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Trump Axes Watchdog Set to Oversee $2.2 Trillion Virus Rescue Package

Trump Axes Watchdog Set to Oversee $2.2 Trillion Virus Rescue Package

President Donald Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to [...] Read full article: Trump Axes Watchdog Set to Oversee $2.2 ...→

Trump Axes Watchdog Set to Oversee $2.2 Trillion Virus Rescue Package

Trump Axes Watchdog Set to Oversee $2.2 Trillion Virus Rescue Package

President Donald Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to [...] Read full article: Trump Axes Watchdog Set to Oversee $2.2 ...→

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Washington state's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee charges President Donald Trump has been in denial about the science of the COVID-19 crisis, likening it to if FDR [...] Read full article: Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR C...→

Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS Blamed Most for Virus Spread

Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS Blamed Most for Virus Spread

A newly-released Arizona poll shows Joe Biden holds a slim lead over President Donald Trump for November's presidential election. Read full article: Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS ...→

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies says she is not intimidated by criticism from Pres [...] Read full article: Watchdog who found hospital shortages un...→

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Fine's departure comes after he became embroiled in Trump's incursion into the community of independent federal watchdogs. Read full article: Pentagon watchdog resigns after being si...→

Donald Trump touts the

Donald Trump touts the "sheer determination of the American people" in Memorial Day speech as virus deaths climb

The president's solemn events on Monday honoring the men and women who gave their lives to defend American freedom were in stark contrast to how he spent the r [...] Read full article: Donald Trump touts the "sheer determinat...→

Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GOP’s bid for House

Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GOP’s bid for House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are brandishing the latest weapon in their uphill fight for House control this November: votes by moderate Democrats to pass a... Read full article: Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GO...→

Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Virus, Trump on Economy

Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Virus, Trump on Economy

President Donald Trump has voters' confidence when it comes to the economy, but former Vice President Joe Biden is more trusted by voters with handling the cor [...] Read full article: Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Vir...→

Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog purge

Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog purge

In this editorial, the Daily Herald warns that President Donald Trump's penchant for dismissing inconvenient checks on his power is troubling to the republic. Read full article: Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog ...→

Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ban Trump: ‘A call is being set up’

Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ban Trump: ‘A call is being set up’

MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski said Wednesday that “a call is being set up” with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after she questioned why President Trump is allowed to con [...] Read full article: Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Do...→

Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of Honor' for Testing

Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of Honor' for Testing

President Donald Trump said it's "a badge of honor" that the U.S. has more than 1.5 million cases of coronavirus -- the highest number of infections globally - [...] Read full article: Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of ...→

Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20% Risk of Death if He Gets Virus

Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20% Risk of Death if He Gets Virus

Dr. Jonathan Reiner speculated that President Trump faces a "15 to 20 percent risk" of dying if he contracted the coronavirus.  Read full article: Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20...→

Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO Funding Over Virus Handling

Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO Funding Over Virus Handling

President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) if it did not commit to improvements within 30 [...] Read full article: Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO ...→

'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says Pompeo told him to fire State Department watchdog

'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says Pompeo told him to fire State Department watchdog

The watchdog's dismissal has ignited a political firestorm amid accusations from Democrats that Pompeo was seeking to quash investigations. Read full article: 'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says...→

Trump set to order review of law that protects social media companies - amNewYork

BY NANDITA BOSE AND DAVID SHEPARDSON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected internet companies, Read full article: Trump set to order review of law that pr...→

Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to Distract From Virus Death Toll

Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to Distract From Virus Death Toll

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of slamming him and others to distract Americans from the fact that the cor [...] Read full article: Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to D...→

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

Christi Grimm detailed 14 different projects underway to track the Trump administration's response to the pandemic. Read full article: HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trum...→

Trump honors fallen soldiers as nation battles against virus

President Donald Trump honored America’s war dead in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic struggle off the battlefield, against the coronav [...] Read full article: Trump honors fallen soldiers as nation b...→

US Virus Updates: China Reports No New Cases; Trump Declares Churches ‘Essential’

US Virus Updates: China Reports No New Cases; Trump Declares Churches ‘Essential’

As lockdowns ease across the United States, millions of Americans are set to take tentative steps outdoors to celebrate Memorial Day. But public health officia [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: China Reports No New C...→

