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Parkland survivor shrugs off conspiracy theories: ‘It makes me know that what I’m doing is right’

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David Hogg — son of retired FBI agent Kevin Hogg and a survivor of the horrific massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — told The Daily Beast that the people calling the Parkland, FL tragedy a conspiracy are only helping him and his fellow students.

“It makes me know that what I’m doing is right,” the 17-year-old said by phone from Los Angeles. “We get more publicity that way. They’re only helping our cause.”

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Hogg and his fellow survivors are organizing a march to Washington, D.C. to call the world’s attention to the issue of gun control and to compel Congress to take action to prevent future gun massacres.

“Where we come together as Americans to help save people’s lives,” Hogg told The Daily Beast’s Michael Daly.

Conservatives and right-wing media have accused the Parkland survivors of being “crisis actors” and paid shills for liberal billionaire George Soros.

The teen said he was “disgusted” by President Donald Trump’s weekend Twitter rant attacking the FBI. Trump accused the agency of missing warnings about 19-year-old gunman Nikolas Cruz because it was too busy investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.

When Trump went golfing on Monday, miles away from where Parkland families were laying their children to rest, Hogg lambasted the president on Twitter.

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“This is atrocious, golf over children’s blood?!?!,” he wrote. “What does that say about our future. You are either for or against the children and right now you’re against them. This is why we must take action because these politicians won’t.”


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America hits five million COVID-19 cases: Johns Hopkins

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The United States has registered over five million cases in the coronavirus pandemic, Johns Hopkins University's real-time tally showed Sunday, as well as over 162,000 deaths as the country struggles to control the disease.

The US tally reached 5,000,603 cases on Sunday morning and 162,441 deaths -- both totals by far the highest of any country in the world.

Polls have showed a large majority of voters unhappy with President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis, ahead of the November election that could see him ousted from office.

"The United States just passed 5 million reported infections of COVID-19," his Democrat opponent Joe Biden tweeted Sunday.

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Fox News host: Teachers practicing COVID safety are like ‘George Wallace standing in the school door’

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Fox News host Mark Levin on Sunday accused teachers who want COVID-19 safety measures of re-enacting Jim Crow-era segregation rules.

Levin made the remarks during a rant about President Donald Trump's executive action on COVID-19 financial relief.

"Democrat governors have shut down this economy from sea to shining sea," Levin opined. "And they like it both ways, the Democrats. They want to lock up everybody like we're lamb in cages and then they want to complain about the economic consequences."

"And then they say, this president, look what he's doing," he continued. "Let me tell you, payback is a bitch. You remember Obama with his phone and his pen. Well, apparently he left his phone and his pen and President Trump picked it up."

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