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Trump calls on college football games to resume amid coronavirus pandemic

Trump calls on college football games to resume amid coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump is calling for college football games to resume this season, as athletic conferences consider canceling or postponing play due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The student-athletes have been working too hard for their season to be cancelled,” the President tweeted on Monday, adding the hashtag #WeWantToPlay. Another tweet simply said: “Play College Football!”…MORE

Trump and Pelosi haven’t spoken in nearly 10 months

Trump and Pelosi haven’t spoken in nearly 10 months

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump have not spoken in nearly 10 months, even as negotiations between the White House and Congress to address the coronavirus pandemic have stalled. Trump called the negotiators three times on Thursday night while they were in Pelosi’s office. But he only spoke with White House chief of…MORE

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez among high-profile Latinos participating in Democratic convention

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez among high-profile Latinos participating in Democratic convention

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, the progressive first-term lawmaker, is one of several high-profile Latinos slated to participate in the Democratic National Convention next week. New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto of Nevada and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Juli├ín Castro will also have roles in next week’s…MORE

Trump briefly leaves press briefing after shooting near the White House

Trump briefly leaves press briefing after shooting near the White House

President Donald Trump was abruptly evacuated from the White House briefing room by security on Monday after shots were fired outside the building. Trump returned to the briefing room minutes later, confirming a shooting. “There was a shooting outside of the White House and it seems to be very well under control. I’d like to…MORE

Jobless may only see $300 federal boost under new Labor Department guidance

Jobless may only see $300 federal boost under new Labor Department guidance

States can count their existing payments toward their $100 match of unemployment benefits under the plan announced by President Donald Trump on Saturday, according to a Department of Labor guidance obtained by CNN. That would effectively limit the total federal boost to just $300, only half of what jobless Americans had been getting under the…MORE

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