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Flashback: Reporter Fired After Report That Trump Spent Thanksgiving Tweeting and Golfing

Just one year ago, a Newsweek reporter was fired after running a story that President Trump spent his Thanksgiving tweeting and golfing. In reality, he had made a trip to Afghanistan to spend time with the troops. “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more,” a headline from political journalist Jessica Kwong proclaimed. The story began, “As with any other...

New York City To Establish Virus Checkpoints Ahead Of Thanksgiving

new york thanksgiving checkpoints New York City will erect coronavirus checkpoints at key entrances to the city ahead of Thanksgiving, a law enforcement boss told Bloomberg News. Deputies will investigate and conduct checks on travelers from out-of-state cars and buses, and testing and tracing squads will issue quarantine orders, New York City Sheriff Joseph Fucito told Bloomberg. Travelers residing outside of the...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Democrat Governors ‘Cancel’ Thanksgiving

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a stay-at-home order Thursday, telling city residents to cancel their Thanksgiving plans. The strict lockdown rules come as average daily cases of COVID-19 have more than tripled since last month. Lightfoot’s ‘advisory,’ which also limits social gatherings to 10 people or less, will remain in effect for 30 days or until a change in guidelines...