More headlines regarding President Trump and Covid-19.
From NPR. Trump falsely charged the Obama administration's response to the H1N1 swine flu outbreak as a "full scale disaster, with thousands dying, and nothing meaningful done to fix the testing problem, until now."
From NPR. President Trump Has Consistently Downplayed Threat Of Coronavirus.
From The New York Times, AP News, The Wall Street Journal, and Reuters. Trump and Pence initially had no plans to test for the virus, after being in close proximity to an infected person while meeting the Brazilian president last weekend. But, on Friday he stated he would most likely be tested, however he says it wasn’t related to the Brazilian meeting.
And from Wired. Trump’s Coronavirus Press Event Was Even Worse Than It Looked. The sub-title reads. His remarks at the CDC on Friday were misguided, misleading, and show how misinformation could hamper Covid-19 containment efforts.
And From The New York Times and NPR. House Can See Mueller’s Secret Grand Jury Evidence, Appeals Court Rules.
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