Coronavirus: It's inside the White House

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That's very disturbing.

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Gee. A unit specifically to handle Pandemics. Who would have thought such a thing was a good idea.
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I don't think Politico knows what "consolidate" means.
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Addie wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 9:27 pm
Politico: Trump administration might consolidate pandemic response at State Department

Dr. Deborah Birx, a top official handling the administration’s response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, is likely to wind up in charge of the new unit if it becomes a reality.
I thought she had been auditioning to step into Kellyanne's job? :?
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Yesterday was the first time I heard Birx’s voice. Does she always sound like a little girl? Oy, what little confidence I had in her was stripped away.

Go figure, an entire administration of unqualified, third tier hacks couldn’t get the job done.
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Trump's moving the pandemic response away from the scientists at the CDC and into the hands of sycophants at the State Department who will issue the propaganda Trump demands. JMHO

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That's it. :like:
Lani wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 1:18 am
Trump's moving the pandemic response away from the scientists at the CDC and into the hands of sycophants at the State Department who will issue the propaganda Trump demands. JMHO
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Lani wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 1:18 am
Trump's moving the pandemic response away from the scientists at the CDC and into the hands of sycophants at the State Department who will issue the propaganda Trump demands. JMHO
That's exactly right.

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Lani wrote:
Sun May 24, 2020 1:18 am
Trump's moving the pandemic response away from the scientists at the CDC and into the hands of sycophants at the State Department who will issue the propaganda Trump demands. JMHO
Adding: he moves the team far from the WH cause the fail will be getting worse. Even when the move is just accross the street. But does he really want to fire Pompeo when that name will be all over the press as top honcho responsible? I guess as a side effect Pence will be leaving the team as their headmaster.

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I wonder if this isn't a way to encourage Pompeo to run for that KS Senate seat. McConnell and Trump have been pressuring him to do it, and he's refused. Making the coronavirus response his department's bailiwick (and thus his cross to bear if things don't go exactly right - crushing his 2024 dreams) might just be what convinces him to resign and run for Senate, however reluctantly.
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CNBC: Trump says he’s no longer taking hydroxychloroquine
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The only good news about this is that the media can now tell all those people that have been hoarding it and slurping it that they can drop off the medication as did the clown-in-command. At least that ought to bring some relief to the pharmacies that need to provide the medicine to the patients in actual need.

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Addie wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 5:39 pm
CNBC: Trump says he’s no longer taking hydroxychloroquine
Because he never did. :yawn:
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neonzx wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 5:45 pm
Addie wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 5:39 pm
CNBC: Trump says he’s no longer taking hydroxychloroquine
Because he never did. :yawn:
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If he was really taking it, his doctor would have explicitly said so.

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Turtle wrote:
Mon May 25, 2020 8:40 pm
If he was really taking it, his doctor would have explicitly said so.
The nutjobs who grovel at his feet think he was taking it. That's all that matters to him.
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