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Trump's Hurricane Maria Tweets Get Rare Republican Pushback In Florida

5 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The GOP candidates for the top elected positions in the state tell Trump his Puerto Rico death toll denial is wrong.
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Puerto Rico's representative in Congress rejects Trump's death toll claim

Puerto Rico's representative in Congress rejects Trump's death toll claim

5 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

In a Q&A with The Washington Post, resident commissioner Jenniffer González Colon said the president's assertion about the Hurricane Maria death toll was “not the reality.”
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Trump says it's not fair to count thousands of Hurricane Maria deaths. Researchers say he's wrong

5 monthes ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Thursday dissed Puerto Rico's official death toll from Hurricane Maria, claiming it was unfair to include thousands of deaths reported in the aftermath of the storm. But federal guidance and independent researchers say it's standard practice to include deaths that occur months or even years after a natural disaster. There are no formal state or federal regulations that govern disaster-related death tolls, and officials generally rely upon reports from local medical examiners to tally up the fatalities. These examiners are usually given wide discretion to determine...
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Amy Klobucher Screamed At An Aide And Then Ate Her Salad With A Comb

Amy Klobucher Screamed At An Aide And Then Ate Her Salad With A Comb

Once the Minnesota Senator finished her meal, she demanded her aide clean off the comb she had used as a makeshift fork. Read more ...

Trump blames 'radical left' for collapse of New York's Amazon deal

Trump blames 'radical left' for collapse of New York's Amazon deal

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Trump To Bar Family Planning Clinics From Abortion Referrals

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Gavin Newsom Orders New DNA Test In Controversial Death Row Case

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The case of death row inmate Kevin Cooper may reflect poorly on Sen. Kamala Harris as she vies for the 2020 nomination. Read more ...

Mueller rebuffs Roger Stone's claims that he tipped off CNN

Mueller rebuffs Roger Stone's claims that he tipped off CNN

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House to vote Tuesday to block Trump's emergency declaration

House to vote Tuesday to block Trump's emergency declaration

The House plans to vote Tuesday on legislation to block President Donald Trump's attempt to circumvent Congress to fund his border wall, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday. The... Read more ...

South Dakota governor says Trump trade wars have 'devastated' the state

South Dakota governor says Trump trade wars have 'devastated' the state

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said Friday that President Donald Trump's trade wars have “devastated” her state, and though she agreed that countries like China were not... Read more ...

Steve King: 'I Have Nothing to Apologize For'

Steve King: 'I Have Nothing to Apologize For'

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Mark Harris Calls For New N.C. Election After Being Presented With Evidence...

Mark Harris Calls For New N.C. Election After Being Presented With Evidence Of Fraud

The Republican House candidate currently leads by 905 votes, but state investigators say they have evidence of absentee ballot fraud on his behalf. Read more ...