China Set to Impose New Hong Kong Security Law, Trump Warns of US Reaction

China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a wa [...] Read full article: China Set to Impose New Hong Kong Securi...→

Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading in Trump Counties

Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading in Trump Counties

Even as the coronavirus recedes nationwide, there are some pockets of outbreaks in the Southern and Midwestern states, The Hill reported. Read full article: Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading ...→

Human Development Set for First Decline Since 1990 on Virus

Human Development Set for First Decline Since 1990 on Virus

Global human development -- a measure that combines education, health and living standards -- will this year decline for the first time in at least three decad [...] Read full article: Human Development Set for First Decline ...→

Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp David Despite Virus Shutdown

Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp David Despite Virus Shutdown

President Donald Trump proposed hosting the G7 summit of world leaders in the United States in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp Dav...→

President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxychloroquine To Prevent Corona Virus

President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxychloroquine To Prevent Corona Virus

While hosting several meetings at the White House, President Trump admitted to using Hydroxychloroquine and Zinc to prevent COVID-19 infection. Read full article: President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxy...→

Trump set to visit Ford plant despite order prohibiting 'nonessential' tours

There's no indication that Michigan's governor -- and a potential Democrat running mate for presumptive nominee Joe Biden -- will try to prevent the Republican [...] Read full article: Trump set to visit Ford plant despite or...→

Trump railroads Republicans with new watchdog firing

Trump railroads Republicans with new watchdog firing

Some GOP senators expressed opposition to Trump's latest inspector general ouster. But it's not clear how they plan to rein him in. Read full article: Trump railroads Republicans with new wat...→

Trump says he's taking malaria drug to protect against virus

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it sh [...] Read full article: Trump says he's taking malaria drug to p...→

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine in case he gets virus

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine in case he gets virus

"I started taking it, because I think it’s good," Trump said. "I’ve heard a lot of good stories.” Read full article: Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquin...→

Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt virus — 5 potential cures for $30 trillion problem

Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt virus — 5 potential cures for $30 trillion problem

The massive borrowing is being driven both by prior budget profligacy and a hurried effort by to pump liquidity into a quarantined America.   Read full article: Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt ...→

Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunting virus milestone

Impeachment placed one indelible mark on Donald Trump's time in the White House. Now there is another, a still-growing American casualty list that has exceeded [...] Read full article: Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunt...→

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Glenn Fine worked as the Pentagon's acting inspector general from 2016 until early April, when President Trump replaced him. Read full article: Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by T...→

Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloyal actual retard that has ever set foot in the Oval Office’

Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloyal actual retard that has ever set foot in the Oval Office’

In Trump she no longer trusts. Ann Coulter went on a Twitter tear against the president, calling him, among other things a “retard,” a “moron,” and someone who [...] Read full article: Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloy...→

Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Senior White House and health officials have sought new ways to find the extent of infections and deaths, questioning whether official counts are inflating the [...] Read full article: Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Infl...→

Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus Wave Comes

Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus Wave Comes

Even if a second wave of COVID-19 hits the U.S., President Donald Trump vowed there will be no further economic shutdowns and federal sheltering advisories. Read full article: Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus ...→

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

"Any attempt by you or your office to interfere with the Inspector General’s investigation of yourself is illegal," the lawmakers write. Read full article: Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ou...→

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump blocked by Twitter: ‘A call is being set up’

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump blocked by Twitter: ‘A call is being set up’

President Trump apparently struck a nerve Wednesday with a Twitter message that referred to MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough. Read full article: MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump bloc...→

Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost Virus Recovery

Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost Virus Recovery

To boost the post-pandemic economic recovery in the U.S., President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday "instructing federal agencies to use any and [...] Read full article: Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost ...→

Trump heads to Capitol Hill to meet with Senate GOP on virus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading to Capitol Hill for lunch Tuesday with Senate Republicans as Washington considers next steps in the coronav [...] Read full article: Trump heads to Capitol Hill to meet with...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are misrepresenting the facts behind the legal case of former national security adviser Michael Fly [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on ...→

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

President Trump defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday following the removal of the agency's independent watchdog who was looking into allegations h [...] Read full article: Trump defends Pompeo after firing State ...→

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Washington state's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee charges President Donald Trump has been in denial about the science of the COVID-19 crisis, likening it to if FDR [...] Read full article: Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR C...→

Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt virus — 5 potential cures for $30 trillion problem

Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt virus — 5 potential cures for $30 trillion problem

The massive borrowing is being driven both by prior budget profligacy and a hurried effort by to pump liquidity into a quarantined America.   Read full article: Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt ...→

Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to Distract From Virus Death Toll

Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to Distract From Virus Death Toll

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of slamming him and others to distract Americans from the fact that the cor [...] Read full article: Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to D...→

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies says she is not intimidated by criticism from Pres [...] Read full article: Watchdog who found hospital shortages un...→

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Glenn Fine worked as the Pentagon's acting inspector general from 2016 until early April, when President Trump replaced him. Read full article: Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by T...→

Trump honors fallen soldiers as nation battles against virus

President Donald Trump honored America’s war dead in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic struggle off the battlefield, against the coronav [...] Read full article: Trump honors fallen soldiers as nation b...→

Donald Trump touts the

Donald Trump touts the "sheer determination of the American people" in Memorial Day speech as virus deaths climb

The president's solemn events on Monday honoring the men and women who gave their lives to defend American freedom were in stark contrast to how he spent the r [...] Read full article: Donald Trump touts the "sheer determinat...→

US Virus Updates: China Reports No New Cases; Trump Declares Churches ‘Essential’

US Virus Updates: China Reports No New Cases; Trump Declares Churches ‘Essential’

As lockdowns ease across the United States, millions of Americans are set to take tentative steps outdoors to celebrate Memorial Day. But public health officia [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: China Reports No New C...→

Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus Wave Comes

Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus Wave Comes

Even if a second wave of COVID-19 hits the U.S., President Donald Trump vowed there will be no further economic shutdowns and federal sheltering advisories. Read full article: Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus ...→

Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading in Trump Counties

Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading in Trump Counties

Even as the coronavirus recedes nationwide, there are some pockets of outbreaks in the Southern and Midwestern states, The Hill reported. Read full article: Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading ...→

Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog purge

Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog purge

In this editorial, the Daily Herald warns that President Donald Trump's penchant for dismissing inconvenient checks on his power is troubling to the republic. Read full article: Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog ...→

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump blocked by Twitter: ‘A call is being set up’

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump blocked by Twitter: ‘A call is being set up’

President Trump apparently struck a nerve Wednesday with a Twitter message that referred to MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough. Read full article: MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump bloc...→

Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp David Despite Virus Shutdown

Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp David Despite Virus Shutdown

President Donald Trump proposed hosting the G7 summit of world leaders in the United States in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp Dav...→

Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of Honor' for Testing

Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of Honor' for Testing

President Donald Trump said it's "a badge of honor" that the U.S. has more than 1.5 million cases of coronavirus -- the highest number of infections globally - [...] Read full article: Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of ...→

Trump heads to Capitol Hill to meet with Senate GOP on virus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading to Capitol Hill for lunch Tuesday with Senate Republicans as Washington considers next steps in the coronav [...] Read full article: Trump heads to Capitol Hill to meet with...→

Trump set to visit Ford plant despite order prohibiting 'nonessential' tours

There's no indication that Michigan's governor -- and a potential Democrat running mate for presumptive nominee Joe Biden -- will try to prevent the Republican [...] Read full article: Trump set to visit Ford plant despite or...→

Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO Funding Over Virus Handling

Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO Funding Over Virus Handling

President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) if it did not commit to improvements within 30 [...] Read full article: Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO ...→

Trump says he's taking malaria drug to protect against virus

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it sh [...] Read full article: Trump says he's taking malaria drug to p...→

'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says Pompeo told him to fire State Department watchdog

'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says Pompeo told him to fire State Department watchdog

The watchdog's dismissal has ignited a political firestorm amid accusations from Democrats that Pompeo was seeking to quash investigations. Read full article: 'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says...→

Trump set to order review of law that protects social media companies - amNewYork

BY NANDITA BOSE AND DAVID SHEPARDSON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected internet companies, Read full article: Trump set to order review of law that pr...→

Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS Blamed Most for Virus Spread

Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS Blamed Most for Virus Spread

A newly-released Arizona poll shows Joe Biden holds a slim lead over President Donald Trump for November's presidential election. Read full article: Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS ...→

Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunting virus milestone

Impeachment placed one indelible mark on Donald Trump's time in the White House. Now there is another, a still-growing American casualty list that has exceeded [...] Read full article: Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunt...→

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

Christi Grimm detailed 14 different projects underway to track the Trump administration's response to the pandemic. Read full article: HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trum...→

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Fine's departure comes after he became embroiled in Trump's incursion into the community of independent federal watchdogs. Read full article: Pentagon watchdog resigns after being si...→

Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloyal actual retard that has ever set foot in the Oval Office’

Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloyal actual retard that has ever set foot in the Oval Office’

In Trump she no longer trusts. Ann Coulter went on a Twitter tear against the president, calling him, among other things a “retard,” a “moron,” and someone who [...] Read full article: Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloy...→

Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GOP’s bid for House

Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GOP’s bid for House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are brandishing the latest weapon in their uphill fight for House control this November: votes by moderate Democrats to pass a... Read full article: Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GO...→

Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Senior White House and health officials have sought new ways to find the extent of infections and deaths, questioning whether official counts are inflating the [...] Read full article: Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Infl...→

China Set to Impose New Hong Kong Security Law, Trump Warns of US Reaction

China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a wa [...] Read full article: China Set to Impose New Hong Kong Securi...→

Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Virus, Trump on Economy

Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Virus, Trump on Economy

President Donald Trump has voters' confidence when it comes to the economy, but former Vice President Joe Biden is more trusted by voters with handling the cor [...] Read full article: Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Vir...→

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

"Any attempt by you or your office to interfere with the Inspector General’s investigation of yourself is illegal," the lawmakers write. Read full article: Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ou...→

Human Development Set for First Decline Since 1990 on Virus

Human Development Set for First Decline Since 1990 on Virus

Global human development -- a measure that combines education, health and living standards -- will this year decline for the first time in at least three decad [...] Read full article: Human Development Set for First Decline ...→

Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ban Trump: ‘A call is being set up’

Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ban Trump: ‘A call is being set up’

MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski said Wednesday that “a call is being set up” with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after she questioned why President Trump is allowed to con [...] Read full article: Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Do...→

Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost Virus Recovery

Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost Virus Recovery

To boost the post-pandemic economic recovery in the U.S., President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday "instructing federal agencies to use any and [...] Read full article: Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost ...→

President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxychloroquine To Prevent Corona Virus

President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxychloroquine To Prevent Corona Virus

While hosting several meetings at the White House, President Trump admitted to using Hydroxychloroquine and Zinc to prevent COVID-19 infection. Read full article: President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxy...→

Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20% Risk of Death if He Gets Virus

Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20% Risk of Death if He Gets Virus

Dr. Jonathan Reiner speculated that President Trump faces a "15 to 20 percent risk" of dying if he contracted the coronavirus.  Read full article: Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are misrepresenting the facts behind the legal case of former national security adviser Michael Fly [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on ...→

Trump railroads Republicans with new watchdog firing

Trump railroads Republicans with new watchdog firing

Some GOP senators expressed opposition to Trump's latest inspector general ouster. But it's not clear how they plan to rein him in. Read full article: Trump railroads Republicans with new wat...→

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

President Trump defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday following the removal of the agency's independent watchdog who was looking into allegations h [...] Read full article: Trump defends Pompeo after firing State ...→

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine in case he gets virus

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine in case he gets virus

"I started taking it, because I think it’s good," Trump said. "I’ve heard a lot of good stories.” Read full article: Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquin...→

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR Called Pearl Harbor a 'Hoax'

Washington state's Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee charges President Donald Trump has been in denial about the science of the COVID-19 crisis, likening it to if FDR [...] Read full article: Inslee: Trump Virus Response as If FDR C...→

Trump set to order review of law that protects social media companies - amNewYork

BY NANDITA BOSE AND DAVID SHEPARDSON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected internet companies, Read full article: Trump set to order review of law that pr...→

Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt virus — 5 potential cures for $30 trillion problem

Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt virus — 5 potential cures for $30 trillion problem

The massive borrowing is being driven both by prior budget profligacy and a hurried effort by to pump liquidity into a quarantined America.   Read full article: Victor Davis Hanson: The spreading debt ...→

Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS Blamed Most for Virus Spread

Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS Blamed Most for Virus Spread

A newly-released Arizona poll shows Joe Biden holds a slim lead over President Donald Trump for November's presidential election. Read full article: Arizona Poll: Biden 47, Trump 45; POTUS ...→

Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to Distract From Virus Death Toll

Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to Distract From Virus Death Toll

MSNBC's "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of slamming him and others to distract Americans from the fact that the cor [...] Read full article: Scarborough: Trump Using Conspiracy to D...→

Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunting virus milestone

Impeachment placed one indelible mark on Donald Trump's time in the White House. Now there is another, a still-growing American casualty list that has exceeded [...] Read full article: Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunt...→

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies says she is not intimidated by criticism from Pres [...] Read full article: Watchdog who found hospital shortages un...→

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trump actions

Christi Grimm detailed 14 different projects underway to track the Trump administration's response to the pandemic. Read full article: HHS watchdog vows independence amid Trum...→

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by Trump leaves post

Glenn Fine worked as the Pentagon's acting inspector general from 2016 until early April, when President Trump replaced him. Read full article: Internal Pentagon watchdog replaced by T...→

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Pentagon watchdog resigns after being sidelined by Trump

Fine's departure comes after he became embroiled in Trump's incursion into the community of independent federal watchdogs. Read full article: Pentagon watchdog resigns after being si...→

Trump honors fallen soldiers as nation battles against virus

President Donald Trump honored America’s war dead in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic struggle off the battlefield, against the coronav [...] Read full article: Trump honors fallen soldiers as nation b...→

Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloyal actual retard that has ever set foot in the Oval Office’

Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloyal actual retard that has ever set foot in the Oval Office’

In Trump she no longer trusts. Ann Coulter went on a Twitter tear against the president, calling him, among other things a “retard,” a “moron,” and someone who [...] Read full article: Ann Coulter turns on Trump: ‘Most disloy...→

Donald Trump touts the

Donald Trump touts the "sheer determination of the American people" in Memorial Day speech as virus deaths climb

The president's solemn events on Monday honoring the men and women who gave their lives to defend American freedom were in stark contrast to how he spent the r [...] Read full article: Donald Trump touts the "sheer determinat...→

Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GOP’s bid for House

Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GOP’s bid for House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are brandishing the latest weapon in their uphill fight for House control this November: votes by moderate Democrats to pass a... Read full article: Virus, economy, Trump and cash hamper GO...→

US Virus Updates: China Reports No New Cases; Trump Declares Churches ‘Essential’

US Virus Updates: China Reports No New Cases; Trump Declares Churches ‘Essential’

As lockdowns ease across the United States, millions of Americans are set to take tentative steps outdoors to celebrate Memorial Day. But public health officia [...] Read full article: US Virus Updates: China Reports No New C...→

Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Inflated. Most Experts Doubt It

Senior White House and health officials have sought new ways to find the extent of infections and deaths, questioning whether official counts are inflating the [...] Read full article: Trump Suggests Virus Death Count Is Infl...→

China Set to Impose New Hong Kong Security Law, Trump Warns of US Reaction

China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a wa [...] Read full article: China Set to Impose New Hong Kong Securi...→

Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus Wave Comes

Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus Wave Comes

Even if a second wave of COVID-19 hits the U.S., President Donald Trump vowed there will be no further economic shutdowns and federal sheltering advisories. Read full article: Trump Vows No Shutdowns If Second Virus ...→

Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Virus, Trump on Economy

Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Virus, Trump on Economy

President Donald Trump has voters' confidence when it comes to the economy, but former Vice President Joe Biden is more trusted by voters with handling the cor [...] Read full article: Fox News Poll: Voters Trust Biden on Vir...→

Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading in Trump Counties

Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading in Trump Counties

Even as the coronavirus recedes nationwide, there are some pockets of outbreaks in the Southern and Midwestern states, The Hill reported. Read full article: Brookings Analysis: Virus Now Spreading ...→

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ousted State watchdog

"Any attempt by you or your office to interfere with the Inspector General’s investigation of yourself is illegal," the lawmakers write. Read full article: Top House Dems demand Trump reinstate ou...→

Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog purge

Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog purge

In this editorial, the Daily Herald warns that President Donald Trump's penchant for dismissing inconvenient checks on his power is troubling to the republic. Read full article: Editorial: Trump continues his watchdog ...→

