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Officials Tell Hospitals to Split Ventilators

    “The Trump administration is telling hospitals they can split ventilators between two patients and is escalating calls to scrap elective surgeries, as federal officials try to limit care rationing in facilities lacking the critical breathing machines. New federal guidelines on so-called ventilator splitting — an idea that’s been used extremely rarely in emergency […]

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Trump Touts His TV Ratings During Pandemic

  President Trump took to Twitter to tout the ratings of his coronavirus news conferences. Said Trump: “Because the ‘Ratings’ of my News Conferences etc. are so high, ‘Bachelor finale, Monday Night Football type numbers’ according to the @nytimes, the Lamestream Media is going CRAZY.” After his initial tweet, he sent four follow-up tweets quoting from a New […]

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Pelosi on Trump’s coronavirus response: ‘As the President fiddles, people are dying’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying “his denial at the beginning was deadly” and that as he “fiddles, people are dying.” “We should be taking every precaution. What the President, his denial at the beginning was deadly,” Pelosi said in an exclusive interview with CNN’s […]

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Biden Trails Badly In Enthusiasm

“Joe Biden has emerged as Democrats’ top choice for the presidential nomination in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, but with only bare majority support within his party and a massive enthusiasm gap in a November matchup against President Trump.” “Indeed, strong enthusiasm for Biden among his supporters – at just 24% – is the […]

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Trump Mulls Quarantine of New York

“President Trump said he is considering a quarantine on New York, parts of New Jersey and Connecticut. He said he might make a decision later today,” the Washington Post reports. “It comes as the United States has become the epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic, with more than 100,000 confirmed infections and nearly 1,600 deaths.”