• Michael Hiltzik: How the coronavirus crisis is saving Medicaid from Trump

    13 days ago - By Stl Today

    It may seem inappropriate to look for a silver lining in the coronavirus disaster, but nevertheless here's one that specifically applies to our largest public health program: The crisis has put a hard stop to the Trump administration's attack on...
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  • Biden's new ad attacks Trump for repeatedly downplaying the coronavirus outbreak, using the president's own words against him

    Biden's new ad attacks Trump for repeatedly downplaying the coronavirus outbreak, using the president's own words against him

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former Vice President Joe Biden released tweeted a new video on Thursday that juxtaposed Trump's words about the coronavirus threat with the increasing number of U.S. cases.
    It previews a possible line of attack that Democrats would wield against Trump during the general election.
    In the video, Trump is seen saying "We have it totally under control" in a January 22 interview on CNBC, as superimposed text shows the first U.S. reported case of the coronavirus.
    Other clips juxtapose his remarks over the next several weeks as the total number of U.S. cases climbs.
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  • Trump tells governors new rules may allow US regions to ease coronavirus restrictions: 'We have to open up our country, I'm sorry'

    Trump tells governors new rules may allow US regions to ease coronavirus restrictions: 'We have to open up our country, I'm sorry'

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump on Thursday told governors the US has to "get smart" and ease coronavirus restrictions to reopen the economy.
    "We have to open up our country, I'm sorry," Trump said on a phone call with governors.
    This came as the president sent a letter to governors alerting them the federal government is working on new coronavirus guidelines that would label counties based on their risk level.
    Public health experts have warned that prematurely lifting coronavirus restrictions could exacerbate the pandemic.
    The US has also lagged behind much of the world in terms of testing for the...
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