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‘We have a fatality’ and ‘it was a hate crime’: Mayor of Poway updates shocking details of synagogue shooting

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Poway Mayor Steve Vaus (screengrab)

The mayor of Poway, California revealed that one person had died in the Saturday shooting a synagogue.

Mayor Steve Vaus was interviewed by MSNBC’s Richard Lui.

“I can only tell you that we have a fatality,” Vaus said.

“I can also tell you that it was a hate crime and that will not stand,” he noted. “This community will come together, will put their arms around each other and we will be there for the families affected and be there in an ongoing fashion just like we always are.”

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Vaus also said he believed the Rabbi had been shot in his hand.

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NY Times calls out Trump’s broken promises on creating a manufacturing renaissance in America

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When President Trump spoke at a 2018 groundbreaking ceremony for the Foxconn plant in Wisconsin, he promised the plant would provide thousands of jobs and would be the "eighth wonder of the world." But as the New York Times' Alan Rappeport points out, the company has hired "less than a quarter of the 2,080 workers it was expected to employ last year and invested just $300 million, rather than the expected $3.3 billion."

"Foxconn’s failure to create the kind of factory powerhouse that Mr. Trump described demonstrates how the president’s promise of an American manufacturing renaissance has not always resulted in the pledged jobs or economic investment," Rappeport writes. "Mr. Trump has threatened companies like General Motors, Harley-Davidson and Carrier with backbreaking taxes and boycotts if they moved manufacturing abroad, often cajoling job promises out of those firms. But in many cases, those pledges went unfulfilled once Mr. Trump’s attention shifted elsewhere and market realities could not be ignored."

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George Conway uses reverse rhetoric to rip Trump in WaPo: ‘I believe in the president, now more than ever’

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In a link-driven, satirical opinion piece for The Washington Post Monday, conservative attorney and Lincoln Project co-founder George Conway ripped Trump supporters with his reverse rhetoric by writing a parody of what one might say in defense of the president with just over a week until Election Day.

"I believe, more than ever, in the president," Conway began his post. "I believe Sleepy Joe Biden and that 'monster' Kamala D. Harris would turn America into a 'socialist hellhole,' and we’d all have 'to speak Chinese.'"

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Trump inadvertently helped drive ratings up for ‘60 Minutes’ — not down

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President Donald Trump tried to drive down the ratings of “60 Minutes” by posting his interview with CBS News’ Lesley Stahl before the program aired on Sunday.

Trump, who spent the week promoting his interview, helped bring in 17 million viewers who also saw the interview with former Vice President Joe Biden.

"That represents the most viewers to tune in since the infamous Stormy Daniels interview from March two years ago. During the Trump interview, Stahl grilled the President on his coronavirus response," wrote Variety.

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