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Andrew Sullivan / New York Magazine:
By Biden's Own Standards, He Is Guilty As Charged  —  Like most people, I cannot know for sure what actually happened between Joe Biden and Tara Reade many, many moons ago, or, for that matter, what may have once transpired between Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford.
Discussion: Althouse
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Joe Biden:
Statement by Vice President Joe Biden  —  April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month.  Every year, at this time, we talk about awareness, prevention, and the importance of women feeling they can step forward, say something, and be heard.  That belief — that women should be heard …
Amber Phillips / Washington Post:
Biden left no room for the possibility of an official complaint by Tara Reade surfacing
Discussion: The Hill, Breitbart and SHERO
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NBC News:
White House blocking Fauci from testifying before Congress about coronavirus response  —  A White House spokesman said it would be “counter-productive” for Fauci to testify now  —  The White House has blocked Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying about the response to the coronavirus crisis …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA
David Nakamura / Washington Post:
Trump uses White House events to project return to normalcy while relying on testing that public lacks
Discussion: Raw Story
Associated Press:   White House blocking Fauci testimony, panel spokesman says
Caitlin Oprysko / Politico:   McEnany dodges fireworks in return of White House press briefing
Philip Bump / Washington Post:
15 minutes after pledging not to lie, Trump's new press secretary made an obviously false claim  —  It dealt with a former Trump official who admitted lying  —  White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany held the first daily news briefing in more than a year Friday, her first since assuming her current role last month.
Discussion: Breitbart
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Aaron Rupar / Vox:
Minutes after pledging to not lie, the new White House press secretary lied a whole bunch  —  Kayleigh McEnany during her first White House press briefing on Friday.  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images  —  Kayleigh McEnany's first press briefing got off to a promising start.  It lasted all of 15 minutes.
Alayna Treene / Axios:
Kayleigh McEnany holds first White House press briefing in over a year
Chelsea Prince / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
BREAKING: Georgia verifies 1K new COVID-19 cases in 24 hours  —  State health officials have confirmed an additional 1,000 cases of the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, bringing Georgia's total infections above 27,000.  —  As of noon Thursday, the Georgia Department of Public Health was reporting just over 26,000 confirmed cases.
Discussion: Daily Kos, LiveScience and Breitbart
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Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Internal GOP poll points to troubling signs for Georgia Republicans  —  An internal poll conducted for the Georgia House GOP Caucus points to troubling signs for Republican leaders: President Donald Trump is deadlocked with Joe Biden and voters aren't giving the White House …
Paula Newton / CNN:
Canada bans assault-style weapons after its worst ever mass murder  —  (CNN)Assault-style weapons are banned in Canada effective immediately, the country's prime minister said Friday.  —  The move comes less than two weeks after Canada's deadliest rampage in modern history …
Discussion: Lawyers, Guns & Money
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Rob Gillies / Associated Press:
Canada bans assault-style weapons after shooting rampage
Discussion: Forbes, Slate and Mother Jones
Leyland Cecco / The Guardian:
Trudeau announces Canada is banning assault-style weapons
Colin Kalmbacher / Law & Crime:
Woman Claims Biden Sexually Harassed Her When She Was 14 Years Old by Complimenting Her Breasts  —  A woman says she was sexually harassed by presumptive Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden when she was 14 years old.  —  The woman, Eva Murry, told Law&Crime that Biden complimented …
Discussion: Redstate, Townhall and Twitchy
Victor Ordonez / ABC News:
Michael Cohen's early prison release over coronavirus concerns was rescinded: Sources  —  He had been notified in mid-April that he would be released to home confinement.  —  President Donald Trump's former attorney and fixer Michael Cohen will not be leaving prison to serve out the rest …
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Lawfare:
Flynn Redux: What Those FBI Documents Really Show  —  Over the last few days, the president's supporters have taken a brief break from COVID-19, the economic collapse, and the 2020 presidential campaign to fixate anew on the case of General Michael Flynn.  —  You remember Mike Flynn …
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Brooke Singman / Fox News:
Flynn bombshell puts renewed attention on Durham probe, source says Barr talking to him ‘every day’
Discussion: Redstate and The Gateway Pundit
CNN:
Top HHS spokesman repeatedly directed sexually crude and sexist tweets at women  —  WARNING: This story contains graphic language.  —  (CNN)The top spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services repeatedly directed crude and sexist comments toward women in now-deleted tweets, a CNN KFile review finds.
