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Mitch McConnell: Impeachment Push 'Diverted' Government's Attention From Coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

"Everything every day was all about impeachment,” the Senate majority leader said of the January impeachment trial.
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McConnell claims impeachment ‘diverted the attention' of Trump administration from coronavirus response

McConnell claims impeachment ‘diverted the attention' of Trump administration from coronavirus response

2 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

The Senate majority leader sought to blame Democrats, but failed to mention that Trump was downplaying the threat posed by the virus in the U.S. in January.
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McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump's impeachment trial distracted the federal government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus as it reached the United States in January.
McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday that the deadly virus "came up while we were tied down on the impeachment trial. And I think it diverted the attention of the government, because everything every day was all about impeachment.''
The Trump administration has been severely criticized for its slow response to the...
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Mitch McConnell Claims Impeachment ‘Diverted the Attention of the Government' from Coronavirus

2 monthes ago   |   By Politicus USA

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has claimed impeachment distracted the federal government from the Coronavirus. The Kentucky Republican suggested the impeachment trial made dealing with the global pandemic more difficult. McConnell spoke to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday and took the opportunity to link impeachment to the pandemic. Hewitt praised Republican Senator Tom...
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Factory Discarding COVID-19 Swabs Produced During Tour By Unmasked Trump: Report

Factory Discarding COVID-19 Swabs Produced During Tour By Unmasked Trump: Report

Trump visited a plant that produces sterile swabs and mingled with workers who wore white lab coats, masks, gloves, hair coverings, goggles and booties. Read more ...

Thousands descend on Washington for largest George Floyd protest yet

Thousands descend on Washington for largest George Floyd protest yet

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Washington, D.C., on Saturday for its largest demonstration yet over George Floyd's death in police custody, a capstone on a... Read more ...

A Maine factory says it will have to discard all coronavirus swabs made...

A Maine factory says it will have to discard all coronavirus swabs made during Trump's factory tour

Puritan Medical Products, a medical swab manufacturer, will reportedly have to throw away all the coronavirus swabs made during President Trump's visit to the factory on... Read more ...

Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination, While Gaining Steam Against Trump

Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination, While Gaining Steam Against Trump

Months after sealing up the primary campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden earns enough delegates to secure the Democratic nomination. He's also risen in recent general... Read more ...

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

After primaries and caucuses in 42 states and the District of Columbia, Joe Biden won the last few delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president late... Read more ...

Esper orders all remaining active-duty troops home from D.C. area

Esper orders all remaining active-duty troops home from D.C. area

Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday ordered home the remainder of the 1,600 active-duty troops brought to the national capital region to respond to protests, Army Secretary... Read more ...

Appeals court upholds order to restore reporter's White House press pass

Appeals court upholds order to restore reporter's White House press pass

A federal appeals court has endorsed a judge's order restoring a White House press pass to a reporter who wound up in a verbal altercation with one of President Donald Trump's... Read more ...

Defying mayor, Trump threatens to deploy more federal forces to D.C

Defying mayor, Trump threatens to deploy more federal forces to D.C

President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to order additional federal forces into the nation's capital if Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser mistreated National Guard troops who... Read more ...

DC Mayor Has 'Black Lives Matter' Painted On Street Leading To White House

DC Mayor Has 'Black Lives Matter' Painted On Street Leading To White House

The local chapter of Black Lives Matter dismissed the mural as a “performative distraction from real policy changes” designed to “appease white liberals." Read more ...

Black Lives Matters Doesn't Like DC Mayor's Big Move

Black Lives Matters Doesn't Like DC Mayor's Big Move

About 4am Friday, artists and work crews started to paint a message on two blocks of 16th Street NW, a stretch that runs up to Lafayette Square and the White House. Just after... Read more ...