Secret Service Struck Again by Coronavirus Outbreak

At least 30 officers in the agency’s Uniformed Division have tested positive in recent weeks. Another 60 or so were asked to isolate.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #presidential-election-of-2020, #secret-service, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

How Trump Almost Broke the Bounds of Reality

Even in the midst of a pandemic, the president set out to eliminate the drab and pain of everyday life from politics.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Eli Lilly’s Antibody Treatment Gets Emergency F.D.A. Approval

The authorization raised immediate questions about who would get access to the antibody treatments, which are in short supply.

#clinical-trials, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #eli-lilly-and-company, #food-and-drug-administration, #regeneron-pharmaceuticals-inc, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020, #your-feed-science

0

Pandemic Reaches Grim Milestone as Biden Moves to Take Charge

With average new infections totaling 111,000 per day, President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. is confronting a coronavirus pandemic that is surging out of control.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

A ‘Terrifying’ Covid Surge Will Land in Biden’s Lap

Total coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed 10 million on Sunday. Experts say the virus is spreading out of control and could grow worse before President-elect Biden takes office.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #masks, #presidential-election-of-2020, #shutdowns-institutional, #social-conditions-and-trends, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

A New Covid Outbreak at the White House

The administration plays defense after Pence aides test positive: This is your morning tip sheet.

#pence-mike, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Biden’s Limited Campaign Schedule: Wise Tactic or Misguided Gamble?

Joe Biden is counting on voters to view him as a safe and steady alternative to a president who regularly dismisses virus precautions. But his measured campaign pace may be scrutinized if he loses.

#axelrod-david, #barrett-tom-1953, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delaware, #harris-kamala-d, #presidential-election-of-2020, #richmond-cedric, #states-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Mimics Coronavirus ‘Superspreader’ Event in Barrett Swearing In

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice only eight days before a presidential election.

#barrett-amy-coney, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #senate, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-building-washington-dc, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

In Swearing In Barrett, Trump Defiantly Mimics ‘Superspreader’ Rose Garden Ceremony

Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice only eight days before a presidential election.

#barrett-amy-coney, #ginsburg-ruth-bader, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #senate, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-building-washington-dc, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Tells Coronavirus, ‘I Surrender’

The president plays the climate-denial playbook on a pandemic.

#american-institute-for-economic-research, #atlas-scott-w, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #global-warming, #noem-kristi, #september-11-2001, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Infection of Pence Aides Raises New Questions About Trump’s Virus Response

From the beginning, the president has turned mask wearing and other preventive measures into a loyalty test. He and his aides have taken the same approach inside the White House.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #masks, #meadows-mark-r-1959, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #short-marc, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Attacks Fauci Over Coronavirus

With two weeks remaining in his re-election campaign, President Trump made the coronavirus his message and Dr. Anthony S. Fauci his foil, dismissing scientific advisers as “these idiots.”

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fauci-anthony-s, #national-institute-of-allergy-and-infectious-diseases, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Has Trump Drawn the Water for a ‘Republican Blood Bath’?

And if he has, what should Biden do with his first term?

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #barrett-amy-coney, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #republican-party, #sasse-benjamin-e, #senate, #stewart-jimmy, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Runs the Kind of Campaign He Likes, but Not the One He Might Need

With little time left to change the trajectory of the race, there is a large gulf separating the president’s experience of the campaign from the more sobering assessments of party officials.

#elections-senate, #meadows-mark-r-1959, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #stepien-bill, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

White House Opposes Expanded Coronavirus Testing, Complicating Stimulus Talks

Some administration officials say testing Americans with no symptoms of the coronavirus would hurt the economy and restrict civil liberties. Democrats and some prominent experts say it would slow the virus and bolster economic growth.

#atlas-scott-w, #birx-deborah-l, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #democratic-party, #mnuchin-steven-t, #redfield-robert-r, #republican-party, #stimulus-economic, #tests-medical, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump and Biden Spar From Afar at Town Halls

With less than three weeks left in the campaign, there was no sign that either candidate was diverging from the political tracks they laid down months ago.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #debates-political, #joseph-r-biden-jr, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-ukraine-whistle-blower-complaint-and-impeachment-inquiry, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Christie Says He Was ‘Wrong’ Not to Wear Masks at White House

Chris Christie, the former New Jersey governor who was hospitalized as he battled the coronavirus, urged people to follow C.D.C. guidelines in public.

#christie-christopher-j, #masks, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Could Trump Still Spread the Coronavirus? Probably Not, Experts Say

While questions have surrounded the timing and severity of the president’s illness, health experts said he was unlikely to infect people at Thursday’s town hall event on NBC.

