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Joe Biden Lashes Into Trump for Fanning ‘the Flames of Hate’ [Full Speech Transcript] – The New York Times

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“Mr. Biden, traveling to Philadelphia for a speech on the crises in America, declared the president had “the duty to care” as he assailed his handling of the protests over racial justice.”

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/02/us/politics/joe-biden-philadelphia-protests.html

President Trump made 19,127 false or misleading claims in 1,226 days – The Washington Post

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“By Glenn KesslerSalvador Rizzo and Meg Kelly June 1, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. PDT”

“It’s no longer a question as to whether President Trump will exceed 20,000 false or misleading claims by the time his current term is completed. Instead, we have to ask: Will he top 25,000?”

“As of May 29, his 1,226th day in office, Trump had made 19,127 false or misleading claims, according to the Fact Checker’s database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement he has uttered. That’s almost 16 claims a day over the course of his presidency. So far this year, he’s averaging just over 22 claims a day, similar to the pace he set in 2019.”

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/06/01/president-trump-made-19127-false-or-misleading-claims-1226-days/

Biden leads Trump in Post-ABC poll as president’s coronavirus rating slips – The Washington Post

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“By Dan Balz and Emily Guskin May 30, 2020 at 9:01 p.m. PDT”

“Americans give President Trump negative ratings for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and as the crisis has persisted his prospects for reelection in November have eroded, with former vice president Joe Biden now holding a clear lead nationally, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll.”

“Overall, Americans offer mixed assessments of Trump and Biden, and although the presumptive Democratic nominee is viewed less favorably overall today than he was last fall, he fares better than the president on several personal attributes. At the same time, Trump’s supporters are notably more enthusiastic and committed to voting for him in the fall than are those who currently back Biden.”

“Biden leads Trump 53 percent to 43 percent among registered voters nationally.”

Source: Biden leads Trump in Post-ABC poll as president’s coronavirus rating slips – The Washington Post

Trump Has Lost the Plot – The Atlantic

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“A couple of years ago, BuzzFeed asked a former White House official to explain the logic behind some bizarre Trump action. The official responded with one of the master quotes of the Trump era.”

“President Trump, the official said, is not playing “the sort of three-dimensional chess people ascribe to decisions like this. More often than not he’s just eating the pieces.” “

“Over Mother’s Day and then through Monday—and who knows, perhaps continuing today—Trump has fired off hundreds of rounds of weapons-grade lunacy on Twitter. When Trump does this kind of thing, many are ready with an explanation: He’s rallying his base; he’s distracting his critics; he’s challenging the existence of reality itself.

Source: Trump Has Lost the Plot – The Atlantic

As Biden veep search ramps up, Harris and Klobuchar get a close look – The Washington Post

The Fix’s Aaron Blake analyzes who former vice president and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden might pick as his running mate in 2020. (JM Rieger, Blair Guild/The Washington Post)

Joe Biden is conducting an unusually open and public search for a running mate, promising to pick a woman, disclosing that he is looking at about a dozen choices and even confirming specific names — all as contenders jockey for the job in plain sight.”

“But behind the scenes, two prospects with national experience who are significantly younger than Biden are emerging as the early leaders in the eyes of top Biden allies, according to interviews with a half-dozen people in frequent contact with the campaign: Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Kamala D. Harris.”

Source: As Biden veep search ramps up, Harris and Klobuchar get a close look – The Washington Post

From CAP Action : Donald Trump’s lies on Coronavirus are costing American’s lives – YouTube

From CAP Action : Donald Trump’s lies on Coronavirus are costing American’s lives

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Mar 14, 2020