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Trump and Biden prepare for a clash over voter fraud claims at Tuesday’s debate

Trump and Biden prepare for a clash over voter fraud claims at Tuesday’s debate

President Donald Trump is expected to wage an attack on the election itself at Tuesday night’s debate with former Vice President Joe Biden by repeating his past claims that conflate and exaggerate problems with mail-in voting. The “integrity of the election” is one of six topics at the first presidential debate between Trump and Biden.…MORE

Trump’s Supreme Court pick on Capitol Hill for meeting with GOP senators

Trump’s Supreme Court pick on Capitol Hill for meeting with GOP senators

President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, will meet Republican senators throughout Tuesday on Capitol Hill, as the party finalizes plans for a quick confirmation process ahead of the November presidential election. Barrett is scheduled to meet with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham and…MORE

Revelations on Trump’s tax returns stoke long-held national security concerns

Revelations on Trump’s tax returns stoke long-held national security concerns

The likelihood that President Donald Trump personally owes unknown creditors hundreds of millions of dollars has raised concerns about how the President’s financial entanglements could influence his national security decisions, former officials and experts say. It also highlights how if were Trump not the President, a role that grants him access to the country’s most…MORE

Trump looking for 11th-hour reset but mostly shuns debate prep

Trump looking for 11th-hour reset but mostly shuns debate prep

Clubby reinforcements have been summoned. A stack of flashcards — question on front, response on back — is at the ready. A binder has been dutifully collated. Whether any of that helps President Donald Trump deliver a winning debate performance on Tuesday remains to be seen. Heading into this year’s inaugural general election showdown, Trump…MORE

This Michigan county could tell us a lot about the 2020 election

This Michigan county could tell us a lot about the 2020 election

Chris Lands is filled with regret. The 34-year-old United Auto Workers union member broke with eight years of supporting Barack Obama and Joe Biden and decided to vote for Donald Trump in 2016, believing the Republican’s promises to bring manufacturing jobs back to towns like Monroe, a once-thriving union community that has been hammered by…MORE

Census Bureau says operations will conclude by October 5

Census Bureau says operations will conclude by October 5

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced Monday evening that he intends to conclude the 2020 census on October 5, more than three weeks earlier than expected after a federal judge reinstated the October 31 end date. The announcement, in a social media post from the Census Bureau, said October 5 is the “target date” to end…MORE

Memo says federal employees could be punished for banned diversity trainings

Memo says federal employees could be punished for banned diversity trainings

President Donald Trump’s budget director sent additional guidance to federal agencies Monday on employee training programs the White House deems anti-American propaganda. In the new memo, Russell Vought warned federal employees found to be conducting the type of trainings Trump wants to outlaw — including those on critical race theory and unconscious bias — could…MORE

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