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Sen. Mike Braun on growing military tensions between the US and China

Indiana Sen. Mike Braun, Republican member of the Senate Budget Committee, joins Shannon Bream on 'Fox News @ Night.'
Tags: Politics, News, China, US, Fox News, Shannon Bream, Senate Budget Committee, Sen Mike Braun, Indiana Sen Mike Braun Republican


Are states over-reporting COVID-19 deaths?

Report: Washington State Department of Health's coronavirus death total may be inflated by as much as 13 percent; insight from Max Nelsen, labor policy director at the Freedom Foundation.
Tags: Politics, News, Washington State Department of Health, Max Nelsen


Ottawa tries to balance environment with COVID-19 recovery

The polarizing politics around climate change haven’t stopped as the federal government manages a pandemic and talk of reopening the economy.
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Trump wants payroll tax holiday to mitigate coronavirus economic pain - Kudlow

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump wants a payroll tax holiday for U.S. workers in the hopes of staunching economic pain caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
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CDC shares reopening guidance shelved by White House

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States accused of fudging or bungling COVID-19 testing data

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Public health officials in some states are accused of bungling coronavirus infection statistics or even using a little sleight of hand to deliberately make things look better than they are.The risk is that politicians, business owners and ordinary Americans who are making decisions about lockdowns, reopenings and other day-to-day matters could be left with the impression that the virus is under more control than it actually is.In Virginia, Texas and Vermont, for example, offic...
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July 15 is still Tax Day (for now), but Form 4868 Oct. 15 extension still available

We're less than two months from Tax Day 2020, which was pushed to July 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Or are we? There's been some talk and a few actual reports in the media that the White House is contemplating pushing the tax deadline back again, possibly to Sept. 15 or even mid-December. Just talk, so far: An NBC News report noted that talks of an even later Tax Day are preliminary. In that same article, Trump Administration officials stressed that no tax date change decision has been...
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Opinion: Trump planned Obama portrait snub

There appears to be virtually no chance that President Donald Trump, facing a rocky road to re-election, will extend to his predecessor, President Barack Obama, the traditional courtesy of a formal ceremony at the White House to unveil Obama's official portrait.
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Opinion: Trump's snub over Obama portrait is part of a plan

There appears to be virtually no chance that President Donald Trump, facing a rocky road to re-election, will extend to his predecessor, President Barack Obama, the traditional courtesy of a formal ceremony at the White House to unveil Obama's official portrait.
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CDC releases detailed guidance on reopening that had previously been shelved by White House

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has posted 60 pages of detailed guidelines on how to reopen the United States from coronavirus pandemic stay-at-home orders on the agency's website.
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President calls negative hydroxychloroquine study 'a Trump enemy statement' – as it happened

Trump falsely claims hydroxychloroquine ‘doesn’t harm you’Vice-president says he is not taking anti-malaria drugTrump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine despite FDA warningsStrikes erupt as US essential workers demand protection amid pandemicCoronavirus – latest global updatesGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 1.04am BST 12.45am BST Patrick Wintour and Julian Borger report: Member states have backed a resolution strongly supportive of the World H...
Tags: New York, California, US, America, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, World Health Organization, Un, Fda, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Patrick Wintour, Trump, Julian Borger


What expert studying hydroxychloroquine told White House

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with Dr. David Boulware, a principal investigator for a study on hydroxychloroquine, about President Trump's claim that he is using the drug.
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President Trump moves to reopen businesses and help industries

Trump signs an executive order directing Cabinet secretaries to cut more regulations in order to spur economic recovery; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports.
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Trump could violate Ford face mask requirement on plant tour

Ford Motor Co. has told the White House that it requires everyone in its factories to wear face masks to prevent the coronavirus from spreading, but it's not clear whether President Donald Trump will wear one when he visits a Detroit-area plant Thursday. Trump, who is scheduled to tour a factory repurposed to make medical breathing machines near Detroit, has habitually refused to wear a mask at the White House and in recent public appearances. In a statement, Ford said its policy requires ever...
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Opinion: What's behind the Trumps' Covid quackery

President Donald Trump said at a White House roundtable event on Monday: "I'm taking it, hydroxychloroquine. Right now, yeah. Couple of weeks ago, I started taking it. Cause I think it's good, I've heard a lot of good stories."
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LA Councilman David Ryu wants to establish anti-corruption office, change land-use law

LOS ANGELES — Councilman David Ryu introduced two motions Tuesday to establish a city office that would investigate and enforce anti-corruption laws and to reform how building projects are approved in Los Angeles. “Corruption is alive and well in City Hall,” Ryu said. “We need strict oversight and sweeping reform to root it out. The public has lost faith in their local government, and we need reform and stronger checks and balances to change the culture that has fostered pay-to-play politics in ...
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Gun-Grabbing Religious Useful Idiots Really Serving Interests of All-Powerful State

“Veniamin (Kazansky), Russian Orthodox Metropolitan of Petrograd and Gdov in 1917-1922, at the session of the Petrograd Revolutionary Provincial Tribunal facing charges of “Counter Revolutionary Agitation” for his stand against the wholescale requisitioning of church valuables by the Bolsheviks. He was charged and executed by firing squad by the decision of the Tribunal in 1922.” — Who better for the religious to give total power to than to those who demand it? (Public Domain) U.S.A. – -(Ammo...
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Florida’s Coronavirus Dashboard Architect: I Was Fired for Not Manipulating Data

