COVID-19 keeps killing in Trump’s USA, elsewhere

This video from the USA says about itself:

Trump Supporter: No Mask for Thee, But Stay Away From Me

Status Coup’s Jordan Chariton reported from a pro-Trump rally in New York City on October 21st, 2020.

NATIONWIDE FEARS AS DARK WINTER NEARS Preslie Paur breaks down in tears when she thinks of her state’s refusal to mandate face masks. She can’t work at her special education job in Salt Lake City due to an autoimmune disease. Her husband, also a special ed teacher, recently quit because his school district would not allow him to work remotely to protect her and their 5-year-old son, who has asthma. As President Donald Trump downplays the coronavirus pandemic before largely unmasked crowds, the nation is lurching toward what Joe Biden, citing health experts, warned will be a “dark winter” of disease and death. [AP]

GOP GOV FAULTS TRUMP’S ‘CONFUSING’ MESSAGES ABOUT MASKS Margaret Brennan, host of CBS’ “Face the Nation,” asked Arkansas’ Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson Sunday whether Trump’s reluctance to endorse mask-wearing enthusiastically hurt the governor’s ability to persuade his state to practice virus mitigation measures. “Well, it makes it confusing,” Hutchinson said. Trump has “made it very clear that wearing a mask is important. I saw him wear a mask going into the polls yesterday. But obviously, with the rallies, there is confusing messages there.” Hutchinson said the president must be “truthful and realistic” about the crisis. [HuffPost]

’60 MINUTES’ AIRS TRUMP ABRUPTLY LEAVING INTERVIEW “60 Minutes” aired footage of Trump abruptly ending an interview with the network after host Lesley Stahl asked a series of questions about his response to the COVID-19 pandemic and his use of social media to govern by tweet and attack his political opponents. The release of the interview concluded an ongoing spat between CBS and the White House that grew last week after Trump said he had left a sit-down with Stahl he called “fake” and “biased.” He later released the footage himself, turning the interview into a headline-grabbing event before it even aired. [HuffPost]

’60 MINUTES’ REVEALS WHAT WAS REALLY IN TRUMP’S HEALTH CARE PLAN BOOK Footage aired on Sunday night’s “60 Minutes” showed White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany ceremoniously giving reporter Lesley Stahl a massive book that she said contained the health care plan Trump has been promising for more than five years ― since he first launched his campaign. But after reviewing the book, Stahl said it didn’t actually include Trump’s “comprehensive health plan.” It was filled with executive orders and congressional initiatives, but no plan. [HuffPost]

SPAIN DECLARES NATIONAL STATE OF EMERGENCY Spain declared a second nationwide state of emergency and ordered an overnight curfew across the country in hopes of stemming a resurgence in coronavirus infections, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said. The Socialist leader told the nation in a televised address that the extraordinary measure will go into effect on Sunday night. [AP]

4 thoughts on “COVID-19 keeps killing in Trump’s USA, elsewhere

  1. Pingback: COVID-19 keeps killing in Trump’s USA, elsewhere | sdbast

  2. When Donald Trump kicked off his presidential bid in 2015, he rode down a golden escalator in Trump Tower, using the media attention to promote his own brand and property. He lied. He made racist comments. And he exaggerated the crowd size.

    Trump has been exactly the man he presented himself to be during the campaign, if not worse. He largely abandoned his populist promises to pursue the same trickle-down economic policies that are standard GOP fare. He has continued to make racist and sexist remarks ― and pursue those sorts of policies ― and has used the presidency to enrich himself and his family, writes Amanda Terkel, HuffPost’s Washington bureau chief, for an article on how Trump has been worse than anyone expected.


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