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Trump to give speech at Baltimore retreat after calling city ‘a disgusting rat and rodent-infested mess’

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President Donald Trump is scheduled to give a speech in Baltimore on Thursday after insulting the city as “rat and rodent-infested.”

Politico reported that the president is expected to speak at a House Republican retreat in Baltimore.

Trump verbally attacked the city in July during a dispute with Maryland Sen. Elijah Cummings (D).

In a July 27 tweet, Trump charged that Baltimore is “far worse” than “conditions at the Southern Border.”

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“Cumming [sic] District is a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” Trump wrote. “If he spent more time in Baltimore, maybe he could help clean up this very dangerous & filthy place.”

The president also claimed that “no human” would want to live in Baltimore.


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Pence claims on coronavirus second wave ‘proved wrong in nearly every way’ less than a month later: analysis

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Vice President Mike Pence's claims about a second wave of coronavirus has been proven completely wrong less than a month later.

The vice president argued in a Wall Street Journal editorial June 16 that no second wave of the deadly pandemic would emerge, but the Washington Post's Philip Bump found only that claim to be accurate -- and only on a technicality.

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Couple arrested after being caught on video brutally attacking female Black hotel employee

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Two people who were caught on surveillance video in a suspected racially-motivated assault of a Black woman at a hotel in Connecticut have been arrested, WFSB reports.

Philip Samer and Emily Orbay were arrested in Brooklyn, New York, by U.S. marshals and will be extradited to Connecticut. Sarner was charged with second-degree assault, third-degree assault and "intimidation based on bigotry and bias." Orbay was charged with two counts of third-degree assault and intimidation based on bigotry and bias.

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Trump seeks to revive some of the worst trophy hunting practices in yet another inexplicable move

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Our nation’s iconic wildlife is under attack in another inexplicable move by the Trump administration. In the latest blow, the government is aiming to allow the worst trophy hunting and trapping practices on public lands in Alaska.

For the first time in five years, slaughtering hibernating black bear mothers and their cubs at their dens, using bait to attract and slay grizzly bears, killing wolves and coyote pups and their parents in their dens and shooting swimming caribou on over 20 million acres of national preserve lands in Alaska will be allowed.

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