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‘Turning our backs on American workers’: Vulnerable GOP senator stakes out position against Trump’s trade war

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Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) (Shutterstock).

On Friday, Politico reported that Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has written a letter to his fellow Republicans decrying President Donald Trump’s trade war with Mexico.

“I am all for fair trade. I am all for securing our border,” wrote Gardner. “But I am not for turning our backs on American workers and consumers. Nor can I turn my back on the free market truths that have made America’s economy the strongest in the world.

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Gardner added that the tariffs would “wipe out” any growth that was generated by the 2017 GOP tax bill — which, according to recent data, wasn’t that much growth in the first place.

Gardner is widely considered to be the most vulnerable Republican senator standing for re-election in 2020. Colorado has been gradually trending bluer, with Democrats taking full control of the state government in 2018, and a large bench of Democratic challengers is lining up to take him on.


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Trump has 66 GOP endorsements ‘former national security and senior officials’ — who have no real experience: conservative

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In an election year, it is commonplace for candidates to list lengthy endorsements in an effort to showcase the trust, loyalty and earned respect by recognizable names and organizations. This year, the process is a bit different.

Democratic nominee Joe Biden is winning far more endorsements from national security professionals and retired flag officers — and by a large margin. The former vice president has the endorsement of 780 retired military officers and national security appointees — nearly 12 times as many as Trump. On the flip-side, Trump has a total of 66.

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Trump ‘abruptly’ storms out of 60 Minutes interview and refuses to return: report

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President Donald Trump was said to have "abruptly" ended an interview with 60 Minutes correspondent Leslie Stahl at the White House.

According to CNN correspondent Kaitlan Collins, the "drama" occurred on Tuesday afternoon.

"Apparently there was some drama while President Trump was taping his 60 Minutes interview today," Collins wrote on Twitter. "He abruptly ended his solo interview after around 45 minutes & did not return for a scheduled walk & talk he was supposed to tape with Pence, @abdallahcnn and I are told by sources."

Apparently there was some drama while President Trump was taping his 60 Minutes interview today. He abruptly ended his solo interview after around 45 minutes & did not return for a scheduled walk & talk he was supposed to tape with Pence, @abdallahcnn and I are told by sources.

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Trump mask-shames CBS reporter Lesley Stahl — and ominously warns ‘much more to come’

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President Donald Trump has spent months belittling people for wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.

His anti-mask attitude reportedly resulted in White House and campaign staff not wearing masks so as to avoid angering their boss.

And Trump has repeatedly attacked Joe Biden for wearing facial coverings -- even after the president was hospitalized for COVID-19.

But on Tuesday, Trump dramatically shifted his position and mask-shamed CBS "60 Minutes" reporter Lesley Stahl, posting video of her not wearing a mask while Trump was.

Trump included video of their interview in his tweet:

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