There was a big crowd on Staten Island for a pro-Trump rally Saturday.
There was a big crowd on Staten Island for a pro-Trump rally Saturday.
At Saturday night's South Carolina Senate race debate, there was more to social distancing than two podiums set thirteen feet apart. Jaime Harrison, the Democratic Party challenger to Senator Lindsey Graham, was shielded by a large plexiglass screen, and prior to the debate, his campaign manager tweeted that the incumbent senator should be quarantining. As chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, this week Mr Graham had prolonged exposure to Senator Mike Lee, who has since tested positive for Covid-19 — per CDC guidelines he should be in quarantine.
After President Trump's positive coronavirus test, his coronavirus task force adviser Dr. Scott Atlas predicted he'd make a "complete, full and rapid recovery." Chris Wallace is skeptical. Atlas is on the task force despite specializing in radiology, not public health.
A man filming a TikTok video on a Manhattan street was attacked by a passerby who first called him an anti-gay slur, according to the New York City Police Department. The NYPD said the suspect punched the 24-year-old victim in the face and back of the head, cutting his lip and bloodying his nose. The NYPD released an image and video of the attack in the hopes that the public could assist in identifying the suspect.
U.S. Sen. Rick Scott said he misspoke Saturday when he said on national television that he had tested positive for COVID-19. During an interview Saturday morning on “Cavuto Live," when asked about three Senate colleagues who had contracted the virus in recent days, Scott said, “I was tested yesterday, I think for the 6th time, and I tested positive again.” Mike Lee of Utah, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin — have been diagnosed with the virus in recent days.
A young Miami police officer who injured his foot chasing a suspect two weeks ago died Thursday evening after calling his mother and telling her he took medication and didn't feel well. Working for Miami police was a family tradition. Johnson's father is a retired executive assistant to a former Miami police chief, and his mother worked as a dispatcher, Reyes said.
Chris Wallace and John Roberts. Trump dialed in to Hannity, with whom he reportedly frequently partakes in pillow talk, for a lengthy call in the hours after reports broke that top White House aide Hope Hicks had tested positive for the coronavirus. Earlier on Thursday, Roberts, the network's chief White House correspondent, had rebuked Trump's press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on-air after a testy exchange at a White House press briefing in which she repeatedly refused to condemn white supremacy.
A 35-year-old Arkansas shot two people with a firearm last year after they arrived at his home with the wrong fast food order, KTHV reported. Andra Crockett, Blytheville, Arkansas resident, shot 37-year-old Priscilla Aldridge and his own brother Kevin Thomas for the incorrect food order on March 5, 2019, Newsweek reported. According to FOX13, a neighbor heard Crocket say, "B----, you know I don't like mayonnaise on my hamburger."
House Democrats passed another coronavirus relief bill on Thursday, but they have nearly no chance of advancing it through the Republican-controlled Senate. In response, the White House unveiled a $1.6 trillion counteroffer that includes less funding for unemployment and for state and local governments. The Democrats' $2.2 trillion package, an updated version of the Heroes Act, was unveiled Monday evening before House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, The Washington Post reported.
The South Carolina senator recently called Proud Boys a 'racist organization,' however, photo shows him smiling with a known leader of the white nationalist group. Just days after President Donald Trump appeared to support the white supremacist group, Proud Boys, during Tuesday night's presidential debate — only to later disavow them after mounting pressure — a photograph has recently surfaced showing Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) with a member and organizer of the organization. The photo, which has made its rounds on Twitter, shows Graham smiling for a photo-op with Joe Biggs, a known member and organizer of Proud Boys, which has been classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
The man's neighbor then came out of her home carrying a sword and claiming Mata was an abductor, reports said. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A seventh-grade history teacher, who is Latino, was stunned when police in Torrance, California arrived at his home and asked the identity of the white baby that he was holding moments earlier, he told the Los Angeles Times.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday delayed new operating rules for theme parks such as Disneyland that have been closed since the beginning of the pandemic as tourism industry officials warned the state was set to lose more than $78 billion in travel related spending this year. The Newsom administration had planned to release the new rules on Friday, spokesman Nathan Click told the Sacramento Bee. But following industry criticism of the proposed rules, state health officials said no announcement was coming Friday as negotiations continue. “Given the size and operational complexities of these unique sectors, we are seeking additional input from health, workforce and business stakeholders to finalize this important framework,” Dr. Mark Ghaly, California's top public health official, said in a statement.
Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin has lashed out at Melania Trump over her taped comments regarding the separation of children from their parents at the southern border. The attack came on Friday after Ms Trump expressed gratitude for well wishes she has received since the announcement of her positive coronavirus diagnosis on Friday. Ms Rubin, who describes herself as a “never Trump, pro democracy opinion writer", responded with a scathing comment: “You may not give a f*** about children but decent people care about one another.”
President Trump is being treated for the coronavirus at Walter Reed Medical Center after announcing his diagnosis on Friday. Trump received an IV infusion of the antiviral drug remdesivir on Friday. A White House official told CBS News that Trump also received an experimental antibody cocktail on Thursday evening, but Trump's medical team has suggested that he received the drug either earlier or later than that.
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was hospitalized Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19, the latest Trump administration insider to come down with the virus. Christie told CNN he drove himself to a hospital in the Garden State after coming down with a fever and experiencing flu-like aches and pains. “While I am feeling good and only have mild symptoms, due to my history of asthma we decided this is an important precautionary measure,” Christie wrote on Twitter.
President Trump tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday night, and "obviously, given the president's age and his pre-existing illnesses, he's going to be at increased risk from this disease," CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta said on Friday morning's New Day. "Still, the odds are very much in his favor ... greater than 90 percent, 95 percent chance that he will get through this."
Documentarian and left-wing activist Michael Moore has floated a conspiracy theory on his Facebook page that suggested Donald Trump's coronavirus diagnosis was faked. Mr Moore justified his scepticism of Mr Trump's diagnosis by citing the president's many lies and incorrect statements. "There is one absolute truth about Trump: He is a consistent, absolute, unrelenting, fearless, and professional liar.
A letter signed by 1,513 Rhodes College alums challenges Amy Coney Barrett's nomination in a letter, arguing that her record does not reflect the values of the school she and the alums attended. "We believe both her record and the process that has produced her nomination are diametrically opposed to the values of truth, loyalty, and service that we learned at Rhodes," the letter said. The alumni also argued in the letter that Barrett might vote to gut or "seriously curtail" Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that said abortions are constitutionally supported.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke after the discussions which dragged past midnight in Brussels. "We can say today that sanctions against actors in Belarus will be effective, this means that the EU acts against those who oppose the democratic movement and I think this is a very important signal." While Britain and Canada have imposed sanctions on Minsk, diplomats say that the impasse in the EU has dented the credibility of the bloc's foreign policy.
Sean Patterson is not worried that Donald Trump has been hospitalized with coronavirus because he believes what the president tells him. The president attended an election rally in Wisconsin the next day and failed to wear a mask.
Minutes before the president tweeted that he and First Lady Melania had tested positive, two Boeing E-6B Mercury planes took off from both US coasts. But officials were quick to dismiss any speculation that the two planes were a show of strength and a warning to enemies not try to take advantage of the political turmoil brought about by Mr Trump's illness. These flights were pre-planned missions.