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Birx cedes White House turf to Atlas while hitting the road to spread her public health gospel

Dr. Deborah Birx emerged from a meeting at the White House one day in late summer with a new resolution: Never again would she sit in a meeting with Dr. Scott Atlas and listen to him pontificate on the pandemic.
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Trump keeps promising a coronavirus relief package will be passed after the election — but Democrats say they are still far apart on a stimulus deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images; Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Trump and Pelosi are both hoping for an economic relief package after the election. "Right after the election, we'll get it one way or the other," Trump said on a podcast interview. "First and foremost the American people need help. They need real help," Pelosi said at a weekly press conference. But there still appear to be significant differences remaining between the White House and ...
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WWE cofounder Linda McMahon, who runs Trump's biggest super PAC, once hired a suspected child molester on the condition that he 'stop chasing after kids.' He didn't.

Mel Phillips, left, with a group of teens at the 1975 Wrestling Fans International Association convention in Boston Photo obtained by Insider; Yuqing Liu/Business Insider Linda McMahon, the former Trump administration official who now runs President Donald Trump's biggest super PAC, presided over a child-sexual-abuse scandal in the 1990s, an Insider investigation has found. In 1992, WWE, the wrestling behemoth that McMahon cofounded with her husband, Vince, faced allegations that a ring ...
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The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election: An Election Like No Other In History

The Biden-Harris ticket could spell the end of the Second Amendment if elected. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-( Both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have said, repeatedly, that this election is a battle for the soul of the Nation. See, e.g., USAToday story. In all other respects, they are both duplicitous liars, often contradicting themselves, positing the most ludicrous and monstrous of ideas. But they are dead-on right in their assertion that the coming election amounts to a battle for the...
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Why We Must Be Ready To Protect The Results 

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  The peaceful transition of power is at the heart of our democracy, and never in modern American history have we had to worry about it being undermined by a sitting president. Until now.  Trump’s daily lies about vote-by-mail fraud, his refusal to say whether he will concede if he loses, and his false assertion s that we must know the winner on election night all add up to one thing: Trump is laying th...
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Vote the whole ballot. It could decide next 10 years

As Americans vote in potentially historic numbers, the stakes go far beyond the White House. This year more than ever, the entire ballot matters.
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'We are going in the wrong direction': Fauci predicts that Americans will not see 'semblances of normality' until 2022 amid the coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at NIH. Graeme Jennings- Pool/Getty Images It's been nine months since the coronavirus reached the US, but Dr. Anthony Fauci was forced again this week to issue dire warnings about the state of the pandemic.  With infections rising rapidly around the country, the nation's top infectious disease expert warned that we likely won't see "some semblances of normality" in the US until 2022. The comments come as ...
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United States: When Does Pandemic Financial Relief Become Excessive? - FTI Consulting

As Congress and the White House debate over the next round of pandemic financial relief, it's an opportune moment to ask an uncomfortable question...
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Rudy Vents to Trump That Bill Barr Is Screwing Up His Hunter Play

Weeks after Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani first pushed the Hunter Biden files and a collection of sordid dirt to the New York Post in a last-ditch effort to drag his client across the 2020 finish line, both he and the president, as well as several of Trump’s political lieutenants, have grown frustrated at the lack of impact it’s had.But rather than conceding that the broader public might not be interested, Trump and Giuliani have instead put the blame for the failure to break through in pa...
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Pelosi: 'I feel very confident that Joe Biden will be elected president on Tuesday'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi projected Thursday that Joe Biden would win the White House and said Democrats are ready to work with him on...
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The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, has faced attempted oustings, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey at the digital fair dmexco in Cologne, Germany, September 13, 2017. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine, regular ice baths, and a penchant for dating models. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and Square, and managed to avoid being ousted by activist investor Eliott Management in February 2020. On Octo...
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Some officials believe Dr. Scott Atlas and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis were influential in taking Trump's anti-testing rhetoric and turning it into public policy

Shortly after joining the White House as President Donald Trump's pandemic adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas launched a quiet effort that seemed counterintuitive to some of his colleagues -- encouraging officials to limit Covid-19 testing mainly to people experiencing symptoms.
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White House coronavirus taskforce warns of 'unrelenting' spread

US is going in ‘wrong direction’ says Fauci as Covid cases rise in 47 states and patients overwhelm hospitals across the USThe White House coronavirus taskforce is warning of a persistent and broad spread of Covid-19 in the western half of the United States and its members urged aggressive mitigation measures.“We are on a very difficult trajectory. We’re going in the wrong direction,” said Dr Anthony Fauci, the lead public health official on the task force and director of the National Institute ...
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Trump paints apocalyptic portrait of life in US under Biden

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The suburbs wouldn’t be the suburbs anymore, the economy would sink into its worst depression ever and police departments would cease to exist. Even America’s older adults would be left to figure out how to get by without heat, air conditioning or electricity. This is the apocalyptic version of American life that President Donald Trump argues would be the dire consequence of turning over the White House to Democrat Joe Biden. “He’ll bury you ...
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Pelosi presses Mnuchin for White House response on coronavirus aid

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday pressed the White House for a response to the Democrats' latest offer on emergency...
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Trump hints at stopping “powerful” big tech in latest ‘get out the vote’ tweet

