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What We’re Reading Today: Obamagate Opens, LA Stays Shut, FDA Fast Tracks Vaccine … And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

Obamagate

The big thing we still don’t know about the Michael Flynn Case — Washington Examiner

It looks like President Obama ordered up phony RussiaGate scandal — New York Post

Obama Gets the Facts, Precedent and Law Wrong on Flynn Case — Jonathan Turley

Obamagate Is Not a Conspiracy Theory — National Review

Left Coast

L.A. County ‘with all certainty’ to keep stay-at-home orders in place for next three months  — Los Angeles Times

California Inmates Tried to Infect Themselves in Hopes of Release — NBC News

Tesla’s Elon Musk reopens Calif. factory, defying county orders and daring officials to arrest him — Washington Post

A Trillion Here, A Trillion There

Pelosi unveils $3 trillion coronavirus relief plan — Politico

10 Pet Projects in Pelosi’s $3T ‘Democratic Wish List’ Coronavirus Bill — PJ Media

US reported a record $738 billion budget deficit in April — CNBC

Believe Women Biden

Schumer calls Biden denial of Tara Reade assault allegation ‘sufficient’ — Politico

Stacey Abrams says that the fact that she believes Joe Biden over Tara Reade speaks to ‘who I am’ — Twitchy

Joe Biden Tells ‘Good Morning America’ That ‘Women Should Be Believed’ But Not Tara Reade — The Daily Caller

Poll: Biden’s Favorability Drops Amid Tara Reade Coverage — Hot Air

Election 2020 Summarized

Voters’ choice: Narcissist who delivered on promises or gaffe-prone Biden in a basement – Andrew Malcolm, McClatchy

Vaccine Update

When Can We Expect A Coronavirus Vaccine? — NPR

 Vaccine ‘likely’ and 5 other takeaways from Senate coronavirus hearing — USA Today

FDA ‘Fast Tracks’ First Coronavirus Vaccine From Moderna — Forbes

News From Space

Scientists spot ‘one in a million’ super-Earth — CNET News

Police State

Washington State will force restaurants to keep customer logs to help with contract tracing — Just the News     

Misc

Journalism Org Cuts Ties With Huawei — Washington Free Beacon

GOP Senators’ Bill Authorizes Trump to Sanction China — Newsmax

Rand Paul, Voice Of Sanity — Powerline

White House Recommends All Nursing Home Residents, Staff Be Tested In Next Two Weeks — Kaiser Health News

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