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Mitt Romney Lashes Trump Admin’s ‘Inexcusable’ COVID-19 Vaccine Delays

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Friday attacked the Trump administration for its  “incomprehensible” and “inexcusable” failure to meet its own coronavirus vaccination goals, as thousands of Americans die after contracting the virus every day. “That comprehensive vaccination plans have not been developed at the federal level and sent to the states as models is as incomprehensible as […]

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‘SNL’ Rona Family Of COVID-19 Viruses Grateful To Trump For Keeping Them Around

In an updated twist on the alien Coneheads, “Saturday Night Live” introduced fans to the “Rona family” of COVID-19 viruses all home for the holidays. The family was exhausted from their world — and university — travels. There’s Mom (Cicely Strong), Dad (Beck Bennett), a daughter (Lauren Holt) with a fiance she’s been “mutating with,” and […]

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Trump Stews Over Election Loss, Remains Silent As Coronavirus Surges

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has publicly disengaged from the battle against the coronavirus at a moment when the disease is tearing across the United States at an alarming pace. Trump, fresh off his reelection loss to President-elect Joe Biden, remains angry that an announcement about progress in developing a vaccine for the disease […]

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Chris Christie Won’t Blame Trump For COVID-19, Says He Should’ve Worn Mask

Chris Christie may be breathing easier after recovering from COVID-19, but he admits he was “wrong” about the way he handled the coronavirus prior to getting sick. The former New Jersey governor and frequent contact of President Donald Trump announced he was positive on Oct. 3, about a week after he was seen without a mask at […]

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Barron Trump Had COVID-19, First Lady Melania Trump Says

President Donald Trump’s son Barron Trump had coronavirus, according to his mother, first lady Melania Trump.  In a lengthy statement Wednesday on the White House website, Melania Trump detailed how Barron Trump, 14, tested positive for coronavirus after she and Donald Trump both had earlier this month. He “exhibited no symptoms,” she said, and has […]

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White House Doctor Gives Trump The All-Clear With Few Details

Donald Trump’s physician issued a statement late Saturday declaring that the president no longer poses a risk of transmitting COVID-19 to others. But he failed to provide the critical detail about whether or not Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus.  “By currently recognized standards,” Trump is “no longer considered a transmission risk to others,” […]

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Joe Biden: Trump Just ‘Turned His Back’ On Americans Who Need Coronavirus Aid

Joe Biden issued a scathing condemnation of President Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday that he’s giving up on congressional negotiations over another COVID-19 stimulus package until after the presidential election. “Make no mistake: if you are out of work, if your business is closed, if your child’s school is shut down, if you are seeing layoffs […]

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Kelly Loeffler Panned For Insensitive Video Of Trump ‘Beating’ COVID-19 In A Brawl

Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R) earned fierce rebukes on Monday for tweeting a bizarre and insensitive wrestling video edited to look as though President Donald Trump was winning a brawl with the coronavirus. “COVID stood NO chance against @realDonaldTrump!” the senator tweeted alongside a manipulated World Wrestling Entertainment clip of Trump tackling WWE chairman Vince McMahon in a […]

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Trump Begins ‘Quarantine Process’ After Hope Hicks Gets COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he and first lady Melania Trump are beginning a “quarantine process” as they await coronavirus test results after a top aide he spent substantial time with this week tested positive for COVID-19. Trump’s comments came after he confirmed that Hope Hicks, one his closest aides, had tested positive […]

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Trump Joins Growing List Of World Leaders Who’ve Contracted COVID-19

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — President Donald Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus, joining a small group of world leaders who have been infected. Trump is 74, putting him at higher risk of serious complications. Here’s a look at other leaders who have had the virus. BORIS JOHNSON The British prime minister was the first major world leader […]

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Trump Announces Phony New Health Care ‘Plan’

President Donald Trump really, really wants to fool voters into thinking he has a plan to make the health care system great again. But he really, really doesn’t. In Charlotte, North Carolina, on Thursday, Trump signed executive orders he claims address two of the biggest concerns Americans have about the health care system: coverage for […]

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‘Un-American’ Trump Ripped Over Coronavirus Blue State Death Toll Boast

President Donald Trump was called out on Wednesday for bragging that the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus would be lower if one subtracted the deaths from “blue” states.  “The blue states had tremendous death rates,” Trump said. “If you take the blue states out, we’re at a level that I don’t think anybody in […]

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‘I Don’t Want To Scare People’: Trump Again Defends Downplaying COVID-19

President Donald Trump once again defended his actions during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic and said he wanted to show Americans “calmness” and be a “cheerleader.” Trump made the comments in a lengthy interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday, his latest effort to distance himself from revelations published in excerpts from […]

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Trump Announces Emergency Approval For COVID-19 Plasma Treatment

President Donald Trump said Sunday that U.S. regulators have given an emergency use authorization for a coronavirus treatment involving blood plasma donated by people who have recovered from the disease. “This is a powerful therapy that transfuses very, very strong antibodies from the blood of recovered patients to help treat patients battling a current infection,” […]

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Trump concedes pandemic to ‘get worse before it gets better’

Media playback is unsupported on your device President Donald Trump has warned the US pandemic may “get worse before it gets better”, as he revived his virus briefings with a more scripted tone. Mr Trump also asked all Americans to wear face coverings, saying “they’ll have an effect” and show “patriotism”. The president, who was […]