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Historian: Trump Ignores Lessons Of 1918 Flu Pandemic

The Washington Post reports: The first wave wasn’t that bad. In the spring of 1918, a new strain of influenza hit military camps in Europe on both sides of World War I. Soldiers were affected, but not nearly as severely as they would be later. Even so, Britain, France, Germany and other European governments kept it secret. They didn’t want …

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Trump Tells South Carolina GOP Rally Crowd To Vote In Dem Primary For “Weakest Candidate” Bernie Sanders

CNN reports: President Donald Trump suggested his supporters in South Carolina cast their primary ballots for Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders during his rally Friday, the second straight Democratic primary in which he’s suggested his supporters get involved. “Are you ready? Let’s do it together,” Trump said. “First we have to figure out who would be the weakest candidate, and then …

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Trump: Virus Fears Are A Democratic Hoax [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: President Trump accused Democrats of “politicizing” the deadly coronavirus during a South Carolina campaign rally on Friday, claiming that the outbreak is “their new hoax” as he continued to downplay the risk in the U.S. “Now the Democrats are politicizing the coronavirus,” Trump said. “They have no clue, they can’t even count their votes in Iowa.” “This …

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Glorious Leader Explodes Over “Incompetent” Fox Poll

Fox News reports: Among all voters, all six Democratic candidates tested top the president in trial ballots. Trump trails Biden and Bloomberg by 8 points and Sanders by 7. Those are the only leads outside the poll’s margin of error. Warren (+3 points), Buttigieg (+3) and Klobuchar (+1) are barely ahead. And in each instance, there are enough undecided/third-party voters …

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Trump: US Is “Way Ahead” Of Virus Thanks To Me

Politico reports: President Trump early Friday tweeted that the U.S. was way ahead of the curve when it came to stemming the spread of coronavirus thanks to measures taken by his administration. Trump also accused congressional Democrats early Friday morning of unfairly blaming the coronavirus’ threat to Americans on his administration, tying the global health epidemic even closer to domestic …

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Trump Meets With Top Experts Amid Virus Turmoil

The Daily Beast reports: In uncharacteristic fashion, the president barely tweeted throughout the day, as the Dow Jones industrial average took another massive dive on fears that the spread of the virus was going to severely interrupt global commerce and medical supply chains. Late on Thursday afternoon, he called the press in for a meeting with Trump-friendly African-American leaders and …

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Trump Impersonator Disrupts Pence Speech At CPAC

From the right wing Daily Caller: Mike Pence took the stage at CPAC 2020 around noon (eastern time) Thursday, opening his speech with a message of optimism about America’s odds of defeating the coronavirus, and Trump’s odds of reelection. However, less than 10 minutes into the vice president’s remarks, a protestor dressed like the president stood up near the front …

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Major Labor Union To Spend $150M To Defeat Trump

The Associated Press reports: One of the nation’s largest labor unions is unveiling plans to invest $150 million in a nationwide campaign to help defeat President Donald Trump, a sweeping effort focused on eight battleground states and voters of color who typically don’t vote. The investment marks the largest voter engagement and turnout operation in the history of the Service …

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Fox Analyst: Trump’s Libel Suit Against NYT Is Doomed

Fox News reports: The Trump campaign’s filing of a libel lawsuit against the so-called “extremely biased” New York Times was a “clever” move but the case will likely be “dismissed,” according to Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano. “They did a bad thing,” Trump said at a coronavirus press conference later Wednesday, before hinting at more litigation. “There …

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WHO Official Rips Trump’s “Incoherent” Virus Presser

Axios reports: Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, special advisor to the director general of the World Health Organization, told MSNBC Wednesday he found “most” of what President Trump said at his briefing on the novel coronavirus “incoherent.” As the number of confirmed cases reaches 60 in the U.S., the top health professional — who was a health policy adviser in the Obama …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Addresses Coronavirus Response

NPR reports: Under mounting criticism for the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, President Trump announced Wednesday that he will hold a news conference to defend the administration’s response to the crisis. Despite stepped-up warnings from health officials that an outbreak is imminent in the U.S. and despite the recent sell-off on Wall Street in reaction to the global epidemic, …

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REPORT: Trump “Furious” About Stock Market Tumble

The Washington Post reports: Trump is highly concerned about the market and has encouraged aides not to give predictions that might cause further tremors. On Wednesday morning, he announced he would be holding a press conference at 6 p.m. about the coronavirus. In recent days, Trump has devoted the majority of his public statements to slamming Democrats or complaining about …

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Congress Warns Pentagon: Don’t Move Money To Wall

The Associated Press reports: Lawmakers from both parties told Pentagon leaders on Wednesday that the Defense Department is undermining its own efforts to get military money by diverting billions of dollars for the construction of President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and the committee’s top Republican warned Defense Secretary Mark Esper that …

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Appeals Court Sides With Trump On Sanctuary Cities, Rules Millions Can Be Withheld Over ICE Compliance

The Associated Press reports: The Trump administration can withhold millions of dollars in law enforcement grants to force states to cooperate with U.S. immigration enforcement, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Wednesday in a decision that conflicted with three other federal appeals courts. The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan overturned a lower …

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Trump To Hold Press Conference ON “Caronavirus”

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said he’ll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference Wednesday, a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S. Trump tweeted that representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and others, would join him at the late-afternoon appearance. Trump and members …

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Village People Gives Trump OK To Use Their Music

NBC News reports: Village People, the American disco group behind the hits “YMCA,” “Macho Man” and “In the Navy,” has given the go-ahead for President Donald Trump to plays its songs at events, despite being “inundated” with requests from fans urging the band to block the president’s use of the music. Trump most recently played Village People’s 1978 track “Macho …

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Trump’s Downplays Concerns On Coronavirus Outbreak

CNBC reports: The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump was referring to Ebola — not the deadly coronavirus — when he claimed that “we’re very close to a vaccine,” Dow Jones reported. Trump discussed the fast-spreading virus, which has killed more than 2,700 people and infected tens of thousands more, at a press conference during a state visit …

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Trump Blames Stock Market Woes On Bernie Sanders

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump said Democratic presidential front runner Bernie Sanders is advocating “totally unaffordable” policies that are “not going to work” during a meeting with business leaders Tuesday at the U.S. embassy in New Delhi. “When we win re-election – I think we will – when we win, I think the market’s going to go up, it’s …

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INDIA: 110,000 Welcome “Macho Man” Trump [VIDEO]

Politico reports: There were women in glitzy Indian garb dancing, Bollywood stars singing and an eclectic mix of music blaring in time to flashing lights. And when President Donald Trump finally appeared on stage at the world’s largest cricket stadium, the sun-soaked crowd burst into a deafening, rapturous applause. It was exactly the scene the TV star-turned president wanted. “Namaste …

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Pope Rejects Trump’s Middle East Peace Proposal

Reuters reports: Pope Francis on Sunday warned against “inequitable solutions” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying they would only be a prelude to new crises, in an apparent reference to U.S. President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace proposal. It was believed to be the first time the pope, who has often defended both Palestinian rights and Israel’s need for security, has …

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