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Georgia voting site in rural black community reopened after two-year grassroots fight. “We couldn’t understand or see why the poll was closed,” a longtime voter at that location said. - @NBCBLK
Federal prosecutors have told a judge they don’t oppose Rick Gates’ request for probation as long as he continues to cooperate with them.
JUST IN: Congressional Budget Office has issued a report advising Congress to consider raising the debt ceiling earlier than anticipated to account for the revenue loss brought upon by the GOP tax legislation.
BREAKING: Federal judge rules that former White House Counsel Don McGahn must comply with congressional subpoena.
BREAKING: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: "We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought."
NEW: Joint statement from DOJ, DOD, DHS, DNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA on 2020 election security: "Russia, China, Iran, and other foreign malicious actors all will seek to interfere in the voting process or influence voter perceptions."
Russia has voiced hope that the U.S. administration wouldn't publish private conversations between the two nations' presidents, like it did with Ukraine.