Sen. Bob Casey said federal agents ‘kidnapped’ protesters in Portland. Is that true? | PolitiFact

When President Donald Trump threatened to send federal agents to Philadelphia, Casey accused the officers in Portland of “kidnapping and holding citizens without charges.” We fact-check him.

Trump claims authority to issue order on mail-in votes

President Donald Trump is claiming he has the authority to issue an executive order on mail-in ballots, though it is is unclear what he could do to curtail the practice.

Trump claims authority to issue order on mail-in votes

President Donald Trump is claiming he has the authority to issue an executive order on mail-in ballots, though it is is unclear what he could do to curtail the practice.

Builder pitched to Trump wins new border wall contract

A construction company whose CEO has made direct appeals on Fox News to build President Donald Trump’s border wall won another major contract Monday

Builder pitched to Trump wins new border wall contract

A construction company whose CEO has made direct appeals on Fox News to build President Donald Trump’s border wall won another major contract Monday

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Tax collections in Pa. rebound on pent-up shopper demand, but state still faces huge budget deficit

Without additional federal aid, the state will probably have to make serious budget cuts, or significantly increase borrowing to make ends meet.
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Tax collections in Pa. rebound on pent-up shopper demand, but state still faces huge budget deficit

Without additional federal aid, the state will probably have to make serious budget cuts, or significantly increase borrowing to make ends meet.
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Prosecutor seeking Trump’s taxes cites probe of his business

A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns told a judge that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.”

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Pa. state office building custodial worker tests positive for the coronavirus; cleaning to be ramped up

State officials say the six-month contract is needed to give workers and visitors greater confidence that the facilities are safe.

The New York prosecutor seeking Trump’s taxes cites reports of ’protracted criminal conduct’ at president’s business

Trump’s lawyers last month said the grand jury subpoena for the tax returns was issued in bad faith and amounted to harassment of the president.

Trump fires the Tennessee Valley Authority chair, citing the hiring of foreign workers

According to Trump, the CEO of the federal-owned corporation, Jeff Lyash, earns $8 million a year.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella spoke with Donald Trump about trying to buy TikTok

Microsoft said it is committed to addressing Trump's concerns about the social media platform, whose parent company is based in China, and U.S. national security.

White House steps back from Trump suggestion about delaying the election

The White House has no plans to try to delay the Nov. 3 election, Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Sunday, even as he defended a tweet from President Donald Trump that raised the possibility.

Dr. Deborah Birx says the U.S. has entered a ‘new phase’ of the coronavirus pandemic as cases and deaths rise

"I want to be very clear what we're seeing today is different from March and April," said Birx, the physician overseeing the White House coronavirus response, on CNN.

How the Trump campaign came to court QAnon, the online conspiracy movement identified by the FBI as a violent threat

The convergence of Trump's inner circle with an ever-widening cohort of QAnon believers is alarming to scholars of extremism and digital communications. What most troubles analysts, however, is that the president's messaging is increasingly indistinguishable from some key elements of the conspiracy.

Congressional negotiators report progress in coronavirus relief talks

Lawmakers reported progress on a huge coronavirus relief bill Saturday, as political pressure mounts to restore an expired $600-per-week supplemental unemployment benefit and send funding to help schools reopen.

Trump says he’ll act to ban TikTok in U.S. as soon as Saturday

President Donald Trump says he will take action as soon as Saturday to ban TikTok, a popular Chinese-owned video app that has been a source of national security and censorship concerns.

Health experts beg U.S. politicians and citizens to take coronavirus’ continuing spread more seriously

The Association of American Medical Colleges said that "if the nation does not change its course — and soon — deaths in the United States could be well into the multiple hundreds of thousands."

Pennsylvanians worry how they’ll pay bills as $600 in pandemic unemployment assistance expires

With the Trump Administration and Congress deadlocked over whether to extend it, untold millions of American may be at risk of falling behind on bills, going hungry, even losing their homes.

White House, Democrats trade blame on expiration of jobless benefits

The $600 enhanced weekly benefit was passed as part of the $2 trillion Cares Act in March.

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