MSNBC’s Hayes: ‘Crazy to Me’ Everyone’s Still Carrying Coronavirus Briefings Live

On Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In,” host Chris Hayes stated that it’s “crazy” to him that media outlets are still taking the White House’s coronavirus briefings live, “when you’ve got the MyPillow guy getting up there talking about reading the Bible.” Hayes began by saying that Trump uses the briefings as “propaganda sessions, regularly … Continue reading MSNBC’s Hayes: ‘Crazy to Me’ Everyone’s Still Carrying Coronavirus Briefings Live

WaPo: Coronavirus Rules Help DHS Eject Border Crossers in Just 96 Minutes

President Donald Trump’s border reforms are helping the Department of Homeland Security to eject most southern migrants in just 96 minutes, according to a report in the Washington Post. “Migrants who cross into the United States illegally are being expelled to Mexico in an average of 96 minutes under emergency coronavirus measures now in force across … Continue reading WaPo: Coronavirus Rules Help DHS Eject Border Crossers in Just 96 Minutes

House Democrat Nydia Velazquez Diagnosed with ‘Presumed Coronavirus Infection’

Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) has been diagnosed with a “presumed coronavirus infection,” she announced on Monday. Velazquez said she began to fall ill early Sunday morning, experiencing an “abrupt onset of muscle aches, fevers, nasal congestion and stomach upset.” She said she also lost her ability to smell or taste — two other symptoms associated with … Continue reading House Democrat Nydia Velazquez Diagnosed with ‘Presumed Coronavirus Infection’

Report: Florida Will Check New York Drivers at State Line on I-95

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Saturday the creation of a checkpoint at the I-95 state line on Florida’s northern border to screen drivers traveling from the New York City area to try and contain the spread of coronavirus. The announcement came a day after DeSantis said he would set a similar checkpoint at the Northwest … Continue reading Report: Florida Will Check New York Drivers at State Line on I-95

Cher: If Trump Can’t Spew Venom at His Rallies, ‘Crimes Will Do’

Left-wing pop icon Cher spread fake news about President Donald Trump response to the Chinese coronavirus and called him a “sick man” who turns to “crime” if he does not get the attention he seeks. During his Sunday night press briefing, Trump commented on the suspicious reports that at some hospitals, orders for masks have … Continue reading Cher: If Trump Can’t Spew Venom at His Rallies, ‘Crimes Will Do’

Trump Eyes More Travel Bans to Stop Coronavirus: ‘We May Add a Few More’

President Trump is eyeing additional travel bans to stop the spread of the Chinese coronavirus in the United States. During a press briefing on Monday, Trump hinted that he may expand the current travel ban list beyond China, Iran, and Europe to ensure that the coronavirus is not being spread by new arrivals. “They’ll be … Continue reading Trump Eyes More Travel Bans to Stop Coronavirus: ‘We May Add a Few More’

Harvard/Harris Poll: 5-in-6 Americans Want to End Immigration from Mexico

In the midst of the Chinese coronavirus crisis, about five-in-six American adults said they want to see the United States end all immigration from Mexico. The latest Harvard/Harris Poll asks Americans whether they would support or oppose an immigration moratorium on Mexico during the coronavirus crisis. Overall, 83 percent — or five-in-six — said they … Continue reading Harvard/Harris Poll: 5-in-6 Americans Want to End Immigration from Mexico

Coronavirus: American Manufacturers Fear Ventilators Will be Made in China

American manufacturers fear they are being passed over for contracts to help make essential medical supplies by multinational corporations like General Motors (GM) in favor of more outsourcing to China in the midst of the Chinese coronavirus crisis. Last weekend, President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) to have GM begin the production of … Continue reading Coronavirus: American Manufacturers Fear Ventilators Will be Made in China

CNN’s Acosta: W.H. Briefing Had ‘PR Stunt’ from ‘Mr. Pillow’ Plugging His Company

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta suggested that the White House’s coronavirus briefings could be “better designed” by not having “these PR stunts like Mr. Pillow coming out and giving a plug for his company, and that sort of thing.” Acosta said, “I think these briefings could … Continue reading CNN’s Acosta: W.H. Briefing Had ‘PR Stunt’ from ‘Mr. Pillow’ Plugging His Company

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Issues ‘Safer at Home’ Executive Order for State

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued a “Safer at Home” executive order for the entire state at a press conference in Nashville on Monday afternoon. Lee was the latest of more than two dozen governors who have issued similar executive orders this month in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Executive Order 22 applies to residents of … Continue reading Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Issues ‘Safer at Home’ Executive Order for State

