Stories tagged: "coronavirus response"

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‘Gone AWOL’: Ex-CIA Director Leon Panetta Slams Trump’s Coronavirus Response

“The president, rather than bringing together some kind of national strategy to confront this crisis, simply resorts to tweeting about vandalism and other things to kind of divert attention from the crisis that’s there."

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NEW POLL: Biden Leads Trump By 11 Points. Republicans in Trouble Too.

By a 16-point margin, 55% to 39%, voters say they think Biden would do a better job than Trump in managing the coronavirus crisis.

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Trump Ends National Guard Deployment Day Before Servicemembers Would Be Eligible for Benefits

Retired Brig. Gen. J. Roy Robinson called it “curious” that the extension runs only 24 days and ends in the middle of the week.

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Trump’s Support Among Older Voters Is Deteriorating

A recent poll found Trump’s approval rating on the handling of the coronavirus was lower with seniors than with any other group other than 18-29-year-olds.

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Say Goodbye to Trump’s Coronavirus Task Force (Update: He Changed His Mind)

The New York Times reported Tuesday the task force would wind down in the coming weeks, even as the pandemic worsens in parts of the country.

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7 States Partner to Get Medical Supplies After Trump Told Them They’re On Their Own

“We can work together to provide the things that we need to allow our healthcare system to have the capacity it needs to fight this fight,” Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said.