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Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race, saying he concluded his path to victory was
Bernie Sanders drops out of presidential race, saying he concluded his path to victory was 'virtually impossible'

Sanders' exit means former Vice President Joe Biden has a clear path to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination to face Donald Trump in November.

New White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany takes heat for past comments on Obama, coronavirus
New White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany takes heat for past comments on Obama, coronavirus

Kayleigh McEnany posted several tweets in 2012 about the theories spread by "birthers," or those who questioned Obama's birthplace.

Exclusive: Venezuela gasoline shortages worsen as U.S. tells firms to avoid supply - sources
Exclusive: Venezuela gasoline shortages worsen as U.S. tells firms to avoid supply - sources

Since late 2019, U.S. officials have asked most of Venezuela's fuel suppliers to avoid sending gasoline to the crisis-stricken nation. In the latest round of calls in early March between U.S. officials and oil firms, they repeated the ban, despite worsening humanitarian conditions in the country

'Painful Decision': Pandemic Sealed Bernie Sanders' 2020 Fate

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on Wednesday he would suspend his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination, bringing to an end a comeback bid four years in the making that saw him, briefly, become the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination. But it was not meant to be. "Together we

A majority of Americans say Trump and the government are doing a poor job fighting coronavirus
A majority of Americans say Trump and the government are doing a poor job fighting coronavirus

Most Americans disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, a new CNN poll shows.

Wall Street climbs on hopes of outbreak peaking, Sanders suspending White House bid
Wall Street climbs on hopes of outbreak peaking, Sanders suspending White House bid

UnitedHealth Group Inc, Anthem and Cigna jumped between 4% and 7%, and the healthcare index provided one of the biggest boosts among the 11 major S&P 500 sectors. Sanders' embrace of a Medicare for all healthcare policy would have essentially abolished private insurance and had cast a shadow on

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Trump's Inspector General Has Expressed Dim Views of Congressional Oversight

WASHINGTON -- Amid the blur of President Donald Trump's impeachment proceedings last December, the Government Accountability Office received a terse message from the White House regarding its investigation into why security aid to Ukraine was withheld.The inquiries of Congress' nonpartisan watchdog

What if the Most Important Election of Our Lifetimes Was the Last One?
What if the Most Important Election of Our Lifetimes Was the Last One?

Politics runs on superlative: the best plan, the biggest rally, the most votes.And one trope has proved most enduring of all, repeated each campaign season with well-practiced conviction."This is the most important election of our lifetimes," Bernie Sanders said of 2020 last month."The

Factbox: OPEC+ talks face challenges over baseline for cuts and U.S. role
Factbox: OPEC+ talks face challenges over baseline for cuts and U.S. role

OPEC and its allies are due to hold talks on Thursday to discuss the biggest coordinated supply production cut in history but they must agree on two major points: the levels from which any cuts should be made and how the United States will respond. U.S. President Donald Trump said last week he had brokered

Trump weighs more stimulus checks for Americans. What else could be in next coronavirus aid package?
Trump weighs more stimulus checks for Americans. What else could be in next coronavirus aid package?

Donald Trump and congressional leaders have begun talks on another coronavirus recovery package that could include more stimulus checks for Americans.

Dem Groups Begin Digital Assault of Trump Over Coronavirus
Dem Groups Begin Digital Assault of Trump Over Coronavirus

Swing state voters are being targeted with political ads hammering President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic. But the organizations behind the ads are taking steps to ensure that they and their funders remain shrouded from public view.This week, Not In Our America, a new Facebook

A Bipartisan Commission Came Together After 9/11, Post COVID-19 Don
A Bipartisan Commission Came Together After 9/11, Post COVID-19 Don't Count On It

In the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks, Democrats and Republicans joined together to demand an in-depth review of how the tragedy happened. The probe that became known as the 9/11 Commission ultimately provided a deep accounting of what went wrong and how those mistakes could be prevented

In These States, the Disabled Could Go to the Back of the Ventilator Line
In These States, the Disabled Could Go to the Back of the Ventilator Line

Before the coronavirus, Matthew Foster dressed up as the giant mouse Chuck-E-Cheese for work, hung out with his girlfriend in a Barnes & Noble coffee shop and every Wednesday went to the movies with friends.Now he FaceTimes his girlfriend, talks to his reading coach on Zoom and helps his mother around

Pandemic upends pot legalization
Pandemic upends pot legalization

Ballot campaigns and cannabis bills get pushed aside during public health crisis.