#conley-sean-patrick, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dexamethasone-drug, #fauci-anthony-s, #guthrie-savannah, #medicine-and-health, #nbc-news, #presidential-election-of-2020, #television, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020, #your-feed-science

0

Barron Trump Tested Positive for Coronavirus, Melania Trump Says

The first lady said Barron, 14, exhibited no symptoms. After not appearing in public since the announcement of her own coronavirus diagnosis Oct. 2, she also detailed her experience in a statement.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #trump-barron-2006, #trump-donald-j, #trump-melania, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump May Be Immune to the Coronavirus. But for How Long?

A unique treatment course may have blunted his body’s production of antibodies, scientists warn.

#antibodies, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dexamethasone-drug, #presidential-election-of-2020, #regeneron-pharmaceuticals-inc, #steroids, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020, #your-feed-science

0

For How Long Will President Trump Be Immune to the Coronavirus?

A unique treatment course may have blunted his body’s production of antibodies, scientists warn.

#antibodies, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dexamethasone-drug, #presidential-election-of-2020, #regeneron-pharmaceuticals-inc, #steroids, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020, #your-feed-science

0

NBC Says Trump Will Hold Town Hall Meeting Thursday, Competing Against Biden

The candidates were set to debate on Thursday night until President Trump bowed out. Now they will take part in dueling town-hall-style meetings, with Joe Biden taking questions from voters on ABC.

#abc-news, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #debates-political, #nbc-news, #news-and-news-media, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

From School Boards to the Senate, All Politics Is Virus Politics in 2020

The pandemic has inspired new candidates to run, and defined the debate in campaigns up and down the ballots.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #elections-governors, #elections-senate, #elections-state-legislature, #galloway-nicole-1982, #luther-shelley-dallas-tex-salon-owner, #perkins-adrian, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump’s Big (Risky?) Return

Fauci says Trump is “asking for trouble” by resuming rallies: This is your morning tip sheet.

#fauci-anthony-s, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Votes and Vitality in Mind, Trump Addresses Rally in Florida

“I feel so powerful,” the president said in a 65-minute speech. His voice sounded hoarse, but he claimed he was fully recovered and therefore immune to the coronavirus.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #clinton-hillary-rodham, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fauci-anthony-s, #florida, #miller-jason-1975, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #stepien-bill, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Democrats in Trump Country: They’re Not Shy Anymore About Liking Biden

As the campaign enters the final stretch, some Democrats in Trump country are less hesitant than before to express their preference. The surge in enthusiasm reflects an urgency for Democrats desperate to oust the president.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #clinton-hillary-rodham, #democratic-party, #latrobe-pa, #pennsylvania, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #rural-areas, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #voting-and-voters, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump’s Virus Treatment Revives Questions About Unchecked Nuclear Authority

Even before the president was given mood-altering drugs, there was a movement to end the commander in chief’s sole authority to launch nuclear weapons.

#cold-war-era, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #defense-department, #dexamethasone-drug, #nuclear-weapons, #presidents-and-presidency-us, #trump-donald-j, #twenty-fifth-amendment-us-constitution, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-politics-and-government, #war-and-emergency-powers-us, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Makes First Public Appearance Since Leaving Walter Reed

The president continued to play down the threat of the virus, but the event that the White House had previewed as a huge “peaceful protest for law and order” was uncharacteristically brief.

#atlas-scott-w, #kushner-jared, #presidential-election-of-2020, #reed-walter-national-military-medical-center, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump, Lagging in Polls, Tries to Project Strength: This Week in the 2020 Race

President Trump returned to the White House this week after his hospitalization for coronavirus. He is eager to get back on the campaign trail as his support is falling far behind Joe Biden in national polls.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #debates-political, #political-advertising, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Claims in Interview That He Is ‘Medication Free’

The president said on Fox that he went to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center last Friday because he “didn’t feel strong,” but he denied that he had experienced any trouble breathing.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dexamethasone-drug, #fauci-anthony-s, #fox-news-channel, #regeneron-pharmaceuticals-inc, #siegel-mark-author, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

What Moral Philosophy Tells Us About Our Reactions to Trump’s Illness

The impulse to wish harm on others may come naturally, but that doesn’t make it right.

#ethics-personal, #medicine-and-health, #philosophy, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

What Happens if Trump Won’t Leave?

David Brooks joins the podcast to game out election nightmare scenarios and to discuss how Trump’s illness could change voters’ minds. Or not.

#politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #swift-taylor, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Could Be Back in Public by Saturday. Experts Worry It’s Too Soon.

The White House physician, Dr. Sean P. Conley, predicted that the president could safely return to “public engagements.” Experts questioned the doctor’s rationale.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #conley-sean-patrick, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dexamethasone-drug, #presidential-election-of-2020, #regeneron-pharmaceuticals-inc, #steroids, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Lashes Out at His Aides With Calls to Indict Political Rivals

The pressure on his top administration officials to take action came as President Trump bristled at the restraints of his illness.

