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Trump Retweets Account Calling Him And Biden “Rapey”

Last night Trump retweeted a bizarre, manipulated GIF depicting Joe Biden with a distorted and extended tongue. Because reasons. The owner of that account then apparently altered his handle to read “Trump & Biden Are Rapey.” While nearly 55,000 Americans have died in this pandemic, the president of the United States is spending his time searching the accounts of Twitter …

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Trump Unfollows Piers Morgan After Critical Column

Mediaite reports: British television host Piers Morgan announced Saturday morning that President Donald Trump had unfollowed him on Twitter after he posted a column calling Trump’s coronavirus cure “batshit crazy.” Morgan and Trump have had a friendly relationship for over a decade dating back to 2008 when the president declared him the winner of Celebrity Apprentice. For two straight years …

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Junior “Jokes” That Hillary Poisoned Jeffrey Epstein

The New York Post reports: Donald Trump Jr. took a swipe at Hillary Clinton Saturday, joking to his Twitter followers that she was behind the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. The remark came in response to a Clinton jab at his father, President Trump, for his “sarcastic” suggestion to Americans that disinfectant could be used to treat COVID-19. “Please …

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AMA Rips Trump’s Suggestion To Inject Disinfectants

Reuters reports: President Donald Trump’s musings on whether injecting disinfectants might treat COVID-19 horrified medical professionals on Friday and raised fresh concerns that his stream-of-consciousness briefings could push frightened people to poison themselves with untested treatments. An international chorus of doctors and health experts urged people not to drink or inject disinfectant after Trump on Thursday suggested that scientists should …

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Randy Rainbow: A Spoonful Of Clorox [VIDEO]

YouTube star Randy Rainbow is back today to quickly respond to Glorious Leader’s suggestion that injecting disinfectants might be a great way to cure coronavirus. Randy sets his sights on Trump and Fox’s crackpot doctors to the tune of A Spoonful Of Sugar, from Disney’s 1964 classic, Mary Poppins. Notably, original songwriter Robert Sherman penned the tune on the day …

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Trump’s Grandiosity Endangers West Point Cadets

The New York Times reports: Last Friday, the day before Mr. Pence was to speak at the Air Force ceremony in Colorado, Mr. Trump, never one to be upstaged, abruptly announced that he would, in fact, be speaking at West Point. That was news to everyone, including officials at West Point, according to three people involved with or briefed on …

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“Church Of Bleach” Leader Contacted Trump Days Ago

The Guardian reports: The leader of the most prominent group in the US peddling potentially lethal industrial bleach as a “miracle cure” for coronavirus wrote to Donald Trump at the White House this week. In his letter, Mark Grenon told Trump that chlorine dioxide – a powerful bleach used in industrial processes such as textile manufacturing that can have fatal …

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Malaria Drug Study Halted: Primary Outcome Is Death

CNBC reports: Citing a “primary outcome” of death, researchers cut short a study testing anti-malaria drug chloroquine as a potential treatment for Covid-19 after some patients developed irregular heart beats and nearly two dozen died after taking doses daily. Scientists say the findings, published Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, should prompt some degree of skepticism from …

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Schumer: We Have A Quack Medicine Salesman On TV

“We seemed to have a quack medicine salesman on television. He’s talking about things like disinfectant in the lungs. We need real focus in the White House on what needs to be done. “Instead of talking about disinfectant the president should be talking about how he’s going to implement testing. Which every expert says is the quickest path to get …

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Hillary: Please Don’t Poison Yourself On Trump’s Say-So

Talking Points Memo reports: Hillary Clinton on Friday knocked President Trump’s controversial comments about disinfectant possibly being used to treat coronavirus patients, warning people not to poison themselves based on the president’s statement. “Please don’t poison yourself because Donald Trump thinks it could be a good idea,” the former secretary of State wrote on Twitter. The president’s comments triggered Lysol …

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Surgeon General Subtweets: Always Consult Doctors

“A reminder to all Americans- PLEASE always talk to your health provider first before administering any treatment/ medication to yourself or a loved one. “Your safety is paramount, and doctors and nurses are have years of training to recommend what’s safe and effective.” – Surgeon General Jerome Adams, tweeting to his 800,000 followers. For those unaware, a subtweet is a …

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White House Defends Trump On Injecting Disinfectant

The Hill reports: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Friday defended President Trump for asking whether disinfectant could be used to treat the coronavirus and accused the media of taking the president’s remarks out of context. “President Trump has repeatedly said that Americans should consult with medical doctors regarding coronavirus treatment, a point that he emphasized again during yesterday’s …

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NYT: Trump Spends Half His Day Watching Cable News

The New York Times reports: President Trump arrives in the Oval Office these days as late as noon, when he is usually in a sour mood after his morning marathon of television. He has been up in the White House master bedroom as early as 5 a.m. watching Fox News, then CNN, with a dollop of MSNBC thrown in for …

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Lysol Maker: Please Don’t Try Injecting Our Products

NBC News reports: The maker of Lysol disinfectants has a stern warning: Please don’t ingest its products to try and treat the coronavirus. “As a global leader in health and hygiene products, we must be clear that under no circumstance should our disinfectant products be administered into the human body (through injection, ingestion or any other route),” British consumer goods …

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Trump Suggests “Injecting Disinfectant” To Treat COVID

The Independent reports: Donald Trump, a businessman by training and trade, floated more trial medical trial balloons on Thursday night – repeatedly suggesting disinfectant be injected into the bodies of humans to cure coronavirus patients while doubling down on his claims that sunlight kills the deadly virus. “I see the disinfectant that knocks it out in a minute, one minute. …

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Fired Vaccine Scientist To File Whistleblower Complaint

The Washington Post reports: Rick Bright, the scientist who said he was removed as the leader of the federal agency working on a coronavirus vaccine, is filing a whistleblower’s complaint, his attorneys said Thursday. “The guy says he was pushed out of a job. Maybe he was. Maybe he wasn’t,” the president said during his evening news conference at the …

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MD Gov On Dealing With Trump: Don’t Poke The Bear

Politico reports: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan insisted Thursday that he has pulled no punches in advocating for states’ interests when dealing with President Donald Trump. But the chairman of the National Governors Association also acknowledged he has been careful not to “poke the bear” in the Oval Office amid the coronavirus pandemic. Hogan suggested he had opted to pursue a …

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Billionaire Donor Prodded Trump On Malaria Drug

NBC News reports: A top HHS official who said he was transferred from his post for pushing back on “efforts to fund potentially dangerous drugs promoted by those with political connections” felt pressured to rush access to chloroquine treatments for coronavirus after Trump had a conversation about it with a mega-rich donor, a source close to the doctor told NBC …

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POLL: Only 23% “Highly Trust” Trump On COVID News

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump has made himself the daily spokesman for the nation’s coronavirus response. Yet few Americans regularly look to or trust Trump as a source of information on the pandemic, according to a new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Just 28% of Americans say they’re regularly getting information from Trump …

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Immigration Ban Actually Narrow, Many Key Exceptions

Roll Call reports: Even among immigrant applicants abroad, the order carves out several key exemptions. It does not apply to people who already have green cards or to spouses and children of U.S. citizens. Parents of U.S. citizens, however, are not mentioned in the list of exemptions. It also excludes people who intend to move to the country to work …

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