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Fact check: Biden lambasts the President on coronavirus response

Hours after the June jobs report — which announced an increase of 4.8 million jobs — was released Thursday morning, former Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech lambasting President Donald Trump over his response to the coronavirus. Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge Trump in November, attacked the President for not mentioning the…MORE

Texas Republicans to hold in-person convention amid spike in coronavirus

Texas Republicans to hold in-person convention amid spike in coronavirus

The Republican Party of Texas will hold their state convention in-person with an expected attendance in the thousands, as the state is seeing record numbers of new daily coronavirus cases and increased hospitalizations. The party’s executive committee on Thursday night passed a resolution, 40-20, in support of moving forward with its in-person convention in Houston.…MORE

Coronavirus test used by White House has questionable accuracy

Coronavirus test used by White House has questionable accuracy

President Donald Trump said part of the reason he doesn’t regularly wear a mask is “everyone’s tested” before they see him. But multiple studies have raised questions about the accuracy of a coronavirus test the White House has used, and the Food and Drug Administration has received dozens of reports of potential problems with that…MORE

Trump set for another massive event during national pandemic

Trump set for another massive event during national pandemic

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump head to Mount Rushmore National Memorial on Friday to celebrate an early Fourth of July at a gathering of an estimated 7,500 people during a global pandemic. No social distancing is planned for the event despite the record-high new coronavirus cases in the United States. And the…MORE

Biden campaign readying hundreds of lawyers in expansive vote protection effort

Biden campaign readying hundreds of lawyers in expansive vote protection effort

Joe Biden‘s campaign is assembling hundreds of lawyers nationwide to monitor potential voting issues as part of its extensive voter protection efforts heading into the general election. Speaking at a virtual fundraiser Wednesday, the presumptive Democratic nominee said his team has organized 600 lawyers and others across the country to “try to figure out why…MORE

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