Jeh Johnson to Newsmax TV: FEMA Needs to Prevent Hoarding
FEMA needs to be given the authority to prevent hoarding of the resources needed to fight coronavirus, according to Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Newsmax TV….
Pelosi, Mnuchin Infrastructure Talks Are Accelerating
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said talks between Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal on funding for infrastructure are accelerating.
Mnuchin Disputes Slow Checks Report, Hails Web Portal
Striking back at reports Americans’ stimulus check might take months, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced a web portal to get payments to Americans via direct deposit sooner than even projected…
Trump Slams Schumer: ‘Never Knew How Bad a Senator You Are’
President Donald Trump and Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Thursday traded barbs publicly over the federal government’s coronavirus response, with Trump accusing Schumer of getting caught up in the “impeachment hoax” and “missing in action”..
Brent Bozell: Granting PBS, NPR Coronavirus Funding Is ‘Legalized Plunder’
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Thursday criticized the Trump administration for granting PBS and NPR money as part of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill.The stimulus bill passed by the Senate last week includes $75 million earmarked for the…
Military To Send More Troops To Border To Stop Entrants With Coronavirus
The military plans to send 540 more troops to the southern border to keep out migrants potentially infected with coronavirus, Military.com reported….
Trump Warns House Against Turning Probe Of Virus Response Into ‘Witch Hunt’
President Donald Trump on Thursday bristled at the prospect of a congressional investigation of the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying it could turn into a partisan “witch hunt.”In prepared remarks, Trump – without calling her out by name – sounded an…
Rep. Doug Collins to Newsmax TV: Fight Coronavirus, Not Trump
Congress needs worry more about fighting coronavirus and not on investigating President Donald Trump, according to Rep. Doug Collins on Newsmax TV’s “The Chris Salcedo Show.””It’s time for us to realize we’re in this together,” Rep. Doug Collins on Newsmax TV. “We need to…
McSally Calls On WHO Chief To Step Down For Helping China Cover-up
Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., on Thursday called on the World Health Organization director general to step down for his alleged help in covering up China’s underreporting of the coronavirus, part of an escalating series of GOP criticisms of the organization…
Report: Trump Campaign Demands Sessions Stop Tying Himself To Trump
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign reportedly is demanding former Attorney General Jeff Sessions stop his “delusional” attempt to tie himself to Trump and win back his old Senate seat in Alabama.”The Trump campaign has learned that your U.S. Senate campaign is…
Rubio: True Number of Unemployed ‘Actually Much Higher’
The true number of people unemployed nationwide is “actually much higher” than the record-breaking 6.6 million unemployment claims reported Thursday reflects, according to Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
Fred Keller to Newsmax TV: Halt Prison Transfers During Outbreak
Rep. Fred Keller, R-Penn., told Newsmax TV on Thursday that the federal Bureau of Prisons should order a halt on all prisoner transfers during the coronavirus outbreak after an inmate at a Pennsylvania prison tested positive for the virus.
Rep. Collins: Schiff Won’t Like What a Coronavirus Probe Would Show
Rep. Adam Schiff is calling for an independent commission to investigate the federal government’s reaction and response to the coronavirus emergency, but he won’t like what it would turn up about himself and his own focus on impeaching…
Bill Gates: Feds Must Take Lead on Tests, Shutdown Orders
A nationwide social isolation policy is necessary to slow the spread of coronavirus, and the federal government must set parameters on testing, Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates, who has warned of the threat of a global pandemic since 2015, believes.
Pelosi to Form Bipartisan Panel to Oversee $2T Coronavirus Relief
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday she will form a bipartisan select committee on the coronavirus crisis to oversee the spending of $2 trillion that Congress has approved to respond to the pandemic.
Lesko to Newsmax TV: ‘We Need to Wait Before We Do Any More Stimulus Bills’
Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-Ariz., told Newsmax TV’s “The National Report” on Thursday that Congress should “wait” before passing another stimulus bill as leading members of both parties called for action on infrastructure.
Biden Rips Trump’s ‘Unacceptably Slow’ Virus Response
Former Vice President Joe Biden blasted President Donald Trump for “failing to prepare our nation” for the coronavirus outbreak.
Democrats to Postpone Convention to Week of Aug. 17
The Democratic National Committee has postponed its summer convention in Milwaukee until mid-July because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
Schumer: Unemployment Checks Must Go Out Quickly
Unemployment checks must go out quickly for the millions of people who have been left without a job because of closures due to the coronavirus epidemic, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday. “We need those unemployment checks to start…
2,100 Ventilators in Govt Stockpile Don’t Work
More than 2,100 ventilators in the government’s stockpile are unusable, The New York Times is reporting.
Biden Predicts Democrats Will Hold Convention in August
Prospective Democratic Party presidential nominee Joe Biden said he thinks his party’s nominating convention will have to be pushed back from July into August because of the coronavirus threat.”It’s going to depend on what kind of action is taken between now and the middle…
Trump to Schumer: ‘Stop Complaining’ About Virus Response
President Donald Trump fired back at Sen. Chuck Schumer minutes after the New York Democrat criticized him on Twitter for his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. Schumer tweeted shortly before 9 a.m.: “President Trump needs to…
Sen. Blackburn: China ‘Made Global Pandemic Worse’
Sen. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., said China should be held accountable for the coronavirus pandemic and waive some of the U.S. debt.
Jared Kushner Leading Private Sector Effort to Combat Virus
Senior White House adviser and President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner is playing a key behind-the-scenes role in the administration’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 5,000…
Rep. Bryan Steil to Newsmax TV: Kennedy Center Got Sweet Deal
Rep. Bryan Steil, R-Wis., on Wednesday slammed the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for furloughing roughly 60% of its full-time administrative staff and more than 700 part-time employees and musicians after it received $25 million from the stimulus bill.