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Trump’s new chief of staff still serving in Congress and trying to learn new role as COVID-19 threatens millions

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President Donald Trump’s latest chief of staff hasn’t fully engaged in his new White House duties, as the coronavirus crisis claims hundreds of lives every day.

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) hasn’t even resigned from Congress, and may have taken part in White House negotiations with senators over the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, reported NPR.

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“I’m still a member of Congress,” Meadows said. “Mick Mulvaney is still the acting chief, officially.”

The president is trying to deal with a massive public health crisis that threatens millions of Americans, but he’s got one acting chief of staff — Mick Mulvaney — with one foot out the door, and another transitioning into the job while still working as a lawmaker.

Both Meadows and Mulvaney have also briefly been in self-quarantine after possible exposure to the coronavirus.

Meadows hasn’t voted on any bills — including the coronavirus relief package — since Trump tapped him as chief of staff three weeks ago in a tweet, and an aide said he intends to resign around the end of March.

The Constitution prohibits individuals from serving in Congress and the executive branch at the same time, but Meadows has been in and out of meeting at the White House this month.

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Mulvaney is still on the job, but the three-week transition has seen coronavirus cases jump from several hundred to more than 60,000, and Trump has backed away from a social distancing campaign intended to halt the spread to signaling he wants the economy reopened soon.

There’s no indication either one of his part-time chiefs of staff have helped guide his decision-making, as would typically be the case in a White House.

Meadows would be Trump’s fourth chief of staff in three years.

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Former acting CIA director explains why Trump’s inaction on Russian bounty scandal will make things worse

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It was revealed nearly two weeks ago that the Russian government is paying a bounty to the Taliban for killing American soldiers.

Since then, President Donald Trump has denied that he and his administration didn't know anything about it. Then he claimed it was a hoax. Now it has become clear that the stories are not only true but that if Trump read his presidential daily briefing in 2019, he would have been aware of the problem.

Speaking to the House Thursday, Trump's former acting CIA director Michael Morell explained that things are being made far worse by the president's denial.

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Here are 7 hilarious videos about wearing COVID-19 masks to send people who won’t wear them

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While late-night shows are off for a Summer break, Americans are glued to TikTok and Twitter for their humor and every folks have delivered.

The latest trend is to mock fools who refuse to wear masks. While many people who refuse to wear a mask tuck their tails and sulk as they walk away, some take it to a whole new level of fury. Those precious souls are being mocked and shamed all around the world.

Here are seven videos that are hilarious or adorable that encourage wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Wearing a mask is like wearing a lifejacket.https://twitter.com/mattbooshell/status/1280933495674732544

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Trump tells Fox News the ‘Black Lives Matter’ sign on Fifth Avenue is like he’s being ‘prosecuted’

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President Donald Trump appeared to reveal another quid pro quo during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity.

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell pointed it out during an interview with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA).

"I was very nice to Mayor de Blasio. I got him ventilators when he needed them... I got him the gowns. I got him the masks. I got him everything. Then he throws a big Black Lives Matter sign right down in the middle of Fifth Avenue. I was so good to him and to Gov. Cuomo, like nobody's ever been good. And then all you end up doing out of that place is getting prosecuted."

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