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Mitch McConnell Thwarts Donald Trump Bid For $2,000 Coronavirus Economic Relief Checks - MoneyControl.com

Mitch McConnell Thwarts Donald Trump Bid For $2,000 Coronavirus Economic Relief Checks - MoneyControl.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
McConnell said on the Senate floor that a bill passed by the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, which sought to meet fellow Republican Trump's demands for bigger checks,...
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Donald Trump can't escape blame for America's disastrous failure to manage Covid-19 - AlterNet.org

Donald Trump can't escape blame for America's disastrous failure to manage Covid-19 - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Bob Woodward's revelation that President Trump was well aware of how deadly and contagious Covid-19 was in early February definitively answered a famous question from an earlier presidential scandal: "what did the president know, and when did he know it?

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Trump abruptly ends news conference after reporter points out contradictory statements on plasma treatment – Raw Story

Trump abruptly ends news conference after reporter points out contradictory statements on plasma treatment – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

President Donald Trump abruptly ended his press conference after a reporter asked for details about the emergency authorization of convalescent plasma from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

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First Thing: Republicans are taking their time on coronavirus relief | The Guardian

First Thing: Republicans are taking their time on coronavirus relief | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Mitch McConnell is expected to unveil a $1tn stimulus package, as the US records more than 1,000 Covid deaths per day.Plus, why we have 100 days to save the planet...
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Facebook Adds Disclaimer To Donald Trump Post About Mail-In Voting

Facebook Adds Disclaimer To Donald Trump Post About Mail-In Voting | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

"Get official voting info on how to vote in the 2020 US Election at usa.gov,” - Facebook

 

Clicking the link takes voters to a federal government website that provides information about how to apply for and receive absentee ballots, mail-in ballots, or vote early if their state allows it. The website also notes that several states have expanded voting by mail lately due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to President Donald Trump: I consider myself more of a realist - CNN Video

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he considers himself "more a realist than an alarmist" after President Donald Trump labeled him "a little bit of an alarmist" as the Covid-19 pandemic worsens.

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Trump’s Vaccine Chief Has Vast Ties to Drug Industry, Posing Possible Conflicts - The New York Times

Trump’s Vaccine Chief Has Vast Ties to Drug Industry, Posing Possible Conflicts - The New York Times | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Moncef Slaoui, a former pharmaceutical executive, is now overseeing the U.S. initiative to develop coronavirus treatments and vaccines. His financial interests and corporate roles have come under scrutiny.

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Trump Is Refusing To Help Grieving Coronavirus Victims' Families Pay Funeral Costs - PoliticusUSA.com

Trump Is Refusing To Help Grieving Coronavirus Victims' Families Pay Funeral Costs - PoliticusUSA.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Trump is refusing to authorize FEMA to release money that would help families in desperate need cover the cost of funerals for their loved ones.

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Why Are Rich Americans Getting $1.7 Million Stimulus Checks? - Forbes.com

Why Are Rich Americans Getting $1.7 Million Stimulus Checks? - Forbes.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

While wealthy Americans are not eligible for the $1,200 stimulus checks being disbursed to many Americans, they are on pace to do even better. 43,000 taxpayers, who earn more than $1 million annually, are each set to receive a $1.7 million windfall on average thanks to a provision in the CARES Act.

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GOP governor busts Trump for lying about states not needing supplies: ‘The president was on the call’ – Raw Story

GOP governor busts Trump for lying about states not needing supplies: ‘The president was on the call’ – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Sunday suggested that the president of the United States had not told the truth when he said that states have all the medical supplies that they need. 

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The truth about the numbers of masks and tests that Trump likes to quote at press conferences – Raw Story

The truth about the numbers of masks and tests that Trump likes to quote at press conferences – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics,” said Mark Twain. Over 100 years later, Twin could never have predicted a president like Donald Trump.During his press conference Sunday, and in previous press conferences, Trump has delighted in coming to the podium to cite numbers...

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Trump 'offers large sums' for exclusive US access to coronavirus vaccine | The Guardian

Trump 'offers large sums' for exclusive US access to coronavirus vaccine | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

German government tries to fight off aggressive takeover bid by US, say reports

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"According to According to an anonymous source quoted in the newspaper, Trump was doing everything to secure a vaccine against the coronavirus for the US, “but for the US only”." - Philip Oltermann in Berlin.

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Yale psychiatrist: Trump is ‘putting lives at risk’ with coronavirus — and Pence is ‘enabling’ him – Raw Story

Yale psychiatrist: Trump is ‘putting lives at risk’ with coronavirus — and Pence is ‘enabling’ him – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

President Trump’s preoccupation with his own image amid the spread of the coronavirus is “putting lives at risk” and Vice President Pence is only “enabling” him, Yale psychiatrist Bandy X. Lee told Salon in an interview this week.

