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5 things to know for April 8: Coronavirus, White House, health, Navy, stimulus bill

Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.
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A Crisis Inside the Navy

How the pandemic pitted a top captain against the head of the service, upending the chain of command and resulting in a public relations disaster.
Tags: News, Navy, Eric, Theodore, Roosevelt, Schmitt, Aircraft Carriers, Crozier, Quarantines, Thomas B, Modly, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Brett E


READ: Former acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly's resignation letter

Former acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday, a day after calling the former captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt "too naive or too stupid" to be captain of the aircraft carrier following a leaked memo warning of a coronavirus outbreak on the ship.
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'I hate seeing bad things happen': Trump approves of Navy secretary's resignation, says it's a 'really unselfish thing'

"He made a mistake, but he had a bad day," Trump said of Capt. Brett Crozier. "I hate seeing bad things happen, man made a mistake."
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Navy boss resigns amid uproar over firing of ship captain

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday, bringing to a climax an extraordinary drama that he advanced by delivering a profanity-laced upbraiding of the officer he fired as captain of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: N.Y. Posts Its Largest Daily Death Toll, and Trump Effectively Ousts Relief Funds’ Watchdog

The acting Navy secretary quit after an uproar over his response to a shipboard outbreak. Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, remains in intensive care. China ended a lockdown in Wuhan, the city where the virus first appeared.
Tags: News, Navy, China, Britain, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Wuhan, Trump, Boris, Donald J, Tests (Medical, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus warship row: Acting US Navy secretary resigns

The acting Navy chief was under fire for ousting a captain who pleaded for help fighting Covid-19.
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Acting Navy Sec Resigns After Railing Against Fired Captain

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday amid controversy over his attacks against a fired captain who raised alarms about the coronavirus on his ship. Politico first reported that Modly has “offered” to resign, in the publication’s words, and that it’s unclear whether Defense Secretary Mark Esper will accept the resignation. That question was put to rest later Tuesday: Esper tweeted that he had accepted. This morning I accepted Secretary Modly's resignation. With the approval o...
Tags: News, Navy, Defense, New York Times, Army, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Esper, Crozier, Navy Sec, James McPherson, Christopher Sherwood, Jim McPherson, Cristina Cabrera, Mark Esper, Thomas Modly


Acting Navy secretary resigns amid uproar over leaked speech

Modly harshly criticized the former commanding officer of an aircraft carrier dealing with a coronavirus outbreak.
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READ: Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirms resignation of acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday, a day after leaked audio revealed he called the ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt "stupid" in an address to the ship's crew, Defense Secretary Mark Esper confirmed Tuesday.
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Acting Navy secretary is out after bungled firing of USS Theodore Roosevelt's captain

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is out after a profanity-laced speech about Capt. Brett Crozier, who was fired for pleading for help for his crew.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus US live: acting navy secretary resigns after insulting ousted captain

New York has now lost 5,489 residents to coronavirusTrump was warned in January of devastating impact, memos revealWisconsin voters go to the polls in controversial electionLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 9.22pm BST Some Wisconsin voters are saying they never received their absentee ballots for today’s primary, despite requesting them before the deadline.Without an absentee ballot, voters are left with an u...
Tags: New York, Navy, Milwaukee, US, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Infectious Diseases, House, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Robin Vos, US elections 2020, Coronavirus outbreak, Molly Brunner


Acting secretary of the Navy resigns after calling ousted aircraft carrier captain 'stupid'

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday, a day after leaked audio revealed he called 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 senior military official.
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'I can't take it back': Trump's Navy secretary resigns and apologizes after he described a fired carrier captain as 'too naïve or too stupid'

The Navy official, who once served as a helicopter pilot, described Capt. Brett Crozier's warning about a coronavirus outbreak as "a betrayal."
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Trump's Navy secretary resigns a day after he described a fired carrier captain as 'too naïve or too stupid'

The Navy official, who once served as a helicopter pilot, described Capt. Brett Crozier's warning about a coronavirus outbreak as "a betrayal."
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'Acting' Navy Sec Thomas Modly resigns after calling ousted coronavirus ship commander 'stupid'

This just in: Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted his resignation after calling the ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt "stupid" in an address to the ship's crew. Trump's hand-picked lickspittle leader Modly submitted his letter of resignation late Tuesday to Defense Secretary Mark Esper, and told staff he was quitting. Modly previously said the commander was "stupid or naive." Sources: CNN, AP.
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Reports: Acting Navy Sec Offers To Resign After Railing Against Fired Captain

