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Donald Trump campaign resumes in-person fundraisers in June. What COVID-19?

• One Trump fundraising event in Dallas next month has a price tag of $580,600 per couple.

Impeached president Donald Trump is scheduled to headline in-person fundraisers as early as June, which would be his first since the coronavirus outbreak stopped campaign events in March.

Alex Isenstadt at Politico was first to break the news late ...

Trump claims he didn’t know racist origin of his ‘when the looting starts, the shooting starts’ tweet (and WH retweet)

Donald Trump on Friday afternoon claimed to be completely ignorant of the racist history of the phrase 'when the looting starts, the shooting starts,' which he tweeted, and the White House retweeted, and which was also posted on the Presidential Facebook account.

The phrase was made famous by a Miami police chief in 1967.

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot has 2 words for Donald Trump: ‘It starts with F and ends with U’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has had it with Donald Trump's ******** threats of violence against Americans.

"Being black in America should not be a death sentence," she said at a press conference today, regarding the police killing in Minneapolis of George Floyd.

“I will encode what I really want to say to Donald Trump,” Lightfoot said.

“It's ...

Here’s what Facebook employees are saying about Zuckerberg’s decision not to remove Trump’s threats of violence

“If we fail the test case here, history will not judge us kindly.”

Leaked internal Facebook posts reveal that Facebook employees are horrified that Mark Zuckerberg and C-suite executives refuse to remove impeached president Donald Trump’s threats of violence.

Casey Newton at The Verge:

“I have to say I am finding the contortions we have to ...

Trump says he’s ending U.S. relationship with WHO, president is promptly trashed by AMA

Impeached President Donald Trump announced on a Friday afternoon in the middle of a pandemic that has killed more than 100,000 that he is terminating the relationship between the United States and the World Health Organization.

President Trump: We will be today terminating our relationship with the World Health Organization.

— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) ...

Daily Crunch: Trump takes aim at social media companies

President Trump follows through on his threat to challenge the legal protections enjoyed by social media and internet companies, Magic Leap’s CEO is stepping down and China sees its biggest autonomous driving round yet. Here’s your Daily Crunch for May 29, 2020. 1. Trump signs an executive order taking direct aim at social media companies ...

Trump’s family tries to clean up his mess by tweeting wildly inconsistent calls for peace

05.29.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

The Trump family is extremely online today, and they're all over the place with their messaging.  On Friday morning, Twitter hid another one of Donald Trump's tweets and slapped a warning label on it. Trump's statement about the protests over th... ...

Taylor Swift calls out Donald Trump for stoking white supremacy, promises to vote him out

05.29.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Taylor Swift, a mega-celebrity once known for being politics-averse, was blunt in a scathing criticism of President Donald Trump on Friday.  She slammed the commander-in-chief's response to the protests over Minneapolis police killing George Flo... ...