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What We’re Reading Today: Biden in Trouble, AOC Rages, Rotten Apple … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Biden’s Assault Gains Credibility

Exclusive: 1996 court document confirms Tara Reade shared Biden harassment allegation  —  San Louis Obisbo Times

Dems Double Down on Hypocrisy

Major Blasey Ford Defender Calls Reade’s Accusation Against Biden ‘Ridiculous’ — Daily Caller

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Says Biden Sexual Assault Allegation ‘Not Clear-Cut’ — NPR

Dems, Media Pivot From Silence on Reade to ‘So What?’ — Red State

Sen. Feinstein now: Dismisses Tara Reade: ‘Why didn’t she say something — you know when he was Chairman of the Judiciary Committee’  — Hot Air

Feinstein then: “Victims must be able to come forward only when they are ready” — Twitter

Good News

Trump admin shelves CDC guide to reopening country  —  AP

Federal Judge Says Massachusetts Gun Stores Can Reopen Saturday — Washington Free Beacon

Texas Will No Longer Send People to Jail for Violating Strict Social Distancing — Reason

Bad News

Worst Postwar Labor Report May Show 21.7M Jobs Lost — Newsmax

Economic Blow Of The Coronavirus Hits America’s Already Stressed Farmers — Kaiser Health News

Schumer, Pelosi set to unveil ‘Rooseveltian’ relief package — The Hill

Dumb News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rages over Reopening America — Breitbart

Michigan Gov. Whitmer Extends Stay-at-Home Order Until End of the Month. — The Epoch Times

Take That

Unanimous Supreme Court rebukes 9th Circuit on immigration law — Washington Times

What Did He Know, When Did He Know It?

Obama aware of Flynn wiretap details, surprising top DOJ official — Fox News

Scientists Say (the Dumbest Things)

Ignoring Link Between Climate Change And Increasing Threat Of Pandemics Is ‘Dangerous,’ Scientists Say — Kaiser Health News

Bite The Big Apple

Travel From New York City Seeded Wave of U.S. Outbreaks  —  New York Times

Mark It As a COVID-19 Death

Woman killed by alligator after doing client’s nails during lockdown in South Carolina — USA Today

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