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Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings took the high road Saturday, inviting President Donald Trump and other Americans to visit Baltimore but declining to respond in kind to the barrage of presidential tweets ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Cummings is now sounding concern.
Freshman Democratic Rep. Andy Kim came face to face with impeachment fervor at a town hall in New Jersey. "Do your job!" shouted one voter. Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: A Dem waste of time.
Bill de Blasio urged his party to go hard to the left if it hopes to defeat Donald Trump in a forum in Las Vegas on Saturday. New York Post
VOA VIEW: De Blasio has lost his mind.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Compromise? AOC offered an olive branch late Friday night to Republicans, saying she’d work with them on reducing US involvement in military conflicts and other issues. “Common ground I find with (some) GOP,” tweeted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “Ending needless war & curbing exploding military spending, Protecting civil liberties & privacy rights (I believe people... New York Post
VOA VIEW: AOC is an idiot.
President Trump crowed that his tariff policies are paying off — and even boosting American trade with non-targeted nations — in a pair of Saturday tweets. “Countries are coming to us wanting to negotiate REAL trade deals, not the one-sided horror show deals made by past administrations,” he asserted in an early-morning post. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The facts are facts.
Iran announced plans to take additional steps away from the 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday, in an attempt to win protections from the Trump administration’s sanctions. “The third step in reducing commitments to [the nuclear deal] will be implemented in the current situation,” Zarif told ICANA, an official Iranian news... New York Post
VOA VIEW: There is no nuclear deal.
The Senate, once known as “the world’s greatest deliberative body,” is operating as Senator Mitch McConnell would like: as an approval factory for President Trump’s nominees. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal fake news crying.
After widespread criticism over attacks on Barack Obama at this week’s debates, Democratic candidates at a labor forum in Las Vegas took a very different tack. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Dems shoot at their own and backwater,
The U.S. State Department on Saturday said it welcomed news of a ceasefire in Northwest Syria - the last rebel bastion in the country - and urged for an end to attacks on civilians. Rueters
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The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but lawyer Pedro Pierluisi said his term as governor might be short as the island's Senate still had to ratify his position. Rueters
President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed sympathy after a shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart Saturday that left many dead.
VOA VIEW: The anti gun nuts will do their dog and pony show.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been reluctant to move on impeachment of Donald Trump but it may be harder to avoid now that most Democrats support it.
Even in Detroit, long a symbol of blight, urban spaces are roaring back. Washington Post
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
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Democratic presidential candidates expressed outrage Saturday that mass shootings have becoming chillingly common nationwide and blamed the National Rifle Association and its congressional allies after a gunman opened fire at a shopping area near the Texas-Mexico border. "It's not just today, it has happened several times ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Typical Dem liberal response.
A Mesa environmental services company's owner and three employees are accused of illegally dumping thousands of gallons of waste in the sewer system of another Phoenix suburb. The Arizona Republic reports that Fountain Hills officials said Green Arrow Environmental Services workers dumped 5,000 gallons of ... Washington Times
North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country's ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there ABC
VOA VIEW: Un is playing a dangerous game.
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The Rev. Jesse Jackson has condemned recent outbursts by President Donald Trump against lawmakers of color as "dangerous, divisive and diversionary" and says he believes they fuel white nationalist extremism ABC
VOA VIEW: Jackson is an anti white racist.
A gunman kills and injures dozens of people in an attack on a shopping area in the city of El Paso. BBC
One week after Donald Trump called out Elijah Cummings and his Baltimore district, the congressman is responding. The Maryland Democrat spoke out for the first time on Saturday about the president's recent barrage of insults. CBS
VOA VIEW: Who else should be criticized?
A mural portraying George Washington in a San Francisco high school could soon be painted over in response to complaints that it is demeaning in its depiction of slaves on Washington's Mount Vernon estate and a dead Native American at the feet of settlers heading west. John Blackstone reports. CBS
VOA VIEW: Liberals and PC creeps are going too far.
Bomb throwing attorney Michael Avenatti is once again considering a 2020 run for president. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Avenatti is going to jail.
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Andrew Yang supporters can purchase a "no tie summer look" for $40 that comes with a certificate. President Trump's campaign website features MAGA swimsuits for men and women, $65 beach towels and sunglasses holders, among other seasonal items. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Yang is an idiot.
CNN's Investigation into the Impact and Business of Guns CNN
VOA VIEW: Gun don't kill - people kill.
President Donald Trump's escalating trade war against China threatens to inflict a powerful shock to the American economy that not even the Federal Reserve can fully absorb. CNN
VOA VIEW: Trump will prevail.
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The San Francisco International Airport will become one of the first major airports in the country to ban the sale of single-use plastic water bottles. FOX News
At least a dozen anti-ICE protesters were arrested in Portland, Ore., on Friday after blocking a driveway to the local office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. FOX News
VOA VIEW: More should have been arrested.
But experts say money may not cover his earlier pledge to improve 20 hospitalsBoris Johnson is to inject £1.8bn into the NHS as part of his pledge to upgrade 20 hospitals across the country, it has emerged.The new prime minister has used a boost in health funding as part of an attempt to build a domestic agenda beyond Brexit, with his team well aware that they could be forced into an election this year. But experts have already warned that the fund may not be enough even to cover the upgrades Johnson has already promised. Continue reading... Guardian
Johnson's government is considered one of the most pro-Israel governments Britain has had. Jerusalem Post
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering unveiling, as early as September, his healthcare plan as part of his presidential re-election campaign strategy, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. Reuters
VOA VIEW: That should upset Dems.
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soon, a day after the United States withdrew from a landmark arms control treaty. Reuters
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