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Mask Confusion: Melvin asks health experts your questions on coronavirus, masks and safety

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 19:48

MSNBC's Craig Melvin asks your questions on coronavirus and safety to Baltimore City, Former Health Commissioner, Dr. Leana Wen, and Houston Health Department Epidemiology Bureau Chief, Kirstin Short.

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Schools weigh how to safely reopen in fall

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 19:46

As the United States heads into the next school year, Dr. Anthony Fauci said that it should be up to local officials how they should go about reopening their schools.

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'We cannot go back to normal' with rising cases, doctor warns

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 19:26

“The new normal has to be careful,” says Dr. Nahid Bhadelia on California closing indoor operations for restaurants and bars. California is seeing a spike in cases after reopening parts of its economy.

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New information bolsters reports on Russian bounty intelligence, as Trump calls it a 'hoax'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 18:38

Charlie Savage joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss his new reporting in the New York Times that American officials intercepted data showing large financial transfers between Russian intelligence and Taliban-linked accounts. Phil Rucker and NBC's Kristen

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Public health experts emphasize community based strategies to mitigate virus surges

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:52

Dr. Shreya Kangovi, internist and executive director of the Penn Center for Community Health Workers, and NBC News medical correspondent Dr. John Torres join Andrea Mitchell to discuss public health solutions for controlling the pandemic amid growing

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Trump is 'failing' as commander in chief

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:51

New York Democratic Senator and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee Kirsten Gillibrand joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the investigation into intelligence reports of a Russian operation that allegedly paid bounties to Taliban-linked militias to

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Trump calls reports of Russian bounties to kill U.S. troops a ‘hoax’

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:47

NBC News confirmed that White House officials was aware of intelligence suggesting that Russia was paying to have U.S. troops killed as early as 2019. One of the Democrats in Tuesday’s private White House briefing, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill and former

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Rep. Katie Porter: If PPP isn’t working ‘we need to allocate that $100B elsewhere’

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:47

The Senate voted to extend the Paycheck Protection Program until August – but what about oversight? Congresswoman Katie Porter joins Stephanie Ruhle to discuss how we still don’t have the names of companies who received benefits from the program and what

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Dr. Gottlieb: Coronavirus ‘doesn’t want to be controlled’

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:47

As coronavirus cases hit a new record high, former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb joins Stephanie Ruhle to explain where he sees things going and what he suggests we do moving forward.

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Sr. Biden Advisor: Campaign asking for 'everyone's vote'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:15

Biden 2020 Senior Campaign Advisor Karine Jean-Pierre joins Ayman Mohyeldin as the former Vice President takes a commanding lead over President Trump in national polls. Jean-Pierre disregards the numbers, saying the "most important poll will be on

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El Paso Mayor: Young people 'think they're invincible'

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 15:13

The Mayor of El Paso, TX, Dee Margo (R), joins Ayman Mohyeldin as his city is seeing a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases. Margo says he wants to see the economy reopen, but that as long as residents flout regulations, that cannot happen.

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National debate over future of Confederate statues

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:40

Yale history professor David S. Blight joins Morning Joe to explain why the Freedmen’s Memorial in Washington uses racist imagery but should not be torn down. The panel discusses.

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What does it mean to change the name of a building?

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:35

The Morning Joe panel -- including Kimberly Atkins, David S. Blight and Eddie Glaude Jr. -- discuss the changing of Mississippi's flag and changing the name of the Princeton University's school of public policy.

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White House under fire as yet another Russia scandal develops

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:09

What did President Trump know, and when did he know it? The question that reared its head during the impeachment investigation into holdups of military aid in Ukraine is back, this time in reference to intelligence reports that Russia was paying bounties

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Seattle police clearing out Capitol Hill Occupied Protest zone after mayor's executive order

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:31

The Capitol Hill Occupied Protest zone known as CHOP is being cleared out by Seattle police after Mayor Jenny Durkan issued an executive order that the area should be vacated by protesters.

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NYC announces 'profound' changes to police department

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 13:05

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio joins Morning Joe to discuss a new city budget that includes significant changes to the NYPD. Mayor De Blasio also says the city will have 'Black Lives Matter' painted on Fifth Avenue in front of Trump Tower in 'a matter of days.'

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Armed Services member: When did we know about bounties?

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 12:06

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., of the Armed Services Committee, says the president is 'derelict in his duty' to regarding not speaking out against the Russian bounty plot.

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More advertisers boycotting Facebook in response to hate groups

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:32

Facebook announced Tuesday that it is removing groups dedicated to the Boogaloo extremist movement one month after federal officials alleged the anti-government network’s adherents used the platform to plan the murder of a federal agent. Reporter Ben

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Will Trump publicly condemn bounty plot?

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 11:07

The White House and top National Security Council officials learned about intelligence indicating Russia was offering bounties on U.S. and coalition troops in early 2019, a person with direct knowledge of the intelligence confirms to NBC News.

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Republicans distance themselves from Trump on masks

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:48

Republican lawmakers including Sens. Lamar Alexander, Mitch McConnell and Rep. Kevin McCarthy are encouraging the public to wear masks to halt the spread of the coronavirus, signaling a break with the president on the issue.

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