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Why Coroners Often Blame Police Killings on a Made-Up Medical Condition 14.10.2020 Mother Jones
A day after police officer Derek Chauvin pressed his knee against George Floyd’s neck in Minneapolis, killing him, a county medical examiner began an autopsy. His preliminary findings seemed to conflict with what people had seen in the viral video footage of the May encounter: Though the video showed Floyd repeatedly telling the officer he […]
Trump to Be Evaluated by Fox Doctor Who Said COVID Isn’t Worse Than the Flu 9.10.2020 Mother Jones
President Trump’s first on-air interview since testing positive for the coronavirus will include a televised “medical evaluation” performed by a Fox News contributor who has repeatedly spread misinformation about COVID-19. The stunt, which will be aired on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Friday, follows Trump’s insistence that he’s safe to resume public events despite having been admitted […]
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The War on Masks is a Cover-up for Toxic Masculinity 9.10.2020 Mother Jones
Marine One lands on the White House lawn. Donald Trump, still sick and contagious after being treated for COVID-19 at Walter Reed Medical Center, strides alone across the grass while cameras flash. Then, having climbed the steps to the balcony, he dramatically strips off his mask and salutes the helicopter as it rises toward the […]
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Trump Bails Out of Virtual Debate 8.10.2020 Mother Jones
Mere moments after the Commission on Presidential Debates announced that the next face-off between Donald Trump and Joe Biden would be held virtually rather than in person, the president on Thursday rejected the plan and called it a “waste” of his time. “I’m not gonna do a virtual debate,” Trump said during a phone-in appearance […]
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Donald Trump’s New Clinton Conspiracy Theory Is Complete Bullshit 8.10.2020 Mother Jones
Less than a month before the election, President Donald Trump is pinning his hopes to yet another wild conspiracy theory. With the help of congressional Republicans, right-wing media, and his top intelligence official, Trump is falsely claiming that Hillary Clinton and her fellow Democrats fabricated the entire Trump-Russia scandal in 2016.  They went for a […]
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Donald Trump Wants You to Think His COVID Diagnosis Is Evidence of His “Leadership.” It’s Evidence of His Failure. 7.10.2020 Mother Jones
Shortly after returning to the White House on Monday after a three-day stay at Walter Reed Medical Center, President Donald Trump ditched his mask and filmed a 90-second campaign-style video telling us the coronavirus, which has sickened tens of millions worldwide is actually no big deal: “I learned so much about coronavirus,” the president said. […]
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Empty Promises and Preventable Deaths: Trump’s Bungled Response to Opioids Was a Test Run for COVID 6.10.2020 Mother Jones
Ever since the start of the pandemic, President Donald Trump has taken to repeating, like a mantra, that the coronavirus will vanish into thin air. “It’s going to disappear one day,” he said in February. “It’s like a miracle—it will disappear.” This week, after spending three days at Walter Reed Medical Center undergoing experimental treatment […]
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Wherever Republicans Gather These Days, COVID Follows. Could the VP Debate Be the Same? 6.10.2020 Mother Jones
After months spent traveling to packed rallies, refusing to wear masks in public, and throwing parties while the rest of the country was coping with the spread of the coronavirus, Donald Trump and the GOP are dealing personally with an outbreak that almost anybody could’ve seen coming. Trump tested positive and has been hospitalized with […]
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The Most Reckless Actions by Trump and His Allies During the White House Outbreak, So Far 6.10.2020 Mother Jones
As the White House coronavirus outbreak continues to escalate—with news Monday that two housekeeping staffers and press secretary Kayleigh McEnany have tested positive—so too has the spectacular parade of irresponsible actions being taken by Donald Trump’s campaign, his Republican allies, and administration officials. Together, those actions paint a damning portrait of a party, led by […]
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Trump Says Don’t Be Afraid of COVID. Please Ignore Him. 6.10.2020 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump announced via Twitter on Monday afternoon that he would soon be released from Walter Reed Army Medical Center. The president was taken to the hospital by helicopter on Friday after his case of COVID-19 worsened. Doctors told reporters over the weekend that he had been given supplemental oxygen and an assortment of […]
