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Trump threatens to pull Republican convention out of North Carolina

May 26, 2020
Seung Min Kim, Sean Sullivan | The Washington Post
President Trump threatened on Monday to move the Republican National Convention out of North Carolina — while denying that he wants to hold the convention at his namesake resort in Florida even as some state officials started clamoring for the president’s adopted home state to be the venue.
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On Memorial Day, lifting of pandemic restrictions brings both relief and concern

May 26, 2020
Lisa Desjardins | The PBS NewsHour
This Memorial Day, as the U.S. honored those who gave their lives in service to the country, the national death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic topped 98,000. Still, more areas loosened their coronavirus restrictions over the holiday weekend, and President Trump ramped up his push to reopen the country even more. He also levied new limitations on travel from Brazil.
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Joe Biden, Wearing Mask, Appears in Public at a Veterans Memorial

May 26, 2020
Maggie Haberman, Katie Glueck | The New York Times
Joseph R. Biden Jr., who has been campaigning from his home for more than two months during the coronavirus crisis, on Monday made his first public appearance since mid-March, visiting a veterans memorial in Delaware.
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Republican National Committee sues California to halt vote-by-mail for November general election

May 26, 2020
Abby Phillip | CNN
The Republican National Committee and other Republican groups have filed a lawsuit against California to stop the state from mailing absentee ballots to all voters ahead of the 2020 general election, a move that was made in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Trump ordered states to open churches. Can he do that?

May 23, 2020
| POLITICO
President Donald Trump is making a show of siding with religious groups in their clashes with state and local authorities — but his own Justice Department’s actions are exposing the challenges involved in trying to bring the federal government's power to bear on the issue.

What are Washington leaders doing to address the coronavirus crisis?

May 22, 2020
As the coronavirus death toll passed 95,000 on Friday, states continued the process of reopening. The White House and Congress haven’t reached an agreement on what more aid would look like, if there will be any. The panel also discussed President Donald Trump’s campaign strategy and former Vice President Joe Biden’s apology for what he called “cavalier” comments about African American voters. Panel: Dan Balz of The Washington Post, Ayesha Rascoe of NPR, Stephanie Ruhle of NBC News, Jonathan Swan of AXIOS
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Trump vents as more states move to expand vote-by-mail ahead of November election

May 21, 2020
Abby Phillip | CNN
President Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at officials in two swing states, Michigan and Nevada, over their moves to make it easier for more voters to cast their ballots by mail ahead of the November election.
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