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Trump: I Miss Touching My Face (Touches His Face)

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump took questions Wednesday morning at a meeting with airline executives concerned about coronavirus. As they spoke to reporters about what people need to do, the president remarked, “I haven’t touched my face in weeks. I miss it.” People in the room laughed. The New York Times this week reported on how getting people “to …

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Trump Blames Obama For Lack Of Virus Testing Kits

Bloomberg News reports: President Donald Trump blamed his predecessor Barack Obama for a nationwide shortage of test kits for the novel coronavirus, saying he had ended regulations limiting the development of the diagnostic tools. “The Obama administration made a decision on testing that turned out to be very detrimental to what we’re doing and we undid that decision a few …

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Trump Ridicules Jeff Sessions For Primary Showing

The Hill reports: President Trump criticized Republican Alabama Senate contender Jeff Sessions early Wednesday, asserting that his former attorney general didn’t win the state’s primary outright because of what Trump described as Sessions’s lack of “wisdom or courage” in his handling of the Russia investigation. Trump’s critical tweet about Sessions suggests the president may seek to boost former football coach …

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Trump: Buttigieg And Klobuchar Should Be Impeached

Newsweek reports: President Donald Trump lashed out at former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar during his campaign rally in Charlotte, North Carolina Monday evening over their decision to back former Vice President Joe Biden for the Democratic nomination. “Crazy Bernie’s going to go crazy. Crazy. I think crazy Bernie’s going to go more crazy when he …

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Trump At Rally: “Nobody Knew” Many Die Of The Flu

“Over the last long period of time, the flu, the common flu — you know this, right? From 27,000 to 70,000 people get infected, and many people die. Think of it — 27,000. You lose 27,000 people to the common flu. It can be much more. “One year was much higher than the 70,000 number. Those people die. So when …

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Trump Claims He’ll Undergo Physical In Next 90 Days

The Hill reports: President Trump on Monday said he plans to return to Walter Reed Medical Center to complete his annual physical within the next 90 days. “I’m going probably over the next 90 days,” Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for a campaign rally in North Carolina, quipping that he hasn’t made it back because “I’m …

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Trump Tweets Bizarre Mount Rushmore Clip [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Shortly after health officials in Washington state confirmed the second U.S. death from the novel coronavirus in as many days, President Trump retweeted an animated video Sunday night in which he again bragged about his accomplishments, laughed at his political opponents and critics, and smiled as Mount Rushmore was reshaped to feature only his face. The …

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Trump: I’ve Already “Saved Many Lives” From The Virus

The Independent reports: Donald Trump is pushing a weeks-old poll – conducted before a stock market drop – about the US government’s response to the Coronavirus outbreak while also accusing Democrats of “fear mongering” about the flu-like ailment. The president on Sunday cited a New York Post survey he claims “says that 77% of ‘US adults have confidence in their …

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Trump: Dems Made Buttigieg Drop Out To Hurt Sanders

The Atlantic reports: Not so long ago, Donald Trump seemed obsessed with just one of the Democrats vying to replace him: Joe Biden. Over the past year, as the former vice president became the front-runner, Trump’s campaign spent about $270,000 on Facebook ads targeting Biden—more than it spent against other top candidates. Then Biden began to collapse and Bernie Sanders …

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Trump To Visit Atlanta CDC HQ For Virus Briefing

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: President Donald Trump is set to visit the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday as he tries to calm growing fears about the coronavirus outbreak. The trip was scheduled a day after health officials confirmed the first death in the U.S. from the coronavirus, leading the president to issue new restrictions on foreign …

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Tump Claims Billionaire Steyer Has “Little Money” Left

Fox News reports: President Trump mocked billionaire Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer after he dropped out of the race on Saturday night. Steyer, whose net worth is estimated at $1.6 billion, spent approximately $252 million on his campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Trump used Steyer’s decision, which followed former Vice President Joe Biden’s win in the South …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Gives Briefing On Virus Response

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump held a press briefing Saturday afternoon at the White House to discuss the latest updates surrounding the coronavirus. The president announced the planned briefing on Twitter just after 11 a.m. Trump held another press conference on the coronavirus earlier this week. As of Saturday, CNN reported there are at least four coronavirus cases …

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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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