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Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

Trump refuses to commit to a peaceful transition of power after Election Day

President Donald Trump on Wednesday would not commit to providing a peaceful transition of power after Election Day, lending further fuel to concerns he may not relinquish his office should he lose in November. “Well, we’re going to have to see what happens,” Trump said when asked whether he’d commit to a peaceful transition, one…MORE

Missouri governor and his wife test positive for Covid-19

Missouri governor and his wife test positive for Covid-19

Republican Missouri Gov. Mike Parson and the state’s first lady, Teresa Parson, have tested positive for Covid-19, the governor’s office announced Wednesday. “Out of an abundance of caution, the First Lady was tested this morning after displaying minor symptoms. The Governor was then tested as well and received a positive result,” a news release stated.…MORE

Trump nominates former Nunes aide as intelligence community inspector general

Trump nominates former Nunes aide as intelligence community inspector general

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Allen Souza as the next inspector general for the intel community after firing the previous inspector general, Michael Atkinson, in April. Trump had fumed about Atkinson for months after he informed Congress about the whistleblower complaint regarding Trump’s dealings with Ukraine that ultimately led to his impeachment. A former…MORE

Fact check: Trump makes false claims about his record on manufacturing and coal jobs

President Donald Trump delivered a meandering speech in Ohio on Monday that was officially about fighting for American workers. The speech included some important false and misleading claims about jobs. Manufacturing Trump claimed that “we brought back 700,000” manufacturing jobs. Facts First: This was not even true before the pandemic-driven recession: as of February, 483,000…MORE

Border agency did ‘not adequately safeguard’ facial recognition data, watchdog finds

Border agency did ‘not adequately safeguard’ facial recognition data, watchdog finds

Customs and Border Protection “did not adequately safeguard” sensitive data during its facial recognition technology pilot last year, according to a new government watchdog report. The data breach, which CBP announced in 2019, compromised approximately 184,000 traveler images from CBP’s facial recognition pilot, according to the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General, and at least…MORE

New York judge rules Eric Trump must sit for deposition before election

New York judge rules Eric Trump must sit for deposition before election

A New York state judge ruled Wednesday that Eric Trump must sit to be deposed by the state attorney general’s office by October 7, denying his request to delay an interview as part of an investigation into the Trump Organization until after the presidential election, according to the attorney general’s office. Trump, the President’s son…MORE

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