Abortion Providers Sue as More States Halt Procedure to Preserve Medical Equipment

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit Monday that challenged the Iowa governor’s order to stop abortion providers from performing the procedure in the state in order to preserve personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers who are treating coronavirus victims. The ACLU of Iowa filed its lawsuit in Johnson County District Court … Continue reading Abortion Providers Sue as More States Halt Procedure to Preserve Medical Equipment

Peter Schweizer: Sens. Burr, Feinstein, Loeffler Dumped Stock Before Coronavirus Market Collapse

Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) sold millions of dollars of stock ahead of the coronavirus-related market collapse, said Peter Schweizer, senior contributor to Breitbart News and author of Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America’s Progressive Elite. On Episode 15 of the Drill Down, Schweizer warns how members of … Continue reading Peter Schweizer: Sens. Burr, Feinstein, Loeffler Dumped Stock Before Coronavirus Market Collapse

India Showers Hundreds Returning Home with Chemical Disinfectants

Hundreds of migrant workers were forcibly bathed in sodium hypochlorite solution, a disinfectant, after they arrived in the Bareilly district of northern India’s Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. Videos of the forced sanitation circulated on social media on Sunday, leading to public criticism from opposition leaders. Bareilly government officials ordered an inquiry into the incident on … Continue reading India Showers Hundreds Returning Home with Chemical Disinfectants

Donald Trump Rips Jim Acosta for ‘Nasty, Snarky Question’ During Briefing

“Let’s give it a shot,” President Donald Trump said as he called on CNN’s White House reporter Jim Acosta during a White House press briefing on Monday. Acosta, who has been absent for a while at the daily coronavirus briefing, asked Trump to address the “people who are upset with you” for downplaying the threat … Continue reading Donald Trump Rips Jim Acosta for ‘Nasty, Snarky Question’ During Briefing

Pennsylvania Coughing ‘Prank’ Suspect Arrested After $35,000 in Groceries Lost

Margaret Cirko was arrested and charged with terrorist threats on Thursday after coughing on approximately $35,000 worth of groceries. According to reports by the Hanover Township Police Department, Cirko entered Gerrity’s Supermarket in Hanover Township on Wednesday. After claiming she was sick, the 35-year-old woman intentionally coughed and spat on numerous items in the store, across … Continue reading Pennsylvania Coughing ‘Prank’ Suspect Arrested After $35,000 in Groceries Lost

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell at the White House: Read Bible, Spend Time with Family

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell spoke at the White House on Monday, explaining to the American people what his company was doing to help during the coronavirus crisis, but he also had some words of spiritual advice for the country. “I encourage you to use this time at home to get back in the word, … Continue reading My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell at the White House: Read Bible, Spend Time with Family

Nearly Half of World’s Population in Lockdown Including Over 250 Million in U.S.

About 3.5 billion people across the world, including 251 million in the United States alone, reside in areas that have issued voluntary or mandatory quarantine orders to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic afflicting the vast majority of the globe. That means over 45 percent of the world’s population of about 7.6 billion … Continue reading Nearly Half of World’s Population in Lockdown Including Over 250 Million in U.S.

Donald Trump: GPS Tracking for Coronavirus ‘A Bit Severe’; National Stay at Home Order Unlikely

President Donald Trump reassured Americans on Monday at the White House that he was not seriously considering dramatic government controls over their lives as the country continues fighting the spread of the coronavirus. The president was asked about the possibility of GPS tracking during the White House press conference on Monday. “The GPS, that’s a … Continue reading Donald Trump: GPS Tracking for Coronavirus ‘A Bit Severe’; National Stay at Home Order Unlikely

Onlookers Witness Arrival of Navy Hospital Ship in NYC, Ignore Social Distancing Orders

Individuals in New York City disregarded the repeated orders to practice proper social distancing on Monday as a crowd formed to witness the arrival of the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort. The USNS Comfort arrived at the New York Harbor on Monday to provide additional relief to hospitals as first responders, medical professionals, and officials in the … Continue reading Onlookers Witness Arrival of Navy Hospital Ship in NYC, Ignore Social Distancing Orders

Amneal Pharmaceuticals Donates 400,000 Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets to Louisiana

