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3:30 PM ET, June 6, 2020

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New York Times:
Pentagon Ordered National Guard Helicopters' Aggressive Response in D.C.  —  The high-profile episode, after days of protests in Washington, was a turning point in the military's response to unrest in the city.  —  WASHINGTON — Top Pentagon officials ordered National Guard helicopters …
Discussion: Washington Post
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Wall Street Journal:   Federal Agents Lacking Insignia in Protests Raise Accountability Concerns
Heather Long / Washington Post:
A ‘misclassification error’ made the May unemployment rate look better than it is.  Here's what happened.  —  When the U.S. government's official jobs report for May came out on Friday, it included a note at the bottom saying there had been a major “error” indicating that the unemployment rate likely …
Rashaan Ayesh / Axios:
Buffalo police officers arrested after shoving 75-year-old protester … All 57 officers on the Buffalo Police Department's Emergency Response Team resigned from the tactical unit in support of two colleagues who were suspended for their involvement in shoving a 75-year-old protester on Thursday, The Buffalo News reports.
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Madison Carter / WKBW-TV:
EXCLUSIVE: Two Buffalo Police ERT members say resignation was not in solidarity with suspended officers  —  BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — “It went bad.  It went bad.”  —  Two officers of the Buffalo Police Department's Emergency Response Team spoke with 7 Eyewitness News under the condition their names not be used.
Discussion: Raw Story, NPR and Balloon Juice
Jimmy Vielkind / Wall Street Journal:
Buffalo Police Officers Plead Not Guilty Over Charges of Assaulting 75-Year-Old Protester  —  Aaron Torgalski, Robert McCabe were arraigned virtually Saturday; protester remains in serious condition in hospital  —  Two Buffalo, N.Y., police officers were charged with felony assault Saturday …
USA Today:
As Trump touts increased production, coronavirus swabs made during his Maine factory tour will be tossed in the trash  —  GUILFORD, Maine - President Donald Trump traveled to Maine Friday to tour a facility that makes medical swabs used for coronavirus testing, but the swabs manufactured …
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and New York Post
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Gabrielle Mannino / WCSH:
All swabs will be thrown out following Trump visit, Puritan says  —  As Trump touted increased manufacturing of the coronavirus testing swabs, all in-house during his visit will be thrown out.  —  GUILFORD, Maine — President Donald Trump visited Maine on Friday and toured the Puritan Medical Products facility in Guilford.
The Philadelphia Inquirer:
Philadelphia Police Inspector Joseph Bologna will face assault charges in the beating of a Temple student at a protest  —  A high-ranking Philadelphia police official will be charged with assault after video surfaced of him beating a Temple University student with a baton during a protest Monday along …
Discussion: Raw Story, Daily Kos, The Daily Dot and WHYY
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Bob Brooks / 6abc:   Philadelphia staff inspector charged with assault, Delco. police leader under investigation after Facebook post
Alexander Bolton / The Hill:
Republicans fear Trump may cost them Senate  —  Senate Republicans are feeling high anxiety over President Trump's aggressive response to nationwide civil unrest, which they fear is alienating middle-of-the-road voters who are crucial to keeping their majority after Nov. 3.
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Jeff Greenfield / Politico:
Is the Crisis Putting the Republican Senate in Jeopardy?
Discussion: Raw Story
Nancy Cook / Politico:
Trump plans a ‘recovery summer’ message against a bleak backdrop
Discussion: Raw Story and The Hill
CNN:
Flash bangs and fury: Behind the fortress walls in a defining week for Trump and the country  —  Washington (CNN)On Monday, the percussive bang of flash grenades echoed in the Rose Garden and an acrid odor from chemical dispersant wafted over a presidential photo opportunity.
