Trump leans into racist rhetoric and downplays police violence against Black Americans
President Donald Trump repeated racist talking points in downplaying police violence against Black Americans during a CBS News interview on Tuesday, claiming that "more White people" are dying at the hands of law enforcement than Black people.
Fact-checking the White House statement against Fauci
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has earned the trust of millions of Americans for his straightforward comments on the coronavirus pandemic. But the nation's top infectious disease expert has drawn the ire of President Donald Trump, whose false and misleading statements Fauci has repeatedly corrected.
Fauci spat illustrates what some fear is a directionless White House
The public spat unfolding this week between the White House and the nation's respected top infectious disease specialist has vexed some allies of President Donald Trump, whose visions for a highly focused reelection season have instead been replaced with unpopular fights and obscure fixations.
Primary elections and runoffs in Texas Alabama and Maine 9 things to watch in Tuesdays down-ballot races
Three states host down-ballot contests on Tuesday. Texas and Alabama are holding runoffs for House and Senate primaries that weren't settled in March, and Maine holds its primaries, but with the added twist of ranked-choice voting, which could delay results.