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Dan Scavino Jr., the White House's social media director, has been issued a warning for violating the Hatch Act, a federal law that prohibits officials from using government positions for political advocacy, according to the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW).

What happened: In April, Scavino posted a tweet from his personal Twitter account — though at the time, it listed his White House position and had a profile picture in the Oval Office — asking Michiganders to remove Republican Rep. Justin Amash in a primary. CREW submitted a complaint soon after.

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Opposition leader Leopoldo López flees Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo López outside the Spanish embassy in Caracas, in 2019. Photo: Juan Barreto/AFP via Getty Images

Leopoldo López, a former political prisoner and prominent Venezuelan opposition leader, has left the country, his Popular Will party confirmed in a statement Saturday.

Why it matters: He's been an influential force in the push to oust President Nicolás Maduro's regime and a mentor to opposition leader Juan Guaidó. He'd been in the Spanish ambassador's Caracas residence since escaping house arrest in April 2019 following a failed military uprising.

Obama: The rest of us have to live with the consequences of what Trump's done

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Campaigning for Joe Biden at a car rally in Miami on Saturday, Barack Obama railed against President Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "the rest of us have to live with the consequences of what he's done."

Driving the news: With less than two weeks before the election, the Biden campaign is drawing on the former president's popularity with Democrats to drive turnout and motivate voters.

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