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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2020-05-05 -- the new york times, coronavirus task force, social distancing, dr. anthony fauci, covid 19

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Federal Judge Calls For McConnell To Be Investigated For Improperly Pressuring Judge To Retire

Improperly pressuring a judge to retire so he could fill the opening with his buddy is par for the course for Mitch McConnell.

Nancy Pelosi Just Torched The Entire White House Rationale For Blocking Coronavirus Testimony

Donald Trump knows the truth will destroy him, which is why he's leading yet another cover up of yet another one of his failures.

Trump Runs A Virus Cover-Up And Blocks Witnesses From Testifying

Trump is taking steps to block all White House Coronavirus Task Force members, beyond Dr. Fauci, from testifying before the House.

"Leave no vacancy behind": Mitch McConnell remains laser-focused on judges amid coronavirus

Democrats, meanwhile, are wondering why a judicial nominee is even on the docket when lawmakers haven’t approved more stimulus.

Shocking Draft FEMA Report Sees 200,000 COVID-19 Cases, 3,000 Deaths Daily By June 1

White House dismisses the report, saying it hasn't been examined by the coronavirus task force.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Dismisses Claims Virus Was Made In Or Escaped From Chinese Lab

Fauci told National Geographic “a number of very qualified evolutionary biologists" had thrown water on the theories touted by President Trump.

Cuomo’s N.Y. Reopening Plan: 10 Regions, 4 Phases, Many Caveats

Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered a strategy for restarting New York’s economy based on steady signs that the outbreak is in retreat.

Coronavirus Survivors Want Answers, and China Is Silencing Them

In Wuhan, where the pandemic started, the police have threatened and interrogated grieving relatives. Lawyers have been warned not to help them sue.

3 Hospital Workers Gave Out Masks. Weeks Later, They All Were Dead.

The coronavirus has taken a steep toll on the often-invisible army of employees who keep New York hospitals running.

Most Events in the Lincoln Memorial Are Banned. Trump Got an Exception.

Citing the “extraordinary crisis” of the coronavirus, the interior secretary relaxed the rules so the president could hold a Fox News interview in one of the nation’s most hallowed spaces.

Trump cheers on governors even as they ignore White House coronavirus guidelines in race to reopen

The dichotomy underscores how an eagerness by Trump and several state governors to begin restarting economic activity after a weeks-long slowdown has clashed with a stubbornly high national caseload that has defied the president’s predictions of a swift and safe reopening.

Analysis | The White House is focused on per capita coronavirus death tolls. Here’s where we rank.

What the data show about how we're doing, relative to other hard-hit countries.

New evidence indicates coronavirus was infecting people in Europe and the US before the first official cases were reported

As scientists look into ways to stop or prevent Covid-19, other researchers have found evidence the disease caused by the new coronavirus was in the United States weeks before cases were reported.

US coronavirus update: Latest on cases, deaths and reopening - CNN

The US coronavirus outbreak has altered daily life in almost every way. Here's the latest updates on US Covid-19 cases, deaths, the government response, unemployment and more.

3 charged in killing of store security guard over virus mask

A woman, her husband and adult son have been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a security guard who refused to let her daughter enter a Family Dollar store in Michigan without a face mask

Schumer: Fauci may testify before Senate next week

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) says top national health adviser Anthony Fauci may testify before the Senate next week after the White House blocked Fauci from testifying this week before a House subcommittee.

What Biden Needs to Do to Beat Trump | RealClearPolitics

What Biden Needs to Do to Beat Trump | RealClearPolitics

More blue states move toward reopening

More Democratic governors have taken steps toward reopening their states as the rate of new coronavirus cases starts to slow.

Retired CIA officer predicts Trump and his spy chiefs will be 'outmaneuvered' by intelligence community

On the eve of a confirmation hearing for President Trump's pick for director of national intelligence, a retired CIA officer predicted that the president and his future spy chief will be largely "outmaneuvered" by the intelligence community.

Pelosi: Trump Should Spend Time on Crisis Instead of 'Those Daily Shows' He Puts On

Monday on CNN's "The Situation Room," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) criticized President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force press conferences. She called them "daily shows that the president put on." | Clips

Trump Made His Interior Secretary Lift Lincoln Memorial Event Ban To Allow Fox News Town Hall

Trump's interior secretary stepped in to issue a directive that allowed the president to hold a Fox News town hall at the Lincoln Memorial.

White House Blocks Coronavirus Task Force Members From Testifying To Congress

The Trump administration said in a memo it was "reasonable" to expect that top officials were busy during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Models Project Sharp Rise in Deaths as States Reopen

An internal Trump administration report expects about 200,000 daily cases by June. The White House bars coronavirus task force officials from testifying to Congress without approval.

The price of reopening the economy: tens of thousands of American lives

President Donald Trump now knows the price of the haunting bargain required to reopen the country -- tens of thousands more lives in a pandemic that is getting worse not better.

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