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Calls grow for Sarah Sanders to resign after Mueller exposed her blatant lies

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders is facing calls to resign after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation revealed her to be a shameless liar.

The report recounts the president’s media relations after he fired FBI Director James Comey, and in one devastating portion, it noted:

When a reporter indicated that the “vast majority” of FBI agents supported Corney, Sanders said, “Look, we’ve heard from countless members of the FBI that say very different things. ” Following the press conference, Sanders spoke to the President, who told her she did a good job and did not point out any inaccuracies in her comments. Sanders told this Office that her reference to hearing from “countless members of the FBI” was a “slip of the tongue.” She also recalled that her statement in a separate press interview that rank-and-file FBI agents had lost confidence in Corney was a comment she made “in the heat of the moment” that was not founded on anything.

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Kurt Bardella, an op-ed contributor for NBC News, argued that this and other damning details about her lies should prompt her resignation.

“Asked to balance the political needs of Trump with the media’s right to question every decision, every comment and every action taken by the person who is also your boss, Sanders instead lied,” Bardella wrote. “In the process, she tarnished the office of the press secretary and further shredded the traditions of trust that past presidents have painstakingly built.”

Indeed, after this report — and indeed, before it, since she was a well-documented liar before — reporters have no reason to take anything she says seriously. This example is particularly egregious since she was covering up what could constitute a criminal act of obstruction of justice by the president and falsely putting words in the mouths of law enforcement officers. With her credibility thoroughly demolished, she cannot function in her role as press secretary.

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Woman allegedly involved in Central Park scandal placed on leave from job: ‘We do not condone racism’

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Video circulated on social media on Memorial Day of a woman in Central Park claiming she was calling 911 to falsely claim an "African-American man" was threatening her life.

It reportedly started after he filmed her walking her dog without a leash.

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Internet sleuths worked to identify the woman. During the day on Monday, rumors of her identity spread online.

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Scientists fight online coronavirus misinformation war

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With cat photos and sometimes scathing irony, Mathieu Rebeaud, a Swiss-based researcher in biochemistry, has nearly tripled his Twitter following since the coronavirus pandemic began.

With 14,000 followers, he posts almost daily, giving explanations on the latest scientific research and, in particular, aims to fight misinformation that spreads as fast as the virus itself.

He is among a growing number of doctors, academics and institutions who in recent weeks have adapted and amplified their scientific messaging in hopes of countering what has been termed an infodemic -- a deluge of information, including widespread false claims, which experts say can pose a serious threat to public health.

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Ted Cruz doesn’t want people shamed with body bags for going to beach: ‘Please stop the hate’

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In early May, Florida attorney Daniel Uhlfelder made news by dressing up as the Grim Reaper in an attempt to scare people from crowding beaches during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Days later, he escalated by laying out body bags on the steps of the Florida capitol building in Tallahassee.

He escalated further on Saturday by announcing he would be handing out body bags to Florida beachgoers and started a fundraiser with the funds going to two progressive Political Action Committees.

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The effort caught the eye of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).

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