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Cuomo Rips Trump: “We Don’t Have A King” [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Donald Trump may think his authority to reopen the states is absolute, but New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo begs to differ. Trump stunned during his Monday night news conference when he said it was up to him and not the governors to decide when to reopen daily life in coronavirus-stricken states, and that as president “the authority …

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Dictator Trump: I Have “Total Authority” As President

Raw Story reports: At President Donald Trump’s latest White House coronavirus task force briefing, reporters pressed him on his claims that he can reopen the economy, pointing out that the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution clearly leaves the matter to state governments. Trump’s response was to utterly deny this was the case — and to insist that he had the …

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Trump Claims He Can Force States To Reopen Economy

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Monday declared that he could force states across the country to reopen their economies, even if those states’ governors believe that doing so would be dangerous. As New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman points out, Trump’s declaration completely contradicts his own administration’s messages about states’ rights, as well as Trump’s own message that …

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Trump Retweets Nutbag’s Call To Fire Anthony Fauci

The New York Times reports: President Trump publicly signaled his frustration on Sunday with Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the federal government’s top infectious disease expert, after the doctor said more lives could have been saved from the coronavirus if the country had been shut down earlier. Mr. Trump reposted a Twitter message that said “Time to #FireFauci” as he rejected …

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Glorious Leader Explodes At Fox Anchor Chris Wallace

Fox News reports: Wallace predicted that the November election would double as a referendum on President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying: “If people come to the conclusion, a majority of Americans, that he has handled the health issue and the economic issue poorly, I don’t think he has any chance to win.” Wallace also addressed whether Trump can …

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Trump Suggested Letting COVID “Wash Over” Country

The Washington Post reports: During one task force meeting in the Situation Room last month, Trump turned to Fauci and challenged him. It was the day the administration was adding Ireland and the United Kingdom to its travel restrictions, and Trump wanted to understand why talk of “herd immunity” — allowing the coronavirus to sweep a nation largely unchecked, with …

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Trump Continues To Boast About COVID Briefing Ratings

Trump is likely reacting to this Fox News story: CNN’s most prominent anchors and reporters have ratcheted up their attacks against President Trump during the coronavirus outbreak as the liberal network continues to blur the lines between straight news and opinion journalism. Media company Grabien founder and editor Tom Elliott said it’s “notable” that CNN, who for months chastised the White …

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Trump Attacks “Fake News” Wall Street Journal For Forgetting His Virus Ratings Are “Through The Roof”

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump fired back at The Wall Street Journal editorial board after they declared that his daily coronavirus press conferences have become “boring” and not productive, calling the outlet “Fake News” and touting the high rating numbers for the televised pressers. On Wednesday, the WSJ editorial board ripped the coronavirus press conferences — which frequently allow Trump …

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WSJ Board Trashes Trump’s “Boring, Wasted” Briefings

From the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal: Mr. Trump seems to have concluded that the briefings could be a showcase for him. Perhaps they substitute in his mind for the campaign rallies he can no longer hold because of the risks. Perhaps he resented the media adulation that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been receiving for his …

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Trump Boasts Briefing Ratings Are “Through The Roof”

Raw Story reports: President Donald Trump on Tuesday boasted about the television ratings that he’s been getting for his daily coronavirus press briefings at a time when deaths from the disease in the United States have surged past 13,000. The president began his tweet by complaining that Democrats have been calling on networks to stop airing Trump’s press conferences live …

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Trump: Ivanka Created 10% Of All US Jobs [VIDEO]

Vox reports: On Tuesday, President Trump hosted a call with business leaders to discuss efforts to provide financial relief to small businesses. During that call, he made an astounding claim: that his daughter Ivanka personally created 15 million jobs. To put this claim in perspective, as of January — before the coronavirus pandemic caused the US economy to start hemorrhaging …

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Trump Vows To Stop WHO Funding (Unless He Doesn’t)

The New York Times reports: President Trump lashed out on Tuesday at the World Health Organization, creating a new enemy to attack and threatening to withhold funding from the world’s premier health institution even as a deadly virus ravages nations around the globe. “We’re going to put a hold on money spent to the W.H.O.; we’re going to put a …

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Trump: “Mail-In Voting Is Horrible, It’s Corrupt,” But I Totally Vote By Mail “Because I’m Allowed To” [VIDEO]

The Independent reports: Donald Trump accused some who cast ballots in US elections by mail of “cheating,” even though he intends to do so in Florida as part of the Sunshine State’s primary. The president made clear he opposes states moving to all-absentee ballot elections amid the coronavirus epidemic, telling reporters Tuesday night he fears that would lead to widespread …

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At Virus Briefing, Trump Jokes About Fucking Models

The New York Daily News reports: He just can’t help himself. President Trump joked about being “involved in” models during a coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday. The quip came while the president was fielding questions about the trajectory of the pandemic. “The models show hundreds of thousands of people are going to die and you know what …

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Trump Sends Taunting Letter To Schumer Over Supplies

CNN reports: The White House released a letter from President Donald Trump attacking Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer in starkly personal terms on Thursday — just moments after the President said that “this is not the time for politics.” Trump was speaking at the White House daily coronavirus briefing at the same time his staff released the letter to Schumer, …

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Trump Calls Pelosi “A Sick Puppy” For Criticizing Him

Fox News reports: Speaking on “Fox & Friends” on Monday, President Trump called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s comments “a disgrace,” referring to her claims that he had denied the seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak and delayed ramping up the federal government’s response, which she called a “deadly” mistake. “It’s a sad thing,” Trump said on Monday. “She’s a sick puppy …

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Trump Blames Hospitals For Shortages Of Supplies

The Washington Post reports: President Trump has been focused on shifting blame for whatever becomes of the coronavirus outbreak. And on Sunday, he set about blaming hospitals and states for the well-established shortages of equipment to deal with the situation. During the daily White House coronavirus briefing in the Rose Garden, Trump suggested that hospitals had squandered or done worse …

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Cuomo: Trump’s Quarantine Threat “Panicked People”

“Last night we were fighting two things. You’re fighting the virus and you’re fighting the fear. I can’t tell you how many people called all night long about the mandatory quarantine comment that the president made as he was getting into a helicopter, which was inconclusive, by the way. But people are so on edge. I mean, it really panicked …

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Trump Boasts About His TV Ratings As Virus Rampages: My Numbers Are Better Than The Bachelor And The NFL

From the conservative Washington Examiner: President Trump castigated the media for its coverage of the coronavirus crisis. The commander in chief also touted the ratings of his near-daily appearances at White House Coronavirus Task Force briefings. In a third tweet, the president, who is a businessman and former reality TV star, heralded the ratings for the coronavirus task force briefings, …

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Trump Backs Off Threat To Quarantine NY, NJ, And CT

The New York Times reports: President Trump said Saturday night that he will not impose a quarantine on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut but would instead issue a “strong” travel advisory to be implemented by the governors of the three states. Mr. Trump made the announcement on Twitter just hours after telling reporters that he was considering a quarantine …

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