Month: March 2020

U.S. Shipped Tons Of COVID-19 Supplies To China As Trump Dismissed Threat Here

The U.S. State Department shipped 17.8 tons of donated coronavirus medical supplies to China seven weeks ago, when health experts and some American lawmakers were already seeking federal action to prepare the country for the disease. The massive shipment to China included medical masks, gowns and respirators, now in desperately short supply across America. The supplies

Why That ‘Woman In Michigan’ Keeps Drawing Donald Trump’s Wrath

ANN ARBOR, Michigan ― Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-Mich.) is following the advice of public health experts. Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) isn’t. Yet somehow it’s Whitmer that President Donald Trump has attacked as the one who is “in over her head” and “doesn’t have a clue.” The difference in how Trump has treated the two says

Liberty University’s Jerry Falwell Jr. Gets Holy Hell As Students Fall Sick

Jerry Falwell Jr. last week partially reopened his Liberty University ― an evangelical Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia ― despite the spread of the coronavirus.  Now, The New York Times reports that nearly a dozen students have symptoms that could suggest infection ― and Falwell is facing the wrath of both parents and critics. One

Americans Are Worried About The Coronavirus. They’re Even More Worried About The Economy.

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the Week Earlier this week, President Trump said he is considering taking steps to roll back restrictions that businesses and state governments have put in place to contain the coronavirus. Citing the economic impact of measures like social distancing, Trump floated Easter Sunday as the date