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Descendants of Lynching Victims Disturbed by Trump’s Latest Claim

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump compared the impeachment proceedings against him to the lynching of Black people throughout history. Actual descendants of lynching victims have come out against the president’s claims. “Either he’s very ignorant or very insensitive or very racist and just doesn’t care,” Malinda Edwards, 66, told the…

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Elijah Cummings, Respected Maryland Rep. and House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Dies at 68

Rep. Elijah Cummings, a Democrat from Maryland, died at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore on Thursday morning from “complications concerning longstanding health issues,” according to a statement from spokeswoman Trudy Perkins. He was 68. #Breaking from @RepCummings his office says he has passed away @wbalradio pic.twitter.com/CHRRR6QNo6 — Anne Kramer WBAL…

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Former Trump Campaign Manager Has “no obligation” to Be Honest

Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski does not think that being honest is necessary and admitted lying before about his exchanges with President Donald Trump. On Tuesday during a testimony in Congress, Lewandowski acknowledged that “perhaps I was inaccurate” during a February interview on MSNBC. In that interview, Lewandowski said that he…

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Proposed Labor Department Rule Would Grant Federal Contractor Employers Religious Exemption from Discrimination Claims

A proposed rule under President Trump’s Department of Labor would give certain federal contractors the right to discriminate against people based on religious views. The proposal caused an uproar after the Labor Department announced it earlier this month, mainly because the implications of the rule would likely disproportionately affect LGBTQ…