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This headline is possible only because Donald Trump is as self-absorbed as a sponge.

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Trump Doesn’t Care About the People Who Got Coronavirus. Now He’s One of Them. – MotherJones.com

Trump Doesn’t Care About the People Who Got Coronavirus. Now He’s One of Them. – MotherJones.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
“It is what it is.”...
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Trump Accused Of Negligent Homicide Over Unsafe Rally Conditions - Trofire.com

Trump Accused Of Negligent Homicide Over Unsafe Rally Conditions - Trofire.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
On Sunday, CNN interviewed Dr. Jonathan Reiner who didn’t mince any words about what Donald Trump was doing to his base: He is negligently letting them die from COVID 19. Dr. Reiner said that the conditions we’re seeing at Trump rallies right now are tantamount to negligent homicide on behalf of the President, and that …
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Expert on authoritarian regimes explains how Trump is creating a crisis to ‘cling to power’ – Raw Story

Expert on authoritarian regimes explains how Trump is creating a crisis to ‘cling to power’ – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

This week, as the economy revealed that the U.S. GDP cratered, President Donald Trump teased putting a hold on the November election. While it is unclear if the president was attempting to distract from the economy in freefall or his falling poll numbers. 

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Political reporters can’t handle the truth: Trump is never going to ‘pivot’ – Raw Story

Political reporters can’t handle the truth: Trump is never going to ‘pivot’ – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

First things first: Donald Trump is not going to “pivot.” Yes, on Tuesday he stood at a podium and, in stiff and sulky fashion, said words that, as written, were relatively serious and realistic. He admitted the coronavirus pandemic will “get worse before it gets better.” 

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Coronavirus: Donald Trump and congress in stand-off over virus aid as crisis worsens | Euronews

Coronavirus: Donald Trump and congress in stand-off over virus aid as crisis worsens | Euronews | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Donald Trump and congressional leaders are trying to pass a new €874 billion package to help the US economy but disagree over COVID-19 testing funds.

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Trump rally: The campaign says it can't be held liable if Tulsa attendees contract coronavirus - CNNPolitics

Trump rally: The campaign says it can't be held liable if Tulsa attendees contract coronavirus - CNNPolitics | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Attendees of President Donald Trump's upcoming rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, must agree not to sue the campaign if they contract coronavirus.

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Trump is producing and shipping millions in campaign merchandise as workers face coronavirus threat – Raw Story

Trump is producing and shipping millions in campaign merchandise as workers face coronavirus threat – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

On Thursday, CBS News reported that President Donald Trump’s campaign has sold $4 million in merchandise just in the months of March and April. And much of this is being produced in U.S. factories, even as workers face the risk of coronavirus.

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43K US millionaires will get 'stimulus' averaging $1.6M each - NYPost.com

43K US millionaires will get 'stimulus' averaging $1.6M each - NYPost.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

At least 43,000 American millionaires who are too rich to get coronavirus stimulus checks are getting a far bigger boost — averaging $1.6 million each, according to a congressional committee.

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Trump halts World Health Organization funding over handling of coronavirus outbreak - CNNPolitics

Trump halts World Health Organization funding over handling of coronavirus outbreak - CNNPolitics | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday he is halting funding to the World Health Organization while a review is conducted.

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America last: Rep. Porter has receipts showing Trump chose a quick buck over American lives - DailyKos.com

America last: Rep. Porter has receipts showing Trump chose a quick buck over American lives - DailyKos.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Rep. Katie Porter has been all business since being elected to office. Today, Rep. Porter released a report showing that in spite of growing concerns and warnings about the potential oncoming pandemic threat of the COVID-19 virus from top officials...

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Is Trump killing his supporters? - ReligionNews.com

Is Trump killing his supporters? - ReligionNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
(RNS) — Data from the Pew Research Center indicates that Republicans may have risked their lives because they trusted the president’s views on the pandemic.
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Donald Trump isn't trying to help anyone but himself. He knew about the virus and he didn't warn the rest of us until it was too late, so the answer is yes.

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Trump claims World Health Organization coronavirus death rate is fake news – Raw Story

Trump claims World Health Organization coronavirus death rate is fake news – Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

President Donald Trump spoke with Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday about a myriad of issues and rambling insults about Democrats. But one comment left some alleging the president was being reckless with the facts.

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"The World Health Organization has said that the fatality rate for the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, is between 3-4 percent. Recent specific estimations put it at 3.4 percent. However, the president said that it’s all fake news." - Sarah K. Burris | Raw Story

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