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Top Democratic lawmakers urge Sununu not to cooperate if Trump calls for NH National Guard

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Although President Donald Trump has vowed to use the U.S. military to quell violent protests stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, no call has yet been made to send New Hampshire National Guard troops to Washington, D.C. But Republican Gov. Chris Sununu is being urged by two top Democratic lawmakers not to cooperate with the president if such a call does go out.
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What the Law Says About Deploying Troops on U.S. Soil

What the Law Says About Deploying Troops on U.S. Soil

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

President Donald Trump, responding to sometimes-violent protests following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police, said he would send in the U.S. military to “quickly solve” the problems of looting and rioting if the nation's mayors and governors did not act forcefully enough.
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Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump

Don't Send U.S. Military To Protests, Hill Democrats Warn Trump

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Calling out active duty troops to quell widespread unrest over the death of George Floyd is an option congressional Democrats are warning would only make matters worse.
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Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive...

Kim Guilfoyle, campaign official and girlfriend of Trump Jr., tests positive for coronavirus in South Dakota

Kim Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr. and a top Trump campaign official, tested positive for coronavirus ahead of the president's speech in South Dakota on Friday... Read more ...

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed on birth certificates. The other affects... Read more ...

Washington Redskins to review team's name

Washington Redskins to review team's name

The Washington Redskins will undergo a “thorough review” of its controversial name, prompted by recent events around the country and feedback from the community, the team... Read more ...

5 things to know about France's new PM Jean Castex

5 things to know about France's new PM Jean Castex

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron appointed Jean Castex as his new prime minister on Friday - and you'll be forgiven if you've never heard of him. Castex, the... Read more ...

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

SCOTUS Allows Alabama to Restore Voting Restrictions

The Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the pandemic... Read more ...

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

UK looks to the White House with plan to televise press briefings

LONDON - Boris Johnson's government plans to shake up the U.K.'s system for briefing the press and introduce White House-style televised briefings from Downing Street. Before... Read more ...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The...

Washington Post Editorial Board Spells Out A Stark Truth About The Coronavirus To Trump

“The reality is that the virus is not under control; it is in control," the newspaper's board told the president in its new column. Read more ...

Trump wants a park for statues of 'American heroes.' Just how might that work?

Trump wants a park for statues of 'American heroes.' Just how might that work?

Near the end of Donald Trump's polarizing, history-steeped speech at Mount Rush Read more ...

Progressives Surge In Congressional Democratic Primaries

Progressives Surge In Congressional Democratic Primaries

Activists say the pandemic and racial justice protests have contributed to a climate that is more favorable to progressive candidates and ideas. Read more ...