The Majority Report with Sam Seder

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TODAY'S HEADLINES:

Allies of Donald Trump are raising millions of dollars to target and harass editors and reporters working for major news outlets.

Meanwhile, the DNC tells Iowa and Nevada to scrap their plans to hold virtual caucus citing security concerns.

And lastly, Hong Kong’s leader denies that she offered her resignation to Beijing despite being recorded saying she would quit if she could.

And our QUICKER QUICKIES HEADLINES:

Hurricane Dorian has been downgraded to a Category 3 storm after stalling over the Bahamas, where officials say it is responsible for the deaths of at least five people.

The Washington Post reports that House Democrats plan to make Trump's alleged involvement in a 2016 scheme to silence two women who claimed they had affairs with him a major investigative focus this fall

The Trump administration announced that it would reconsider its decision to force immigrants facing life-threatening health crises to return to their home countries, an abrupt move last month that generated public outrage and was roundly condemned by the medical establishment

The AP reports that tens of thousands of students in Hong Kong boycotted the first day of classes Monday as part of a citywide strike following another weekend of demonstrations. Teenagers spoke to the crowds from a stage with a backdrop that read: “With no future, there’s no need to go to class.”

 

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