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Mike Pompeo ‘threw binders’ at subordinates at CIA — and demanded they take polygraphs: report

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On Tuesday, NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel reported that President Donald Trump’s Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was prone to “fits of anger” while working as Director of the CIA — including throwing binders at officials and demanding they take polygraph tests:

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Pompeo, a former GOP representative from Kansas, was initially appointed by Trump to serve as CIA Director in 2017, then moved to the State Department after the firing of Rex Tillerson.

Pompeo is one of many senior Trump administration officials caught up in the Ukraine scandal, as new reporting reveals he was listening in on the call in which Trump apparently tried to extort the president of Ukraine to help him dig up dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden and his son.

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Kamala Harris is boosting Biden in a state Trump desperately needs to win: report

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On Saturday, Politico reported that Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) being added to Joe Biden's ticket has "electrified" a group of voters who normally are ignored by both parties: West Indian voters. And this could make a big difference in Florida — a state that could decide the outcome of the election.

"Calls from Caribbean radio show hosts flooded the Biden campaign from South Florida. And a jolt of excitement shot through the crowd of early vote poll workers at the Lauderdhill Mall, in the midst of Broward County’s growing Jamaican community," reported Marc Caputo. "'There was just this sense of energy,' state Rep. Anika Omphroy, a daughter of two Jamaican immigrants, said in describing the moment the announcement was received. 'It was all Black women out there working under the tents,' she said. 'It was 98 degrees in August in South Florida, so it was too hot to cheer. But you could feel it, this sense.'"

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WATCH: Protesters dump ballots outside of USPS head Louis DeJoy’s home

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On Saturday morning, angry crowds of protesters gathered outside of pro-Trump Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's residence in Washington, D.C. to protest his organizational changes rolling back capacity at the Postal Service — changes widely suspected of sabotaging mail-in voting ahead of the November election.

The protesters banged together pots and pans and blew air horns. Many of them gathered at the entrance holding fake mail-in ballots and shoved them into the bars of his front door.

Watch below:

Upon arrival.... pic.twitter.com/Y4ipb7iyNx

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Insurance industry front group to bombard Democratic Convention with ads attacking Biden-backed public option

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The ads by the Partnership for America's Health Care Future fearmonger over potential tax hikes and recycle industry talking points against "government-controlled health insurance."

When Democrats convene for their party's virtual convention next week amid the backdrop of a global pandemic, media coverage of the event will be interspersed with insurance industry ads attacking the public option—a policy solution supported by presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden—as a "one-size-fits-all approach" that would lead to "government-controlled health insurance."

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