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History lessons

Government | The past should guide presidential transitions
by Mindy Belz
Posted 11/19/20, 02:32 pm

Days of tumult in the United States coincided with formidable days for Europeans. On Election Day, the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a Nov. 2 terror attack in the heart of Vienna that killed four people and wounded more than 20. Austrian investigators have identified more than 21 suspected accomplices in what could have become a far deadlier attack. 

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Trump speaks to supporters at White House

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/10/20, 11:09 pm

President Donald Trump had not made a public appearance since his hospitalization with COVID-19 ended Oct. 5—until Saturday. Hundreds of people, many of them wearing masks, gathered on the South Lawn of the White House to hear the president speak from the Blue Room balcony. For 18 minutes, he spoke to a mostly Latino and African American audience about his support for law enforcement.

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Trump ventures out of treatment

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 10/05/20, 04:33 am

President Donald Trump stepped out of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in a black SUV Sunday to wave to supporters who had gathered outside the clinic. Secret Service agents inside the vehicle donned masks and other protective gear. The short trip caused some concern as Trump is still infected and contagious after he tested positive for the coronavirus Thursday.

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