Dozens of times over the past three years, President Trump has attempted to erase former president Barack Obama and the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) from the history of the Veterans Choice Act. (Monica Akhtar/The Post)
President Trump has told mistruths about the 2014 VA Choice Act more than 156 times, seeking to deny the contributions of rivals including former president Barack Obama and the late Sen. John McCain. His handling of the VA Choice legislation offers a crystalline window into the anatomy of a Trump lie.
Friday’s tally is the first time the United States has seen more than 80,000 cases reported in one day, and surpasses the previous record set during a summer surge of cases across the Sun Belt. It comes as many states are seeing rising hospitalizations.
Yolanda McGriff hugs her 16-year-old daughter, Keionna, in Dallas. “My whole life changed from that one decision,” McGriff says of attending a May 30 demonstration with her daughter after George Floyd's death. (Zerb Mellish for The Post)
Analysis of arrests in 15 cities reveals most George Floyd protesters were charged with misdemeanors and lived within the metro area where they were arrested. The data contradicts suggestions by President Trump and other officials that those who took to the streets were mostly agitators from out of town, committing felonious acts.
By Meryl Kornfield, Austin R. Ramsey, Jacob Wallace, Christopher Casey and Verónica Del Valle
According to a federal criminal complaint made public Friday, Ivan Harrison Hunter, a 26-year-old from Bourne, Texas, traveled to Minneapolis after George Floyd’s death and was captured on video May 28 firing 13 rounds from an AK-47 into the precinct building.
Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.
Average of national polls since Oct. 12 that meet Washington Post standards for transparency and quality. Includes polls by Economist-YouGov, NBC-WSJ, PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and Quinnipiac University.
White House announcement did not offer specifics on terms and timing. If Sudan were to establish ties with the Jewish state, it would become the third Arab country in recent weeks to do so, following the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.