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Obama inserts himself between Trump and states with tips for reopening during pandemic

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President Donald Trump spent Saturday at one of his golf courses as The New York Times prepared a “jaw-dropping” front page honoring coronavirus fatalities.

Also on Saturday, former President Barack Obama stepped into the leadership void to offer advice for states as they relax COVID-19 lockdowns.

“As all 50 states begin the process of reopening, here are three articles that offer some lessons from other countries about the tradeoffs and policies involved,” Obama posted on Twitter.

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The first article highlighted the European approach of safeguarding payroll, an approach that was rejected by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) during previous rounds of relief.

The second article examined South Korea’s focus on testing. The third examined unique approach taken by Sweden.

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Trump supporters desperately grasp at a new ‘gotcha’ to discredit a national social justice uprising

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Unable to defend the extrajudicial killing of black people by the police or the viciousness of police assaults on peaceful protesters, conservatives are grasping desperately at a new gotcha to discredit the recent national uprisings: Liberals are a bunch of hypocrites. This time, however, it's got a coronavirus twist, as progressives are being accused of hypocrisy for supporting the protests while allegedly opposing all other social gatherings in the name of "public health."

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One out of three Americans used bleach ‘in non recommended high-risk practices’ to battle coronavirus: CDC report

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One third of Americans used bleach or other household disinfectants "in non-recommended high risk practices" in attempts to reduce the spread of the deadly coronavirus, a new CDC survey finds.

Among the non-recommended practices were using “bleach on food products, applying household cleaning and disinfectant products to skin, and inhaling or ingesting cleaners and disinfectants,” the CDC says, as The Daily Beast reports.

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Authorities seize thousands of dollars worth of masks intended to shield protesters from COVID-19: report

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The U.S. Postal Service told a Black Lives Matter-affiliated group that face masks it sent to protect protesters from the new coronavirus were seized by law enforcement, according to a new report.

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The Movement for Black Lives bought tens of thousands of dollars worth of masks they planned to distribute to protesters marching against George Floyd's death and police brutality across the country, HuffPost reported. But the first shipment of 2,000 masks sent from Oakland to Washington, St. Louis, New York City and Minneapolis never left the state.

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