DETROIT — Citing coronavirus-related safety issues, the University of Michigan has opted out of the presidential debate it was scheduled to hold Oct. 15, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the decision.The university was wary of bringing together so many people — candidates, staff, media and the viewing public — during the pandemic, said the sources, who requested anonymity.UM spokesman Rick Fitzgerald said he didn’t “have any information to share at this time” about the move to step away from the debate between President Donald Trump and presumed Democratic nominee Joe Biden on...
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The startling impacts of former President Donald Trump's presidency and conspiracy theories reach deep into the lives of many families. With the disgraced president out of office, many people are sharing how the QAnon conspiracy theory — built with him at the center and with his support — has torn apart close relationships. And despite the fact that Trump has lost the presidency, which many QAnon believers never thought would happen, many have moved the goalposts and started hoping for his return. In this way, adherents to the delusion believe its vindication is always just a little further in the future.
According to The Washington Post, family members feel that relatives who fall for QAnon become like "cult members or drug addicts, sucked in by social media companies and self-serving politicians who warped their views of reality."
'It's not up to him,' respond critics as DeJoy says he plans to remain Postmaster General for a 'long time'
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said during a House Oversight Committee hearing Wednesday that he intends to remain in his role "for a long time" and added, "Get used to me."
But critics were quick to note that how long DeJoy remains postmaster general is ultimately up to the Postal Service Board of Governors, which is composed of nine Senate-confirmed officials who have the authority to remove and replace DeJoy. The postmaster general does not serve a fixed term.
WATCH: Marjorie Taylor Greene’s attack on anti-LGBT discrimination bill gets blown apart in just 30 seconds
Responding to Democrats' legislation to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, Georgia GOP Congressman Marjorie Taylor Greene attacked the bill, saying that it stands to "violate religious freedoms."
"It says so directly here in the bill in these sections," Taylor said. "It's a shame we aren't reading the exact text because it's the text that matters. It's doesn't matter what you have to say or what I have to say. It's the actual wording."
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