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

9 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

9 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

9 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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Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

Trump says Shanahan is withdrawing from Defense secretary consideration

President Donald Trump said acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan will not move forward with the confirmation process so that he can “devote more time to his family.” He also... Read more ...

Poll: Trump trails Biden and Bernie in Florida

Poll: Trump trails Biden and Bernie in Florida

A new 2020 poll released hours before Donald Trump formally launches his re-election bid in Florida shows the president trailing Demcratic White House hopefuls Joe Biden and... Read more ...

Amy Klobuchar Is The First Presidential Candidate To Lay Out A 100-Day Plan

Amy Klobuchar Is The First Presidential Candidate To Lay Out A 100-Day Plan

Policies are important. So is prioritizing them. Read more ...

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Wins Defamation Suit Against Hoaxers

Father Of Sandy Hook Victim Wins Defamation Suit Against Hoaxers

Lenny Pozner's 6-year-old son Noah died in the shooting. Two authors wrote a book saying it never happened. Read more ...

Apple's Buying Power And The Woman Who Named It

Apple's Buying Power And The Woman Who Named It

Celebrating the legacy of Joan Robinson, the British economic theorist who named a powerful - and increasingly worried about - force in the economy. (Image credit: National... Read more ...

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Supreme Court Hands Democrats A Win On Racial Gerrymandering In Virginia

Eleven legislative districts in Virginia were declared to be sorted by race and were redrawn. The court's decision Monday left that in place. Read more ...

Going 'Zero Carbon' Is All The Rage. But Will It Slow Climate Change?

Going 'Zero Carbon' Is All The Rage. But Will It Slow Climate Change?

Cities, states, businesses and electric utilities are setting ambitious goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions. But it's not clear exactly how they'll do that or whether it will... Read more ...

Before Campaign Launch, Trump Announces Mass Deportations

Before Campaign Launch, Trump Announces Mass Deportations

President Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally. In a pair of tweets Monday night-the eve of formally announcing his re-election... Read more ...

Rep. Katie Porter Of California Joins Democrats Calling For Impeachment Inquiry

Rep. Katie Porter Of California Joins Democrats Calling For Impeachment Inquiry

The congresswoman is California's first freshman House member to join the chorus of Democrats who support an impeachment inquiry into President Trump. Read more ...

Administration Backtracks on Aid to Central America

Administration Backtracks on Aid to Central America

The Trump administration said Monday it is easing previously announced cuts in aid to the Central American nations of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala but will not allow new... Read more ...