Discussion: Raw Story, The Hill and The Wrap
Los Angeles Times:
Raucous protest in Huntington Beach demands beaches open, end of stay-at-home order  —  More than 500 protesters converged on Huntington Beach again Friday to demand stay-at-home rules in California be lifted and to express their displeasure with Gov. Gavin Newsom's directive closing local beaches to slow the spread of coronavirus.
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Pete Buttigieg / Washington Post:
China wants four more years of Trump  —  The president claims he's been tough.  But our geopolitical rival has grown stronger on his watch.  —  President Trump is resorting to a desperate reelection strategy: To deflect blame for his own failure to address the coronavirus crisis …
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Yonhap News Agency:
N.K. leader reemerges from 20-day absence amid rumors over his health  —  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has made his firs public appearance after 20 days of absence, contradicting rumors about his health, state media showed on Saturday.  —  Kim attended a ceremony marking the completion …
The Daily Beast:
McConnell Was Warned D.C. Hadn't Hit COVID Benchmarks Prior to Reconvening Senate  —  During a call last week, the Capitol's attending physician told attendees that the capital city wasn't yet safe to open up.  —  At least one official with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-KY) …
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Marianne LeVine / Politico:
Capitol physician releases safety guidelines for Senate's return
Discussion: The Hill
Berny Belvedere / Arc Digital:
T.W.E.E.T.: Trump's Worst Ever Embarrassing Tweet  —  The time has come to choose Trump's worst ever tweet.  —  I know, I know, there are more Bad Trump Tweets than there are grains of sand on the shores, or stars in the sky, but life under quarantine has enabled me to pursue a research opportunity …
Senator Mitt Romney:
Romney “Patriot Pay” Plan Would Support America's Frontline Workers  —  WASHINGTON—In order to help compensate essential workers who are necessarily subject to greater risk of COVID-19, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) today proposed that they receive Patriot Pay, a temporary bonus of up to $12 per hour in May, June, and July.
Nathaniel Meyersohn / CNN:
Malls and retail stores are reopening.  But shoppers may not come back  —  New York (CNN Business)Some malls and retailers are reopening their doors in states easing coronavirus stay-at-home measures.  —  Now comes the hard part: persuading wary Americans that it's safe to shop, especially under unusual restrictions.
Caroline Lewis / Gothamist:
A Manhattan Nursing Home Reported 13 Coronavirus Deaths To The State.  The Real Number Was Closer To 100  —  Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the state has started tracking the number of deaths from the virus in nursing homes, but it seems some are still masking the grim reality inside.
Discussion: Associated Press, The Hill and abc7NY
Maggie Fox / CNN:
Expert report predicts up to two more years of pandemic misery  —  (CNN)The new coronavirus is likely to keep spreading for at least another 18 months to two years—until 60% to 70% of the population has been infected, a team of longstanding pandemic experts predicted in a report released Thursday.
Deirdre Fernandes / The Boston Globe:
Jeffrey Epstein's Harvard ties were extensive, new report reveals  —  Disgraced sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had his own office in a Harvard University department and visited there more than 40 times after he was released from jail in 2010 up until 2018, according to a review of the university's ties …
 
 
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Bloomberg:
Gilead Virus Drug Is Cleared for Emergency Use by FDA
Discussion: Vox and Forbes
Greg Allen / NPR:
Federal Judge Orders ICE To Release Detainees At 3 Florida Facilities
The Charlotte Observer:
Protesters rally to ‘Reopen Meck,’ while a new poll shows most voters say they can wait
Discussion: Fox News and American Prospect
Kelsey D. Atherton / Forbes:
Robots Will Replace Soldiers In Combat, Says Russia
Ian Kullgren / Politico:
IRS mistakenly sends stimulus checks to foreign workers
 Earlier Items: 
Matthew Gault / VICE:
Increasingly Desperate Alex Jones Says He Will Kill and Eat His Neighbors
Rosa Cartagena / Washingtonian:
Twitter Account “Room Rater” Judges TV Journalists' Home Decor. We Asked a Few About Their Scores.
Discussion: The Daily Beast
Ezra Klein / Vox:
Congressional Democrats are governing from the minority
Discussion: Washington Monthly
Washington Post:
Justice Dept. scrutinizes White House-connected doctor linked to disputed coronavirus treatment
Washington Post:
Nearly seven weeks into the shutdown, here's why so many are still getting sick