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Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day

Trump doubles down on divisive messaging in speech to honor Independence Day

President Donald Trump saluted America on the Fourth of July with remarks at the White House Saturday that echoed the divisive messaging he used to stoke culture wars in a fiery speech at Mount Rushmore the night before. The President spoke about defeating the “radical left, the Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters,” and…MORE

Neil Young ‘NOT ok’ with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok’ with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House’s Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This is NOT ok with me,” Young wrote on Twitter Friday, responding to a video of “Rockin’ In The Free World” heard blaring at Trump’s event. In another video…MORE

White House hosts a party in the midst of a pandemic

White House hosts a party in the midst of a pandemic

The White House was always one of the busiest social hubs in Washington, accustomed to hosting at least three to five events per day, ranging from meetings with dignitaries and VIPs to smaller luncheons or private dinners. That is, until Covid-19. Since late March, the White House has been on virtual lockdown. This week, however,…MORE

Trump signs Paycheck Protection Program extension

Trump signs Paycheck Protection Program extension

President Donald Trump on Saturday signed an extension of the small business loan Paycheck Protection Program into law, according to the White House. House lawmakers unanimously passed the extension less than a day after the program expired, and PPP will now remain open to applications through August 8. The President’s approval of the measure completes…MORE