Trump Campaign Adviser Has Nothing But Lies, Hatred And Division To Peddle

Divide and conquer, and pitting one group of working people against another is all these people have left at this point. Trump campaign adviser Steve Cortes made an appearance on this Saturday’s Fox & Friends, and proceeded to lie right out of the gate, with an assist by host Todd Piro, about Joe Biden’s immigration plan, and whether undocumented immigrants should have “taxpayer funded” health care.

PIRO: In the meantime, another big story we are following right now with less than 90 days until the election. Former vice president Joe Biden is highlighting some of the policies he would put in place if he wins including this on illegal immigrants. Here to discuss Trump 2020 campaign senior strategy adviser Steve Cortes. Steve, thanks so much for being here. I mean look. I’m taking a step back.

Good morning to you. I’m taking a step back and saying we have a pretty compromised economy right now. Obviously yesterday’s job numbers were somewhat positive, but, you know, you’d be naive if you said we are doing really great right now when it comes to our economic situation in this country. What happens to an already compromised economy if Biden’s immigration policies become law?

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Maureen Dowd And The NYT Completely Forget A Woman Was On The Ticket In 2016

Twitter, why are you so mean?
Poor Maureen.

She forgot about 2016.
For the New York Times, times are lean.
They need more fact-checkers to run their machine.

How hard must Hillary work to be seen?
Whatever DID she do to Maureen?
Is it envy that makes her so green?

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Kudlow Whines About ‘Nitpicking’ When Called Out On COVID Denialism

White House Economic Advisor Larry Kudlow wants to use the threat of destitution to push Americans into going back to work, without a care about the danger to their health and safety. You can rest assured he wouldn’t find $600 a week in unemployment benefits a cushy income. But for those Americans for whom it’s a lifeline – well, better they should be forced to risk their lives and help rescue Donald Trump’s economy.

CNN anchor Poppy Harlow pushed back on Kudlow’s claim that $600 a week is a disincentive to work. “Larry, it’s not safe! It’s not safe for a number of people to go back to work,” Harlow said.

Kudlow claimed he totally cares about worker safety. But if employers don’t take proper precautions? Oh, well, too bad, that’s not his problem.

KUDLOW: I have said for weeks and weeks and weeks, I understand the issue of safety and health safety and security. I get that. So, we have emphasized guidelines time and time again. Distancing and masking, testing where applicable and good hygiene, wash your hands. This has to be part of anything.

HARLOW: So wouldn’t a federal mask mandate make a lot of sense?

KUDLOW: We think that people should act responsibly as individuals. We don’t know about mandates.

Maybe Kudlow should talk to Louie Gohmert’s staff about how well those “strong recommendations” are working.

To Kudlow, the pandemic is not a big problem anyway because it’s going away!

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‘Friday Night Massacre’ At US Postal Service As Postmaster General Ousts Top Officials

Government watchdogs, Democratic lawmakers, and pro-democracy advocates declared it a “Friday Night Massacre” for the U.S. Postal Service after news broke in a classic end-of-the-week dump that Louis DeJoy—a major GOP donor to President Donald Trump and the recently appointed Postmaster General—had issued a sweeping overhaul of the agency, including the ouster of top executives from key posts and the reshuffling of more than two dozen other officials and operational managers.

According to the Washington Post:

The shake-up came as congressional Democrats called for an investigation of DeJoy and the cost-cutting measures that have slowed mail delivery and ensnared ballots in recent primary elections.

Twenty-three postal executives were reassigned or displaced, the new organizational chart shows. Analysts say the structure centralizes power around DeJoy, a former logistics executive and major ally of President Trump, and de-emphasizes decades of institutional postal knowledge. All told, 33 staffers included in the old postal hierarchy either kept their jobs or were reassigned in the restructuring, with five more staffers joining the leadership from other roles.

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Sarah Kendzior: ‘Trump Does Not Care If He Gets Caught… He Cares If He Is Punished’

She’s right. If there are never any real negative, personal consequences for any of Trump’s actions, why wouldn’t he just ignore laws as it suits him? Trump was basically given a blank check by Senate Republicans earlier this year during their impeachment trial (farce) to do whatever the fuck he feels like doing, and Americans are indeed paying a stiff price for their neglect.

ZERLINA MAXWELL: What is the risk now for corruption as we are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic?

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Libertarian Presidential Candidate Cancels Events After Being Bitten By Bat

Left untreated, if Jo Jorgensen does develop full on rabies, it’s 100% fatal in humans, so it’s no joke. But this seems precautionary at this stage. Just more of 2020 being 2020, as someone put it online.

Source: Newsweek

Libertarian Presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen will miss a Jackson, Mississippi campaign rally on Saturday after being bitten by a bat.

Jorgensen has been an official member of the Libertarian Party since 1983. She served as Harry Browne’s running mate during the party’s 1996 campaign. Jorgensen was expected to stump across Louisiana and Mississippi on Saturday, but will miss the first event of the weekend.

“I will not be able to attend the campaign rally tomorrow morning,” Jorgensen tweeted Friday. “I will be getting a rabies vaccine as a precaution after having been bitten by a bat near the start of this campaign tour! I have every intention of participating in the FLAME march and I will deliver remarks at the #LetHerSpeak rally in Hattiesburg later in the afternoon.”

Jorgensen’s rally attempts to get her into the presidential debates, but that ain’t happening.

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Trump Holds A MAGA Rally ‘Press Conference’ From His Exclusive Golf Club

Donald Trump held a MAGA rally at his Bedminster Golf Club on Friday night and called it a “press conference.” In addition to the press, he filled the back half of the room with dues paying members, 99% white, majority men, clothed in expensive polo shirts and khaki shorts. A few kids were pushed out front of their parents, like tiny little props. For the first 15 minutes, no one had masks on, until a staffer walked out with a TRAY filled with masks. Oh, and there was zero social distancing, even after masks were handed out. I guess COVID doesn’t come to golf clubs.

Rep. Eric Swalwell joined Joy Ann Reid on her AMAZING new show, The Reid Out, to discuss this insanity and, as always, he did not hold back. Swalwell said:

Joy, the President should be at the White House. Not only are we in the midst of a pandemic, but we have an economy that continues to slow, a deal that needs to be struck…this is the author of The Art of the Deal…he needs to be addressing this from the White House, not with his country club friends. That is inappropriate and it shows the unseriousness that he brings to all of these matters.

Then Reid and Swalwell discussed the new intelligence confirming (duh) that Russia “prefers” Trump to win again and are actively working to make that happen. In the background, they were showing a running feed of the country club members crowding the back of the room, unmasked and closely talking to one another. Then Joy breaks in:

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Ted Cruz Ridiculously Claims Right-Wing ‘Boogaloo’ Killer Was ‘Antifa’

Republicans have long embraced Trumpian lies they call “alternative facts,” but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz this week reached new depths by outright falsifying the record about a domestic terrorist who killed a federal police officer (as well as a sheriff’s deputy, eight days later)—while promulgating a false narrative blaming “antifa” and “the violent left” for violence at the nationwide protests against police brutality.

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Rep. Eric Swalwell Drags Sens Graham And Johnson For Attacking Biden On Russia’s Cue

Nicolle Wallace welcomed Rep. Eric Swalwell to her show on Friday afternoon to discuss all things Russia, the Presidential election and how certain pro-Trump (and pro-Russia) allies in Congress are helping push Russian disinformation out to the American people. To put it bluntly – this is DEFCON 1, people. Republicans in Congress are actively working to sow discord and to help steal the election for Donald Trump. Again.

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