Republican Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, who is a doctor, went at it with White House coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci Tuesday, suggesting his approach lacked humility and that he was exercising too much power. Paul said: I think we ought to have a little bit of humility in our belief that we know what’s best for the economy. And as much as I respect you,
President Trump said Wednesday that the coronavirus outranked the two of the worst calamities of the past 100 years. “We went through the worst attack we’ve ever had in our country. This is really the worst attack we’ve ever had. This is worse than Pearl Harbor. This is worse than the World Trade Center. There’s never been an attack like this,” President Trump said. “It
Sorry, Greta. We’ve got to keep those farting cows fat and happy. According to the Washington Examiner: President Trump plans to order meat processing plants to stay open during the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said he would sign an executive order under the Defense Production Act declaring the plants part of critical infrastructure in the United States. “We’re going to sign an executive order today, I
According to the Washington Post: White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said Tuesday that the Trump administration is “studying very carefully” the possibility of another round of stimulus checks beyond the one-time $1,200 payments sent to many Americans. “I think that that’s something we’re studying very carefully that I know that people in the House are as well,” he said. “I expect that it’s very
According to the Washington Examiner: President Trump said his comments about the medical community exploring whether injecting disinfectants could treat the coronavirus were meant to be sarcastic. “I was asking a question sarcastically to reporters just like you, just to see what would happen,” Trump said on Friday during a bill signing. “I was asking a sarcastic and a very sarcastic question to the reporters
How does the next lawmaker social distance themself from that?
From an appearance Monday on Good Morning America: Clearly, this is something that is hurting from the standpoint of economics, from the standpoint of things that have nothing to do with the virus. But unless we get the virus under control, the real recovery, economically, is not gonna happen. If you jump the gun and go into a situation where you have a big spike,
According to the New York Times: Ivanka Trump, President Trump’s eldest daughter and a senior White House adviser, has positioned herself as one of the leaders of the administration’s economic relief efforts and one of its most vocal advocates of social distancing. “Those lucky enough to be in a position to stay at home, please, please do so,” Ms. Trump said in a video she posted
The White House Monday sought to knock down speculation that President Trump will fire Dr. Anthony Fauci after Trump Sunday had retweeted a tweet calling for his dismissal. “This media chatter is ridiculous — President Trump is not firing Dr. Fauci,” spokesman Hogan Gidley said. But the talk that Trump might dump Fauci arose from this retweet Sunday night, just hours after Fauci said more
“I will have to make a decision, and I only hope to God it is the right decision. But I would say without question, it is the biggest decision I’ll have ever had to make,” he said during the daily coronavirus press conference.