Things are tense in the White House after the President’s disappointing campaign rally
in Tulsa, Oklahoma, over the weekend, which went on despite the coronavirus pandemic. Six staffers working in Tulsa tested positive for the virus before Trump arrived. And the turnout was much smaller than expected. Campaign officials said that more than one million people registered for the event. In reality, fewer than 6,200 people showed up. Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are reportedly “pissed”
at a Trump campaign manager, a source told CNN. The events of the weekend again raised concerns
among some Republicans in the campaign that the reelection team hasn’t adapted quickly enough to the shifting political landscape ahead of November.
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Russia’s President has hinted strongly in a new interview
that he will run again, if a series of constitutional amendments allowing him to do so are approved in a July 1 referendum. Under Russia’s current law, Putin would be required to step down as President in 2024, when his term in office comes to an end. The amendments would pave the way for him to remain in power after his term ends, potentially until 2036. Constitutional changes were already been approved by lawmakers, and by Russia’s supreme court.
5. Statue removal
The latest problematic monument to come down is a statue of Theodore Roosevelt
in front of New York’s Museum of Natural History. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the move after the museum had requested that it be removed. The statue features the nation’s 26th President on a horse with a Native American man standing on one side and an African man standing on the other. While it was meant to celebrate Roosevelt as a “devoted naturalist and author of works on natural history,” it also “communicates a racial hierarchy that the museum and members of the public have long found disturbing,” the museum said. The announcement comes as several states grapple with how to handle removals of confederate monuments and other controversial statues
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“I will lay my body across the front of that [courthouse] and they will have to arrest me before they put the statue there.”
Mae Hazelton, who has been fighting for two years to keep a Confederate statue out of her Florida community.
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