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Dexter Filkins / New Yorker:   Trump's Public-Relations Army
Washington Post:   Trump's bad break ups: Mattis is the latest official to go from hero to zero in the president's telling
Matt Zapotosky / Washington Post:
Barr seeks to dissociate himself from move on demonstrators outside Lafayette Square  —  Attorney General William P. Barr sought to dissociate himself Friday from police's move earlier this week to push back a crowd of largely peaceful demonstrators using horses and gas, claiming that he did not give the …
Discussion: Fox News and Vox
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Lauren Egan / NBC News:
‘Beautiful, peaceful and diverse’: Thousands of protesters flood streets near White House
Discussion: MSNBC, Common Dreams and New York Post
The Guardian:
Ivanka Trump complains of ‘cancel culture’ after university cancels her speech  —  WSU Tech stops first daughter's commencement speech amid criticism of Donald Trump's response to George Floyd protests  —  Ivanka Trump has hit out at “cancel culture and viewpoint discrimination” …
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Washington Post:
Amid reopenings and street protests, coronavirus transmission remains high in much of the U.S.  —  The coronavirus appears to be in retreat in regions that moved decisively to contain it after being hit hard, including New York and New Jersey.  But the virus is persisting — and, in some places …
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Josh Boak / Associated Press:   Anatomy of a political comeback: How Biden earned nomination
Holly Otterbein / Politico:
Democrats discover a new team player: Bernie Sanders  —  Many Democratic leaders were irate in 2016 over what they saw as Bernie Sanders' failure to fully get behind Hillary Clinton and work hard to get her elected.  —  Four years later, they're heaping praise on the Vermont senator …
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Democratic Party of Guam:
For Immediate Release: June 6, 2020  —  Guam Democrats Choose …
Discussion: The Hill and Politico
Zach Montellaro / Politico:
Biden clinches Democratic presidential nomination
Discussion: Vox and Associated Press
New York Times:
How Trump's Demands for a Full House in Charlotte Derailed a Convention  —  After a high-stakes and public feud with Democratic officials in a state he won four years ago, Mr. Trump and the Republican officials are moving to largely shift convention proceedings to another state.
Discussion: Raw Story
Glenn C. Loury / City Journal:
I Must Object  —  A rebuttal to Brown University's letter on racism in the United States  —  Last week, in the aftermath of the national fury that has erupted, and continues, over the apparent killing by a Minneapolis police officer of a black man, George Floyd, while he was being taken into custody …
Neil Irwin / New York Times:
Don't Lose the Thread.  The Economy Is Experiencing an Epic Collapse of Demand.  —  A rip in the fabric of the economy won't be healed easily, and denial of the severity of the crisis won't solve it.  —  Despite it all — a nation on edge, with an untamed pandemic and convulsive protests …
Brian Resnick / Vox:
What public health experts want critics to know about why they support the protests  —  Demonstrators take part in a protest in Chicago, Illinois, on June 1.  Chris Dilts/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images  —  “For black folks, their cost of not doing something is a lot greater than potentially getting a virus.”
Dan Noyes / ABC7:
Man who trains San Jose police about bias severely injured by riot gun during George Floyd protest  —  SAN JOSE, Calif. (KGO) — A community activist, who has worked for years to promote understanding between San Jose police and the public, was seriously injured by a riot gun in the George Floyd protest one week ago.
Morgan Gstalter / The Hill:
Drew Brees responds to Trump: ‘We must stop talking about the flag’ and focus on ‘real issues’  —  New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees on Friday pushed back after President Trump said the football player should not have apologized for controversial statements against athletes who kneel during …
Discussion: Breitbart, The Wrap and Deadline
 
 
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Matthew Haag / New York Times:
To Reach a Single A.T.M., a Line of Unemployed Stretches a Block
Ryan Deto / Pittsburgh City Paper:
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette removes protest and police brutality stories from website following protests from union members
Laura Kelly / The Hill:
US image takes a hit as world reacts to Floyd protests
Katie Rice / Orlando Sentinel:
Lawyer says ex-Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin illegally voted in Florida, asks Aramis Ayala to pursue charges
Associated Press:
No ‘silver lining’: Trump faces voter backlash amid crises
Jose Del Real / Washington Post:
Well-meaning white people are pouring out their hearts — and sending money — to their black friends
 Earlier Items: 
Ezra Klein / Vox:
Why Ta-Nehisi Coates is hopeful
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
Trump approves plan to withdraw one-third of U.S. troops from Germany
Discussion: The Hill
Ximena Bustillo / Politico:
Protests after Floyd's death reach rural America
Discussion: KTFT
Reuters:
Washington prepares for major protest as U.S. officials move to rein in police
Discussion: CNN
Megan McArdle / Washington Post:
Social distancing is over  —  In a few weeks, one of two things will have happened.
Discussion: Instapundit
George Conway / Washington Post:
Trump's soulless nature has done the nation incalculable harm