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Trump accuses ex-Mueller team member Peter Strzok of treason

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In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, President Donald Trump said a former member of special counsel Robert Mueller’s team who was found to have sent text messages critical of him was guilty of treason.

The remarks were mentioned in a short paragraph about FBI agent Peter Strzok whose texts about Trump, according to the president, “amounted to treason.”

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Mueller dismissed Strzok from the team investigating Trump’s campaign after discovering he had exchanged negative texts about the prospect of a Trump presidency with FBI lawyer Lisa page. When those texts were revealed to the public late last year, they became a major GOP talking point that “proved” bias against Trump within the bureau, leading to a new congressional probe into whether Page and Strzok were “leaking” to the press.


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Eric Trump bragged about the stock market as the US crossed 100,000 dead — and it didn’t go well

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On Wednesday, the number of reported coronavirus deaths in the United States officially hit the 100,000 mark — a milestone experts have been anticipating for days.

But at the same time, President Donald Trump's second son chose to take the moment to brag about how the stock market was doing.

GREAT DAY for the DOW!! https://t.co/t0cK3wOKUu

— Eric Trump (@EricTrump) May 27, 2020

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Navajo Nation got masks from a former Trump official — that ‘are not approved by the FDA’: report

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The Indian Health Service acknowledged on Wednesday that 1 million respirator masks it purchased from a former Trump White House official do not meet Food and Drug Administration standards for “use in healthcare settings by health care providers.”

The IHS statement calls into question why the agency purchased expensive medical gear that it now cannot use as intended. The masks were purchased as part of a frantic agency push to supply Navajo hospitals with desperately needed protective equipment in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

ProPublica revealed last week that Zach Fuentes, President Donald Trump’s former deputy chief of staff, formed a company in early April and 11 days later won a $3 million contract with IHS to provide specialized respirator masks to the agency for use in Navajo hospitals. The contract was granted with limited competitive bidding.

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Police clash with George Floyd protesters in Minneapolis for second straight day

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On Wednesday, protests against the police killing of George Floyd continued — and once again, police and demonstrators clashed, with authorities using chemical agents to attempt to deter the crowds.

Protestors move further back into street after police shoot some kind of deterrent pic.twitter.com/yrvqziOMbD

— christine nguyen (@xinewin) May 27, 2020

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