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Wisconsin governor orders delay of primary election until June

Wisconsin governor orders delay of primary election until June

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday ordered a suspension of his state’s primary election the day before it was scheduled to take place, in a last-minute move that is likely to be challenged in court. Evers, a Democrat, issued an executive order delaying Tuesday’s primary until June 9, saying in the order that “no Wisconsinite…MORE

How the Trump campaign is adjusting in the time of coronavirus

How the Trump campaign is adjusting in the time of coronavirus

This week, Trump campaign supporters can settle in around their computer or phone and choose from a wide-ranging menu of live stream options to stay at home but stay engaged: “Black Voices for Trump Online!” or a “Women for Trump Empower Hour” or the “American Heroes Series,” to name a few. Though all in-person campaign…MORE

Why Peter Navarro vs. Anthony Fauci shouldn’t even be a contest

Over the weekend, President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force found itself at an impasse over how aggressively to push an anti-malarial drug as a possible treatment for coronavirus. On one side was Peter Navarro, Trump’s top trade adviser, who was pushing alleged evidence that hydroxychloroquine was an effective way in which to treat the virus.…MORE

Critical week ahead to fix initial roadblocks to coronavirus relief package

Critical week ahead to fix initial roadblocks to coronavirus relief package

The success of the multi-trillion-dollar life raft that was floated into the cascading waves of business closures, job losses and the virtual shutdown of the US economy will likely be determined this week. The first direct payments are scheduled to be deposited in the accounts of individuals and families who qualify. A small business lending…MORE

Why Donald Trump’s firing of the Intelligence Community IG is so, so egregious

President Donald Trump fired Michael Atkinson, the inspector general of the intelligence community, late on a Friday night amid the coronavirus pandemic in hopes that you wouldn’t know what he did. Or you’d note it in passing, and then quickly move on to other pressing worries like, well, the coronavirus and its impact on the…MORE

READ: Watchdog report on hospitals’ coronavirus response

The inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services describes a dire situation for front-line doctors and medical staff as coronavirus cases mount in hospitals. Read the full report here: cnn.com/2020/04/06/politics/hospital-coronavirus-report/index.htmlMORE

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