Celebrity Vetting and ‘Helping the President’ to Defeat Coronavirus Despair

WASHINGTON — A $265 million public campaign to “defeat despair” around the coronavirus was planned partly around the politically tinged theme that “helping the president will help the country,” according to documents released on Thursday by House investigators. Michael R.

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‘We Merely Need to Dampen Turnout’: Leaked Docs Show Top Trump Allies’ 2016 Plan to Suppress Black Voters

WASHINGTON — The disinformation operation was christened “Project Clintonson.” It brought together two notorious figures in Republican political circles, Blackwater founder Erik Prince and Trump adviser Roger Stone. Their objective couldn’t have been more explicit. “We do not need to

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Black Catholics celebrate Wilton Gregory’s elevation — knowing it took the George Floyd-era to bring this first

In this Sunday, June 2, 2019, file photo, Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, greets parishioners following Mass at St. Augustine Church in Washington. Pope Francis’ elevation of Gregory, archbishop of Washington, D.C., to cardinal — the first African American ever

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As Election Nears, Trump Makes a Final Push Against Climate Science

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has recently removed the chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the nation’s premier scientific agency, installed new political staff who have questioned accepted facts about climate change and imposed stricter controls on

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Kushner, Employing Racist Stereotype, Questions if Black Americans ‘Want to Be Successful’

WASHINGTON — President Trump has repeatedly bragged about what he has done for Black America, pointing to his administration’s funding for Black colleges and universities, the creation of so-called opportunity zones and criminal justice reform. But on Monday, Jared Kushner,

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