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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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It’s Donald Trump vs Joe Biden: Associate Press reports former VP has clinched the DNC nomination

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The 2020 general election campaign between two top parties has unofficially been set.

"Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest," the AP reported Friday. "The former vice president has effectively been his party’s leader since his last challenger in the Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, ended his campaign in April. But Biden pulled together the 1,991 delegates needed to become the nominee after seven states and the District of Columbia held presidential primaries Tuesday."

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Trump retweets right-wing video attacking George Floyd’s character — hours after calling it a ‘great day’ for Floyd

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On Friday, President Donald Trump retweeted a video from right-wing commentator Glenn Beck, which appeared to question the wisdom of calling George Floyd a "hero" — and concurring with Black GOP commentator Candace Owens, who said it "sickens me" he is being "held up as a martyr."

Disgusting. pic.twitter.com/JCJWEFYZww

— David Gura (@davidgura) June 6, 2020

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