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News : Politics

Incoming press secretary's coronavirus dismissals mirrored Trump's

Wednesday  00:00,   08 april 2020

A familiar face for cable news viewers, Kayleigh McEnany's commentary on the global pandemic has lagged behind the warnings of public health experts.The world is battling the COVID-19 outbreak that the World Health Organization declared a global >>>

House GOP leaders back effort to boost small business loans

Tuesday  23:50,   07 april 2020

Top House Republicans are signaling support for billions in additional funding for small businesses devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.House GOP leaders are rallying around Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's call for an additional $250... >>>

Trump to unveil social media hashtag to highlight Americans helping one another amid coronavirus

Tuesday  23:41,   07 april 2020

Trump will use the #AmericaWorksTogether hashtag to promote companies hiring employees and donating supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic.(Pictured) New York City nurses and health workers gather at a 'COVID-19 Frontline Health Worker Action' event >>>

Coronavirus response delayed despite health officials’ private alarm

Tuesday  23:15,   07 april 2020

Coronavirus alarms were raised early in February. An email thread called “Red Dawn Breaking” exposed flaws in the plans.(Pictured) New York City nurses and health workers gather at a 'COVID-19 Frontline Health Worker Action' event on April 6, in New >>>

Trump attacks WHO - "Really screwed up"

Tuesday  22:55,   07 april 2020

© Reuters / KEVIN LAMARQUE U.S. President Trump leads daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washington Washington (Reuters) - US President Donald Trump has sharply criticized the World Health Organization (WHO). In a tweet, he... >>>

Acting Navy Secretary resigns after calling ousted aircraft carrier captain 'stupid'

Tuesday  22:31,   07 april 2020

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted his resignation a day after a leaked audio showed him calling the ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt "stupid" in an address to the ship's crew, according to a US official and a former... >>>

'People Are Going to Die' in this Election: Wisconsin Votes

Tuesday  22:10,   07 april 2020

Wisconsin’s primary painfully lurched into action Tuesday, even as some Democrats in the state feared sending people to the polls could cause voters to be infected with the coronavirus, and even lead to deaths. It went on despite a flurry of moves... >>>

Rand Paul says he has now tested negative for the coronavirus

Tuesday  21:51,   07 april 2020

Rand Paul was the first U.S. senator to test positive for COVID-19 but was slammed for keeping a normal routine while awaiting the results."I appreciate all the best wishes I have received," Paul said in an April 7 tweet. "I have been retested and I >>>

Wisconsin election poll workers fear catching, spreading coronavirus as thousands will congregate to vote Tuesday

Tuesday  21:35,   07 april 2020

Clerks and poll workers already frustrated by political back-and-forth now put their health at risk.Health officials have said in-person voting presents a large risk to public health and creates a situation where the virus... >>>

Trump aide Peter Navarro warned 'as many as 1.2 million souls' could be lost to coronavirus: reports

Tuesday  21:25,   07 april 2020

Trump has said no one could have predicted the coronavirus pandemic but trade adviser Navarro warned 'as many as 1.2 million souls' could be lost.Peter Navarro, the top trade and manufacturing aide to the president, laid out the warning in... >>>

Senate Dems call for 'hazard pay' fund in 4th round of coronavirus spending

Tuesday  21:15,   07 april 2020

Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled plans to create a giant new fund to boost the pay of health care staff, first responders and essential workers -- and made clear they'll demand their hazard pay proposal in any fourth round of coronavirus... >>>

Trump's top economist says economy could reopen in 4-8 weeks

Tuesday  20:30,   07 april 2020

President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said the White House estimates it may be able to urge Americans to re-open the U.S. economy in the next four to eight weeks. © (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci) White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow talks >>>

Key Trump task force must work at home after positive COVID-19 test

Tuesday  20:21,   07 april 2020

The positive test for coronavirus, announced in an email to Federal Emergency Management Agency staff Monday night, will empty the supply chain war room."Until further notice, all personnel in the Supply Chain Resilience task force" on a particular... >>>

Trump removes independent watchdog for coronavirus funds, upending oversight panel

Tuesday  20:07,   07 april 2020

The move comes as Trump makes a broad push against inspectors general scrutinizing his actions.A panel of inspectors general had named Glenn Fine — the acting Pentagon watchdog — to lead the group charged with monitoring the coronavirus relief... >>>

Trump: Health and Human Services watchdog produced "fake dossier" on coronavirus

Tuesday  19:30,   07 april 2020

President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused a federal health department watchdog as having produced a "fake dossier."The world is battling the COVID-19 outbreak that the World Health Organization declared a global... >>>