Human Development Set for First Decline Since 1990 on Virus

Human Development Set for First Decline Since 1990 on Virus

Global human development -- a measure that combines education, health and living standards -- will this year decline for the first time in at least three decad [...] Read full article: Human Development Set for First Decline ...→

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump blocked by Twitter: ‘A call is being set up’

MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump blocked by Twitter: ‘A call is being set up’

President Trump apparently struck a nerve Wednesday with a Twitter message that referred to MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough. Read full article: MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wants Trump bloc...→

Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ban Trump: ‘A call is being set up’

Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ban Trump: ‘A call is being set up’

MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski said Wednesday that “a call is being set up” with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after she questioned why President Trump is allowed to con [...] Read full article: Mika Brzezinski begs Twitter CEO Jack Do...→

Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp David Despite Virus Shutdown

Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp David Despite Virus Shutdown

President Donald Trump proposed hosting the G7 summit of world leaders in the United States in 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Donald Trump Wants G7 Summit at Camp Dav...→

Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost Virus Recovery

Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost Virus Recovery

To boost the post-pandemic economic recovery in the U.S., President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday "instructing federal agencies to use any and [...] Read full article: Trump Cutting More Regulations to Boost ...→

Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of Honor' for Testing

Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of Honor' for Testing

President Donald Trump said it's "a badge of honor" that the U.S. has more than 1.5 million cases of coronavirus -- the highest number of infections globally - [...] Read full article: Trump Says US Virus Cases Are 'Badge of ...→

President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxychloroquine To Prevent Corona Virus

President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxychloroquine To Prevent Corona Virus

While hosting several meetings at the White House, President Trump admitted to using Hydroxychloroquine and Zinc to prevent COVID-19 infection. Read full article: President Trump Admits To Taking Hydroxy...→

Trump heads to Capitol Hill to meet with Senate GOP on virus | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is heading to Capitol Hill for lunch Tuesday with Senate Republicans as Washington considers next steps in the coronav [...] Read full article: Trump heads to Capitol Hill to meet with...→

Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20% Risk of Death if He Gets Virus

Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20% Risk of Death if He Gets Virus

Dr. Jonathan Reiner speculated that President Trump faces a "15 to 20 percent risk" of dying if he contracted the coronavirus.  Read full article: Dick Cheney's Ex-Doctor: Trump Has 15-20...→

Trump set to visit Ford plant despite order prohibiting 'nonessential' tours

There's no indication that Michigan's governor -- and a potential Democrat running mate for presumptive nominee Joe Biden -- will try to prevent the Republican [...] Read full article: Trump set to visit Ford plant despite or...→

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on Flynn; virus fiction

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are misrepresenting the facts behind the legal case of former national security adviser Michael Fly [...] Read full article: AP FACT CHECK: Trump, GOP distortion on ...→

Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO Funding Over Virus Handling

Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO Funding Over Virus Handling

President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to permanently halt funding for the World Health Organization (WHO) if it did not commit to improvements within 30 [...] Read full article: Trump Threatens Permanent Freeze on WHO ...→

Trump railroads Republicans with new watchdog firing

Trump railroads Republicans with new watchdog firing

Some GOP senators expressed opposition to Trump's latest inspector general ouster. But it's not clear how they plan to rein him in. Read full article: Trump railroads Republicans with new wat...→

Trump says he's taking malaria drug to protect against virus

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it sh [...] Read full article: Trump says he's taking malaria drug to p...→

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

Trump defends Pompeo after firing State Department watchdog: 'They're bothered he was having somebody walk his dog?'

President Trump defended Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday following the removal of the agency's independent watchdog who was looking into allegations h [...] Read full article: Trump defends Pompeo after firing State ...→

'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says Pompeo told him to fire State Department watchdog

'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says Pompeo told him to fire State Department watchdog

The watchdog's dismissal has ignited a political firestorm amid accusations from Democrats that Pompeo was seeking to quash investigations. Read full article: 'You would have to ask Mike': Trump says...→

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine in case he gets virus

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine in case he gets virus

"I started taking it, because I think it’s good," Trump said. "I’ve heard a lot of good stories.” Read full article: Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquin...→