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George Conway Details Why Trump 'Went Ballistic' Over His GOP Group's Ad

The conservative attorney and The Lincoln Project were labeled "LOSERS" in a midnight Twitter diatribe from the president.
Tags: Politics, News, Trump, George Conway, Lincoln Project, GOP Group


The Latest: Reinstatement of pres. primary in NY challenged

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— Democrats on NY Board of Elections challenge reinstatement of presidential primary— China says all areas of country have been downgraded to low virus risk— Brazil’s health minister for the first time has said that lockdowns will be needed to prevent the ...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Europe, New York, London, News, Maryland, Congress, Australia, California, Cdc, Washington, Oregon, Senate, White House, China


Coronavirus live news: New Zealand could allow gatherings of 100 from next week

PM Jacinda Ardern outlines easing curbs to allow domestic travel and eating out; White House says US-China relationship one of ‘disappointment’; eurozone’s future threatened. Follow the latest updatesTrump’s push to reopen US risks ‘death sentence’ for many, experts warnCoronavirus threatens future of eurozonePressure on Johnson as UK’s daily Covid testing target missed againAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.32am BST In Australia meanwhile, premiers of th...
Tags: UK, Science, Biology, Australia, Washington, White House, China, Africa, Americas, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific


Garcetti extends coronavirus-spurred mask requirements to LAX, city buses, starting Monday

Travelers at Los Angeles International Airport and riders on the city’s public transit system will be required to wear face coverings, starting Monday, May 11, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said. The additional requirements come as city and county officials are also loosening restrictions on retail shops and use of public trails and golf courses. Garcetti said during his daily briefing on Wednesday, May 6, that starting the beginning of next week, people boarding the city’s DASH, Commuter Expr...
Tags: Business, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pennsylvania, Glendale, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Metro, Los Angeles County, Riverside, Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles City


All 400,000 gowns flown from Turkey for NHS fail UK standards

Health department understood to be returning shipment of PPE and seeking refundCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageLast month, amid dire warnings of shortages of personal protective equipment for health workers, ministers publicised the imminent arrival from Turkey of a fleet of RAF cargo planes bringing in a “very significant” shipment of PPE for the NHS. Related: Picnics and sunbathing on cards as PM expected to allow more time outside Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Turkey, NHS, Health policy, Raf, Robert Jenrick, Coronavirus outbreak


White House won't let Fauci testify in House on coronavirus, but denies he's 'blocked'

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany denied on Wednesday that the Trump administration had blocked Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying before a House committee.
Tags: News, White House, House, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Fauci, Kayleigh McEnany


White House press secretary says idea that all Americans need to be tested for COVID-19 is 'nonsensical'

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Wednesday rejected the idea that every American should receive COVID-19 testing before returning to work.President Trump has said he's been tested multiple times for COVID-19, with the tests all coming back negative. On Tuesday, he visited a Phoenix facility that makes masks, but did not have a face covering of his own. A reporter asked McEnany about this, adding, "Why shouldn't all Americans who go back to work be able to get a test before...
Tags: News, White House, United States, Trump, Phoenix, Colorado Senate, White House Press, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, GOP Sen Gardner, Democrat Hickenlooper


Trump Wanted a Softball Interview. ABC’s David Muir Obliged.

With the sort of near-mystical media savvy on which Donald Trump built his celebrity brand as a novice politician and reality-television star, his White House aides specifically asked for World News Tonight anchor David Muir—and not chief anchor George Stephanopoulos, according to knowledgeable people—to conduct Trump’s first broadcast television interview of the COVID-19 pandemic.It was This Week and Good Morning America host Stephanopoulos, a seasoned Democratic political operative-turned-astu...
Tags: News, Obama, Abc, White House, Disney, Barack Obama, Cnn, David, National Institutes of Health, Fox News, Good Morning America, Donald Trump, Abc News, George Stephanopoulos, Anthony Fauci, Tom Jones


Coronavirus live updates: Task force shifting focus; 10,000 cases in meatpacking plants; April jobs report could be worst ever

The White House won't wind down the coronavirus task force after all. Starbucks plans to open more shops. More COVID-19 news Wednesday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Starbucks, Usa Today


New Yahoo News/YouGov coronavirus poll: Most Americans deny Trump’s response is a ‘success story’

