The News & Why It Matters

The News & Why It Matters

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There are new charges in the George Floyd case, against the fired officer who had his knee on Floyd's neck and against the three former officers who were standing by him. Defense Secretary Esper comes out in opposition to President Trump possibly using the Insurrection Act to call on the military to help stop the riots occurring across the country. Is this a good thing or a bad thing? In a gut-wrenching video, a 77-year-old bla...
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Police officers are being targeted in riots as videos show officers getting beaten and hit by cars, but one bad cop does not mean all cops are bad. NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio attempts to explain why people can protest and riot, but not go to church. Even New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is losing faith in de Blasio's leadership! An arrested looter clearly explains he was out just to make some money, not to protest George Floyd's de...
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Chaos continues on the streets across the country as the protests for George Floyd turn to riots and looting. President Trump was forced to go to a bunker as violence outside the White House injured Secret Service agents. Trump also tweeted an announcement that he will declare Antifa a terrorist organization. And lastly, randomly placed piles of bricks are conveniently located near the protesters. Since when do people leave bricks ...
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As the protests continue in Minneapolis, a reporter for MSNBC, while standing in front of a burning building, says the protests are mostly peaceful. When did a burning building turn into a peaceful protest? At the recording of this podcast, we find out that the fired police officer who knelt on the neck of George Floyd has been arrested. A Mississippi cop was put on leave after a video surfaced that shows his hands around another m...
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Protesters in Minneapolis have destroyed places like Target, Auto Zone, and other local businesses. The big question: does this help? President Trump has responded to the death of George Floyd by requesting the FBI and DOJ investigate and find justice. How can we heal the nation and move forward? Dr. Fauci is back and once again he’s contradicting himself when talking about coronavirus and also says that wearing a mask is symbolic....
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Twitter decided to fact-check President Trump after he tweeted about mail-in ballots. The fact-checkers that Twitter used were CNN and the Washington Post. Since Twitter is a private company, do you think it should continue to fact-check the president? Mail-in ballots might happen during the 2020 election, and not everybody is on board. A mail carrier in West Virginia was charged with an attempt to defraud the residents of West Vir...
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Over the weekend, a video went viral on Facebook that showed people berating a woman who wasn’t wearing a mask. The video came from a ShopRite supermarket in Staten Island — does it surprise you? On Friday, President Trump classified churches as essential because the state governors' restrictions won’t allow the churches to open. Can President Trump override the governors? Chicago police try to stop a church service and then al...
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While some experts say that a second wave of COVID-19 will hit the U.S., President Trump has declared, "We're not going to close the country." Doctors now say they are seeing more deaths from suicide than from the coronavirus. Did we make a mistake by closing America and making people stay at home? About 4,300 patients recovering from the coronavirus were sent to nursing homes in NY, and that caused more problems. Where...
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Another 2.4 million people applied for unemployment, bringing the total to 38 million people. Will these jobs bounce back once the virus is over? And how much blame for the economy lockdown falls on President Trump? Four states have been miscounting test results for each patient who has the coronavirus, counting both antibody test results and viral test results, making it seem like our numbers are higher than they really are. Was t...
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The "hunches" of the coronavirus are finally starting to get cleared up, as the CDC says the virus doesn't spread as easily on surfaces. The scary part is that we shut down our economy based on hunches. Audio was just leaked of a call between former Vice President Biden and ex-Ukraine President Poroshenko that sheds some light on the firing of prosecutor Viktor Shokin. Is this Biden's quid pro quo moment? And lastly...
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President Trump sent a letter to the World Health Organization to say that if it doesn't make "major" changes, the U.S. will halt funding permanently. Trump announced that he has been taking hydroxychloroquine during a news conference, and the media loses its mind! House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Trump shouldn't be taking the drug because he's "morbidly obese." And FINALLY! The moment we've all been ...
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The New York Health Department admits to undercounting coronavirus nursing home deaths in New York, with numbers as high as 5,500. And to top that off, experts deem the coronavirus model used to shut down the U.S. "totally unreliable." Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the wealthy need to pay their fair share of taxes, but she still owes $2,000 in taxes from 2012. Washington Gov. Inslee laid out a statewide contact tracing plan...
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President Trump announces "Operation Warp Speed" to help develop a coronavirus vaccine. That's great that they are in a hurry to get a vaccine out, but are they prioritizing speed over safety? And just to make COVID-19 worse, the Democratic Socialists of America have just added 10,000 new members due to America's response to the virus. These new members didn't like that there was a brief toilet paper shortage in...
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Another 3 million people have filed for unemployment this week, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a plan to fix everything with her HEROES Act. But now coming to light is everything she has hidden in this $3 trillion bill, camouflaged as a coronavirus relief bill. President Trump and Dr. Fauci clash as to whether or not schools should be opening up across the country. Fauci warns it may be too soon, but Trump says that is not an a...
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Despite the DOJ saying to drop the charges against Michael Flynn, a judge won't let it go, saying he wants to hear challenges from others. Florida, Georgia, and Texas have all seen slight declines in coronavirus cases despite the states slowly opening up the economies. But wasn't everyone supposed to get sick once people went back to work? "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd finally apologizes for misquoting AG Barr, t...
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Democrats reveal the "Heroes Act," aka their latest relief bill that will cost $3 TRILLION! The concept of the number trillion seems to be gone. And a poll reveals the number of people who want to wait until a coronavirus vaccine is developed before leaving their houses. But the record for finding a vaccine for an illness is four years. Our economy will surely collapse in that amount of time if things don't change. Pres...
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"Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd contributes to media deception by playing a clip of AG Barr that misconstrues what Barr originally said. Should someone be fired for this mistake? Michael Flynn's lead lawyer claims Barack Obama was actually involved in the plot to frame Flynn. An intel report actually shows that China and the World Health Organization worked together to hide facts about the coronavirus. Gov. Cuomo admit...
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Tara Reade called out Joe Biden in an exclusive interview with Megyn Kelly, of all people. Reade gladly volunteered to go under oath with her claims, but insists that Biden be the first to take a polygraph test. This just in: Obama is NOT Jesus, but he may have known the details of Michael Flynn’s wiretapped phone call. AG Barr suggests that the FBI tried to “trap” Flynn, and James Comey is to blame. At least San Antonio’s city cou...
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The Department of Justice has actually dropped the case against former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn. Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have a new multitrillion-dollar relief plan in the works. Looks like our great-great-grandchildren will be dealing with this debt. The Texas Supreme Court ordered Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther to be released from jail after Texas Gov. Abbott changed his order to remove c...
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A new Reuters poll shows presidential candidate Joe Biden leading by two points in the polls over Donald Trump, but is it too early to focus on the polls? It will be hard to predict what could happen in this election, since America has never been in a situation like this before. California Gov. Gavin Newsom says his state will not be going "back to normal." The Dallas salon owner who got in trouble for opening up her salon ...
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