The Daily Populous

Thursday May 28th, 2020 night edition

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(CNN) Christian Cooper, whose video of a woman calling the police on him while he was birdwatching went viral over the Memorial Day weekend, acknowledged the woman's apology but said her act was "definitely racist.".

"I think her apology is sincere," Cooper told CNN's Don Lemon Tuesday night.

"I'm not sure that in that apology she recognizes that while she may not be or consider herself a racist, that particular act was definitely racist.".

But she went there and had this racist act that she did.".

The woman, Amy Cooper, said in earlier comments to CNN she wanted to "publicly apologize to everyone."

Lemon's team invited the woman Monday to appear on the show alongside Christian Cooper but had not heard back from her by Tuesday night.

On Wednesday, the NYC Commission on Human Rights said it is investigating the incident. »

Fauci says he wears a mask to be a symbol of what 'you should be doing'

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Fauci said he believes that while wearing a mask is not "100% effective," it is a valuable safeguard and shows "respect for another person.".

The wearing of masks while out in public has emerged as a politically charged issue as Trump has called for a return to pre-pandemic life in the hopes of revitalizing the US economy.

This week, Trump shared a tweet that mocked former Vice President Joe Biden for wearing a mask Monday at a Memorial Day ceremony, prompting the presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee to call Trump "an absolute fool. »

Trump press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has voted by mail 11 times in 10 years

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Most recently, she voted by mail in the state’s March 2020 presidential primary, just as Trump did after he made Florida his new permanent home.

Last week, McEnany, 32, said vote-by-mail was OK for Trump because "the president is, after all, the president, which means he’s here in Washington.

Meanwhile, McEnany, a graduate of South Tampa’s Academy of the Holy Names and a Davis Islands homeowner, has voted by mail 11 times over the last 10 years. »