Ivanka + Kushner Fundraise for Booker

GOP Leaders Avoid Town Halls over Memorial Day ; Belief in Creationism at 35 Year Low ...and More Picks

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In the News: German Chancellor Angela Merkel made it clear  she believes President Donald Trump has reshaped and will further reshape the world and America’s place in it. Merkel, stated, “The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over.” This realization was made clear to Merkel during the G& meeting in which Trump scolded European allies over NATO payments and obligations and made it known he would continue to state his views on climate change and trade. Photo credit: European People’s Party / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)
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GOP Representatives Avoided Town Halls Over Memorial Day (DH)

Only six of the 217 Republicans who voted for the American Health Care Act were scheduled to hold town hall meetings during the Memorial Day break.

Ivanka to Fundraise for Booker (Dan)

It is a ‘suggested’ donation of $5,200 a plate. Ivanka and husband Jared Kushner have fundraised for Booker previously.

Belief in Creationism Lowest in 35 Years (Milicent)

57% percent now believe in some form of evolution, whether God made or not.

Fed Prosecutor from Miami U.S. Attorney’s Office Found Dead (Trevin)

The death of 37-year-old Beranton J. Whisenant Jr. is being investigated as a homicide.

Trump Targets Iran, Business Deals Persists (Dan)

Despite Trump taking hard line against Iran as causing ‘instability’ the region, US business continues to deal with the Shia-majority country.

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