#barr-william-p, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #clinton-hillary-rodham, #conley-sean-patrick, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dexamethasone-drug, #mcconnell-mitch, #obama-barack, #pelosi-nancy, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #twenty-fifth-amendment-us-constitution, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020, #whitmer-gretchen

0

Trump Suggests Gold Star Families May Be to Blame for His Infection

The president, who is counting on support from military members and their families, suggested for the second time in a week that they might have spread the coronavirus at the White House.

#presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #voting-and-voters, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

With ‘Cure’ Comment, Trump Exaggerates Known Benefits of Another Covid-19 Therapy

An experimental antibody cocktail taken by the president has not yet been proven effective against the illness caused by the coronavirus.

#antibodies, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dexamethasone-drug, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #hydroxychloroquine-drug, #regeneron-pharmaceuticals-inc, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Objects to Commission’s Virtual Debate Plan

The Commission on Presidential Debates said the second presidential debate, scheduled for Oct. 15, would be virtual, because of virus concerns. Trump called the plan “ridiculous” in a Fox Business interview.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #commission-on-presidential-debates, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #debates-political, #kennedy-john-fitzgerald, #miami-fla, #nixon-richard-milhous, #presidential-election-of-1960, #presidential-election-of-2020, #scully-steve-1960, #television, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Calls His Illness ‘a Blessing From God’

In a video on Wednesday evening, the president portrayed an unproven antibody cocktail being developed by the drug maker Regeneron as a miracle cure.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #conley-sean-patrick, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #drugs-pharmaceuticals, #presidential-election-of-2020, #regeneron-pharmaceuticals-inc, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Coronavirus Debate Safety: A New Issue Grips the 2020 Race

Despite having the coronavirus, President Trump insists he is “looking forward” to the next debate. Joe Biden’s team says the president must prove he’s not contagious.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #debates-political, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

BuzzFeed News Pulls Reporter From White House, Citing Virus Risk

She said she had “obvious concerns about working indoors during an outbreak.” The White House Correspondents’ Association pushed for more information on known infections.

#buzzfeed-inc, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #goba-kadia, #mcenany-kayleigh, #news-and-news-media, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020, #white-house-correspondents-assn

0

What Are the Rules for the VP Debate Tonight?

This year’s vice-presidential contest has featured more controversy than usual over the seating arrangements.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #debates-political, #harris-kamala-d, #masks, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Notre Dame’s President Faces an Angry Campus After Getting the Coronavirus

Students and faculty are furious that the Rev. John I. Jenkins failed to wear a mask at a White House ceremony and then later tested positive for the virus.

#barrett-amy-coney, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #jenkins-john-i-1953, #masks, #south-bend-ind, #university-of-notre-dame, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

My Patients Can’t Take Trump’s Advice

He urged Americans to not let the virus “dominate” their lives, but the people who come to my hospital seeking care are genuinely afraid.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #dexamethasone-drug, #hospitals, #michigan, #rural-areas, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Why Conspiracy Theories Are So Addictive Right Now

QAnon, #TrumpCovidHoax and other conspiracy theories may be part of a larger authority crisis created by the internet.

#conspiracy-theories, #gurri-martin, #qanon, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Today’s Presidential Polls Ahead of Vice Presidential Debate

From the coronavirus response to the easing of restrictions, here’s what voters think of the issues that could surface during the V.P. face-off.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #debates-political, #harris-kamala-d, #pence-mike, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Does Fear the Coronavirus

One fact breaks through the misinformation: When the virus came for the president, he treated it seriously. So should you.

#conley-sean-patrick, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #rumors-and-misinformation, #social-media, #trump-donald-j, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

After Resistance, Mike Pence Accepts Use of Plexiglass Barriers at Debate

The vice president’s team objected to the safety measure, but later acquiesced. An aide to Senator Kamala Harris criticized her opponent’s dismissal of the need for dividers.

#cleveland-clinic, #commission-on-presidential-debates, #debates-political, #harris-kamala-d, #pence-mike, #presidential-election-of-2020, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #trump-donald-j, #university-of-utah, #vice-presidents-and-vice-presidency-us, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Where Is the Coronavirus Pandemic Headed?

The coronavirus “is not going to be over by fall,” our health reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. says. But on vaccines and other interventions, he finds reasons for optimism.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #quarantines, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

Trump Isn’t Actually That Good at Politics

His victory in 2016, the product of luck as much as skill, went to his head.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cuomo-andrew-m, #debates-political, #masks, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2016, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020

0

For Trump, a Pattern of Denial, From the Virus to Russia to Climate Change

The president’s preoccupation with demonstrating strength or rearranging facts to reinforce his worldview has led him, time and again, to downplay, ignore or mock serious issues.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #cyberwarfare-and-defense, #global-warming, #masks, #russian-interference-in-2016-us-elections-and-ties-to-trump-associates, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #white-house-coronavirus-outbreak-2020, #wildfires

0