U.S. oil state senators to talk crude markets with Saudi officials Saturday -source
U.S. oil state senators to talk crude markets with Saudi officials Saturday -source

Republican U.S. senators who have introduced a bill that would remove U.S. defense systems and troops in Saudi Arabia unless it cuts oil output will hold a call with the kingdom's officials on Saturday, a source familiar with the planning said on Tuesday. Senators Kevin Cramer and Dan Sullivan will

With Americans Focused on Coronavirus, Trump Goes After Government Watchdogs
With Americans Focused on Coronavirus, Trump Goes After Government Watchdogs

The President's moves to push out inspectors general have raised concerns he is trying to place loyalists in key oversight positions

Trump threatens to hold WHO funding, then backtracks, amid search for scapegoat
Trump threatens to hold WHO funding, then backtracks, amid search for scapegoat

US president's early inaction in pandemic has come under renewed scrutiny in recent days as coronavirus death toll grows * Coronavirus - latest US updates * Coronavirus - latest global updates * See all our coronavirus coverageDonald Trump hunted for a new scapegoat on Tuesday in an increasingly frantic

Grassley seeks explanation of Trump's firing of Atkinson

The Iowa Republican is seeking bipartisan backing for his letter.

Trump Claims Dems
Trump Claims Dems' Bid to Postpone Wisconsin Primary Was About Him, Not Pandemic

President Donald Trump used the painful situation playing out in Wisconsin's primary during the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday to attack mail-in voting as "corrupt" and boast about his 2016 general election victory in the state. Some Democratic county leaders in Wisconsin fear that voters could

Acting Navy secretary is out after bungled firing of USS Theodore Roosevelt
Acting Navy secretary is out after bungled firing of USS Theodore Roosevelt's captain

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly, who had lambasted Capt. Brett Crozier for his letter about a coronavirus-stricken warship, submitted his resignation, sources said.

Donald Trump and Florida, a Love Affair
Donald Trump and Florida, a Love Affair

SWEETWATER, Fla. -- The Miami-Dade Republican headquarters has the look and feel of a single-family home where the single family has an especial devotion to Donald J. Trump. Matching love seats open the space, with one positioned under watercolor portraits of the president and first lady, the other decorated

'I Could Get the Virus If I Vote': Wisconsin's Terrifying Election Day

MILWAUKEE - Even sitting in a car outside of a Wisconsin polling place felt like a risk to Angela Warner. The 29-year-old wanted to wait there while her partner headed in to vote "for our family." At eight months pregnant, Warner had already decided going inside wasn't something she could bring herself

'I am negative': Rand Paul recovers from coronavirus

The Kentucky Republican is out of quarantine.

McConnell sets Senate showdown on virus aid payroll rescue
McConnell sets Senate showdown on virus aid payroll rescue

In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will attempt to swiftly pass additional funds for small businesses to keep making payroll as Congress rushes to provide more aid during the coronavirus crisis. The so-called Paycheck Protection Program "may run dry" without it,

Trump removes independent watchdog for coronavirus funds, upending oversight panel
Trump removes independent watchdog for coronavirus funds, upending oversight panel

The move comes as Trump makes a broad push against inspectors general scrutinizing his actions.

Key Trump task force must work remotely after positive COVID-19 test
Key Trump task force must work remotely after positive COVID-19 test

The positive test for coronavirus, announced in an email to Federal Emergency Management Agency staff Monday night, will empty the supply chain war room.

McConnell reports his best fundraising quarter ever
McConnell reports his best fundraising quarter ever

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell flexed his fundraising strength in the midst of a global pandemic, raising nearly $7.5 million in the first three months of 2020, his campaign said Tuesday. "Kentuckians know that at a time of great consequence, there is no substitute for the proven leadership of

'Swept Up by FEMA': Complicated Medical Supply System Sows Confusion

WASHINGTON -- In Massachusetts, state leaders said they had confirmed a vast order of personal protective equipment for their health workers; then the Trump administration took control of the shipments.In Kentucky, the head of a hospital system told members of Congress that his broker had pulled out

