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Did Trump try to cut the CDC’s budget as Democrats claim?: ANALYSIS – ABC News

President Donald Trump is taking heat from Democrats for proposing budget cuts to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention amid growing fears about a new coronavirus outbreak in the United States, but administration officials say CDC funding has steadily increased since Trump took office. An ABC News analysis of the president’s budget proposals compared […]

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Federal judge blasts William Barr for Mueller report rollout – CNNPolitics

  Judge Reggie Walton asked if Barr’s actions were a “calculated attempt” to help President Donald Trump and opined the attorney general had a “lack of candor” with the public and Congress. “The Court cannot reconcile certain public representations made by Attorney General Barr with the findings in the Mueller Report,” Walton wrote on Thursday. […]

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How a data-backed Christian nationalist machine helped Trump to power | US news | The Guardian

By his own account, Bill Dallas grew up in an unhappy household. His mother had been sexually abused by her father and had her first pregnancy aged 17. Dallas’s dad was an alcoholic and a depressive who died at 51. Dallas was an intense, obsessive child, dogged by feelings of inadequacy. You could say he […]

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Trump White House goes 300+ days without a press briefing – why that’s unprecedented

Journalists learn to adapt to current conditions, be they storms or tantrums, vagaries of nature or whims of officials. White House correspondents these days should be well past their withdrawal symptoms from the daily delirium of the once-regular White House press briefing. Earlier this year, as 300 days passed without a formal briefing, a bipartisan […]

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Trump administration’s coronavirus response comes under fire

react-empty: 10 The Trump administration has requested $2.5 billion in funding to fight the coronavirus outbreak, but Democrats and some Republicans say the government’s response has been inadequate. CBSN political contributor Molly Hooper and Politico White House reporter Nancy Cook join CBSN to discuss the details. Source: Trump administration’s coronavirus response comes under fire [Video]