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WATCH: Reporter calls out Mike Pence to his face over contradictory messages on social distancing

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During a press briefing held by the White House coronavirus task force, a reporter directly challenged Vice President Mike Pence over the actions of his administration as opposed to the guidelines they’re issuing to combat the coronavirus.

“It really does sound though like you’re saying, ‘Do as we say, not as we do,'” the reporter said. “You’re telling people to listen to local officials, but in Tulsa you defied local health officials — to have an event that even though you say didn’t result in a spike, dozens of Secret Service agents, dozens of campaign staffers are now quarantined after positive tests. And then in Arizona, one of the hardest-hit states, you packed a church with young people who weren’t wearing masks. So how can you say the [Trump campaign] is not part of the problem that Dr. Fauci laid out.”

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“Well, I want to remind you again that freedom of speech and the right to peaceably assemble is enshrined in the Constitution of the United States,” Pence replied.

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Neurologist: Trump’s ‘forward-leaning posture’ and ‘body ticks’ are cause for serious concern — report

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A professor of Neurology at George Washington University says he believes there may be legitimate concerns over President Donald J. Trump's "forward-listing posture" that goes beyond the comical memes and gif responses normally shared on social media.

"I know something about political figures and observable signs of illness from afar," Richard E. Cytowic M.D. wrote in Psychology Today. "... The American public deserves an accurate account of our president’s health."

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DOJ begs for delay of hearing in Trump rape case — claims it didn’t know about COVID rules in NYC

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The United States Department of Justice was expected to attempt to intervene in a civil case involving President Donald Trump on Tuesday, but the government's attorney was apparently unable to enter the courthouse.

The case involves an allegation by longtime columnist E. Jean Carroll that Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman department store in New York City. Trump denied the accusation and lashed out at Carroll, resulting in her suing him for defamation. On Wednesday, the DOJ was expected to argue a novel legal strategy that Trump's statements against Carroll were an official presidential action. This would allow taxpayer-funded attorneys to defend Trump in his civil case.

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Trump’s legacy in the GOP is one of ‘crybaby conservatism’: conservative columnist

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Writing in the Washington Post this Wednesday, columnist George Will slammed President Trump as a "practitioner of crybaby conservatism."

Citing Trump's disputing of reports that his inauguration turnout was lower than Barack Obama's, Will says Trump's presidency began with a "wallow in self-pity" and will probably end "in ignominy when he slinks away pouting, trailing clouds of recriminations..."

According to Will, the Trump era has caused the Republican Party to "eagerly" surrender its self-respect. "And having hitched its wagon to a plummeting cinder, the party is about to have a rendezvous with a surly electorate wielding a truncheon."

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