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Andrew Cuomo Unloads On Trump In Fiery Rant: Our Only Mistake Was Believing YOUR Projections [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Gov. Andrew Cuomo embarked on a 20-minute stemwinder during his press briefing Friday, hitting back on a series of presidential tweets accusing him of overreacting to the coronavirus pandemic. “If you want to point fingers — we built more beds than we needed — our only mistake was believing your numbers, believing your projections,” Cuomo said, suggesting Trump …

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Trump Camp: “Never Fear,” Cultist Rallies Will Return

ABC News reports: President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign says it’s still planning to hold rallies leading up to November’s election, despite public health experts warning large gatherings should be put on hold until as late as next year. Since freezing campaign rallies in March amid the growing coronavirus pandemic, the Trump campaign has repeatedly pledged that the centerpiece events of …

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FBI Charges Doctor For $4000 COVID “Miracle Cure,” Allegedly Cited Trump’s Endorsement Of Malaria Drug

CNN reports: It was described as the “magic bullet” to protect against the deadly coronavirus — a “remarkable clinical phenomenon” that could cure the disease within hours. In the words of San Diego physician Jennings Staley, the drug hydroxychloroquine​, approved to treat conditions ranging from malaria to lupus, was “almost too good to be true.” On his website advertising the …

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Trump: “Cuomo Should Spend Less Time Complaining”

NBC News reports: It appears President Donald Trump watched New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s news conference Friday – and didn’t like what he heard. Cuomo, as he has for weeks, said the various federal coronavirus relief packages short-changed New York and that a new $500 billion bill was needed that allocated much more money to the state. He also took …

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Deranged Trump: “LIBERATE” States With Dem Govs

The Associated Press reports: In places like Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia, small-government groups, supporters of President Donald Trump, anti-vaccine advocates, gun rights backers and supporters of right-wing causes have united behind a deep suspicion of efforts to shut down daily life to slow the spread of the coronavirus. As their frustration with life under lockdown grows, they’ve started to openly …

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Trump: Open States With “Beautifully Low Numbers”

Axios reports: President Trump told governors on a conference call today that he wants to begin to reopen the U.S. economy on May 1. He called on governors with low coronavirus numbers to begin to reopen their economies on May 1, with the caveat that states should go at their own pace. “You states with beautifully low numbers, let’s get …

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Dem Super PAC Will Defend TV Station Sued By Trump

The Associated Press reports: A leading Democratic super PAC has promised it will tangle in court with President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign to keep airing television ads the Republican president is trying to keep off the airwaves. Priorities USA Action chief Guy Cecil said Thursday that his group will intervene as a defendant in a lawsuit that Trump’s campaign filed …

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Romney Only GOP Senator Not On COVID Task Force

The Hill reports: Sen. Mitt Romney (Utah) is the only Republican senator not on a congressional task force created by the White House to study reopening parts of the country shuttered by the coronavirus. A list released by the White House on Thursday afternoon of the “Opening Up America Again Congressional Group” included nearly 70 senators, including all 52 of …

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GALLUP: Trump’s Approval Rating Tumbles Six Points

Gallup Polling reports: As President Donald Trump works to contain the damage from the novel coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., the rally in support he enjoyed as the nation entered a virtual lockdown has faded. His job approval rating, now 43%, has slipped six percentage points since mid-March when he earned 49% approval, which tied his personal best. The six-point …

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Trump Rages At “Weak And Pathetic Puppet” Pelosi

The Guardian reports: Trump mocked Nancy Pelosi as a “weak and pathetic puppet” after the House speaker criticized the president’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “Come back to Washington and do your job!” Trump wrote in a tweet directed at Pelosi, even though the DC area is currently seeing a surge in coronavirus cases and officials are warning against discretionary …

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Reinstating Ex-Carrier Captain May Hinge On Trump

The New York Times reports: The Navy is looking into whether it can reinstate Capt. Brett E. Crozier, who was removed from command of the carrier Theodore Roosevelt after he pleaded for more help fighting a coronavirus outbreak aboard his ship, Defense officials said on Wednesday. Adm. Michael M. Gilday, the chief of naval operations, has indicated that he may …

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Grey-Haired Trump Threatens To Adjourn Congress

The Independent reports: Donald Trump is threatening to use a never-before-employed power of his office to adjourn both chambers of Congress so he can make “recess appointments” to fill vacant positions within his administration he says Senate Democrats are keeping empty amid the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Trump opened his daily virus press conference on Wednesday by griping about Senate Democrats …

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Trump Wanted To Launch White House Call-In Radio Show, Decided Not To Compete With Rush Limbaugh

The New York Times reports: On a Saturday in early March, Donald J. Trump, clad in a baseball cap, strode into the Situation Room for a meeting with the coronavirus task force. He didn’t stop by the group’s daily meetings often, but he had an idea he was eager to share: He wanted to start a White House talk radio …

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Gates Rips Trump’s “Dangerous” Halt On WHO Funding

The Washington Post reports: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates criticized President Trump’s decision to suspend funding to the World Health Organization as “dangerous,” saying the payments should continue particularly during the global coronavirus pandemic. “Halting funding for the World Health Organization during a world health crisis is as dangerous as it sounds,” Gates tweeted early Wednesday. “Their work is slowing the …

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UN, AMA, Heritage Foundation Slam Trump On WHO

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres: “Now is a time for unity in the global battle to push the COVID-19 pandemic into reverse, not a time to cut the resources of the World Health Organization (WHO), which is spearheading and coordinating the global body’s efforts.” American Medical Association: “During the worst public health crisis in a century, halting funding to the World …

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Stimulus Checks Delayed So Trump’s Name Can Appear

The Washington Post reports: The Treasury Department has ordered President Trump’s name be printed on stimulus checks the Internal Revenue Service is rushing to send to tens of millions of Americans, a process that could slow their delivery by a few days, senior IRS officials said. The unprecedented decision, finalized late Monday, means that when recipients open the $1,200 paper …

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Rand Paul Gutlessly Subtweets Trump On “Authority”

The Daily Beast reports: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) took an unsubtle shot at the president on Tuesday, pushing back on Trump’s claim of having “total” authority over states when it comes to reopening the economy post-coronavirus. In a tweet, Paul said that the U.S. Constitution does not allow the federal government “to become the ultimate regulator of our lives because …

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Trump Camp Ridicules Obama’s Endorsement Of Biden

“Barack Obama spent much of the last five years urging Joe Biden not to run for president out of fear that he would embarrass himself. Now that Biden is the only candidate left in the Democrat field, Obama has no other choice but to support him. Even Bernie Sanders beat him to it. Obama was right in the first place: …

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Trump Taunts Governors: Go For It, I Love A “Mutiny”

The Metro reports: The president implied there could be harsh consequences for governors like Cuomo, writing: ‘Tell the Democrat Governors that “Mutiny On The Bounty” was one of my all time favorite movies. A good old fashioned mutiny every now and then is an exciting and invigorating thing to watch, especially when the mutineers need so much from the Captain. …

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Trump Ridicules Cuomo For “Begging” For COVID Help

Mediaite reports: President Donald Trump attacked Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, mockingly claiming the New York governor was “begging” for federal government assistance to fight the coronavirus. Trump’s tweet comes after Cuomo repeatedly swatted down the president’s claim to have “total authority” on when states will end their coronavirus lockdowns in a series of interviews. Cuomo said on Monday night that …

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