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FILE - In this March 4, 2020, photo, E. Jean Carroll talks to reporters outside a courthouse in New York. The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to take over President Donald Trump's defense in a defamation lawsuit brought by Carroll, who accused the president of raping her in a New York luxury department store in the mid-1990s. Federal lawyers asked a court Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, to allow a legal move that could put the American people on the hook for any money she might be awarded. She says the president's comments, including that she was “totally lying” to sell a memoir, besmirched her character and harmed her career when he denied the rape allegations in 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
E. Jean Carroll Accused Trump of Lying About Rape. The DOJ Wants Taxpayers to Pay for His Defense.

The move to intervene is in keeping with a Justice Department that time and again has advanced a broad vision of executive power and has moved to shield Trump from legal exposure.

The RNC held some live events during their four-day convention in NC. Now four people have tested positive for coronavirus. (Image via Shutterstock)
The RNC Held In-Person Events. Now Four Attendees Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus.

NC Democratic Party calls RNC live events, despite the coronavirus, a “reckless, short-sighted attempt to soothe Donald Trump’s ego.”

President Trump on the South Lawn.
Donald Trump’s Demand to Delay the Election Is a Call to Violence

Make no mistake: President Trump is looking to incite more chaos by calling to delay the federal election.

Cartoon by Sean Galvin
Cartoon: ‘Everything’s Fine, Trust Me!’

This comic aims to capture President Trump's tendency to paint a comically rosy picture, despite our grim reality amid life in a pandemic.

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
‘Like Living in Hell’: Trump Won’t Stop Trashing American Cities

On Monday, the “America First” president showed his patriotism by calling Chicago “worse than any war zone that we’re in.”

Image of Trump via AP Photo/Alex Brandon. Image of Fauci via AP/Al Drago.
Trump Is Openly Attacking Fauci and the CDC Because They Are Worried About Worsening Outbreaks

According to one administration official, the president is “reopen and move on” from the pandemic.

In this Monday, July 6, 2020 file photo, a health care worker administers a COVID-19 test at a site sponsored by Community Heath of South Florida at the Martin Luther King Jr. Clinica Campesina Health Center in Homestead, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
67% of Americans Disapprove of Trump’s Pandemic Response as COVID Deaths Rise Again

It's the strongest expression of voter dissatisfaction with the president's response to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.