A top Florida Department of Health data manager alleges she was forced to resign from her job maintaining the state’s COVID-19 portal because she refused to change data that would “drum up support for the plan to reopen” amid the pandemic. Rebekah Jones, the architect behind the Sunshine State’s interactive COVID-19 dashboard once praised by the White House, told several news outlets on Tuesday she was removed from her position as Graphic Information Systems manager on May 5 due to “reasons beyo...
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Report: Trump won't unveil Obama's official White House portrait anytime soon

The report also states that Obama has "no interest" in taking part in the tradition while Trump occupies the White House.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Jose Huizar absent from LA City Council meeting amid FBI probe

LOS ANGELES — Councilman Jose Huizar was not present via teleconference at Tuesday’s Los Angeles City Council meeting, the first since he was asked to reduce his activity amid an FBI probe. Responding to a request by the council president, Huizar said last week he will “limit my participation” in council activities amid a continuing federal corruption probe into alleged bribery of city officials by well-heeled developers. RELATED STORY: LA Councilman David Ryu wants to establish anti-corruption ...
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President calls negative hydroxychloroquine study 'a Trump enemy statement' – live

Trump falsely claims hydroxychloroquine ‘doesn’t harm you’Vice-president says he is not taking anti-malaria drugTrump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine despite FDA warningsStrikes erupt as US essential workers demand protection amid pandemicCoronavirus – latest global updatesGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 9.31pm BST Trump doubled down on his criticism of a hydroxychloroquine study, which showed coronavirus patients who were treated with the anti-...
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'An individual decision': Trump defends taking unproved coronavirus drug hydroxychloroquine – video

The US president has defended his use of the anti-malaria drug, dismissing a study indicating it was not an effective coronavirus treatment as a 'Trump enemy statement'. He also attacked Nancy Pelosi after she publicly expressed concern, claiming she had 'mental problems' Trump is taking hydroxychloroquine, White House confirms Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage Continue reading...
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Upset with the government’s pandemic response? Let’s elect more scientists and doctors.

As a physician on the frontlines, l have watched in dismay as many U.S. states have begun to reopen from the lockdown. This is despite the fact that most of them do not fulfill the recommendations set forth by the White House. Those guidelines ask for a “downward trajectory” in newly diagnosed cases or in the percentage […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Medical Journal Calls Out ‘Factually Incorrect’ WHO Letter From Trump

The prestigious medical journal The Lancet called out President Donald Trump on a “factually incorrect” point that he attributed to the journal. At issue was Trump’s letter Monday to the World Health Organization, the United Nations-backed health body. The White House sought to shift blame to the health agency amid the Trump administration’s inadequate response to the virus at home. In the letter, Trump threatened to halt the United States’ WHO funding in the absence of “major substantive imp...
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Ford requires visitors to wear masks but unclear if Trump will comply

Ford Motor Co on Tuesday reiterated its policy that all visitors to its manufacturing plants must wear a mask but said the White House will ultimately decide if U.S. President Donald Trump will comply during a planned visit this week.
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Housing advocates breathe sigh of relief after California’s coronavirus budget cuts

After Gov. Gavin Newsom rolled out his new coronavirus-decimated budget proposal this week, some affordable housing advocates expressed relief the damage wasn’t worse. Staring down a $54 billion budget shortfall, Newsom on Thursday rolled back several ambitious plans he’d laid out just four months before to tackle the state’s homelessness and affordable housing crisis. But he didn’t gut everything — and what he did cut, he attempted to fill in using federal money. “It was not as dire as was pred...
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Up to 1,500 English primary schools to defy 1 June reopening plan

Coronavirus rebellion by councils forces government to say it will not sanction themCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUp to 1,500 primary schools in England are expected to remain closed on 1 June after a rebellion by at least 18 councils forced the government to say it had no plans to sanction them.As the backlash escalated over the government’s policy of lifting the coronavirus lockdown on schools in a fortnight, a number of new local authorities said on Tuesday they ...
Tags: Politics, England, Education, Society, UK News, Schools, Primary schools, Education policy, Local Government, Yorkshire, Solihull, Coronavirus outbreak, Birmingham Calderdale council


Coronavirus US live: Mike Pence says he is not taking hydroxychloroquine

Vice-president says he is not taking anti-malaria drugTrump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine despite FDA warningsStrikes erupt as US essential workers demand protection amid pandemicCoronavirus – latest global updatesGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 8.23pm BST Republican senators said Trump talked about his polling numbers and upcoming nominations during the Senate lunch today. Senator John Cornyn said the president was “actually pretty proud” of ...
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Trump hosts Cabinet as his bid to install loyalists continues

President Donald Trump hosts his Cabinet at the White House on Tuesday as he continues attempts to rid his administration of officials deemed disloyal, even amid a global health crisis.
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California GOP Sees Revival In Rare House Win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Republicans have been waiting for a turning point and some think it’s finally arrived. The party of Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan has been fading in California for years: Democrats control every statewide office, dominate the Legislature and hold all but eight of the state’s 53 U.S. House seats. The GOP’s deficit in voter registrations: a staggering 4.4 million. But the victory last week of a President Donald Trump-supporting former Navy pilot in a cont...
Tags: Politics, News, Navy, California, Washington, California News, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Reagan, Ap, Rebecca, Gop, Ronald Reagan, House, Nancy Pelosi, Kim



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