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FEMA Reportedly Took The 5 Million Masks Ordered For Veterans To Send To Stockpile

Five million face masks ordered by the Veterans Health Administration to protect staff at the department’s hospitals and clinics were taken by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for the Strategic National Stockpile, a top official told The Washington Post. “I had 5 million masks incoming that disappeared,” said Dr. Richard Stone, the executive in charge […]

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Senator Reportedly Tells VP Mike Pence Failed Coronavirus Testing A ‘Dereliction Of Duty’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frustration boiled over into anger on a private call with Vice President Mike Pence as Democratic senators questioned administration officials about coronavirus testing plans but left without adequate answers. At one point in the Friday call, Maine Sen. Angus King, an independent and former governor, told Pence the administration’s failure to develop […]

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Trump Reportedly Weighed Letting COVID-19 ‘Wash Over’ U.S., But Was Warned Of Grim Toll

President Donald Trump asked his top health adviser last month why officials couldn’t simply let COVID-19 “wash over the country,” infecting people, The Washington Post reported Saturday. In his haste to jumpstart the economy, Trump posed a frightening scenario to Dr. Anthony Fauci during a task force meeting in the Situation Room. No COVID-19 countermeasures […]

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Sailors Reportedly ‘Struggling’ And ‘Upset’ Over Capt. Crozier’s Ouster, Official Reveals

Sailors from the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt were “upset” and “struggling” after Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of duty when he tried to get them help, a Navy vice admiral told CNN Friday. The crew was “struggling in the wake of losing their CO [commanding officer] and their perception of the lack of activity regarding fighting […]

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Batter Up! Trump Reportedly Consulted With Ex-Yankees Star Alex Rodriguez About COVID-19

President Donald Trump called up former Yankees superstar Alex Rodriguez — and his fiancée, Jennifer Lopez — to get their thoughts on a national response to the coronavirus pandemic, multiple sources told ABC News. The call from the Oval Office earlier this week was part of Trump’s ongoing outreach “speaking to business leaders and others about how […]

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Mnuchin Reportedly Warned Senators Of 20% Unemployment Without Coronavirus Rescue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned Republican senators on Tuesday that the country’s unemployment rate could hit 20% if they failed to act on a proposed coronavirus rescue package and there was lasting economic damage, a person familiar with the closed-door meeting said. Mnuchin met with senators to persuade them to pass […]

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Britney Spears Reportedly Checks Into Facility To Care For Mental Health

Britney Spears has checked into a mental health facility to help manage her emotional distress, multiple outlets are reporting. The Los Angeles Times says it confirmed that the 37-year-old singer would be taking 30 days to deal with emotional stress caused by her father’s health issues. Sources also told Variety, TMZ, and People.com that Spears is receiving mental health care. One […]