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Trump says he opposes funding USPS because of mail-in voting

Trump says he opposes funding USPS because of mail-in voting

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he opposes much-needed funding for the United States Postal Service because he doesn’t want to see it used for mail-in voting this November. By directly linking USPS funding to mail-in voting, Trump is fueling allegations that he is trying to manipulate the postal system for political gain. The pandemic…MORE

United Nations refugee agency blasts US asylum limits

United Nations refugee agency blasts US asylum limits

The United Nations refugee agency raised alarm over Trump administration rules limiting asylum claims, arguing in a new court filing that the plan could run afoul of the US’ international obligations. Over the course of Donald Trump’s presidency, the administration has released a series of regulations putting strict restrictions on asylum, setting up a number…MORE

Supreme Court won’t block eased rules for Rhode Island absentee ballots

Supreme Court won’t block eased rules for Rhode Island absentee ballots

The Supreme Court will not intervene in a legal fight concerning absentee ballots in Rhode Island, meaning the state’s order removing a requirement that absentee ballots must be signed by two witnesses or a notary public will stand. Thursday’s order is a loss for the Republican National Committee, which had asked the court to step…MORE

US intel report on Russia could undercut Trump’s hopes for Durham probe

US intel report on Russia could undercut Trump’s hopes for Durham probe

The US intelligence community assessment that Russian interference in the 2020 election favors President Donald Trump threatens to undercut his hopes that prosecutor John Durham will discredit the origins of the FBI’s Russia investigation into his 2016 campaign. Trump and allies, including Attorney General William Barr, have questioned whether the Russians showed a preference for…MORE

Israel and the UAE have established ‘full normalization of relations,’ Trump says

Israel and the UAE have established ‘full normalization of relations,’ Trump says

President Donald Trump announced Thursday that Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached a “historic” peace agreement. As part of the deal, Israel will “suspend” plans to annex parts of the West Bank, according to a joint Israel-UAE-US statement that ‚ÄčTrump tweeted Thursday morning. Trump told reporters in the Oval office that he had…MORE

Administration proposes easing showerhead standards after Trump bemoans water flow

Administration proposes easing showerhead standards after Trump bemoans water flow

The US Department of Energy on Wednesday released a proposal to roll back water efficiency standards for showerheads, just days after President Donald Trump had publicly aired his water flow grievances, including an inability to wash his “beautiful hair properly.” The proposal takes aim at the 2.5-gallon-per-minute maximum flow rate set by Congress in the…MORE

Biden says campaign raised $26 million in one day since Harris joined the ticket

Biden says campaign raised $26 million in one day since Harris joined the ticket

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Wednesday evening that his campaign has raised $26 million in the 24 hours since he named Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. “The response has been overwhelming. In the last 24 hours, we’ve raised $26 million. One hundred and fifty thousand of you (were) first-time contributors,” Biden…MORE

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PJ Goes PPV

PJ Goes PPV

The grunge rock pioneers lay out a 32 song PPV set