Women for Biden: Daily Digest, September 17

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47 Days Until Election Day


Trump Scorns His Own Scientists Over Virus Data

With Election Day looming, Trump appears intent on convincing the public that the worst is behind the country despite multiple expert warnings of a second wave, more deaths, need for masks, and a vaccine expected in mid-2021.

LINK: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/16/us/politics/trump-cdc-covid-vaccine.html l 

Barr criticizes DOJ in speech declaring all agency power ‘is invested in the attorney general’

At a speech at HIllsdale College, Attorney General Bill Barr doubled down on his authority to intervene in politically-charged cases and criticized fellow career Justice Department staff, who called coronovirus lockdowns, “the greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history,” since slavery.

LINK: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/516823-barr-criticizes-doj-in-speech-declaring-all-agency-power-is-invested 

Biden campaign continues TV blitz with 2 new ads, including testimonial from former Trump voter

“I voted for Trump in ’16, and I’ll be the first to tell you I made a mistake,” Rick, a voter and third-generation farmer from Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, said in one of the new ads.

LINK: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/biden-campaign-continues-tv-blitz-ads-including-testimonial/story?id=73062186

USPS delays are affecting the businesses that need it most

For thousands of small-business owners across the country who rely on the Postal Service — many of whom had to pivot almost entirely to e-commerce in the wake of the pandemic — the damage has already been done.

LINK: https://www.vox.com/the-goods/21437826/usps-delays-small-business-postal-dejoy 

Trump’s most popular YouTube ad is a stew of manipulated video

Trump’s YouTube channel consists of 900 videos, with the top five all earning more than 12 million views with a slew of manipulations and edited quotes from Joe Biden, signaling the larger problem of disinformation being spread by the president’s campaign.

LINK: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/09/17/trumps-most-popular-youtube-ad-is-stew-manipulated-video/


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