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PBC News & Comment: Trump Fans the Flames in Kenosha, Portland

Despite objections from local officials, Trump will visit Kenosha Tuesday, after tweetstorm supporting armed right-wing counter protests in Portland…--in more than 100 tweets and re-tweets, Trump honors the Kenosha shooter and the member of Patriot Prayer shot dead in Portland Saturday night, suspect named

--Oregon Governor Brown orders state troopers back to Portland, where Mayor Ted Wheeler talks back to Trump

--Sunday was mostly peaceful in Portland and Kenosha

--Trump insists on visiting Kenosha, despite strong objections from local

--the Kenosha Guard call to arms on Facebook was reported 455 times by users

--in Pittsburgh, Joe Biden firmly rejects Trump’s efforts to stoke violence

--NY Times does deep investigation of Brionna Taylor killing

--Michael Moore warns that Trump voters are more excited than Biden’s

--in fresh, in-depth interview, author Thomas Frank notes what was missing from DNC messaging: middle class concerns

--the CARES Act promised to cover medical bills for the uninsured, but it’s not working out that way

--our daily Covid-19 update

--the WashPost article about vaccine conspiracies is here

--appeals court denies immediate dismissal of charges in Flynn case

--in surprise decision, DC appeals court denies enforcement of House subpoena against former White House Counsel McGahn

--FBI warns that doorbell cameras can deny stealth to cops

--grumbling from journalists at VOA over moves by new boss, Trump ally Michael Pack

--be careful dealing with online lenders—your loan may be regulated by another state, permitting very high interest rates

--hedging his big investments in the US, Warren Buffet goes deep in Japan

--Beijing throws up big roadblocks to a sale of TikTok