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Lincoln Project Turns Trump’s Regeneron Praise into Cheesy 80s-style Infomercial

The Lincoln Project has mocked President Donald Trump’s recent praise for Regeneron with a new video depicting him as a TV salesman hawking a product in a commercial.



a man wearing a suit and tie: U.S. President Donald Trump returns to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. Trump has praised an experimental drug cocktail he received.


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U.S. President Donald Trump returns to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. Trump has praised an experimental drug cocktail he received.

The conservative group, which opposes Trump’s re-election, posted the video on Twitter on Thursday. It uses footage from the president’s own recent video and editing that makes the footage look like a VHS tape recording from the 1980s or 1990s.

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“REGENERON!” the Lincoln Project tweeted. The video is a parody infomercial that uses jaunty music and garish graphics

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Trump’s Chief of Staff Violated Georgia State COVID Restrictions With Daughter’s Wedding

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows reportedly violated the state of Georgia’s COVID-19 restrictions in May when he attended his daughter’s wedding, photographs from the event show.



a man wearing a suit and tie: White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows waves as he walks back to the West Wing wearing a facemask following an interview with FOX News outside the White House on October 7, 2020 in Washington, DC.


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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows waves as he walks back to the West Wing wearing a facemask following an interview with FOX News outside the White House on October 7, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Meadows walked his daughter, Haley, down the aisle on May 31 at the event hosted at the Biltmore Ballrooms in Midtown Atlanta, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. The lavish, black-tie wedding featured crystal chandeliers, marble floors and a frame of soaring Roman arches, but no face coverings to help mitigate the spread of coronavirus.

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At the time of the wedding, both

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Substance trumps style for one night

Christian Schneider, Opinion contributor
Published 9:18 a.m. ET Oct. 8, 2020

if Trump doesn’t turn things around, it’ll be his presidency that is drawing flies, not just Mike Pence.

After Vice President Chester A. Arthur ascended to the presidency after the assassination of President James A. Garfield 1881, he was mockingly dubbed “your accidency” by some opponents.

Sadly, it is this macabre specter that hangs over any vice presidential debate: If either combatant ends up as president in the next four years, something has gone terribly wrong.

This is the subtext that led into Wednesday night’s debate between Republican Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris, and since 2020 is the year subtlety died, flies showed up and circled the VP candidates to drive the point home.

In historical context, the Pence-Harris debate was about as ordinary as it gets. Granted, it took place just days after President

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Donald Trump’s Post-COVID Poll Slump May Be Too Deep for Even a James Comey-Style Intervention

Former Vice President Joe Biden enjoys a commanding poll lead over President Donald Trump with just 27 days before the presidential election on November 3. The president’s positive test for COVID-19 doesn’t appear to have helped his standing.



Donald Trump standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up upon returning to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. His poll numbers have worsened since his diagnosis.


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U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up upon returning to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. His poll numbers have worsened since his diagnosis.

However, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was also ahead of Trump at this point in the 2016 race but went on to lose the electoral college vote as Trump won narrow victories in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.

On October 28, 2016 then FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee about the discovery of emails that may have been of

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Trump’s remaining days of COVID misrule are a US version of the USSR

Tom Nichols, Opinion columnist
Published 4:00 a.m. ET Oct. 7, 2020

Trump is telling America to ignore basic COVID protocols and believe in miracle cures that don’t exist. He couldn’t care less about risking their lives.

Over the past few days, we have seen the sickly gasps, literally, of a fading authoritarian regime. A brush with a potentially mortal illness might change other men, but not President Donald Trump, whose immaturity and selfishness are as immutable as the elements themselves. Other men might have spoken to a concerned nation with empathy and reassurance. Trump play-acted the part of a petty dictator, mugging and saluting for the cameras. 

When the president climbed the stairs to the Truman Balcony — named for one of the many far better men to occupy the White House — and stood there gulping for air and pantomiming bravery, observers saw many images, from Mussolini to Pinochet.

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Stefanik embraces Trump’s style in North Country race against Cobb

GANSEVOORT — At a North Country campaign rally for U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik and other local Republicans on Sept. 26, the line for voters to grab President Donald Trump signs was longer than the queues for all the other candidates’ merchandise combined.
 
When Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, was elected in 2014, she made headlines as the youngest woman at that time elected to Congress and branded herself as a political moderate, joining several moderate and bipartisan legislative groups. She won her 2014 race by more than 20 percentage points despite the district going blue in the six presidential races before then.
 
Then in 2016, the district went for Trump by 14 points; two years later, despite Democrats sweeping many elections across the country, Stefanik won again by just under 14 points. Since then, Stefanik has veered closer to the president, while continuing her often bipartisan work on issues like agriculture, veterans, and

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Trump’s performance was a gift to American democracy

President Donald Trump’s demeanor in the first presidential debate, which some have characterized as “out-of-control,” was no surprise. As the 90 minutes wore on, he became increasingly red-faced, reflecting an escalating fever pitch that crested twice: first, when he refused the invitation of moderator Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceChris Wallace: Trump arrived too late to be tested in Ohio before debate, relied on ‘honor system’ Presidential debate proves the power of the climate movement Fox News anchors, executives to be tested after potential COVID-19 exposure at debate MORE to condemn violent white supremacists; second, when he met Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump campaign manager tests positive for COVID-19 Twitter to remove posts hoping for Trump’s death Obama sends well wishes to Trump, hopes he is ‘on path to speedy recovery’ MORE’s mention of his late son Beau with a chilling attack on Hunter Biden’s history of addiction. Without the adoring

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Biden Calls Trump’s Debate Behavior a ‘National Embarrassment’

(Bloomberg) — Democratic nominee Joe Biden called out President Donald Trump for his conduct at the first presidential debate on Tuesday night, calling his behavior a “national embarrassment.”

“I kind of thought, at one point, maybe I shouldn’t say this, but the president of the United States conducted himself the way he did — I think it was just a national embarrassment,” Biden said Wednesday while campaigning in Alliance, Ohio, the second stop on his train tour across Ohio and Pennsylvania.



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Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event at an Amtrak station in Cleveland, Ohio on Sept. 30.

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Trump repeatedly interrupted Biden and moderator Chris Wallace during Tuesday’s debate, creating a chaotic environment as the president delivered false statements and personal attacks against Biden and his family. Biden hit back, at times, telling the president to “shut

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Trump’s relentless interruptions in the first debate show what women deal with in work meetings all the time



Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: On dozens of occasions during the first presidential debate of the US general election, President Donald Trump wouldn't let former Vice President Joe Biden get a word in edgewise. Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images


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On dozens of occasions during the first presidential debate of the US general election, President Donald Trump wouldn’t let former Vice President Joe Biden get a word in edgewise. Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images

  • President Donald Trump interrupted former Vice President Joe Biden at least 128 times in 90 minutes in the first presidential debate of the 2020 US general election, according to Slate.
  • The exchanges at times seemed hard to watch, especially for women, many of whom have experience being interrupted by men.
  • A 2014 study by George Washington University found that men interrupted women 33% more than they did men, and other studies have found similar patterns.
  • One researcher wrote that the gendered dynamics of speaking are a show of power.
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The first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and

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