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4 Ways the Police Response to Protests Could Contribute to the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the anti-racism protests across the country continue, some experts worry that they’ll contribute to the spread of the coronavirus. But the police response to the protests—which so far has included tear gas, less-lethal rounds, and crowding protestors together—is also likely to lead to more coronavirus infections. Here are four specific ways that the police […]

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We’re Going Backwards With Coronavirus Response, Obama ‘Ebola Czar’ Warns

Ronald Klain warned how President Donald Trump’s White House risks making the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. even worse because of an ongoing lack of testing. Klain, dubbed the “Ebola czar” after former President Barack Obama tasked him with leading the U.S. response to the Ebola epidemic, told MSNBC’s Nicole Wallace on Thursday that increased testing […]

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Nancy Pelosi: Trump’s Slow Response To Coronavirus Pandemic Was ‘Deadly’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday tore into President Donald Trump’s slow response to the spread of the novel coronavirus, stating his decision to initially downplay its severity cost lives. Asked if she believes Trump should loosen social distancing measures in areas with few confirmed cases so far, despite warnings from some medical experts, […]

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Meghan McCain On GOP’s COVID-19 Response: Americans Have ‘To Call Out B.S.’

Meghan McCain usually believes conservative policies are the best way to handle problems, but even she has her limits. On Monday, the co-host of “The View” lambasted the way the Trump administration and her fellow Republicans have handled the coronavirus outbreak.  “The mixed messaging coming out of the White House now is not only irresponsible but it’s […]