Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Dr. Anthony Fauci On Trump’s Misinformation: I Can’t Jump In Front Of The Microphone And Push Him Down

“The way it happened is that after he made that statement [suggesting China could have revealed the discovery of a new coronavirus three to four months earlier], I told the appropriate people, it doesn’t comport, because two or three months earlier would have been September. “The next time they sit down with him and talk about what he’s going to …

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Trump: The Media’s Hatred Of Me Is Destroying Them

The Hill reports: President Trump late Sunday lashed out at a group of news networks and newspapers over their coverage of his administration’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, claiming that all he’s seen is “hatred of me.” Trump has regularly attacked the press since entering the White House, often referring to reporters as “fake news” and the “enemy of the …

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LIST: Trump Has Told Dozens Of Virus-Related Lies

The indefatigable Daniel Dale reports at CNN: President Donald Trump began March with a barrage of false claims about the coronavirus pandemic — understating the extent of the crisis, overstating the availability of tests, inaccurately blaming his predecessor and wrongly insisting that the crisis was unforeseen. Trump made 50 false claims from March 2 through March 8, then 21 false …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Virus Task Force Briefing

Newsweek reports: The White House will hold its latest Coronavirus Task Force press briefing Sunday afternoon to provide updates on potential economic stimulus proposals, new confirmed cases, and the most recent actions by the Trump administration to slow the pandemic. The White House Coronavirus Task Force, led by Vice President Mike Pence, will hold its Sunday press conference at 4:30 …

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Lupus Patients Go Without After Trump Hypes Drug

ProPublica reports: The drug Plaquenil keeps Anna Valdez’s lupus in check. Late last week, as she sheltered in place at her home outside Santa Rosa, California, Valdez called her local pharmacy and ordered a refill to treat her autoimmune disorder, thinking a 90-day supply would help her ride out the coronavirus outbreak. But the pharmacy told her it had only …

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Trump Attacks IL Gov Over Virus Supplies Complaint

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday blasted Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and media outlets after the Democrat said the federal government had left state governments to compete for resources to respond to the coronavirus pandemic. The tweet came after Pritzker said on CNN’s “State of the Union” that states were overpaying for personal protective equipment. Pritzker told the network …

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De Blasio: More Will Die If Trump Doesn’t Act [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio sharply criticized President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic Sunday, arguing that the federal government has not done enough to ramp up production of life-saving medical supplies like masks and ventilators and asking the president to deploy the military across the country to help with the public-health crisis. “The …

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North Korea Claims Trump Offered US Help With Virus

The New York Times reports: President Trump has sent a letter to North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, expressing his willingness to help the North battle the coronavirus, North Korea said on Sunday. “I would like to extend sincere gratitude to the U.S. president for sending his invariable faith to the Chairman,” said Kim Yo-jong, the North Korean leader’s sister and …

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WH Orders Agencies To Blame Chinese “Cover-Up”

I knew this would be the game plan: As the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow at a rapid pace in the U.S., the White House is launching a communications plan across multiple federal agencies that focuses on accusing Beijing of orchestrating a “cover-up” and creating a global pandemic, according to two U.S. officials and a government cable obtained …

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Nigeria Reports ODs After Trump Touts Unproven Drug

Bloomberg News reports: Nigeria reported two cases of chloroquine poisoning after U.S. President Donald Trump praised the anti-malaria drug as a treatment for the novel coronavirus. Health officials are warning Nigerians against self-medicating after demand for the drug surged in Lagos, a city that’s home to 20 million people. Two people were hospitalized in Lagos for chloroquine overdoses, Oreoluwa Finnih, …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Virus Task Force Briefing

The Associated Press reports: The White House coronavirus task force is scheduled to hold a briefing at 12 P.M. ET, Saturday, to provide the latest on the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. During Friday’s briefing, President Donald Trump said he has invoked the Defense Production Act to get needed medical supplies on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak, …

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Joe Biden: Trump Is Lying To “Sound Like A Hero”

CNN reports: Joe Biden on Friday lambasted President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, telling Trump to “stop swerving between over-promising, buck-passing, and start delivering protection to our people.” Biden said Trump is “behind the curve” and “promising results he has not delivered and announcing actions that he has not even ordered,” pointing to Trump’s comments that don’t match …

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Trump Tells Americans To Take Unproven Virus Drugs

Mediaite reports: Unofficial medical research expert and U.S. President Donald Trump hyped an unproven combination of drugs as potentially “one of the biggest game changers in the history of medicine” a day after Dr. Anthony Fauci tried to tamp down expectations for experimental coronavirus treatments. In a series of tweets Saturday morning, Trump hyped a cocktail of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin …

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Politico: How Trump Is Making The Pandemic Worse

Politico reports: In late February, Trump claimed there were only 15 coronavirus cases in the United States — a vast understatement — and promised “within a couple of days,” the number would be close to zero. That number has now soared past 14,000 and is climbing exponentially. He seized on figures about how many people the seasonal flu killed annually …

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Mar-A-Lago Forced To Shutter Under Governor’s Order

The Daily Beast reports: President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort closed its doors on Friday, The New York Times reports. The closure comes as Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order that called for non-essential businesses and beaches in Broward and Palm Beach counties to close due to the coronavirus. According to The Miami Herald, all bars, clubs, and restaurants that …

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Dow Tumbles 913 Pts After Trump’s Insane Briefing

CNBC reports: Stocks attempted to rally on Friday, but failed, concluding one of the most volatile weeks on Wall Street ever as investors grapple with mounting fears over the coronavirus’ economic blow. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed 913 points lower, or more than 4%, after rallying more than 400 points earlier in the day. The S&P 500 slid 4.4%. …

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Biden And Sanders Both +7 Over Trump In New Poll

The Economist reports: Both Democratic presidential candidates, former Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) beat out President Trump in a new national poll among voters. The poll, released by The Economist/YouGov, found that 48 percent of registered voters would cast their vote for Biden “if an election for president were going to be held now” between …

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Trump Melts Down After Reporter Asks Him To Comfort Scared Americans: “That’s A Nasty Question” [VIDEO]

The Metro reports: Donald Trump exploded with rage after a journalist asked him to offer guidance to Americans left terrified by the coronavirus outbreak. Asked by NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander what he’d say to Americans who are ‘scared’ over the 200 people killed and 14,000 sickened by coronavirus, Trump snapped: “I say that you’re a terrible reporter. …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Virus Task Force Briefing

CBNC reports: Members of President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force hold a press briefing Friday at the White House as authorities on the local and state levels take drastic measures to slow the spread of the disease. On Thursday, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued a statewide order for all residents to ‘stay at home’ until further notice. On Friday, Governor …

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Fox Celebrates Trump “Easily” Clinching Nomination

Posted this morning by Fox News: It was no surprise when President Trump captured enough delegates this week to become the presumptive Republican presidential nominee – but what has been unusual is the sheer number of votes he’s racked up in a virtually non-competitive primary. Trump has won about twice as many votes in most state primaries as predecessors Barack …

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