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WATCH: Hundreds of sailors cheer Navy captain ousted by Trump administration for coronavirus warning

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A U.S. Navy captain was sent off with cheers and applause from his sailors after he was relieved of duty for sounding the alarm about a coronavirus outbreak on board his aircraft carrier.

Capt. Brett Crozier left the USS Theodore Roosevelt after his dismissal for going outside the chain of command to alert service leaders of the outbreak that had infected more than 100 sailors on board the ship, reported Stars and Stripes.

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“That’s how you send out one of the greatest captains you ever had,” someone says in a video showing sailors chanting Crozier’s name. “The GOAT, the man for the people.”

Crozier warned the Trump administration and Pentagon officials the outbreak could kill sailors under his command if swift action was not taken.

The aircraft carrier was diverted to Guam, where about 1,000 sailors were removed and another 2,700 were expected to be removed by Friday.

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How Republicans are using technology to deny your right to vote

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How do you win an election? You could gain a majority of votes. Or you can cheat—as Republicans have been doing in force since 2010—with gerrymandering and other forms of suppression across the country so the minority party can gain and hold power even as its numbers shrink.

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‘A Democratic tsunami’: Top election forecaster changes 2020 prediction

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President Donald Trump and his supporters are hoping that if his hardcore MAGA base shows up in big numbers in November and Democratic turnout is weak, he will be able to pull off another Electoral College victory. In order for that to happen, Trump will need to fire up his base as much as possible in swing states.

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The National Rifle Association has been conspicuously silent on police violence amid weeks of nationwide demonstrations, despite calling itself the "America's longest-standing civil rights organization."

The NRA's leaders and social media accounts have made no mention of the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, the protests, or the police violence against peaceful protesters.

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