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‘Desperate’ GOP congressman attacks opponent for not quitting her internship after Trump won

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Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS) is in a tough fight for his seat in the suburbs of Kansas City, facing a challenge from Democrat Sharice Davids.

Yoder is now attacking Davids for not quitting an internship she served with the Department of Transportation, according to the Kansas City Star.

Davids is a lesbian Native American raised by a single mother who was a veteran. After going to community college, she attended Cornell Law and worked as a White House Fellow during the Obama-Trump transition.

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That one-year internship, which spanned the two administrations, has become a campaign issue for Yoder.

“What is it in her track record that tells us she would actually stand up to President Trump when she worked for him?” Yoder told the Star. “She worked for the agenda. I just think it seems to be a pretty weak promise… when she already had a chance to do it and she didn’t.”

Patrick Miller, a University of Kansas political scientist, said Yoder is trailing in the polls and desperate.

“First, that attack is insane,” he said. “Those fellowship positions are nonpartisan internships, essentially. They are not political appointments.”

At turns, Yoder has both claimed that Davids has helped Trump and that she would impeach him, which Miller said is a sign of how bad things look for him.

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“I think we know that Yoder is the underdog here. He is not in a good position for re-election. Look at all the polling,” he said. “The ridiculousness of that attack makes it sound desperate.”


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Confederate battle flag banned — Marine Corps declares it a ‘threat to our core values’

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The United States Marine Corps banned the public display of the Confederate battle flag on Friday.

"Depictions of the Confederate battle flag are unauthorized in public and work spaces aboard an installation," the Marine Corps wrote in guidance to the troops.

The ban applies to bumper stickers, clothing and flags among other items.

"The Confederate battle flag has all too often been co-opted by violent extremist and racist groups whose divisive beliefs have no place in our Corps," the Marines explained.

"Our history as a nation, and events like the violence in Charlottesville in 2017, highlight the divisiveness the use of the Confederate battle flag has had on our society," the continued. "The presents a threat to our core values, unit cohesion, security, and good order and discipline."

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BUSTED: Police arrest Anthony Brennan III on assault charges after viral video of attack on teenage protesters

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On Friday, The Washington Post reported that authorities have arrested Anthony B. Brennan III, a man suspected of being the attacker caught on camera in Maryland attacking teenagers putting up posters protesting the death of George Floyd, and charged him with second-degree assault.

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Trump is ‘a soulless man with a broken mind’: George Conway calls out his wife’s boss in scathing op-ed

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George Conway, the prominent Republican attorney married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, blasted his wife's boss in a new Washington Post op-ed published online on Friday evening.

"Until three brief months ago, President Trump never faced a serious crisis, at least one not of his own making. But now he has faced two, and is failing two, in short order: the covid-19 pandemic, with its concomitant economic devastation; and now social unrest, and rioting, stemming from the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody," Conway wrote. "Lacking in humanity, Trump has had no idea how to handle either one."

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