If there was any doubt that yesterday’s flogging of big tech CEOs by Senate republicans was anything other than an electioneering stunt, president Trump has thumped the point home by tweeting a video message to voters in which he bashes “big tech” as (maybe) too powerful but certainly in need of being “spoken to” and (maybe) more. The not-so-subtle suggestion being that a vote for Trump is a vote to break up the likes of Facebook, Google and Twitter . — Donald J...
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Atlas push to 'slow the testing down' tracks with dramatic decline in one key state

Shortly after joining the White House as President Donald Trump's pandemic adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas launched a quiet effort that seemed counterintuitive to some of his colleagues -- encouraging officials to limit Covid-19 testing mainly to people experiencing symptoms.
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Trump keeps hinting at how desperate his campaign is for votes, telling rally crowds he 'wouldn't be out here' if he didn't need them

A video of President Donald Trump at a campaign rally at Capital Region International Airport in Lansing, Michigan, on October 27, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump told a Michigan rally on Tuesday that he would not be there if it weren't for the pandemic, hinting yet again that his campaign is in need of more votes. "I probably wouldn't be standing out here in the freezing rain with you. I'd be home in the White House, doing whatever the hell I was doing," Trump s...
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United States: White House Orders Attempt To Regulate Prescription Drug Prices - Jones Day

Under the orders, health care regulators are to address alleged kickbacks, access to "life-saving medications," drug importation, and "most-favored-nation" proposal.
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Officials in Trump's administration say, despite public denial, the president is actually pushing for a herd immunity strategy for COVID-19

Getty The White House is reportedly still pushing for a herd immunity police to address the COVID-19 pandemic, despite the denials, The Daily Beast reported.  Public health officials have repeatedly said the approach would cost thousands of unnecessary infections and deaths.  Herd immunity is when a population has enough people who are immune to a virus it slows the spread of transmission. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Three officials in President Donald Trump's Whit...
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'I don't see myself really staying where I'm at for the rest of my life': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speculates leaving House seat in the future

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) passes through the National Statuary Hall January 9, 2020 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Wednesday she is unsure if she is "going to be staying in the House forever," floating the possibility of leaving her seat in the House in the future. The congresswoman from New York made the comment in a feature for the cover of the December issue of Vanity Fair. "I don't know if I'm really going to ...
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Trump White House is pursuing 'herd immunity' strategy on COVID-19, say president's advisors

The White House publicly denies it. But Trump's own pandemic advisers now privately admit that he's pursuing a 'herd immunity' strategy which could result in the preventable deaths of many more hundreds of thousands of Americans. From The Daily Beast: Officials say that White House adviser Scott Atlas first started pushing herd immunity this past summer despite significant pushback from scientists, doctors and infectious disease experts that the concept was dangerous and would result in f...
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White House's delusions about its failed response to pandemic are consuming the President as tens of millions of Americans vote early

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Dr. Fauci warns of a ‘whole lot of pain’ due to coronavirus pandemic in the coming months

White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNBC in an interview Wednesday that the United States is "going in the wrong...
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Doom Headlines as Election Draws Closer; 2A Activists Need to Vote

News agencies are already suggesting Joe Biden will be the victor Nov. 3. Second Amendment advocates are pushing gun owners hard to ignore the rhetoric and vote. (Screen snip from the presidential debate, YouTube, C-SPAN) U.S.A. –-( With the Nov. 3 election on the horizon, headlines are virtually declaring former Vice President “Shotgun” Joe Biden the winner, with reports from Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania all saying Biden will be heading to the White House on Jan....
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Trump campaign calls the identity of 'Anonymous' author the 'least impressive, lamest political 'reveal' of all time'

Former DHS chief of staff Miles Taylor was revealed as the anonymous Trump administration official who wrote a 2018 op-ed critical of the president. YouTube The Trump campaign called the reveal that Miles Taylor was the writer of both the "Anonymous" book and the scathing 2018 New York Times op-ed "lame." Miles Taylor revealed that he was the author behind the 2018 op-ed on Wednesday.  The op-ed described a "resistance" in Trump's administration.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
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CNN keeps 'anonymous' author as a contributor despite lying to host Anderson Cooper

CNN's Anderson Cooper and Miles Taylor. CNN Miles Taylor, the author of the bombshell opinion column published in the New York Times two years ago, will remain as a CNN contributor despite lying to one of the network's hosts about being the op-ed's creator. Taylor, the former Department of Homeland Security chief of staff, told CNN's Anderson Cooper: "I wear a mask for two things ... Halloweens and pandemics." Taylor was criticized for choosing to remain anonymous until six days before...
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White House COVID-19 task force officials reportedly took personal offense to a Trump admin report that lists 'ending the COVID-19 pandemic' as one of Trump's major first term accomplishments

US President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks to Marine One to go to Walter Reed Military Medical Center after he tested positive for COVID-19 on October 2, 2020. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Health officials and scientists working on the US coronavirus response took offense to a White House report claiming "ending the COVID-19 pandemic" is one of Trump's major first term accomplishments, The Daily Beast reported Tuesday. The report by the White House Office of Science and Tech...
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White House COVID-19 task force officials reportedly took personal offense to a Trump admin report that lists 'ending the COVID-19 pandemic' as one of Trump's major first term accomplishments

"The White House is operating on a completely different speed than the rest of the health agencies," one senior official told The Daily Beast.
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Race to the White House: Social media CEOs get earful on bias, warning of new limits

With next week's election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies' social media platforms — and were... [Author: [email protected]]
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