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Trump ‘might finally pay the price’ for exploiting racial tension after George Floyd caused the public to snap: op-ed

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Writing in Rolling Stone this Monday, Sean Wilentz contends that the worsening fallout from the coronavirus pandemic coupled with the worst racial unrest in decades has confirmed Donald Trump to be the worst president in history. But according to him, “two incidents amid the turmoil suggest that Trump, having made a career out of shafting justice, might finally pay the price.”

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First was the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers — an event that “may prove the equivalent, for this generation, of the pictures from a half-century ago of police dogs attacking peaceful black protesters in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963, or of the tear-gassing and beating of black voting-rights marchers  at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, two years later,” Wilentz writes.

Then there was the “battle” of Lafayette Square on June 1st, which “dramatized the authoritarian essence of Trump’s presidency” which “may well be a turning point that leads to his downfall and repudiation.” That was followed by Trump’s infamous photo op in front of a vandalized church where he held up a bible as a “prop.”

According to Wilentz, Trump had “misjudged the moment.”

“Trump may wish — and many pundits suspect — that the politics of 2020 will repeat those of 1968, and that the president can channel Nixon, deploying fear and racial resentment in order to win re-election,” Wilentz writes. “In fact, though, the battle of Lafayette Square and the politics surrounding it evoke a very different time and a very different Republican president, not a winner.”

Read the full op-ed over at Rolling Stone.

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Trump Organization planning ‘high-end’ retirement community — with 225 properties — on foreign soil: report

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The Trump Organization is planning a massive real estate development, according to a new report by Martyn McLaughlin in The Scotsman.

"In what would be one of the most ambitious and expensive foreign projects undertaken by Donald Trump’s family business since he assumed the presidency, his company has commissioned a detailed masterplan to develop as many as 225 properties, as well as leisure facilities and shops, on an expanse of rolling farmland adjacent to Turnberry’s lauded Ailsa course, a four-time host of golf’s Open Championship," the Scottish newspaper reported.

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WATCH: Video shows how Trump makes his caddie hang on to the back of the golf cart

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Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and economic catastrophe, the leader of the free world spent the weekend golfing at his private, for-profit golf course in Virginia.

For the second day in a row, Donald Trump's presidential motorcade traveled to Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia.

"Today marks the president’s 86th day trip to Sterling," reported HuffPost correspondent S.V. Dáte, who was the White House pool reporter for print covering the day's events.

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NRA slammed for saying AR-15 rifles are just ‘an everyday gun for everyday citizens’

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The debate over firearms in America heated up over the weekend as AR-15 trended nationwide on Twitter.

The discussion followed a tweet by the National Rifle Association praising firearms platform, which are widely referred to as assault rifles.

"The AR-15 is the modern day musket," the NRA tweeted. "An everyday gun for everyday citizens."

David Hogg, who co-founded "A March for Our Lives" after surviving a mass shooting at his high school in Parkland, Florida was one of man people who slammed the NRA.

6 minutes 20 seconds Is all it took for the shooter at my high school to fire over 100 rounds from his AR-15 to shoot 34 people.

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