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Illinois Taking Charge Of COVID-19 Testing After Trump Administration’s ‘Profound Failing’

Frustrated Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Sunday his state is taking charge of coronavirus tests in the wake of the Trump administration’s “profound failing” to deliver promised supplies. As of Sunday evening, the state had 4,600 cases of COVID-19 and 65 deaths, including what’s believed to be the world’s first loss of an infant to the […]

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Why Governors Want Trump To Take Charge Of Medical Supplies ― And Why He Hasn’t

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has been trying desperately to acquire ventilators for his state’s hospitals, even getting on the phone with manufacturers personally.  But in one recent conversation, Pritzker said, a CEO told him that Illinois might have to wait for the life-saving breathing machines ― not because the company wasn’t producing them, but because the company […]

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Trump Ripped For Putting ‘Science-Denier’ Mike Pence In Charge Of Coronavirus

President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence would lead the White House task force on COVID-19, the deadly new coronavirus infection spreading around the world. But critics are pointing out that Pence’s track record on health and science isn’t exactly reassuring. Pence once called global warming a “myth,” downplayed the health risks of […]