In the history of mankind, many republics have risen, have flourished for a less or greater time, and then have fallen because their citizens lost the power of governing themselves and thereby of governing their state. TR


Trump Schedule || Wednesday, April 8, 2020

12:30 pm || Receives his intelligence briefing 1:45 pm || Participates in a phone call with State, Local, and Tribal Leaders on COVID-19 response and mitigation 2:30 pm || Participates in a phone call with faith leaders  All times EasternLive stream of White House Coronavirus Task Force at 5:00 pm

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Trump Assails “China centric” World Health Organization

Nice to see President Trump call out an agency that does China’s bidding when it is supposed to be looking after the world’s health. Meantime, it excludes Taiwan, which has been successful in its coronavirus efforts. I would mention, though, that Trump too commended the Chinese early on, even as they bungled their coronavirus response and hid what was going on. “We pay for a

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Acting Navy Secretary Who Insulted Ship Captain Offers Resignation

According to Politico: Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly offered to resign on Tuesday following an uproar over a profanity-laced address to the crew of the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Sunday, according to a senior defense official with knowledge of the matter. Modly submitted his resignation letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday after meeting with his boss one-on-one, that official said.

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Stephanie Grisham Replaced as White House Press Secretary by Kayleigh McEnany

President Trump is moving campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany over to become White House press secretary, replacing Stepanie Grisham, who will return to working for First Lady Melania Trump, this time as her chief of staff. According to Politico: White House officials had grown frustrated with the job of the communications team, especially during coronavirus, and press responsibilities for the pandemic crisis were handed over to

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