This from the woman who held up the Senate relief bill with extraneous demands that she wanted included, and who distracted the White House with a partisan impeachment that led to a trial as the crisis ramped up.
President Trump’s initial reaction to the virus was slow and disjointed. An acolyte Dr. Norman Vincent Peale and the “power of positive thinking,” his natural sense of optimism got the best of him.
But now he is showing leadership and even getting praise from Democratic governors, and Pelosi should be casting aside partisanship at a moment when genuine unity is needed.
Pelosi has already called for an investigation into Trump’s early handling of the crisis. Teeing up another impeachment? We will have to wait until early next year to find out.
Trump reacted angrily to Pelosi’s comment, calling her a “sick puppy.” He said: “Well you know, it’s a sad thing. Look, she’s a sick puppy in my opinion. She really is. She’s got a lot of problems and that’s a horrible thing to say.”
President Trump said he hopes the country will begin returning to normal in less than three weeks following a widespread shutdown to mitigate the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
At a Tuesday Fox News town hall event taking place in the White House Rose Garden, Trump surprised hosts Harris Faulkner and Bill Hemmer when he set a goal for the country to begin reopening by April 12.
“I’d love to have it open by Easter. I would love to have it opened by Easter,” the president said.
“Oh, wow, OK,” Faulkner interjected.
“It’s such an important day for other reasons, but I will make it an important day for this too. I would love to have the country opened up and just raring to go by Easter,” Trump continued.
“That would be a great American resurrection, two-and-a-half plus weeks from now,” Hemmer said with a chuckle.
You knew that was coming. The good news is, they’ll have a debate Sunday night. I want to see how Biden does, and whether he has the mental endurance to go one-on-one with someone. It’s important to know that someone who could be president can do this. I like the slo-mo at the beginning of… Continue Reading