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June 29, 2020
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"Statues over soldiers.”

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A Bounty on American Troops

  • NYT: Spies and Commandos Warned Months Ago of Russian Bounties on U.S. Troops 
  • NYT: Russia Secretly Offered Afghan Militants Bounties to Kill U.S. Troops, Intelligence Says 
  • CNN: Russian intelligence officers offered cash rewards to Taliban fighters to kill US, UK troops in Afghanistan, source says
  • WaPo: Russian operation targeted coalition troops in Afghanistan, intelligence finds
  • Associated Press: Trump denies briefing on reported bounties against US troops NBC News: Joe Biden Responds To Report Of Russian Bounties On U.S. Troops
  • LA Times: Biden slams Trump over reported Russian bounties placed on U.S. troops 
  • NBC News: ‘As bad as it gets’: Pelosi, Democrats take aim at Trump over Russian bounty intelligence 
  • Politico: Pelosi on Trump: ‘With him, all roads lead to Putin’ 
  • The Guardian: Outrage mounts over report Russia offered bounties to Afghanistan militants for killing US soldiers (6/27)

Trump’s Racism 

  • CBS News: Mississippi to remove state flag, the last to display the Confederate battle emblem 
  • AP: Trump tweets video with ‘white power’ chant, then deletes it 
  • CNN: Trump thanked ‘great people’ shown in Twitter video in which a man chants ‘white power’ 
  • NPR: Trump Retweets Video Of Apparent Supporter Saying ‘White Power’ 
  • Vox: Trump signs an executive order on prosecuting those who destroy monuments
  • Politico: Trump issues executive order warning cities, protesters over destruction of monuments 
  • Bloomberg News: Trump Tweets Wanted Posters of People in Statue-Teardown Attempt 
  • CNBC: Trump cranks up attacks on the Black Lives Matter movement for racial justice 
  • NYT: Twitter Labels Trump Tweet About ‘Racist Baby’ as Manipulated Media 
  • Politico Playbook: POLITICO Playbook: Trump’s latest zigzag 
  • Politico: ‘There’s no discipline to his strategy’: Trump is undermining his own campaign 
  • AP: Trump zeroes in on base to overcome reelection obstacles
  • NBC News: Top GOP senator fears Trump is ‘soft’ with independents, urges shift in strategy 
  • NYT: With Tweets, Videos and Rhetoric, Trump Pushes Anew to Divide Americans 
  • WaPo: With ‘kung flu,’ ‘thugs,’ and ‘our heritage,’ Trump leans on racial grievance as he reaches for a campaign reset 
  • NYT: Trump Faces Mounting Defections From a Once-Loyal Group: Older White Voters
  • NYT: How Trump and the Black Lives Matter Movement Changed White Voters’ Minds 
  • CNN: GOP aghast as Trump’s polls sink amid divisive racial rhetoric: ‘It’s been a bad couple weeks’
  • WaPo: Black Americans say racism, policing top issues for November, favor Biden by huge margin, Post-Ipsos poll finds 
  • WaPo: Trump pushes fights over racist legacy while much of America moves in a different direction

Trump asks SCOTUS to repeal ACA 

  • NYT: Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Strike Down Affordable Care Act 
  • WaPo: Trump administration asks Supreme Court to strike down Obamacare 
  • CNN: Trump administration asks Supreme Court to invalidate Obamacare 
  • NBC News: Trump administration asks Supreme Court to strike down Obamacare amid pandemic, recession 
  • The Guardian: Covid-19 survivors could lose health insurance if Trump wins bid to repeal Obamacare 
  • LA Times: Working-class white women are turning on Trump 
  • NYT: G.O.P. Faces Risk From Push to Repeal Health Law During Pandemic 
  • WaPo: Trump’s GOP ‘party of health care’ has no coverage plan for millions amid pandemic
  • WaPo: Trump vows complete end of Obamacare law despite pandemic 
  • Politico: Trump will urge Supreme Court to strike down Obamacare 
  • The Hill: Trump renews vow on preexisting conditions after urging court to overturn ObamaCare 
  • CSPAN: Joe Biden Remarks on Health Care
  • CNN: Biden says Trump’s ‘senseless crusade’ to end Obamacare would harm those with coronavirus
  • NBC News: Biden ties COVID-19 to Trump’s ‘callous’ Obamacare assault: ‘A new pre-existing condition’ 
  • WaPo: Biden attacks Trump on health care, warns his administration’s attack on the ACA could hurt millions 
  • CNN: Joe Biden expected to make new healthcare push after Trump’s ‘slow down the testing’ comment