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  1. Stuart Stevens is a veteran Republican campaign operative from five presidential races. When he spoke to PBS’s Judy Woodruff Wednesday, he lamented the GOP failed the moral test it was presented with Donald Trump. “Well, I think...
  2. In his response to President Donald Trump’s bizarre interview with Axios reporter Jonathan Swan, “Late Night” comedian Seth Meyers explained the Trump interview in a single photo: “You know something has gone horribly wrong...
  3. Former acting ambassador to the U.K., Lewis Lukens, told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that the inspector general raised questions to him and embassy staff in the U.K. about President Donald Trump’s demand for the ambassador to lobby for the...
  4. A brutal new ad from MeidasTouch was released on Wednesday afternoon aimed directly at President Donald Trump’s supporters, who have been filling the campaign coffers at a time many are suffering. The ad shows the tragic way that the economy...
  5. On CNN Wednesday, anchor Chris Cuomo lost his temper over President Donald Trump’s false claim that children are “almost immune” to COVID-19 on Fox News in the morning. “I know for a fact he knows not to say what he’s...
  6. President Donald Trump was ridiculed for being slapped with Twitter restrictions on Wednesday. The president’s campaign tweeted out his video appearing on “Fox & Friends” in which he claims that children can’t get the...
  7. On Wednesday, shortly before being suspended from Twitter, President Donald Trump tweeted out his endorsement of Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN) — a congressman infamous for a scandal in which he impregnated female patients in his medical practice and...
  8. On Wednesday, according to WXII, new footage was released showing the leadup to the death of John Neville, a Black North Carolina man held in a jail in Forsyth County. “A judge released body camera footage Wednesday worn by officers inside...
  9. President Donald Trump’s campaign was banned from Tweeting on Wednesday after Twitter told the president his campaign had to delete the misinformation about children not getting the coronavirus. Earlier in the day, Facebook made a similar...
  10. MSNBC host Joy Reid made a hilarious spoof of “The X-Files” on her Wednesday show after President Donald Trump had a conversation on air with Fox’s Lou Dobbs about UFOs. Trump called into Dobbs’ show Tuesday night, and the...
  11. On Wednesday, CNN’s Erin Burnett clashed with White House trade adviser Peter Navarro, who once again made unproven claims about the discredited treatment of COVID-19 with the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine. “Look, Tony [Fauci] is...
  12. On Wednesday, WJHL reported that both of the major Republican Senate candidates in Tennessee, former ambassador Bill Hagerty and physician Manny Sethi, may have been exposed to coronavirus at a recent public event. “Hamilton County Health...
  13. President Donald Trump is cutting COVID-19 funding to 47 state National Guards, refusing to fund everyone except Florida and Texas. According to Politico, 36 lawmakers are demanding answers as to why the Pentagon and Department of Homeland Security...
  14. On Wednesday’s edition of CNN’s “The Situation Room,” chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta tore into the inconsistencies in President Donald Trump’s crusade against voting by mail. “At the very beginning of...
  15. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump delivered his daily coronavirus press briefing, which ended with him on the defensive about a number of topics, from his claims children are nearly “immune” to coronavirus, to his insistence that the...
  16. New York prosecutors are showing they’re serious about the look into President Donald Trump’s finances out of concern for fraud. The New York Times reported Wednesday afternoon that this is part of the year-long legal battle between...
  17. Drugmakers will likely have tens of millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine in the early part of next year, with production ramping up so that it hits a billion doses by the end of 2021, Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. government official on...
  18. President Donald Trump hasn’t cared about how much things cost in the past, but suddenly he decided he cares about the hefty dollars he has cost the American taxpayer with security for his adult children who work for him and for his many...
  19. At Wednesday’s White House briefing on coronavirus, President Donald Trump was once again asked about his conspiracy theories about mail-in ballot fraud, in light of his move to sue the state of Nevada to stop an expansion of the practice....
  20. Facebook has been criticized by users for refusing to check President Donald Trump’s false information, incorrect ads, and array of posts on the social media site, but it wasn’t until Wednesday that they finally removed a post for his...
  21. Questions are being raised over the sudden departure amid lingering concerns of alleged impropriety by Secretary of State Pompeo. “This doesn’t smell right.” That was the reaction from Chris Lu, who held multiple positions in the...
  22. On Wednesday’s edition of CNN’s “The Situation Room,” White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows was grilled by anchor Wolf Blitzer over President Donald Trump’s lie that children are “almost immune” to...
  23. On Wednesday, Politico reported that the Central Intelligence Agency is ignoring a request to brief the Republican senators mounting an investigation into Hunter Biden’s business dealings in Ukraine. “The spy agency’s resistance comes...
  24. “The Texas Constitution requires a separation of powers, and that separation leaves policy-making decisions with the Texas Legislature,” argues a lawsuit from five of the Legislature’s most conservative members. Five of the Texas Legislature’s most...
  25. Former Justice Department lawyer Matt Miller said that Attorney General Bill Barr has a “tell” that Miller thinks reveals what Barr will do about his new attempt at a GOP-run Russia investigation. The MSNBC panel discussion looked back...
  26. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) lost another of his efforts to sue the media. According to the filing, this suit was against Ryan Lizza, who wrote an expose on Nunes’ family moving their family farm from Nunes’ district in California to Iowa....
  27. The new executive order means there is now no U.S. state categorically banning people with former convictions from voting. In a development heralded as “a historic sea change,” Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed an executive order on...
  28. Herbivores face a higher risk of extinction than predators, whether they are mammals, birds or reptiles, according to an extensive study of 24,500 species both living and extinct that was published Wednesday. The paper, which appeared in Science...
  29. In recent interviews, President Donald Trump talked a big game about the presidential debates against presumptive Democratic opponent Joe Biden. The president has even called for an additional debate to happen sooner. “The one problem I have,...
  30. Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Wednesday asked the Commission on Presidential Debates to move up the last presidential debate to the first week in September, according to Axios. In his letter to the commission, he also included a...