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Axios: President Trump offered John Kelly a job as FBI director when he had pledged loyalty

Trump, writes Schmidt according to Axios, said: “Kelly had to be loyal to him and only to him.” Kelly, who later served as White House chief of staff, “immediately recognized the problem with Trump’s request for loyalty and pushed back on the president’s request,” said Schmidt’s book, according to Axios. Instead, Kelly said he would “stand by the Constitution and …

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Trump News live: Latest election updates for 2020 as the president defends the Coronavirus crisis in an Axios interview

The Nevada governor signs a postal vote law while Trump rages Governor Steve Sisolak signed Nevada’s new postal law bill on Monday evening. This makes Nevada the seventh country to send ballot papers to all registered voters for the November 3 election. That came a few hours after Donald Trump complained that it was now “impossible” for Republicans to win …

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Where to look for life on Mars – Axios

After decades of sending missions to Mars, NASA is now focusing on regions of the Red Planet that they believe have the best chance of determining whether the world harbors or hosts life. The Big Picture: Scientists can now point to parts of Mars that were once likely to be humid and warm, with geological signatures resembling the rivers, deltas, …

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California does not buy from automakers that invest in emissions for Trump – Axios

The Big Picture: The California Department of General Services said in a statement released late on Friday that it would "ban the purchase of all-internal combustion-powered limousines by state authorities, with exceptions, for certain vehicles." public safety "- it would buy only electric or hybrid vehicles. Immediately after this political announcement, another statement said that as of 1 January next …

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50 years of diversity in the "Sesame Street" – Axios

"It was very important for us to represent a range of races and ethnicities, not only in our human occupation, but also in our puppet occupation," said Sesame Workshop Senior Vice President Rosemarie Truglio in an interview. "Remember, the 'Sesame Street' is a very diverse and inclusive neighborhood, we have monsters, we have complainers and we have a three meter …

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Aid for the space economy sought on Earth – Axios

A space economy conjures up visions of thousands of people living and working in orbit and beyond, but the jobs that will sustain the space industry over the coming years will be on Earth. The Big Picture: According to UBS estimates, the space industry could be worth $ 805 billion by 2030. UBS predicts that space tourism will account for …

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There's a lot of data in space, but not a lot of money – Axios

Space companies are trying to build a market for the huge amounts of data that are returned daily from satellites. The Big Picture: The launch of Earth observation satellites into space is cheaper than ever to collect large amounts of data from orbit. However, the market for imaging and analytics companies remains largely limited to government customers and demanding, high-paid …

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