Newsy 15 Oct 2020

USPS Records Show No Evidence Mailbox Removals Were Tied To Election


The removal of mailboxes this summer was likely unrelated to President Trump's opposition to mail voting, a Newsy examination of postal records show.

Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe on Monday said that Hunter Biden's laptop "is not part of some Russian disinformation campaign," amid claims from House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff suggesting otherwise.
White House Physician Doctor Sean Conley released a statement to update on President Trump's health, and said that the president is showing "no symptoms" of coronavirus. NBC's Peter Alexander reports form the White House. Aired on 10/06/2020.
The world is awaiting progress in the peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban.
As the negotiations go on in Qatar, the fighting shows no sign of ending in Afghanistan.
Al Jazeera's Filio Kontrafouri reports from the capital, Kabul.
On August 14, the coronavirus pandemic was on fire in the US. More than 168,000 Americans had died, with more than 1,300 deaths that day alone. But when President Donald Trump called legendary journalist Bob Woodward, it was to find out one thing: He had recently learned that Woodward's new book "Rage" was done and would be coming out in September, and Trump wanted to find out how he'd be portrayed.
It was their 19th conversation, following 18 interviews that formed a key component of Woodward's book. Trump had privately told Woodward in February he knew critical details about how deadly the virus was, and in March admitted he was playing it down.
On August 14, Trump peppered the veteran two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist with questions about the book and what exactly was in it.
CNN has obtained excerpts of the 10-minute conversation, which show Trump was more focused on the economy than the public health crisis. As the two debated Trump's response to the pandemic, Trump finally asked: "So you think the virus totally supersedes the economy?"
"Oh sure. But they're related, as you know," Woodward responded.
"A little bit, yeah," Trump replied.
"Oh, a little bit?" Woodward asked.
"I mean, more than a little bit. But the economy is doing -- look, we're close to a new stock market record," Trump said.
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