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has offered to resign amid controversy over his criticism of a fired captain who raised alarms about the coronavirus on his ship, according to Politico and MSNBC. Politico reported that Modly has “offered” to resign, in the publication’s words, and that it’s unclear whether Defense Secretary Mark Esper will accept the resignation. CNN earlier reported that Modly had resigned, but has since updated its reporting to indicate that the Navy official has submitted h...
Tags: News, Navy, Defense, Cnn, Pentagon, Christopher Sherwood, Cristina Cabrera, Mark Esper, Thomas Modly, Modly, Brett Crozier, MSNBC Politico


'Acting' Navy Sec. Modly resigns after insulting ousted coronavirus ship commander Crozier as 'stupid'

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly submitted his resignation late Tuesday, after calling the ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt "stupid" in an address to the ship's coronavirus-stricken crew. (At the time of this blog post, is not yet clear whether his resignation has been accepted.) This news comes hours after Modly finally apologized for ridiculing USS Theodore Roosevelt captain Brett Crozier, whose crew considered him a hero. Speaking to those men, some of whom have sin...
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Acting Navy Secretary Resigns After Calling Capt. Crozier ‘Stupid’

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday after he called Captain Brett Crozier, who was fired last week, “stupid” in a speech to the USS Theodore Roosevelt’s crew on Monday. Modly faced swift backlash for his remarks, including calls by lawmakers for his resignation, which led to his public apology on Monday night after asserting earlier that he meant “every word.” “Let me be clear, I do not think Captain Brett Crozier is naive nor stupid,” he said in a statement. “I think, and alw...
Tags: News, Navy, Defense, House, Army, The New York Times, Nancy Pelosi, Esper, Trump, Roosevelt, San Francisco Chronicle, U S Navy, Theodore Roosevelt, Guam, Crozier, James McPherson


Acting secretary of the Navy has submitted his resignation after calling ousted aircraft carrier captain 'stupid'

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted his resignation a day after leaked audio revealed he called 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 senior military official.
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Navy Chief Offers To Resign After Calling Ousted Captain ‘Stupid’: Report

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly had lambasted Capt. Brett Crozier for penning a letter to Navy officials.
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Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly Resigns After Calling Ousted Captain ‘Stupid’

The Navy head had lambasted Capt. Brett Crozier, who was removed from command of a coronavirus-stricken warship.
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Navy Chief Submits Resignation After Calling Ousted Captain ‘Stupid’: Reports

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly had lambasted Capt. Brett Crozier for penning a letter to Navy officials.
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Navy secretary apologizes for calling fired captain 'stupid'

The Navy's acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he called the fired commander of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt "too naive or too stupid."
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Report: Esper Told Acting Navy Secretary To Apologize To Fired Captain

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly’s apology to former Navy Captain Brett Crozier on Monday apparently did not come about on his own. Department of Defense Secretary Mark Esper told Modly via office staffers to apologize for smearing Crozier during a rant to the ex-captain’s former crew on the USS Theodore Roosevelt, CNN reported Tuesday. Modly had called Crozier “naive” and “stupid” on Monday morning while railing against the captain’s decision to send a memo last week pressing Navy higher-u...
Tags: News, Navy, Department Of Defense, Cnn, Pentagon, Esper, Crozier, Christopher Sherwood, Cristina Cabrera, Mark Esper, Thomas Modly, Modly, Brett Crozier


Why Army Helicopters Are Launching From a Navy Ship

The USS Puller is acting as a floating base for Army attack helicopters.
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Defense secretary reportedly told Navy chief to apologize for bashing fired captain to crew of aircraft carrier

The acting secretary did an about-face Monday night, apologizing for his remarks after saying hours earlier that he stood by "every word" he said.
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Esper's office told acting Navy secretary to apologize for his remarks on ousted captain

Defense Secretary Mark Esper told acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly that he must apologize for his remarks slamming the former commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, two US officials tell CNN, prompting Modly's late-night about-face apology which was issued just hours after he defended his comments to the aircraft carrier's crew.
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Crew Member Of Hospital Navy Ship Comfort Tests Positive For COVID-19

The confirmed case "will not affect the ability for Comfort to receive patients," the Navy said.
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New York Reports Largest Single-Day Death Toll From Coronavirus

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that New York has recorded the largest single-day increase in the number of deaths related to the novel coronavirus, despite indications that hospitalizations are plateauing in the state.So far, more than 5,500 people have died and 138,836 more have been infected with the virus in New York State. Over the last 24 hours alone, 731 people died, the state’s highest single-day death toll since the first known infection last month, Cuomo said.“Behind every one of those ...
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