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PBC News & Comment: Trump Relentlessly Attacks “Democrat-run” Cities

Trump repeatedly blames “radical Democrat mayors” for all urban problems, even though 85% of American mayoral elections are non-partisan…--and most mayors don’t have expansive power, notes NY Times

--in Kenosha, Trump met with cops, talked “law’n’order” and pointed fingers, while ignoring systemic racism and Jacob Blake’s shooting

--in rant riddled with invective, blogger Andrew Vaillencourt says the Kenosha shooter and his victims suffered from “rampant stupidity

--and the 2 men killed both had criminal records

--GOP congressmen from Louisiana and Pennsylvania attack Black protesters

--Biden hardens attacks on Trump, will hold community meeting in Kenosha tomorrow

--Trump campaign jumps on Biden’s incoherent moment in Pittsburgh Monday

--as Trump continues to undermine mail-in voting, his campaign tells supporters to get their mail-in ballots

--NY Times lays out scenario where Trump claims victory on election night, before mail-in ballots can be counted

--in latest White House insider book, Stephanie Winston Wolkoff raises important questions about what happened to $100 million from inauguration

--Bad Optics: Melania used private email

--Bad Optics: Pelosi got her hair done at San Francisco salon shut down by Covid

--Pelosi’s endorsement of Joe Kennedy was ineffective, Ed Markey will sail to re-election along with Rep. Richie Neal

--our daily Covid-19 update from Linda Lewis

--Facebook removes accounts from DC PR firm and infamous Internet Research Agency in St. Petersburg

--Germans say Aleksei Navalny was poisoned with Novichok-style nerve agent

--US imposes more sanctions on prosecutor at International Criminal Court

--a Justice Dept. prosecutor who objected to child separation at border was removed by Trump ally now nominated for federal judgeship

--Portland protesters targeted the condo tower where Mayor Ted Wheeler lives, and he announces he’s moving