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Trump’s Doctor Just Admitted He Lied to Stay “Upbeat.” He’s Still Leaving Big Questions Unanswered. 4.10.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump’s physician acknowledged Sunday that the president’s bout with COVID-19 was not going as well as he indicated yesterday. After evading questions on Saturday about whether Trump had received oxygen treatment, Dr. Sean Conley acknowledged at a Sunday press briefing that Trump had “two episodes of transient drops in his oxygen saturation levels” and […]
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It’s Sunday and We Still Know Basically Nothing About the Lead Up to Trump’s Diagnosis 4.10.2020 Mother Jones
It’s been a little more than two days since President Donald Trump said that he had tested positive for COVID-19. We now know that a White House event last month celebrating the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett turned into a likely super-spreader event for Trump and his inner circle, many of whom did […]
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WH Physician’s Briefing Leaves Serious Questions About When Trump Tested Positive for COVID-19 3.10.2020 Mother Jones
White House physician Sean Conley said they were “extremely happy with the progress the president has made” since President Donald Trump was moved to Walter Reed Medical Center on Friday to be treated for COVID-19. But the briefing he and the team of doctors treating Trump gave on Saturday left a number of unanswered questions […]
How the GOP Turned Washington, DC, Into a COVID Hotspot 3.10.2020 Mother Jones
The White House ceremony to honor Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on September 26 was supposed to be the kickoff for the capstone achievement of President Donald Trump’s first term. Trump’s bungled response to the pandemic had been looming over his reelection bid and threatened to take much of his party down […]
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“It Affects Virtually Nobody”: The Three Weeks of Denial Leading Up To Trump’s Diagnosis 3.10.2020 Mother Jones
Even by the warped standards of the Trump era, the past few weeks have been an unusually exhausting blur, culminating in the shocking yet not entirely surprising news that the president has COVID-19. In case you’re trying to recall (or managed to forget), here’s how those three weeks of ongoing denial and dark hints of […]
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With COVID Hitting the West Wing, What Happens When the President Is a Liar? 2.10.2020 Mother Jones
One of the best weapons to deploy against a killer virus is accurate information—that is, the truth. If the public is fully and well informed about the dangers and the best counter-measures, the better the chances this threat can be arrested. Donald Trump, who with his wife Melania has tested positive for COVID-19, recklessly chose […]
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Donald Trump Can’t Denounce White Supremacists Because He Is One 2.10.2020 Mother Jones
On Wednesday—one day after the debate in which he refused to condemn white supremacists and told a neo-fascist militia to “stand by”—President Donald Trump reprised his bigotry at a campaign stop in Duluth, Minnesota. There, in front of a few thousand supporters at an airport, he attacked the state’s Somali-American community and accused former Vice […]
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A Real Estate Firm Co-Owned by Jared Kushner Is Looking to Profit From the Pandemic 1.10.2020 Mother Jones
When the coronavirus hit, Jared Kushner became a key player in the Trump administration’s response to the horrific crisis that has claimed more than 200,000 American lives. At the start of the pandemic, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser pushed the view that the media were hyping the threat of the virus to damage the […]
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Trump Attacks Them. COVID-19 Threatens Them. But Immigrants Keep the US Fed. 28.9.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity.  He was a poultry worker and a Mexican immigrant. But those details weren’t documented when Rodolfo Tinoco became one of more than 203,000 who’ve died so far from COVID-19 in the United States. Tinoco died May 12 at 63, after a month-long struggle in […]
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Amy Coney Barrett Isn’t Even Confirmed Yet and Trump is Cheering the End of Obamacare 27.9.2020 Mother Jones
President Donald Trump kicked off his Sunday by tweeting out a call for Joe Biden to take a drug test before their debate next week, adding that he’d take one too. But that wasn’t his dumbest tweet of the morning. Trump also celebrated the prospect that the Supreme Court will throw out the Affordable Care […]
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