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Trump’s doctor accused of drinking on the job and ‘improperly’ prescribing medication

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Amid news that his confirmation hearing has been postponed, CBS News’ Steve Dorsey reported on Twitter that White House physician and Donald Trump’s Veterans Affairs head nominee Ronny Jackson has been accused of improper conduct that includes “drinking on the job.”

According to Dorsey, two sources close to the matter told CBS reporters the committee “is reviewing allegations against Ronny Jackson which include a hostile work environment, excessive drinking on the job and improperly dispensing meds.”

Dorsey noted that Sen. John Tester (D-MT), the leading Democrat on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, was the one who asked to postpone Jackson’s Wednesday hearing in light of the allegations. In an interview with The Washington Post before the allegations were made public, Tester said the committee is “doing our job to make sure he’s fit for the job.”

CNN’s Manu Raju noted that both Republicans and Democrats privately mused that the White House “appears to have done a shoddy job vetting Jackson.”

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‘It can be a very rough river!’ Trump dismisses concerns about immigrants who drowned in Rio Grande

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday brushed aside questions about whether Americans should be concerned about an immigrant man who drowned along with his child while trying to cross the Rio Grande and enter the United States.

"It can be a very rough river," Trump said in explaining the immigrants' deaths.

He then went on to blame Democrats for the drowned immigrants on the grounds that changing asylum laws would purportedly deter people fleeing violence in their home countries from trying to enter the United States.

"That father, who probably was this wonderful guy with his daughter, things like that probably wouldn't happen [with different asylum laws]," he said.

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Google employees push San Francisco’s Pride Parade to exclude tech giant to protest hate speech online

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Nearly 100 Google employees asked the organizer's of the San Francisco Pride parade to ban the tech giant over its handling of hate speech online.

An online petition asked that Google be excluded from this weekend's event and removed as a sponsor of the parade, and employees sent a letter to event organizers explaining their frustration, reported Bloomberg.

“Whenever we press for change, we are told only that the company will ‘take a hard look at these policies,’” employees told the parade's board of directors. “But we are never given a commitment to improve, and when we ask when these improvements will be made, we are always told to be patient. We are told to wait."

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Trump blames Dems for heartbreaking photo of dead migrants: ‘If they fix the laws, we wouldn’t have that’

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday suggested Democrats were at fault after a photo of two dead migrants was published.

After returning from the Faith & Freedom Coalition Conference, Trump spoke to reporters on the White House lawn about the photo of a father and daughter who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande.

"If they fix the laws, we wouldn’t have that," Trump reportedly quipped. "If we had the right laws that the democrats are not letting us have those people wouldn’t be coming up."

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