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‘Don’t look away from me!’ Watch furious women confront cowering Jeff Flake for supporting Brett Kavanaugh

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A group of furious women on Friday confronted Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) in an elevator on Capitol Hill and raked him over the coals for his decision to support Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

While he was standing in the elevator, at least two women walked up to him and began yelling about his decision to vote for Kavanaugh, who is facing multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.

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“I told you my story of sexual assault,” said one of the women. “I told it because I recognize in Dr. Ford’s story that she’s telling the truth! What you are doing is allowing someone who actually violated a woman to sit in the Supreme Court!”

Another woman then spoke up with her own story of being assaulted.

“I was sexually assaulted and nobody believed me!” she shouted at Flake. “I didn’t tell anyone, and now you’re telling all women that they don’t matter, that they should just stay quiet because, if they tell you what happened to them, you’re going to ignore them! That’s what happened to me, and that’s what you’re telling to all women in America… if they tell the truth, they’re just going to help that man to power anyway!”

Flake kept his eyes to the ground as she spoke — but she yelled at him and demanded his attention.

“Look at me when I’m talking to you!” she said. “You’re telling me that my assault doesn’t matter… Don’t look away from me! Look at me and tell me that it doesn’t matter what happened to me!”

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Trump’s inspector general firing will cripple intel agencies during the coronavirus crisis: National security analyst

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On CNN Saturday, national security analyst Samantha Vinograd laid into President Donald Trump for firing intelligence community inspector general Michael Atkinson.

"Trump has decimated his own intelligence to date, and now he's continuing that pet project at a moment when, arguably, we need more, not fewer, competent professionals on board," said Vinograd. "This is an all-hands-on-deck moment for the entire U.S. government, including the U.S. intelligence community. In the face of the novel coronavirus, resources are strained. We have less intelligence professionals able to come to work and access classified servers. And rather than trying to marshal resources at this time, President Trump has removed a competent intelligence professional from a key post."

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Here’s what Wall Street doesn’t want you to know about its grip on emergency rooms

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Doctor Ling Min is the first emergency room doctor to be fired for going public with his concerns about poor hospital emergency room safety practices and shortages of medical supplies and protective gear for health workers.

He won’t be the last.

Like many hospitals in the US, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center in Bellingham Washington, where Ling Min worked for the past 17 years as an emergency room doctor, has outsourced the management and staffing of its emergency room. So, Min works on-site at the hospital’s ER, but he is employed by a physician staffing firm that runs the ER. These staffing firms are often behind the surprise medical bills for ER services that patients receive after their insurance company has paid the hospital and doctors, but not the excessive out-of-network charges billed by these outside staffing firms.

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Here’s why the tormented conservative mind is so drawn to the dangerous allure of miracle drugs

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In one of the oddest developments of the coronavirus crisis, there's been a run on a pair of antimalarial drugs, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, which are used primarily in the U.S. to treat arthritis and to prevent organ damage from lupus. The drugs are being sucked out of pharmacies at an alarming rate, thanks to Americans who have convinced themselves these drugs will save them if the develop COVID-19, and thereby leaving patients who actually need these medications in danger.

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