Donald Trump rebuked for removing mask after leaving hospital – US politics live

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Teeny virus laughs at walls, people with big guns guarding president, generals.

Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, Mark Milley, and other senior soldier, sailor types are going to be, in some sense, confined to barracks – aka working from home or something similar – after a coast guard leader caught Covid-19, CNN reports.

Gen. Mark Milley and several members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff are self-isolating and working from home after a top Coast Guard official tested positive for coronavirus, per @barbarastarrcnn. The Vice Commandant of the US Coast Guard, Admiral Charles Ray, is positive.

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Florida governor Ron DeSantis today extended the state’s voter registration deadline – after unexpected and unexplained heavy traffic crashed the state’s online system and potentially prevented thousands of enrolling to cast ballots in next month’s presidential election.

You can register to vote in Florida here

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