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CDC woes bring Director Redfield’s troubled past as an AIDS researcher to light

CDC woes bring Director Redfield’s troubled past as an AIDS researcher to light

As the coronavirus death toll  in the US  tops 107,000, questions have intensified over what could have been done to avoid such a catastrophic loss of life.  Beyond criticism of President Donald Trump himself, scrutiny has fallen particularly hard on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its embattled director, Dr. Robert Redfield,…MORE

Trump meets with top campaign aides as reelection fears rise

Trump meets with top campaign aides as reelection fears rise

President Donald Trump met with top political aides at the White House on Thursday, a source familiar with the meeting tells CNN, as numerous public polls show the Republican leader significantly underperforming his 2016 pace in key battleground states, raising fears of defeat in November. Campaign manager Brad Parscale, deputy campaign manager Bill Stepien, pollster…MORE

Trump meets with top campaign aides as reelection fears rise

Trump meets with top campaign aides as reelection fears rise

President Donald Trump met with top political aides at the White House on Thursday, a source familiar with the meeting tells CNN, as numerous public polls show the Republican leader significantly underperforming his 2016 pace in key battleground states, raising fears of defeat in November. Campaign manager Brad Parscale, deputy campaign manager Bill Stepien, pollster…MORE

Warner calls for Barr to resign after protesters cleared from near White House

Warner calls for Barr to resign after protesters cleared from near White House

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner called for Attorney General William Barr’s resignation on Wednesday, saying Barr is “unfit for office” after the attorney general reportedly ordered peaceful protesters to be cleared from near the White House earlier this week. Warner’s comments also come amid criticism over police tactics used to clear out the protesters ahead of…MORE

Barr defends use of force at Monday’s White House protest

Barr defends use of force at Monday’s White House protest

Attorney General William Barr defended the shocking use of force on peaceful protesters outside the White House Monday, saying at a news conference on Thursday that difficulties with relocating authorities earlier in the day had forced the clash. Flanked by federal law enforcement leaders at the Justice Department in his first public remarks since the…MORE

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