Ms. Reade.) And as Ms. Reade insists the assault occurred, Mr. Biden denies anything happened.”

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/06/us/politics/tina-tchen-times-up-joe-biden-tara-reade.html

Fact check: New White House press secretary makes false claims in first briefing – CNNPolitics

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“At the first official briefing by a White House press secretary in 417 days, Kayleigh McEnany promised journalists, “I will never lie to you.” McEnany proceeded to say a bunch of things that weren’t true.”

Source: Fact check: New White House press secretary makes false claims in first briefing – CNNPolitics

Trump’s Response to Virus Reflects a Long Disregard for Science – The New York Times

“The president’s Covid-19 response has extended the administration’s longstanding practice of undermining scientific expertise for political purposes.”

President Trump arrived at the White House daily coronavirus briefing this month.Credit…Al Drago for The New York Times

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/28/climate/trump-coronavirus-climate-science.html

Hillary Clinton endorses Joe Biden – CNNPolitics

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“(CNN) Hillary Clinton endorsed Joe Biden during a virtual town hall on Tuesday, putting the support of the Democratic standard bearer from four years ago behind the former vice president and current presumptive presidential nominee.Clinton touted Biden as a “friend” and a figure who has been “preparing for this moment his entire life,” as she lambasted President Donald Trump as someone who is so ill prepared to be commander in chief that he appears to be just playing the role on television.”

Source: https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/28/politics/hillary-clinton-endorsement-joe-biden/index.html