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Fact-checking Trump’s Fourth of July speech

In his Fourth of July speech, President Donald Trump reflected on the nation’s history and its accomplishments. He also made several false claims about the coronavirus and his administration’s response to the pandemic. Coronavirus response efforts According to Trump, his administration’s strategy to address coronavirus “is moving along well.” He added, “We’ve learned how to…MORE

Here are the 8 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on

Here are the 8 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on

The Supreme Court is taking an unusually long time to complete its term this year, with decisions in eight cases still under wraps days after the justices would have typically cleared out its docket for the season. The coronavirus pandemic can be partly blamed for the delay. Already, the justices broke tradition in May by…MORE

Trump to hold campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday

Trump to hold campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday

President Donald Trump plans to hold a campaign rally in New Hampshire on Saturday as he continues his push for in-person events amid the coronavirus pandemic. The rally is scheduled to take place at the Portsmouth International Airport at 8 p.m. ET, and “there will be ample access to hand sanitizer and all attendees will…MORE

Mayors and governors are vying for more control over combating coronavirus

Mayors and governors are vying for more control over combating coronavirus

In the absence of federal mandates, state and local officials must figure out on their own the tricky road to reopening safely amid the pandemic. The resurgence of the virus, particularly in the Sun Belt, has left some mayors of hotspot cities frustrated with their governors over their lack of control to require residents to…MORE

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth says Trump’s ‘priorities are all wrong’

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth says Trump’s ‘priorities are all wrong’

Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth on Sunday condemned President Donald Trump’s divisive message at Mount Rushmore over the weekend, saying his “priorities are all wrong” and adding that he has failed in his response to the coronavirus pandemic. Trump on Friday delivered a message that stoked racial and cultural division in the US, instead of unifying…MORE

Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day

Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day

President Donald Trump saluted America on the Fourth of July with remarks at the White House Saturday that echoed the divisive messaging he used to stoke culture wars in a fiery speech at Mount Rushmore the night before. The President spoke about defeating the “radical left, the Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters,” and…MORE