The CDC won’t revise its guidelines for schools during the coronavirus pandemic. This is despite the president’s depraved threats of retribution if they don’t fully return to in-person classes. Additional “reference documents” will allegedly be released to make the rules more “practical.” Officials in the administration, not to mention the president himself, keep contradicting each other. The exact plan is unknown and generating confusion just weeks before the start of the fall semester.
[NFA] The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director on Thursday said his agency will not revise its guidelines for reopening schools despite calls from U.S. President Donald Trump, instead his agency will provide 'additional reference documents' to aid communities. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
In interviews Thursday President Donald Trump suggested he was ready to grant clemency to Roger Stone. Stone is a close friend and ally to Trump. He was convicted of lying to federal investigators. Stone is set to go to prison this month. Trump is widely expected to pardon or commute Stone's sentence, according to at least half a dozen sources close to the President.
Gizmodo reports that the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, David Duke, endorsed President Donald Trump on Twitter. On Thursday, Duke tweeted, "President Trump! You have one last chance to turn the tables, win this election and save America—and yourself!” In his tweet, the KKK leader encouraged Trump to replace VP, Mike Pence with Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who Gizmodo says is "notoriously racist." Duke continued, "Nominate Tucker Carlson for Vice President.
California is pursuing a legal challenge against the Trump administration. Their controversial new student visa policy will force foreign students to leave the country... ...Or switch schools if they attend a university doing online-only instruction this fall. These new rules are in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, reports HuffPost. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said he’s filing a lawsuit against the administration.
Some people are committed to looking on the bright side of every situation, no matter how grim. But according to HuffPost, that same healthy mindset can sometimes go too far, devolving into something called 'toxic positivity.' It’s the belief that if we ignore difficult emotions and the parts of our life that aren’t working as well, we’ll be much happier.” Heather Monroe, LCSW Director of Program Development, Newport Institute.
51-year-old California man Thomas 'Tommy' Macias died after contracting COVID-19 at a barbecue in June. A resident of Lake Elsinore, California, Macias died June 21, three days after testing positive for the coronavirus. According to HuffPost, just one day before his death, he posted an emotional note on social media. It was a plea for others to practice social distancing measures to protect themselves against COVID-19.
The tell-all book that President Trump and his brother, Robert Trump have been trying to block is closer to being published. On Wednesday, a New York court lifted the temporary restraining order against Simon & Schuster. The decision allows the publisher to move forward with printing copies of the book and shipping them to stores. According to HuffPost the President and his younger brother had been vehemently trying to block the publishing of the book.
5 Netflix comedy movies worth watching according to HuffPost. "Eurovision Song Contest" starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams. "A Futile and Stupid Gesture", starring Will Forte and Martin Mull. "Dolemite Is My Name", starring Eddie Murphy. "The Meyerowitz Stories", starring Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller and Dustin Hoffman. "Wine Country", directed by Amy Poehler and starring Ana Gasteyer.