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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Social Closening, Obamagate Update, Lockdown Tragedies … And More

C-19 Updates

New Coronavirus Vaccine Starts Human Clinical Trial — Newsmax

Trump announces ‘Operation Warp Speed,’ says U.S. could have coronavirus vaccine by January — USA Today

Trump set to restore partial funding to WHO after pause to investigate coronavirus response — Fox News

Gov. Cuomo extends New York’s stay-at-home order until June 13 — New York Post

Obamagate

Dan Abrams: Based on All We Know Right Now, ‘This Obamagate Theory Is 100 Percent Bullsh*t’  —  Mediaite

The Media Remains Invested in the Lie of Russia Collusion — Jonathan Turley, The Hill

‘Wingman’ Eric Holder orchestrated ‘Obamagate,’ says successor attorney general. — Washington Examiner

Election 2020 

House Republicans Are Suddenly Optimistic About California Pickups — Washington Examiner

‘Experts’

CNN analyst calls claim media loves Andrew Cuomo, hates Ron DeSantis ‘snarky nonsense’ — Fox News

Yale Professor Claims Trump Response to Coronavirus Pandemic is ‘Close to Genocide’ — Legal Insurrection

Socially Distance This

Poll: More Americans Ignoring Social Distancing Rules — Newsmax

Even vigilant Angelenos are fed up with distancing and are bending the rules — Los Angeles Times

Pastors pushing back against lockdown restrictions on church attendance — Just the News

Hillary Clinton: ‘Domestic terrorism’ by armed men protesting Mich. shutdown ‘cannot be tolerated’ — Washington Times

Good Questions

Questions raised over accuracy of coronavirus death toll: ‘There’s no uniformity’ — Fox News

Coronavirus Isn’t Nearly as Deadly as We Thought. So Why Did the Lockdowns Happen in the First Place? — PJ Media

More Lockown Tragedies

Pandemic claims yet another retailer: J.C. Penney — Yahoo Finance

‘Dreadful’ retail data means Q2 even worse — Yahoo Finance

No students. No graduation. ‘Total devastation’ in college towns — USA Today

Space Force Update

Space Force flag unveiled in Oval Office, presented to Trump — Fox News

Meanwhile…

Affordable 5G is coming, AT&T says — CNET News

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