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Nursing home that lost patients asked Gov. Scott for ‘immediate assistance’ three times before they died: report

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The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills is being investigated after eight of the residents of the nursing home died.

The power went out due to Hurricane Irma and the heat was so unbearable the fragile elderly people were baking inside. The home staff sent the worst to the hospital across the street as they struggled to find solutions for air conditioners. They had portable A/C units and fans, but the heat and humidity was too much.

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But according to CBS4 Miami reporter Jim DeFede, the center desperately kept calling Florida Gov. Rick Scott begging for help. In fact, they called a full 36 hours prior to the the first death. The reason they were calling Scott was they were told to call a special cell phone that Scott gave out to healthcare executives saying they should call if there are any problems. So, they did exactly that, and no one came to the rescue.

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But, Scott’s office refused to accept any culpability in the incident.

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“The tragic and senseless loss at Hollywood Hills Rehabilitation Center is the subject of a criminal homicide investigation by law enforcement,” a statement from Scott’s office explained. “Let’s be clear — this facility is located across the street from one of Florida’s largest hospitals, which never lost power and had fully operating facilities. It is 100 percent the responsibility of health care professionals to preserve life by acting in the best interest of the health and well-being of their patients.”

There are still 56 nursing homes across Florida that are still without power, according to CBS4.

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REVEALED: Trump’s taxes show huge losses and tax dodging schemes

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The New York Times has President Donald Trump's taxes and they're exactly what biographers and experts have been claiming for years.

As someone who is a self-described billionaire, it's unknown by Trump only paid $750 in federal income taxes in 2016, but that's exactly what the documents show

After spending a year in the White House, he also only turned over $750 to the taxman. To make matters worse, Trump hasn't paid any income tax in 10 of the past 15 years because he claims that he's losing far more money than he actually makes.

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Trump’s debate strategy is trying to pretend he is a ‘tough guy’: report

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According to an Axios report, President Donald Trump's debate strategy is to try and play up that he's a tough guy compared to former Vice President Joe Biden.

It was reported this week that Trump is going "all-in" on Pennsylvania since it has become clear he doesn't have enough campaign cash up against Biden. To do that, his campaign thinks that he needs to come off as a tough guy.

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Federal judge halts Trump administration trying to tamper with New Jersey ballot mail delivery

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President Donald Trump's administration too the state of New Jersey to court trying to stop the state from mailing ballots to voters in the state. But the federal judge in the case put an end to Trump's attempts to stop voting by mail."A federal judge just issued an order in our case halting the Trump Administration's efforts to interfere with mail delivery in advance of the election. We WILL have a free and fair election," tweeted Attorney General Gurbir Grewal on Sunday.

https://twitter.com/NewJerseyOAG/status/1310313813418352640

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order in August that would make the 2020 election primarily a vote-by-mail election similar to their July primary amid the pandemic. There will still be about 50 percent of polling locations open on Election Day for people who can't get ballots by mail for whever reason.

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