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Coronavirus CoverageWednesday, 03.25.2020

Trump’s Easter Economy Deadline \ State of the Senate Stimulus \ Trump’s Town Hall Grievances \ Biden Exasperated

The president held a Fox News "town hall" and he wants to open up the country for the sake of the economy by Easter. Bad idea says his medical team.

The president held a Fox News "town hall" and he wants to open up the country for the sake of the economy by Easter. Bad idea says his medical team.
4:53
Wednesday, 03.25.2020
Trump’s Easter Economy Deadline \ State of the Senate Stimulus \ Trump’s Town Hall Grievances \ Biden Exasperated
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More Dreadful Jobs Numbers \ Reversal: Masks Recommended \ NY Leaders Band Together \ Bullshit Corner: Kushner Edition
5:00
Friday, 04.03.2020
Unemployment Surges, Masks Recommended
The Navy fired Captain Brett Crozier for issuing a memo about 100+ COVID-19 cases on his ship. But to his crew, Crozier is a hero.
1:27
Friday, 04.03.2020
Navy Fires Captain Who Sounded Coronavirus Alarm
Americans filed almost 10 million jobless claims in just two weeks, governors plead for more medical supplies as the stockpile dwindles, and there’s still no national lockdown even as 90% of Americans have stay-at-home orders.
5:00
Thursday, 04.02.2020
10 Million Jobless Claims Filed
Georgia Gov. Kemp finally issued a statewide shelter-in-place order starting Friday. Even more troubling, he also revealed that he JUST learned asymptomatic people could also transmit coronavirus.
1:51
Thursday, 04.02.2020
Gov. Kemp’s Delayed Action on Coronavirus
The party's over for 40+ University of Texas at Austin students who returned from spring break with coronavirus.
1:38
Thursday, 04.02.2020
Spring Break Super Spreaders
Fact-checking Trump is a tall task. But where exactly does the president get his misinformation? Griffin Hammond explains.
2:20
Thursday, 04.02.2020
Where Trump Gets His Misinformation
A new model projects 240K deaths even if we had a nationwide lockdown, Pelosi suggests vote-by-mail, and the FBI investigates Sen. Burr about suspicious stock trading,
4:44
Wednesday, 04.01.2020
Trump Rejects National Lockdown Despite 240K Death Toll Estimate
Governors are still waiting for their promised test kits, the Dow closes its worst first quarter ever, and 30 states issue stay-at-home orders.
4:58
Tuesday, 03.31.2020
Trump Admin’s 27 Million Tests are a No-Show
Trump extends social distancing timeline, suggests death toll of 200K is still a success, and accuses New York of hoarding medical supplies.
4:53
Monday, 03.30.2020
Trump Moves Goalposts on Coronavirus Deaths
The coronavirus-related death of an inmate in federal custody has sparked discussions about the pandemic’s impact on prisons.
1:59
Monday, 03.30.2020
Pandemic Threatens Prison Population
If Trump botched the coronavirus response, then why are his approval ratings still rising? It could have something to do with his press briefings-turned-rallies.
2:20
Monday, 03.30.2020
How Trump Turns Briefings Into Rallies
President Trump extends social distancing guidelines to April 30. Pelosi has her sights on the next stimulus package. And governors put out a desperate call for ventilators.
4:02
Monday, 03.30.2020
Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidelines
With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to upend the presidential race, the candidates moved to a split-screen campaign this week — delivering two messages for two Americas.
2:19
Saturday, 03.28.2020
Coronavirus Split-Screen: Pandemic Sends Candidates Toward Collision
Trump Goes After Dem Governors \ Trump's 15-Day Deadline Looms \ Drama Over Stimulus Passage \ U OK in U.K.?
4:59
Friday, 03.27.2020
Trump Lashes Out at Democratic Governors
The president has repeatedly claimed the U.S. is testing more than any other country. Naturally this calls for some serious fact-checking.
1:44
Friday, 03.27.2020
Trump's Bogus Testing Boast
A record 3.3 million Americans filed unemployment claims this past week. The $2 trillion stimulus package/rescue bill finally passed the senate. And the U.S. death toll surpasses 1,100 while known cases rise to 80,000+.
5:00
Thursday, 03.26.2020
Jobless Claims Smash All-Time Record
Nearly one third of the world's population — a whopping 2.5 billion people — are under coronavirus-related lockdowns or restrictions.
1:57
Thursday, 03.26.2020
Coronavirus Around the World
The Senate reaches a stimulus deal, lawmakers and health experts won't grant Trump's Easter wish, and Cuomo continues to one-up Trump.
4:59
Thursday, 03.26.2020
Senate Stimulus Hits Roadblock \ Pushback on Re-Opening Economy \ Gov. Cuomo vs. Trump \ Ugandan PSA Jam
Could Dr. Fauci be on his way out? His absence from a few notable press briefings paints an ominous picture.
2:18
Thursday, 03.26.2020
Firing Fauci: A Pre-Mortem
Some Republicans are ride-or-die (literally) when it comes to keeping the economy afloat.
1:22
Wednesday, 03.25.2020
Don't Fear the Reaper
Working from home can get awkward, but we're all just trying our best.
1:42
Wednesday, 03.25.2020
News From Home
The nearly $2 trillion stimulus bill in the Senate stalled for a second straight day. Oof. Is a deal in sight?
4:59
Tuesday, 03.24.2020
Senate Stimulus Stalls Again \ Trump Signals Return to Work \ Biden Back in the Picture
Six years after the ebola outbreak, Americans are once again gripped by fear of a virus — but lawmakers' responses could not be more different.
5:00
Tuesday, 03.24.2020
Partisan Elbows: Ebola vs. Coronavirus
The National Guard activated in three states as of today after governors urged President Trump to provide much needed assistance. As the relief bill stands, Republicans want to bail out businesses, and Democrats say it’s not enough for workers.
4:16
Monday, 03.23.2020
States Plead for Federal Help \ Stimulus Bill Stalls in Senate
U.S. cases of coronavirus top 22,000 as Congress races to pass a $2 trillion stimulus package.
3:45
Saturday, 03.21.2020
When Did Trump Know? \ Stimulus Negotiations Continue
It’s Friday (not that days mean anything anymore) and we’re covering a senatorial scandal, a congressional vote, and gubernatorial lockdown.
4:59
Friday, 03.20.2020
Senators' Suspicious Stock Sales \ $1 Trillion Stimulus Negotiations \ Big State Shutdowns \ How Long?
Political journalist Sasha P. Issenberg breaks down how the coronavirus outbreak will affect the Trump and Biden campaigns as they try to mobilize, register, and persuade voters.
4:59
Friday, 03.20.2020
How to Win an Election During a Pandemic
There's a lot to take in today: a stimulus package, another Trump presser, and all those beaches closing.
4:58
Thursday, 03.19.2020
About That $1 Trillion Stimulus \ Trump Passes Buck to Govs \ Shutting Down the Beaches \ Fox Propaganda Network
The Senate finally passed the House's $100-billion emergency relief bill. Negotiators now shift focus to firming up the forthcoming ~$1 trillion stimulus package.
5:00
Wednesday, 03.18.2020
Coronavirus Stimulus Takes Shape \ Biden’s Big Primary Wins \ State and Local Leadership \ Truth From Trump