Nearly half of Americans believe the United States would be faring better in the current coronavirus pandemic if Barack Obama were president instead of President Trump, according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll.
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Coronavirus live news: Trump says Covid-19 taskforce to continue 'indefinitely' as US-China rift widens

White House press secretary says US-China relationship one of ‘disappointment and frustration’; eurozone’s future threatened; Spain extends state of emergency. Follow the latest updatesTrump’s push to reopen US risks ‘death sentence’ for many, experts warnCoronavirus threatens future of eurozonePressure on Johnson as UK’s daily Covid testing target missed againAustralia coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.31am BST Coronavirus-related border controls, lockdowns and f...
Tags: UK, Science, Biology, White House, China, Africa, Americas, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa


The Last of Us 2 Story Trailer Disables Comments & Ratings

Naughty Dog and Sony have continued in their damage control over the controversial The Last of Us 2 leak as its latest trailer has disabled comments and ratings, effectively silencing negative criticism and bound to have the companies hiding behind the excuse of wanting to prevent fans from witnessing spoilers. The trailer, which some have […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Trailer, Censorship, Zombies, Feminism, Leak, Sony, Anime, Naughty Dog, Last Of US


Coronavirus live updates: Task force won't shut down; 10,000 cases in meatpacking plants; April jobs report could be worst ever

The White House won't wind down the coronavirus task force after all. Starbucks plans to open more shops. More COVID-19 news Wednesday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Report: Trump Casts Doubt On COVID-19 Death Toll, Believes True Number Could Be Lower

As the U.S. grapples with a staggering death toll from the coronavirus, which has now surpassed 70,000, President Donald Trump reportedly has been privately questioning the number of fatalities from the virus and believes the deaths could have been over-counted. Axios reported on Wednesday that Trump has been venting to his aides about the ever-growing calculated death toll, which is at over 72,000 according to John Hopkins University. The President reportedly believes the figures, which have...
Tags: News, White House, Time, Donald Trump, Trump, John Hopkins University, Axios, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19


Opinion: Why Memorial Day is crucial in the Covid-19 fight

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it would wind down the White House coronavirus task force. Confirming this to CNN, a senior White House official said the task force "will be phased down around Memorial Day."
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Why Memorial Day is crucial in Covid-19 fight

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it would wind down the White House coronavirus task force. Confirming this to CNN, a senior White House official said the task force "will be phased down around Memorial Day."
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Coronavirus live updates: Task force won't shut down; April jobs report could be worst ever

The White House won't wind down the coronavirus task force after all. Starbucks plans to open more shops. More COVID-19 news Wednesday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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42 public companies are returning their small business loans after Mnuchin threat

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's threats may have worked, at least in part.The Associated Press reports 42 public companies as of Wednesday have agreed to return the $337 million they received as part of the federal government's small business loan strategy known as the Payroll Protection Program. The PPP was set up to help small businesses pay their employees, but larger companies like Shake Shack and the Los Angeles Lakers drew criticism when they were also revealed as recipients (b...
Tags: News, White House, Treasury, Associated Press, Los Angeles Lakers, PPP, Shake Shack, Mnuchin, Steven Mnuchin


Trump lies to and contradicts a nurse about coronavirus protective gear

Sophia Thomas, the head of the Natl. Assoc. of Nurse Practitioners: 'PPE has been sporadic, but it's been manageable' Donald Trump, a president: 'Sporadic for you, but not sporadic for a lot of other people.' Guess who was correct? The impeached and manifestly wacko tweeter-in-chief, or the nurse who is actually treating Americans who are sick with the novel coronavirus? A Louisiana nurse who serves as the leader of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners told Trump in the Oval Office...
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Coronavirus live news: Trump suggests more deaths necessary price to reopen economy

US president says ‘we have to be warriors’; while pandemic threatens future of eurozone; and Spain extends state of emergency againCoronavirus threatens future of eurozoneAngela Merkel reins in German states with lockdown easing rulesPressure on Johnson as UK’s daily Covid testing target missed againUS coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.28pm BST Scientists who advise the UK government on its coronavirus strategy have warned they are being drawn into politics after t...
Tags: UK, Science, Biology, White House, China, Africa, Americas, US, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Medical Research, Britain, Asia Pacific


Trump lies: 'I can’t help it if you didn’t see me' wear face mask on Arizona PPE factory tour

