Sam is a reporter at Truthseries who covers a range of subjects, particularly focusing on media bias, politics, and the convergence of politics and culture. Keeping our politicians in check should be a civic duty.
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NPR Poll: More Americans Disapprove Of Trump’s Handling Of Iran Than Approve

      More Americans disapprove than approve of President Trump’s handling of the situation with Iran, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll. But they are split along party lines, and the results largely reflect the president’s approval rating. Trump, Pompeo, Esper Defend Killing Of Soleimani; Iranians Vow Revenge By a 49%-42% margin, Americans disapprove […]

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Trump administration won’t reopen Obamacare enrollment for uninsured as coronavirus spreads

The Trump administration has decided not to reopen enrollment in the Affordable Care Act’s federal exchanges amid the rising coronavirus pandemic, a senior administration official said Tuesday evening. Pressure had been building on the White House to launch a special enrollment period to allow the uninsured to purchase Obamacare policies. The decision came the same […]

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Why Trump Changed Tack on the Pandemic

reports that President Trump only shifted his tone as the coronavirus virus spread to “Trump country.” Said one former White House official: “The polling sucked. The campaign panicked about the numbers in red states. They don’t expect to win states that are getting blown to pieces with coronavirus.” “From the beginning of the crisis, Trump […]

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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 […]