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  1. President Trump today derided the nation’s governors as “weak” and demanded tougher crackdowns on protesters. This comes days after Secret Service agents rushed him to the underground bunker because of demonstrations outside of the White House

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  2. The White House’s top domestic policy adviser said President Trump is exploring a range of bipartisan initiatives intended to unify the country amid a nationwide eruption of racial unrest and protests that have ravaged major American cities

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  3. Join us tomorrow for an interview w/, a Senate Finance Committee member, about what's needed to rescue the economy and how he's working to help minorities disproportionately impacted by Covid: Any Qs for Scott? Tell us using .

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  4. Tim Scott, the only African American Republican senator, said yesterday that some of Trump's tweets with phrases about responding to protesters with vicious police dogs, or warning that looting would lead to shooting, were not "constructive."

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  5. What is safe to do during the pandemic? As states begin to reopen, it might feel hard to tell. We teamed up with Morning Consult to ask Americans to rate the relative risk of a dozen common activities. Then, we asked a panel of 18 public health experts

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  6. Mike Pompeo previewed imminent action by the Trump administration aimed at countering the International Criminal Court’s investigation of alleged war crimes committed by U.S. personnel in Afghanistan

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    . says he wanted ppl to protest virtually because of but understands the magnitude of anger and pain behind these demonstrations. Still urges ppl to stay home because of pandemic.

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  8. Transit agencies, already stretched to near breaking points by the existential threat of a pandemic, found themselves at the center of even more strife this weekend

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  9. Boris Johnson’s spokesperson says UK will not support move unless Moscow "ceases aggressive and destabilizing activity"

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  10. Rep. Robin Kelly wants a study on the impact of telehealth on Medicare and Medicaid during the pandemic

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    As others have pointed out this could have been a rubber bullet, which the police were also using. I’m not sure but it left some weird little bruises on my fingers and a welt on my thigh.

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  12. “This president and his focus on bringing safety and security and prosperity to America has never been more laser-focused,” Trump’s domestic policy chief says.

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  13. The data isn’t perfect. Since the CDC hasn’t yet begun publicly releasing the number of people who have been tested, The COVID Tracking Project is pulling data from state health departments, which can vary in the way they report tests and infections. 

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  14. Using data from the COVID Tracking Project, we’re following how each state is responding to Covid-19. Here's where we stand this morning.

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  15. Prominent black Democrats warn that Joe Biden needs to address the concerns of nonwhite voters proactively to win their support in November, as the country is gripped by days of unrest

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    What's happening around the country is not a transportation story, but it felt wrong to not write about it. So today's newsletter leads with bus drivers refusing to transport protesters, and cities stranding workers by shutting down transit systems

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  17. “At some point, if you keep pushing somebody and pushing somebody, they sure as heck will push back,” says Mel Reeves, a Minneapolis activist who has organized protests over the death of George Floyd. Listen to the full interview on POLITICO Dispatch 👉

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  18. Public health experts fret over a coronavirus second wave after mass protests in recent days around the nation

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  19. Communities are beginning to reopen, & Americans are starting to venture out of quarantine, but the virus continues to spread. For critical Covid-19 insight, context, & analysis from experts across our global newsroom, choose POLITICO Nightly. Subscribe.

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  20. President Trump says he's naming antifa a "Terrorist Organization." But he doesn’t appear to have the legal authority to do so.

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