How a Ship
How a Ship's Coronavirus Outbreak Became a Moral Crisis for the Military

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump's acting Navy secretary, in a profanity-laced reprimand delivered Monday, criticized sailors aboard the stricken aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt for cheering their captain, who was removed after he appealed for help as the coronavirus spread throughout the

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Trump's Aggressive Advocacy of Malaria Drug for Treating Coronavirus Divides Medical Community

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump made a rare appearance in the Situation Room on Sunday as his pandemic task force was meeting, determined to talk about the anti-malaria medicine that he has aggressively promoted lately as a treatment for the coronavirus.Once again, according to a person briefed

Trade Adviser Warned White House in January of Risks of a Pandemic
Trade Adviser Warned White House in January of Risks of a Pandemic

A top White House adviser starkly warned Trump administration officials in late January that the coronavirus crisis could cost the United States trillions of dollars and put millions of Americans at risk of illness or death.The warning, written in a memo by Peter Navarro, President Donald Trump's

UK rejects Trump
UK rejects Trump's offer to help with Boris Johnson's coronavirus treatment

"Any treatment he receives is a matter for his doctors," the prime minister's spokesman said Tuesday after President Donald Trump reached out.

India lifted its ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine - Trump
India lifted its ban on the export of hydroxychloroquine - Trump's unproven coronavirus 'cure' - hours after the president threatened 'retaliation' if it didn't do so

President Donald Trump threatened unspecified "retaliation" if India didn't lift its ban on the drug, which was introduced to protect domestic stocks.

Wisconsin pushes ahead with presidential primary despite coronavirus fears
Wisconsin pushes ahead with presidential primary despite coronavirus fears

Two late court rulings on Monday put the election, which will include Democratic and Republican presidential primaries and voting for thousands of state and local offices, back on track after days of uncertainty. In deciding separate lawsuits brought by Republicans, the state Supreme Court blocked Democratic

John Lewis endorses Biden
John Lewis endorses Biden

The civil rights icon recommended that Biden pick a woman of color as a running mate.

Biden: Voting in Wisconsin Is Safe. Locals: It Could Kill Us
Biden: Voting in Wisconsin Is Safe. Locals: It Could Kill Us

As the fate of Wisconsin's primary volleyed between the state's Democratic governor, its Republican-led legislature, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court, the man who appears set to win the election scheduled to take place on Tuesday has avoided taking a hard stance on the wisdom of holding the lone contest

Acting Navy secretary apologizes for rebuke of ousted captain who raised alarm over outbreak
Acting Navy secretary apologizes for rebuke of ousted captain who raised alarm over outbreak

Capt. Brett Crozier was either "too naive or too stupid to be a commanding officer," Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said in a speech to sailors Monday.

India will allow some exports of anti-malaria drug after Trump appeal
India will allow some exports of anti-malaria drug after Trump appeal

India will allow some exports of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump urged New Delhi to release supplies of the drug seen as a possible treatment for COVID-19. The Indian government had earlier put a hold on exports of hydroxychloroquine as well as on the pain reliever, paracetamol, saying it had to meet its internal demand.

Trevor Noah Mocks Trump
Trevor Noah Mocks Trump's Vain Refusal to Wear a Mask

"Because the federal government took so long to react to this crisis, President Trump just doesn't have enough ventilators to go around," Trevor Noah said on Monday's edition of "The Daily Social Distancing Show" from his couch. "What he can give people though is some unsolicited medical advice." The

Honda, Fiat Chrysler aim to restart U.S., Canada auto production in May
Honda, Fiat Chrysler aim to restart U.S., Canada auto production in May

Honda Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Monday they hope to restart U.S. and Canadian auto production in May amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Fiat Chrysler said Monday it "intends to progressively restart its U.S. and Canadian manufacturing facilities beginning May 4." U.S. President Donald Trump last week extended the guidelines aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus to April 30.

