America shuts down again — choosing reality over Trumps false claims – CNN

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that included lying to Congress in part, prosecutors said, to protect the President. “},{“title”:”Author: This is how to help fix US democracy”,”duration”:”03:14″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/06/29/election-2020-david-litt-opinion-fixing-democracy-mh-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/06/29/election-2020-david-litt-opinion-fixing-democracy-mh-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/200629193629-democracy-capitol-thumb-blue-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/06/29/election-2020-david-litt-opinion-fixing-democracy-mh-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”David Litt, a former Obama speechwriter and author of “Democracy In One Book Or Less,” says there are some easy fixes to issues like voting and transparency.”,”descriptionText”:”David Litt, a former Obama speechwriter and author of “Democracy In One Book Or Less,” says there are some easy fixes to issues like voting 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