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WATCH: Retired Army Colonel arrested for protesting Jeff Sessions’ confirmation

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A retired Army Colonel was arrested in the Capitol on Tuesday for interrupting and protesting the Senate confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) for the position of attorney general.

Per Jezebel, Ret. Col. Ann Wright, who resigned from her position at the State Department in 2003 to protest the Iraq War, interrupted Sessions’s confirmation hearing and declared her objections not just to his nomination, but to President Donald Trump’s policies in general.

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“I say no to Jeff Sessions, no to hatred, not to racism, not to the ban on refugees,” said the 70-year-old retired Colonel before being grabbed by Capitol security officers.

As the officers tried to remove her from the chamber, she shouted out in pain.

“I’ll go out but you don’t need to drag me,” said Wright, who was donned in full Code Pink gear. “I’ve got a hip replacement. I’m 70 years old and I can make it out on my own.”

Watch the video of Wright’s arrest below.

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Sailors warned against ‘posting negative comments’ after Trump’s acting Navy secretary was trashed online

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On Monday, Military Times reporter Geoff Ziezulewicz obtained a message sent by PR officials to Navy officers on the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt, instructing them to have sailors take down social media recordings of Navy Secretary Thomas Modly attacking relieved Capt. Brett Crozier as "stupid."

The message warned "posting negative comments" that put "senior leaders" in a bad light is counterproductive, and urges everyone to stay out of the "negative media spotlight."

Read the message below:

NEW: public affairs folks sent this notice out to leadership on the USS Theodore Roosevelt, telling them to tell their sailors they didn’t have permission to record SECNAV Modly and that bashing “Senior Leaders” online won’t help anything. Stay out the “negative media spotlight” pic.twitter.com/xuFlQGK6rF

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Trump’s health officials privately grumbling about his obsession with unproven anti-malaria drug for COVID-19: report

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On Monday, Politico reported that some health officials in the Trump administration are privately "unsettled" by the president's ongoing fascination with hydroxychloroquine, the drug primarily used to treat malaria, lupus, and arthritis that is now being suggested as a treatment for the novel coronavirus.

The president has repeatedly touted hydroxychloroquine as a possible miracle cure, and has even suggested he might start taking it himself, even though his tests for COVID-19 have been reported as negative and even though there's a lack of data that it is safe or effective for that purpose.

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Wisconsin GOP slammed for making people choose between their health and their vote

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After Republicans nationally and in Wisconsin successfully sued in both state and federal court to block voters from being given extra time and options to cast votes in the middle of a pandemic, commenters on social media reacted with fury.

What just happened re: Wisconsin can seem a bit confusing. The TL;DR: The Supreme Court decided that Republicans winning elections is more important than keeping voters healthy & alive.

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