India allows limited exports of anti-malaria drug after Trump warns of retaliation
India allows limited exports of anti-malaria drug after Trump warns of retaliation

India, the world's main supplier of generic drugs, said on Tuesday it will allow limited exports of the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine that U.S. President Donald Trump has touted as a potential weapon in the fight against the coronavirus. The Indian government had put a hold on exports of

Enquirer Alum Dylan Howard Ousted by AMI: Report
Enquirer Alum Dylan Howard Ousted by AMI: Report

Former top National Enquirer editor Dylan Howard has been ousted from his corporate-suite gig at limping American Media, Variety reported on Monday night.Howard was a senior vice president at AMI in charge of developing true-crime projects but had previously overseen the Enquirer, Radar Online, and other

Trump Rages Over Watchdog Report on
Trump Rages Over Watchdog Report on 'Severe' Hospital Shortages

President Donald Trump went after the acting inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at his daily coronavirus briefing on Monday, raging over a recent report highlighting "severe shortages of testing supplies" in some hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic. The president

U.S. Is Nowhere Close to Reopening the Economy, Experts Say
U.S. Is Nowhere Close to Reopening the Economy, Experts Say

WASHINGTON -- How long can we keep this up?It is still very early in the U.S. effort to snuff a lethal pandemic by shutting down much of the economy. But there is a growing question -- from workers, the White House, corporate boardrooms and small businesses on the brink -- that hangs over what is essentially

NYC Comptroller to CNN: Trump Has
NYC Comptroller to CNN: Trump Has 'My Mom's Blood on His Hands'

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, who recently lost his mother Arlene Stringer-Cuevas to coronavirus, directly blamed President Donald Trump's slow response to the pandemic for her death, saying on Monday that the president has "my mom's blood on his hands."After paying tribute to his mother'

Publisher: Study Touting Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 Cure Doesn
Publisher: Study Touting Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 Cure Doesn't Meet 'Standard'

A study that touted the anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine as an effective treatment for the novel coronavirus has drawn new concern from the group that publishes the journal in which the work first appeared.In a statement last week, the International Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (ISAC) said

In a first, US slaps sanctions on Russian white supremacists
In a first, US slaps sanctions on Russian white supremacists

The Trump administration on Monday designated a Russian white supremacist group a terrorist organization and hit its members with sanctions. The move against the Russian Imperial Movement is the first time a white supremacist group has been named a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist" group and

White House considering U.S. Treasury coronavirus bond: Kudlow
White House considering U.S. Treasury coronavirus bond: Kudlow

White House advisers have been discussing the possibility of a coronavirus-related U.S. Treasury bond, President Donald Trump's economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Monday. Kudlow said this was a time to sell bonds to raise cash for coronavirus relief efforts and a "war bond" was a great

Wisconsin
Wisconsin's election clash is a warning for November

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Marco Rubio finds his next act
Marco Rubio finds his next act

The Republican senator is playing a key role in the coronavirus crisis. And he says he may run for president again in a post-Trump era.


European Medicines Agency Warns of Looming Drug Shortages

The European Medicine Agency has warned that the continent could be facing shortages of medicines to treat symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus.

Chinese Official Claiming U.S. Army Made Coronavirus Defends WHO

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Trump cutting funding to the WHO would "seriously undermine" response to the pandemic.

Trump's Economic Approval Rating Hits Highest Level Ever

Even as the economy has wilted under the weight of the coronavirus, approval of Trump's handling of the economy has jumped to a record high. | Economy

Nolte: CNN's Chris Cuomo Caught Selectively Editing Trump Comments

CNN's Chris Cuomo, a proven liar and unstable anti-Trump activist, was caught selectively editing Donald Trump.

Fauci: We Should Start to See 'Beginning of a Turnaround' Beyond This Week -- 'A Good Sign'

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday addressed the ongoing fight to stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. | Clips

Poll: 77 Percent of Americans Blame China for Coronavirus Outbreak

An overwhelming majority of Americans believe China is responsible for the breakout of the Coronavirus pandemic, according to a new poll.

Bernie Sanders Wasted over $160 Million on Failed Presidential Campaign

Sen. Bernie Sanders wasted over $160 million on his failed presidential campaign, according to the latest federal election records.

'His Condition is Improving': Boris Johnson 'Sitting up in Bed'

UK PM Boris Johnson is now sitting up in bed, his condition said to be improving, according to the latest statement on his health.

Watch Live: Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential Campaign

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is suspending his presidential campaign and will address supporters in a livestream scheduled for 11:45 a.m. ET.

Bernie Sanders Quits White House Race

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will announce the suspension of his 2020 presidential campaign on Wednesday, according to emerging reports.

