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Fact check: Trump campaign deceptively snips video of Biden quoting the Pope

Fact check: Trump campaign deceptively snips video of Biden quoting the Pope

The Trump campaign’s “war room” Twitter account has been serially dishonest, repeatedly taking quotes from former Vice President Joe Biden and other Democrats out of context. The account did it again on Tuesday. In a Tuesday speech in Georgia, Biden, a churchgoing Catholic, quoted from an encyclical published by Pope Francis in early October. In…MORE

20 former Republican US attorneys endorse Biden campaign

20 former Republican US attorneys endorse Biden campaign

Twenty US attorneys, who were appointed and served under Republican presidents as far back as Dwight Eisenhower, announced on Tuesday their endorsement of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. “We firmly believe that Vice President Joe Biden is the candidate who can — and will — provide the leadership we need to refocus the Justice Department…MORE

Here’s what Brett Kavanaugh said on CNN about Bush v. Gore in 2000

Here’s what Brett Kavanaugh said on CNN about Bush v. Gore in 2000

Nearly two decades before Brett Kavanaugh was appointed to the Supreme Court, he helped with George W. Bush’s legal fight before the court in the contested 2000 presidential election, providing insight at the time into his view on questions of whether the Constitution allows state courts to tinker with election rules. The comments from Kavanaugh,…MORE

Trump appears to give a pass to the domestic kidnapping plot against Whitmer

Trump appears to give a pass to the domestic kidnapping plot against Whitmer

President Donald Trump repeatedly attacked Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, during his rally in Lansing, Michigan, on Tuesday, at one point taking credit for the FBI thwarting a plot to kidnap her and then immediately downplaying the actual threat that had been posed to Whitmer. “Your governor, I don’t thinks she likes me too…MORE