Jon Passantino

Jon Passantino


Los Angeles Bureau Chief @BuzzFeedNews, reporting the ? @BuzzFeedStorm. Made in California. Tips: jonp@buzzfeed[.]com. DMs open.

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Mitt Romney tells @mkraju  he has already voted in this year's election: “I did not vote for President Trump.” He wouldn’t say if he voted for Biden or wrote someone else in.

The network that reportedly passed on the Hunter emails story over credibility concerns continues to push it uncritically as its top story

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Big M7.4 quake strikes off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, tsnuami warning issued for Alaska coast

The parents of 545 children separated at the US border still can't be found, lawyers say. Its been more than two years.

Remdesivir becomes the first drug approved for treating Covid-19 in the US

Trump falsely claims most immigrants dont show up for their court hearings, then demeans those who follow US law as having the “lowest IQ.”

Here's A Statistic You Won't Hear From Trump: Over 90% Of Families Seeking Asylum Show Up For Their Court Hearings

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US attorney announces the gunman who allegedly killed two law enforcement officers in California was associated with the right-wing Boogaloo movement. A patch bearing the group’s symbol was found in the van used by the shooter in Oakland and Santa Cruz killings

Breaking: A child under the age of 18 has died of coronavirus in Los Angeles, public health officials announce, in what is believed to be the first child death from the virus in the US. “A devastating reminder that COVID-19 infects people of all ages,” LA health official says.

Iceland has tested a higher proportion of its citizens for coronavirus than anywhere else in the world. Its found about half of those who tested positive are non-symptomatic

Trump just issued an executive order to slash 1/3 of all advisory committees that provide scientific advice. Union of Concerned Scientists responds: "It's no longer death by a thousand cuts. It's taking a knife to the jugular.”

California Gov Newsom letter to Trump requesting hospital ship: “We project that roughly 56% of our population — 25.5 million people — will be infected with the virus over an eight week period.” (!!)

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Actor Daniel Masterson, who starred in 'That 70s Show,' has been charged with forcibly raping three women in separate incidents occurring between 2001 and 2003, LA District Attorney announces

?Murdoch’s @nypost  will call for a ban on assault weapons on tomorrow’s front page

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