Eggers: Dem Plan Would Mail Ballots to Potentially 24M Ineligible Voters

Eric Eggers says the Democrats' plan for nationwide mail-in voting would send ballots to 24 million inaccurate and flawed voter registrations.

George Soros-Funded Group to Governors: Release as Many Prisoners as Possible Due to Coronavirus

The Brennan Center for Justice, which is heavily financed by George Soros, has submitted a letter to the governors of all fifty states urging them to use executive action to “release as many people as possible from incarceration" due to coronavirus fears "provided they do not pose serious public safety threats.” | National Security

Trump: Black Community Getting Hit 'Very, Very Hard' by Coronavirus

President Donald Trump said that African-Americans were suffering more deaths proportionally during the coronavirus epidemic.

Scalise: We Can't Keep Economy Closed 'For Another Two Months'

On Tuesday's broadcast of Fox News Radio's "Brian Kilmeade Show," House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) stated that we can't keep the economy closed | Clips On Tuesday's broadcast of Fox News Radio's "Brian Kilmeade Show," House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) stated that we can't keep the economy closed "for another two months," and if we did, "there would be nothing to come back to."

MSNBC's Figliuzzi: Trump 'Exploiting a Virus to Dismantle the Rule of Law and the Constitution'

Tuesday on MSNBC's "Deadline," former FBI official and MSNBC national security contributor Frank Figliuzzi accused President Donald Trump of "exploiting" the coronavirus pandemic. | Clips

Planned Parenthood: ‘Pandemic Used as Cover’ to Push Anti-Abortion

The CEO of Planned Parenthood said governors banning elective abortions are using the coronavirus pandemic to push an anti-abortion agenda.

Trump Pushes for $250 Billion More in Aid for Small Business

The payroll protection program for small businesses is so popular that it is in danger of running out of funding. | Economy

Ezekiel Emanuel: We Cannot Return to Normal Until There's a Vaccine

Ezekiel Emanuel said the U.S. "cannot return to normal" until a coronavirus vaccine is available, which he said could be in 12-18 months.

Donald Trump Announces Hold on World Health Organization Funding

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday at the White House that he would put a hold on funding to the World Health Organization.

Elizabeth Warren Joins Mounting Calls for Mail-In Voting

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) joined her progressive counterparts in demanding mail-in voting and took it a step further.

Report: Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly Resigns over Crozier Fiasco

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned Tuesday over a controversy involving the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt.

Report: New York City Auctioned Off Ventilator Stockpile

A new report indicates that New York City auctioned off its emergency stockpile of 500 ventilators several years ago.

Donald Trump Gets Millions of Hydroxychloroquine Pills from India

Trump persuaded India's prime minister to release millions of hydroxychloroquine pills after the Indian government bannned exports.

House Republican Demands Congress Defund WHO Until Chief Resigns

Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) on Tuesday introduced a resolution demanding Congress withhold funding from the World Health Organization (WHO) until its Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, resigns from his post.

Fact Check: Trump Does Not Own Stake in a Hydroxychloroquine Drugmaker

Like millions of Americans, Trump owns mutual funds that give him a stake in nearly every big company in the world. | Economy

Mnuchin: We Don't Need Bill in Order to Move Supply Chains Back to U.S.

On Tuesday's broadcast of the Fox Business Network's "Mornings with Maria," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin stated that he doesn't think Congress needs | Clips On Tuesday's broadcast of the Fox Business Network's "Mornings with Maria," Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin stated that he doesn't think Congress needs to pass a bill in order to move supply chains from China to the U.S.

Doctor: Hydroxychloroquine and Antibiotic Helped Coronavirus Patients

A doctor in Denver said he has sucessfully used hydroxychloroquine combined with an antibiotic to treat several coronavirus patients.

Andrew Cuomo: Use of Hydroxychloroquine 'Anecdotally' Positive

The use of hydroxychloroquine has been "anecdotally" positive for patients with the coronavirus, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.

China: U.S. 'Wasted Time' for Coronavirus Because Americans Are Racist

Chinese state media blames Western "arrogance" for preventing the world from uniting against the coronavirus pandemic.

Democrat Congressman Gavels In House of Representatives Wearing Coronavirus Mask

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) wore a coronavirus mask on Tuesday as he gaveled in a Pro-forma session of the House of Representatives.

