That concern on the president’s part may explain why McSally has yet to be announced as joining the president at his Phoenix rally on Tuesday, as she did during his tour of a Phoenix-area N95 mask factory in early May. Asked whether the senator planned on attending the rally, and whether she felt that the event should be rescheduled in light of the skyrocketing coronavirus cases in the state, McSally’s Senate office referred The Daily Beast to her reelection campaign. The campaign, repeatedly asked the same questions, did not respond to requests for comment. The Trump campaign also did not respond to requests for comment. … [Read more...] about McSally Clings to Trump Train as Arizona Becomes COVID ‘Nightmare’
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“We’re working to finalize an executive order that will encourage police departments nationwide to meet the most current professional standards for the use of force, including tactics for de-escalation,” Trump said. “Also, we’ll encourage pilot programs that allow social workers to join certain law enforcement officers so that they work together.” … [Read more...] about Trump Finalizing Executive Order, Says He Wants To Increase Police Funding
Contrast that with the experience of another congressman: Rep. Lee Zeldin, a Republican who represents eastern Long Island, about 180 miles up the road from Kim’s district. From the White House briefing room podium last week, President Trump announced he’d be sending 200,000 N95 protective masks to Suffolk County, New York, “at the request” of Zeldin, who is a close White House ally. In a Facebook post touting the news, Zeldin said he got a call from Jared Kushner, a COVID-19 task-force leader, “within minutes” of issuing a call for personal protective equipment for his district. … [Read more...] about GOP Lawmaker in Virus Hotspot Got Gear. A Dem Got Stiffed.