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In the face of the global pandemic that's killed over 5000 Americans, President Donald Trump is still expressing reluctance to employ federal powers to assist states hardest hit by the virus.

Among the most urgent of obstacles some governors are facing is a shortage of crucial medical equipment—including ventilators—often needed to treat the highly contagious respiratory virus.

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President Donald Trump has repeatedly turned to his senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner for some of his most influential policies.

He's put Kushner in charge of Middle East peace policy, criminal justice reform, opioid crisis management, and more of the United States' most pressing issues.

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA)—a staunch ally of President Donald Trump—appeared on Fox News this past weekend to repeat Republican claims that former Vice President Joe Biden improperly used his office to benefit his son Hunter, who served on the board of a Ukrainian energy company from 2014 to 2019.

In accusing the Bidens of nepotism, however, McCarthy apparently forgot some crucial points.

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It's often unclear whether Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, is unaware of her social media presence or if she's just trolling all of us.

That was once again called into question as she posted a picture of herself and husband Jared Kushner in evening wear posing with their children in a lovingly messy hotel suite.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 18: (AFP OUT) Ivanka Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in the Cabinet Room of the White House, July 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

White House adviser and daughter of the president, Ivanka Trump drew criticism online again, this time for ignoring the optics and poor timing of her family vacation photos.

The First Daughter previously drew ire for posting family photos remarking on the greatness of spending time with her children when President Donald Trump's family separation policy was first enacted.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 03: Ivanka Trump during the visit by US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to Westminster Abbey on June 03, 2019 in London, England. President Trump's three-day state visit will include lunch with the Queen, and a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, as well as business meetings with the Prime Minister and the Duke of York, before travelling to Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

As President Donald Trump continues his onslaught of tweets maligning Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and Cummings's district of Baltimore, Maryland, the president's eldest daughter tweeted praise of the city.

The feeling wasn't mutual.

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Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump look out of a window of Buckingham Palace during the Ceremonial Welcome in the Buckingham Palace Garden for US President Donald Trump on day 1 of his State Visit to the UK on June 3, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)

Federal government officials with security clearances are expected to practice vigilance with their official files, records and correspondence. But since taking office, President Donald Trump's administration has been cited repeatedly for using personal devices, servers and commercial apps for official government business while failing to forward the correspondence to official email.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was cited for using a personal email server, but did comply with the legal requirement to forward messages which cleared her of violating federal law. But "lock her up" and Clinton's emails remain a talking point for Trump supporters years after the presidential campaign.

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