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Coronavirus: White House Task Force Reportedly Being Disbanded

Coronavirus: White House Task Force Reportedly Being Disbanded

Yesterday the New York Times reported that the White House coronavirus task force is in the early stages of winding down. As Reuters reported, the White House is looking at the possibility of starting to move coordination of the U.S. COVID-19 response to federal agencies around the Memorial Day weekend. As the Times explained, “It […]

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Coronavirus: CDC Data Does Not Back Trump’s Call to Reopen

Coronavirus: CDC Data Does Not Back Trump’s Call to Reopen

As former FDA commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb wrote in a tweet yesterday, new projections from the CDC in documents obtained by New York Times show a steady rise the number of cases and deaths from COVID-19 over next several weeks, reaching about 3,000 daily deaths on June 1st and about 200,000 new cases each day […]

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Coronavirus: Worse Than Anticipated

Coronavirus: Worse Than Anticipated

At a Fox News town hall yesterday, President Trump revealed that the US coronavirus death toll could reach “anywhere from 75, 80 to 100,000 people“, a considerable upward shift from his previous estimates last month. As the New York Times reported, during the two-hour broadcast, Trump also acknowledged that he was warned about the coronavirus in […]

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Coronavirus: Preparing for Phase 2

Coronavirus: Preparing for Phase 2

Yesterday, Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that a second round of coronavirus is “inevitable.” He also made clear that how we handle preparedness is key: “If by that time we have put into place all of the countermeasures that you need to address this, we should do reasonably well. If we don’t do that successfully, we […]

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Coronavirus: Trump Can’t Deflect from His Disastrous Media Narrative

Coronavirus: Trump Can’t Deflect from His Disastrous Media Narrative

As the Hill reported, President Trump’s approval rating for his handling of the coronavirus dropped 10 points from last month after an initial bump, according to a new Emerson College poll. This comes after weeks of disastrous headlines that exposed the White House’s many blunders in the coronavirus response. After the President implied that ingesting disinfectants […]

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Coronavirus: Big Businesses Pull Out the Big Guns to Protect Their Bottom Lines

Coronavirus: Big Businesses Pull Out the Big Guns to Protect Their Bottom Lines

CNN put this sentiment best: “COVID-19 continues to awkwardly expose the weird morality of American capitalism, where it’s OK for companies to swarm for government help while individual families and small businesses struggle.” Industries like oil and gas have armed themselves with teams of top lobbyists to ensure that they’re taken care of in subsequent stimulus […]

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