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Ben Carson says he took an unproven coronavirus treatment touted by MyPillow's CEO after testing positive for the disease

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson speaks during a roundtable with President Donald Trump on June 15, 2020.
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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson tested positive for COVID-19 last week and took a herbal supplement that remains an unproven coronavirus treatment, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.
Carson took oleandrin based on the advice of MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, who has a financial stake in the company that develops the product.
Lindell, a major supporter of President Donald Trump who has no background in medicine or science, has...
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'It was not pressure': Trump called a Michigan county official who now says she wants to rescind her vote to certify the election

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump talks on the phone
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A GOP Michigan canvassing board member told The Washington Post she received a call from President Donald Trump the night before she filed an affadavit to rescind her vote to certify the election results.
It's too late for the canvasser, Monica Palmer, to rescind her vote. The certified results have already been sent to Michigan's secretary of state.
Palmer, who initially would not vote to certify before reversing course after facing backlash, said she did not feel pressured by Trump regarding the move to take back her vote.
"It...
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