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‘It’s like a slave ship’: Rikers Island is reportedly facing coronavirus ‘mass death’ event

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New York City’s Rikers Island jail complex is facing a “mass death” event due to COVID-19, a Brooklyn public defender warned on Twitter on Monday evening.

Scott Hechinger revealed what he was hearing about Rikers Island in a thread on President Donald Trump’s favorite social media platform.

Here’s the case Hechinger presented:

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This one demographic shift could doom Trump’s 2020 campaign: elections expert

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Polling has consistently shown that President Donald Trump's strongest base of support comes from white Americans who do not have a college degree -- but new analysis shows that they might not be enough to carry him across the finish line this year.

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Trump-loving company profits off COVID-19 fears after hosting illegal indoor rally for the president

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On Wednesday, The Daily Beast reported that the Nevada-based company that was fined for improperly holding an indoor Trump rally in defiance of state public health restrictions is trying to profit off of the COVID-19 pandemic — selling people a technology to protect them from the virus even while facilitating events likely to spread it.

"Along with inviting the Trump campaign to use one of its warehouses for a rally 100 times larger than the current Nevada limit of 50 people for public gatherings, Xtreme Manufacturing has been producing and marketing a walk-through enclosure that delivers a decontaminating mist," reported Michael Daly. "'The Xtreme Opti-Clean Cube will help reduce cross-contamination risks and alleviate the spread of viruses for those entering any building, construction site or public venue,' says a video posted by the very company that put more than 5,600 people at risk."

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Trump bashed for ‘cruel and sad’ attack on Cindy McCain: ‘Truly no bottom to your disgusting piggery’

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President Donald Trump bashed Sen. John McCain's widow for endorsing his rival Joe Biden, and his attack flopped.

Cindy McCain appeared on various TV news programs to announce that she'll endorse the president's Democratic challenger, and Trump insisted he barely knew the Republican senator's widow.

I hardly know Cindy McCain other than having put her on a Committee at her husband’s request. Joe Biden was John McCain’s lapdog. So many BAD decisions on Endless Wars & the V.A., which I brought from a horror show to HIGH APPROVAL. Never a fan of John. Cindy can have Sleepy Joe!

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