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COVID-19 Protesters Just Like ‘Rosa Parks,’ Says White House Adviser Stephen Moore

The largely white male protesters against social distancing measures to protect the public from COVID-19 are like Rosa Parks, who waged a historic battle for racial equality, right-wing economist and White House adviser Stephen Moore insisted in an astonishing claim on Friday. “I call these people modern-day Rosa Parks. They are protesting against injustice and […]

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Not Just The Flu

The last time Beverly Baker saw her husband was the morning of Sunday, March 29, when the paramedics pushed him into an ambulance outside her Canfield, Ohio, home. She couldn’t go with him to the hospital, the paramedics explained, because she’s probably infected too. So Beverly, 70, stayed home. An agonizing hour or two later […]

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Mike Pence Says Trump Is Just Being ‘Optimistic’ About Coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is merely being “optimistic” with remarks that downplayed the coronavirus outbreak. Pence was pressed during an appearance on CNN by politics anchor Wolf Blitzer to explain why Trump hadn’t ordered a national lockdown in the days since he had stopped “belittling the enormity of this crisis.” New White […]

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Republican Governor Slaps Down Trump Testing Claim: ‘That’s Just Not True’

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump’s claim that there’s no longer a shortage of coronavirus tests, calling the assertion “just not true” and warning that no state has enough tests. Hogan, who issued a statewide stay-at-home order a day earlier, told NPR’s “Morning Edition” that the country’s governors have made […]