Editor’s Note: From 2017, but still quite valid. The President is a pathogen on our Nation.
“If Donald Trump is the political equivalent of a pathogen, just doing what’s in his nature, who’s responsible for letting him wreak havoc in the national bloodstream? Calling out the president’s most powerful enablers—six seemingly rational men, who must surely realize how dangerous and corrupt he is—SARAH ELLISON takes a long hard look at their motives for helping Trump gain, and hold on to, the White House”
“After remaining silent on the matter for weeks, Joe Biden on Friday personally addressed Tara Reade’s sexual assault allegation, strongly denying his former aide’s 27-year-old allegation. “It’s not true,” Biden said in an interview with Mika Brzezinski on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. “It never, never happened.” “
Caption: Florida governor Ron DeSantis, a close Trump ally in a crucial swing state, wanted to keep beaches open—and Trump bowed to pressure.By Steve Nesius/Reuters.
“Obsessed with impeachment and their enemies and worried about the stock market, the president and his son-in-law scapegoated HHS Secretary Alex Azar, and treated the coronavirus as mostly a political problem as it moved through the country.”
Forget testing, ventilators, and PPE. Donald Trump’s big plan to beat COVID-19 involved distributing millions of doses of an unproven drug. Behind the scenes, senior administration officials pushed hard to bend the rules and back up his boasts.