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‘I Hope Shame and Stigma Follow Her’: Twitter Explodes With Mockery and Glee on News Sarah Sanders Is Leaving

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‘Left No Lie Untold, No Bond of Trust Unbroken, No American Value Untwisted’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is leaving the White House, according to President Donald Trump, and many across the Twitterverse could not be more happy or more relieved.

Sanders will forever be remembered as a liar, which was even documented in the Mueller report. Sanders was forced to admit under penalty f perjury that she lied when she falsely told reporters from the White House press briefing room podium that many FBI agents had told her they were grateful Trump fired Jim Comey.

“I’ve heard from countless members of the FBI that are grateful and thankful for the president’s decision,” Huckabee Sanders told reporters. “Between emails, text messages, absolutely,” she doubled down when pressed.

That was a lie, and one of many Huckabee Sanders has told in her role.

Former George W. Bush White House Communications Director, now an MSNBC anchor and the network’s chief political analyst, Nicolle Wallace, noting Huckabee Sanders was appearing with the President, “as she says goodbye to a White House press briefing room she rarely visited.”

Perhaps one of the most relieved is a former federal government spokesperson. Matthew Miller, who served as communications director at the Dept. of Justice during the Obama administration and as Attorney General Eric Holder’s spokesperson did not hold back.

This professor of international relations, political scientist, and journalist sums up Sanders’ tenure:

Here’s a noted writer for The Atlantic:

CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent:

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National correspondent for The Washington Post:

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‘Minneapolis Is Burning’: Shocking Videos Emerge as Protesters Seek Justice for George Floyd

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Protesters and police clashed for a second night in Minneapolis as the former cop who killed George Floyd remains a free man.

Photos and video from the scene show at least one business burning.

Here are some of the images from the protest:

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US Breaks 100,000 Mark for Coronavirus Deaths

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At 1:02 PM the United States coronavirus death toll passed the 100,000 mark. It’s been just four months and eight days since the first case of the deadly virus was diagnosed in the U.S.

According to Johns Hopkins and NBC News, the death toll is now 100,012.

President Donald Trump spent months not taking action and downplaying the threat, then falsely claiming it would “disappear,” like a “miracle.”

A new study shows President Trump’s decision to cut off incoming traffic from China forced hundreds of thousands to enter the U.S. without being tested, likely resulting in the huge numbers of coronavirus infections. Trump repeated that deadly error when he shut down traffic from Europe.

The United States has more infections and more coronavirus deaths than any other nation, by far.

This is a breaking news and developing story. Details may change. This story will be updated, and NCRM will likely publish follow-up stories on this news. Stay tuned and refresh for updates.

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DOJ Refuses to Prosecute GOP Senator Accused of Dumping Stocks in Post-Coronavirus Briefing Insider Trading Scandal

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Bill Barr’s Dept. of Justice has closed the file on U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler, refusing to prosecute the Republican from Georgia accused of insider trading. Loeffler, who is in an increasingly desperate election bid, was accused of selling millions of dollars in stocks after receiving confidential information on the impending coronavirus pandemic before it tanked the markets.

The FBI was looking into stock trades of Sen. Loeffler, along with those of Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Sen. Richard Burr (D-NC). All investigations except for the one into Senator Burr have been dropped, The Wall Street Journal reports.

All three Senators whose cases were dropped have said their investment advisors made the trades without their prior knowledge.

Loeffler was appointed to her seat in January by Gov. Brian Kemp to complete the term of Senator Johnny Isakson, who resigned. She is down in the polls. Her husband, Jeffrey Sprecher, is the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). He gave Trump’s Super PAC a $1 million check last week. The couple reportedly have donated $3.2 million to political campaigns, mostly Republican.

“Loeffler and her husband sold 27 stocks between January 24 and February 14 at a value of $1.28 million and $3.1 million, according to Senate financial disclosure records,” CNN reported in March. “They also purchased three stocks for between $450,000 to $1 million, including shares in Citrix, a software company used for teleconferencing that’s one of the few that’s gained value amid the coronavirus outbreak.”

Her husband “recently acquired as much as $415,000 in stock in DuPont de Nemours, a chemical company that manufactures protective equipment in exceedingly high demand because of the coronavirus pandemic,” the AP reported last month.

 

 

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