In a time here in America when social distancing is demanded, our president insists on reality distancing. A photo we blogged here on Tuesday clearly showed Donald Trump with no protective face mask taking a tour of the Honeywell plant in Arizona where face masks and other personal protective equipment against the coronavirus pandemic are produced. The president is wearing safety goggles but no mask on his tour of Honeywell PPE manufacturing line pic.twitter.com/e6RD3BXu3n — Zeke Miller (...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, America, US news, Cnn, Arizona, Donald Trump, Trump, Honeywell, Oval Office, Picks, Zeke Miller, Coronavirus, Whee I'm Invisible, Arizona PPE


Trump: 'What we are doing is we wanna terminate health care'

In today's edition of impeached president Donald Trump's brain melting down on live television, fresh word salad featuring health care and the verb 'terminate.' "What we are doing is we wanna terminate health care, for ... under Obamacare, because it's bad." -- Got it. "What we are doing is we wanna terminate health care, for ... under Obamacare, because it's bad." -- Trump's latest word salad about health care featured some unfortunately phrasing pic.twitter.com/5Stf99SbMG — Aaro...
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Trump Doubles Down On Plan To ‘Terminate’ Obamacare In SCOTUS Case

No turning back now! President Trump confirmed Wednesday that his administration was not backing down from the aggressive anti-Obamacare stance it’s taking in a blockbuster case in front of the Supreme Court. After reports that even Attorney General Bill Barr was concerned about the political risks of the Justice Department’s posture in the case, Trump said the administration was “staying with  Texas  and the group,” referring to the red states that are arguing for a full dismantling of the A...
Tags: Texas, News, Supreme Court, Obamacare, White House, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Oval Office, Jeff Sessions, Bill Barr, Alex Azar, Barr and Health and Human Services


Coronavirus live updates: Task force won't shut down; April jobs report could be worst ever; National Nurses Day marked

The White House won't wind down the coronavirus task force after all. Starbucks plans to open more shops. More COVID-19 news Wednesday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Broadway Ponders The Scope Of Issues Before Shows Can Reopen

Actors’ Equity Association is rethinking almost every direction: How can more space be added to dressing rooms? Which costume fabrics resist the virus better? How many people need to touch a prop in a 10-minute period and how can that prop be cleaned? They’ve hired David Michaels, who ran the Occupational Safety and Health Administration under President Barack Obama, to advise. – AP
Tags: Art, Theatre, Barack Obama, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, David Michaels, Equity Association, 05.06.20


Five Points On The Insane Venezuelan Coup Attempt Led By An Ex-Green Beret

Two Americans have been arrested and eight armed men were killed as a result of a failed coup attempt, Venezuelan authorities claimed Tuesday. And, indeed, something happened. What, exactly, remains unclear. But a Canadian-born ex-Green Beret claimed credit for plotting an invasion of the country in a video posted to Twitter Sunday. And all of this came days after the Associated Press published a lengthy report on the “failed attempt to oust Venezeula’s Maduro.” Huh? Here’s what we know: The pl...
Tags: New York, News, Navy, Washington Post, White House, Ap, Colombia, Venezuela, Associated Press, Farc, DEA, Cia, Donald Trump, Nicolás Maduro, Toledo, Alcala


These Are the Voters Who Could Decide the Election

Latinas and ambivalent Latino voters are key to winning back the White House in 2020.
Tags: News, White House, Women and Girls, Hispanic-Americans, Presidential Election of 2020, Polls and Public Opinion


Picnics and sunbathing on cards as PM expected to allow more time outside

Boris Johnson said during PMQs that lockdown measures would be eased from Monday Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePicnics, sunbathing and unlimited rambles will be among the first activities to be allowed when the lockdown loosens, it emerged last night, after Boris Johnson announced that restrictions would begin to ease from Monday.With the stringent restrictions due to be reviewed on Thursday – with details to be announced on Sunday – the prime minister is expected t...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Boris Johnson, Robert Jenrick, Coronavirus outbreak


Trump reverses course and says White House coronavirus taskforce will stay

President had suggested taskforce was to be dismantledTrump keen to reopen country and revive US economyCoronavirus – latest US updatesCoronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe White House appeared to be in fresh disarray on Wednesday as Donald Trump insisted that his coronavirus taskforce would remain in place – less than 24 hours after suggesting it would be disbanded. Related: Coronavirus US live: Pelosi attacks Trump's focus on reopening and says 'death is not ...
Tags: White House, US, World news, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi, Trump Administration, Coronavirus outbreak



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