US Territories’ August 17-23, 2020 news week in tweets
TRUMP FILES EMERGENCY MOTION TO BLOCK RELEASE OF HIS TAX RETURNS
The president’s lawyers filed the motion hours after a lower court judge denied his request to halt the sharing of his tax documents.
TROPICAL STORM LAURA MAY THREATEN SOUTH FLORIDA, GULF COAST NEXT WEEK; WARNINGS ISSUED IN THE CARIBBEAN
Both the track and intensity of Tropical Storm Laura are very uncertain. Here’s our latest thinking on Florida and the US Gulf Coast.
GPD: ANYONE CAUGHT AT ANY PUBLIC PARKS OR BEACHES FOR ANY REASON MAY BE ARRESTED, PROSECUTED
Residents could face criminal charges if they are caught at local beaches or parks “for any reason” according to a press release from the Guam Police Department.
NO FRESH US MILITARY CORONAVIRUS CASES REPORTED ON GUAM AS USS RONALD REAGAN VISITS ISLAND
The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan pulled into Guam for a “safe haven liberty port visit.” However, the sailors will not have free rein of the island due to coronavirus restrictions.
OPINION | THIS IS A FIGHT TO SAVE THE NATION’S SOUL
Democrats from Maine to Guam, assembled virtually for their convention Tuesday night, spoke of a nation that has lost lives, jobs, fairness and friends because of Trump’s leadership. But at core they were talking about a nation that has lost its soul.
VIRGIN ISLANDS WILL SUBPOENA BILLIONAIRE INVESTOR IN EPSTEIN CASE
US Virgin Islands officials to subpoena billionaire Leon Black for info on his decades-long ties with pedophile pal Jeffrey Epstein, as part of a quest to find out where Epstein’s money came from.
OPINION | I WOULD LIKE TO GIVE OUT SOME AWARDS TO THE STATES IN THE DNC ROLL CALL
2020 American, there are still natural born American citizens living in US territory who are not allowed to vote for president.
ARMY IS INVESTIGATING SOLDIERS WHO APPEARED IN DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION VIDEO
The Army is investigating two junior soldiers who appeared in a DNC video. The DNC has said it was a misstep, and American Samoa wanted to recognize their military contribution.