Rand Paul Recovers from Coronavirus, Volunteering at Hospital

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) announced Tuesday that he has recovered from the Chinese coronavirus and has begun volunteering at a Kentucky hospital.

Coronavirus: WHO Official Floats Removing the Infected from Their Homes

The WHO's Michael Ryan suggested those infected with the coronavirus should be removed from their homes to halt the disease's spread.

Sanders Rages over Wisconsin Election: It 'May Very Well Prove Deadly'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) on Tuesday expressed concern that Wisconsin will proceed with holding its election amid a global pandemic.

Gordon Chang: Seize China's U.S. Treasury Obligations as Compensation

America can seize China's holdings of obligations as compensation for negligence related to the coronavirus pandemic, said Gordon Chang.

New York Records 731 More Coronavirus Deaths in its Worst Day Yet

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state recorded 731 new coronavirus deaths Tuesday, marking the biggest one-day jump in the outbreak.

Report: Wuhan Funeral Homes Burned Coronavirus Victims Alive

Locals in Wuhan have heard screams coming from funeral home furnaces, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported on Monday.

Stephanie Grisham out as WH Press Sec, Will Be Melania's Chief of Staff

Stephanie Grisham will leave her position as White House press secretary to work solely for First Lady Melania Trump.

CDC: Coronavirus Deaths Will Be 'Much Much Much Lower' than Projected

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield predicted the death toll from the coronavirus will be "much, much, much lower" than models have projected.

Nolte: MI Dem Says She Almost Didn't Receive Hydroxychloroquine Due to State Block

"If Trump had not talked about [hydroxychloroquine], it would not be something that's accessible, said Democrat State Rep. Karen Whitsett.

CNN's Jake Tapper Retweets 'Newsworthy' Claim that Trump Is 'Insane'

CNN anchor Jake Tapper retweeted a comment by George Conway that Trump is "insane." He later added that he did not necessarily agree.

Small Business Optimism Suffers Sharpest Plunge Ever

Even before the millions of layoffs and widespread lockdowns, optimism collapsed among America's small business owners.| Economy

Biden: 'We Cannot Delay or Postpone' November Election

In a brief preview of an interview which aired Tuesday on NBC's "Today," former Vice President Joe Biden, the 2020 Democratic presidential nominee frontrunner, stressed the importance of not delaying or postponing the "constitutionally-required November election" as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. | Clips

U.S. Army Puts Temporary Hold on Recruit Basic Training

The U.S. Army has placed a temporary hold on sending recruits to basic training amid concerns over the potential spread of coronavirus.

ICE Detention Numbers Drop amid Disease, Deportations

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is reducing the number of detained migrants as coronavirus hits the detention centers.

Progressive Groups Betting Trump’s Briefings Will Be Left’s ‘Greatest Ammunition’

Progressive groups that are spending millions to define President Donald Trump as an incompetent egomaniac during the coronavirus crisis are betting that Trump’s own words at his press briefings will be their “greatest ammunition." | 2020 Election

Chris Murphy Rips Trump’s Coronavirus ‘Ignorance’—‘Potential Death Sentence for Thousands’

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on Sunday ripped President Donald Trump for being against stay-at-home orders until there has been a “massive breakout,” adding that Trump’s “ignorance is a potential death sentence for thousands.” | 2020 Election

Chris Murphy Rips Trump’s Coronavirus ‘Ignorance’—‘Potential Death Sentence for Thousands’

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on Sunday ripped President Donald Trump for being against stay-at-home orders until there has been a “massive breakout,” adding that Trump’s “ignorance is a potential death sentence for thousands.” | 2020 Election

Dem Leader of Armed Services Panel Calls for Navy Secretary's Firing

Smith called for the removal of Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly on Monday over his decision to fire Navy Capt. Brett Crozier.

H-2A, H-2B Foreign Workers Not Tested for Coronavirus Before Entering U.S.

Foreign visa workers brought to the U.S. will only undergo additional medical screening if they have symptoms of coronavirus.

Pelosi: SCOTUS Wisconsin Primary Decision Undermines Democracy

On Monday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) criticized the U.S. Supreme Court for its ruling on Wisconsin's | Clips On Monday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) criticized the U.S. Supreme Court for its ruling on Wisconsin's primary election, accusing the court of "undermining" American democracy.

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