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As the economy flashes warning signs, President Trump is suggesting remedies but then arguing that they're not needed:
The DNC rejects a proposal for an official climate change debate for the party’s presidential candidates, pitting party officials against activists who believe Democrats aren’t taking the issue seriously heading into 2020
Which 2020 candidate is running the best campaign ads? @FiveThirtyEight explores:
"While we mourn the loss of our hero, we remember his iconic laughter, insatiable curiosity, and gentle heart": Julia Koch pays tribute to her husband, billionaire conservative figure David Koch, who has died at age 79.
"Your indifference cost these men and women their most valuable commodity: time." Jon Stewart receives a standing ovation from 9/11 first responders after slamming lawmakers for failing to fund programs providing healthcare to the first responders
ONE LESS: Scott Pappalardo owned his AR-15 rifle for more than 30 years. He even has a Second Amendment tattoo on his arm. This weekend, he destroyed his gun “to make sure this weapon will be ever be able to take a life.”
Father of Parkland victim slams NRA videos: "If this was put out by a terrorist organization, we would be raising the terror threat level in this country. Why are we letting this lobby have anything to do with DC? I don't understand it!"
JUST IN: Alleged SC church shooter will face the death penalty
Speaker Nancy Pelosi: “We cannot have the president, every time he has an objection, to say I’ll shut down the government until you come to my way of thinking…If we hold the employees hostage now, they’re hostage forever.”
Rep. Ayanna Pressley: "I learned a long time ago that when change happens it's either because people see the light or they feel the fire. "We're lifting up these stories in the hopes that you will see the light. And if you don't, we will bring the fire."
Rep. Liz Cheney: "We had people that are at the highest levels of our law enforcement ... saying that they were going to stop a duly elected president of the United States." "That sounds an awful lot like a coup and it could well be treason," she adds
Former Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka: "The left has no idea how much more damage we can do to them as private citizens."