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, along with assistance from State Senate Health and Welfare Chairman Fred Mills, has announced a major donation by Amneal Pharmaceuticals to help respond to the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Landry announced that Amneal will donate 400,000 hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets to the State of Louisiana. Landry said: On behalf of Louisiana, I … Continue reading Amneal Pharmaceuticals Donates 400,000 Hydroxychloroquine Sulfate Tablets to Louisiana

Pinkerton: What Democrats Worried About Biden Can Learn from the 1944 Election

The biggest and most compelling news story, of course, is the coronavirus.  And yet there’s an undercard political story that’s also interesting: What will the Democrats do about Joe Biden? That is, what will they do if they come to believe that their presidential candidate is too ill—or, to be precise about it, too old—to … Continue reading Pinkerton: What Democrats Worried About Biden Can Learn from the 1944 Election

Ford and GE Plan to Make 50,000 Ventilators in Michigan in 100 Days

America’s industrial might is being marshaled to fight the coronavirus. Ford announced Monday that it is partnering with GE Healthcare to build 50,000 ventilators in Michigan in 100 days. The critical care devices will be built by United Autoworker union members that Ford’s Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Ford said production of the ventilators … Continue reading Ford and GE Plan to Make 50,000 Ventilators in Michigan in 100 Days

Repeated Warnings from Feds About Lack of Ventilators Fell on Deaf Ears Under Bush, Obama

U.S. federal government officials reportedly warned the administrations of former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama multiple times between 2003 and 2015 that a viral outbreak like the one currently afflicting the United States would prompt a shortage of ventilators and other critical lifesaving medical supplies in hospitals across the country. The Bush and … Continue reading Repeated Warnings from Feds About Lack of Ventilators Fell on Deaf Ears Under Bush, Obama

Geraldo Rivera Compares Trump to Gen. Patton: ‘Epic’ Coronavirus Response ‘Is Getting the Job Done’

Monday on his Roadkill podcast, Fox News Channel anchor Geraldo Rivera compared President Donald Trump to General George Patton, as he lavished praise on his “epic” effort to eradicate the Chinese coronavirus. On today’s #roadkill, @GeraldoRivera shares his thoughts about the effective, yet flamboyant leadership of @realDonaldTrump throughout his country’s battle against the #CoronavirusPandemic.https://t.co/fLms245Qqn — Newsradio WTAM … Continue reading Geraldo Rivera Compares Trump to Gen. Patton: ‘Epic’ Coronavirus Response ‘Is Getting the Job Done’

Ellen Page Says Trump Questioning Climate Change ‘Is Destroying the World’

Actress Ellen Page said President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are guilty of “environmental racism. She accused Trump of “destroying the world” with his climate change policy. Page, who makes her directorial debut with the Netflix documentary There’s Something in the Water, told Variety how she was inspired to make the film by Dalhousie University professor … Continue reading Ellen Page Says Trump Questioning Climate Change ‘Is Destroying the World’

Andrew Cuomo: I Am Not Running for President—This Is No Time for Politics

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday at a press conference that he was not running for president in 2020. “I am not going to rise to the debate of a political challenge,” Cuomo said. “I am not running for president. I was never running for president. I said from day one I wasn’t running … Continue reading Andrew Cuomo: I Am Not Running for President—This Is No Time for Politics

ESPN and TNT Could Lose Nearly $700 Million if the NBA Season is Canceled

America’s sports leagues and the sports networks who broadcast them, are taking brutal financial hits during the coronavirus shut down, according to a look at the numbers by the Wall Street Journal. The financial loss comes in a myriad of forms including lost ad revenue, lost ticket sales, lost TV revenue, licensing, and other sources, … Continue reading ESPN and TNT Could Lose Nearly $700 Million if the NBA Season is Canceled

Kennedy Center, with $25 Million Stimulus Funding, Furloughs 96 Members of National Symphony

Just hours after Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill into law, the Kennedy Center — the recipient of $25 million — furloughed members of the National Symphony Orchestra. The center, which was created by an act of Congress and is classified as a living memorial to President John … Continue reading Kennedy Center, with $25 Million Stimulus Funding, Furloughs 96 Members of National Symphony

Migration Supporters Tout Coronavirus Epidemic to Help Save DACA Amnesty

The huge Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) amnesty should be preserved because it provides 27,000 healthcare workers to combat the coronavirus epidemic, say Joe Biden, pro-migration groups, and their allied media outlets. “COVID-19 has laid bare the reality that the United States relies on [DACA migrant] Dreamers to function,” said a March 28 report in … Continue reading Migration Supporters Tout Coronavirus Epidemic to Help Save DACA Amnesty