Trump Goes After Pence, McConnell in Speech to Party Donors

It was supposed to be a unifying weekend for a Republican Party at war with itself over former President Donald Trump’s divisive leadership. But Trump himself shattered two days of relative peace in his closing remarks to the GOP’s top donors when he insulted the party’s Senate leader and his wife.

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Invoking Lincoln, Biden Calls for National Unity in Gettysburg Speech

With Election Day four weeks away, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden delivered the most important speech of his political career at the Gettysburg Battlefield on Tuesday, invoking the spirit of Abraham Lincoln to call on Americans to abandon partisan rancor and infighting for a unified approach to the persistent problems of society.

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Russian Diplomat Hits Sanctions at UN Amid Tension With West

Russia’s top diplomat complained about countries using sanctions and meddling in the domestic affairs of other nations, saying in a video message to U.N. dignitaries that such penalties hamper an effective worldwide response to issues like the coronavirus pandemic, climate change, military conflicts and international terrorism.

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