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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    We rate this claim TRUE because it is supported by our research. There is no indication that the Obama administration took significant steps to replenish the Strategic National Stockpile after it was depleted from repeated crises during Obama’s tenure. Calls for action came from experts at the time concerned for the country’s ability to respond to future serious pandemics. Such recommendations were, for whatever reason, not heeded. Our fact-check sources::
    Department of Health and Human Services, Strategic National Stockpile: History
    Government Accountability Office, 2003 Report on Public Health Capacity
    Health Security, Personal Protective Equipment Supply Chain: Lessons Learned from Recent Public Health Emergency Responses
    Homeland Security Council, 2005 National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza
    National Institute of Health, The Strategic National Stockpile: Origin, Policy Foundations, and Federal Context
    2019 Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    Ok, so I wonder how they will spin this to blame President Trump? You know CNN is working hard on throwing darts at him already!!! Cuomo and DeBlasio are two of the worst in this country, just atrocious…. There is no way this is a simple “mistake”…..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    Pelosi is having hallucinations again. She is out of her mind. We already know what is up her/their sleeve, to rig the Election and then some. Maybe no one has told her and her cronies lately, but GOD IS STILL ON THE THRONE

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    How about helping bring production of all food products and medical supplies back to the USA? Pretty sure that is a priority after we get past this insanity.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 6:16 pm

    The two Trillion would be more than enough if the Democrats hadn’t put unnecessary stuff to be funded in there. And again I have to wonder how much went in pockets. All the way across the board.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:42 pm

    I/m so sick and tired of this nightmare! If is purposely a ploy by a party, mostly, individual(Zoros comes to mind) a foreign country. any politician, news program producers, ceos, to ruin this country they need to be hanged, if not, God help us all. If not, we’ve all spent precious time posting about an unthinkable ruse!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:42 pm

    GOOD LUCK NANCY you better be able to run really fast when the RED WAVE comes crashing in woman !!! you will be flattened !!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    Multiple House Democrats introduced legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants to obtain funds from the coronavirus relief package. Then let the Democrats pay for it out of their own personal pockets they’re not taking any more tax paying money they’ve already wasted enough fraud waste and abuse and abuse of power is there way of doing things it needs to stop. To many of our citizens need all the help they can get.. Illegals were NOT asked to come here. It’s simple people .Americans first. The illegals should have stayed in their own country..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 4, 2020 at 3:58 pm

      You need to research and not count on The Blaze to tell the whole truth.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:41 pm

    China has won a seat on a panel on the controversial U.N. Human Rights Council, where it will help vet candidates for important posts — despite its decades-long record of systematic human rights abuse that the U.S. has said fueled the coronavirus pandemic.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:40 pm

    A reporter from Telemundo asked California’s Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom what emergency relief he would be providing for illegal aliens amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “No state in America does more to help residents regardless of their immigration status,” the governor rightly assured the reporter. Newsom first bragged about the state’s healthcare coverage for illegal aliens before explaining how his administration is now helping illegal alien small business owners obtain grants while a large part of the American economy remains shut down.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:40 pm

    Biden’s forceful public call for President Trump to invoke the Defense Production Act backfired spectacularly, because the President had already done just that by the time Biden weighed in.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:39 pm

    When President Trump wisely imposed travel restrictions on China back in January, Biden called him “xenophobic.” Now, Biden is hypocritically accusing the President of responding too slowly to the virus, even repeating the thoroughly-debunked lie that Donald Trump called the coronavirus a “hoax.”

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:39 pm

    The truth is more straightforward, and more devastating, than most liberals care to admit. The fact is, Biden can’t fundraise effectively because he can’t lead or inspire — and every appearance the candidate makes only serves to remind the public of those glaring deficiencies. The former Vice President has always been a follower and a lackey. All Biden has done is repeat discredited Democrat talking points and demonstrate a remarkable lack of knowledge about both the pandemic and the country’s strategy for defeating it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:39 pm

    The liberal media are desperately trying to buoy Joe Biden’s sinking candidacy — but the presumptive Democrat presidential nominee keeps clinging grimly to the anchor that is dragging him down to the depths of political irrelevance

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    The mainstream media will work overtime to see to it President Trump is viewed in the worst possible light.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    What’s this? Science denying from the “Democracy Dies in the Darkness” brigade? They raise a lot of questions over the projections and the timing, leaving readers to wonder if the death count is overblown. Donald Trump, Mike Pence and the White House Coronavirus Task Force deserve praise for putting science above all else and moving swiftly to avoid the terrible projections.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    Humans design models. Humans are fallible. By now you’ve heard the expression “garbage in, garbage out” to illustrate that very point concerning modeling.
    We should ask questions like, “Where did you get the data for the basis of your models? What are the variables you considered when constructing this model? Who’s the organization or the financial backer for this model?” But the media didn’t do that.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:34 pm

    It’s a scientific fact that a drastic collapse of the economy has enormous health ramifications. The economic despair Americans are now feeling is quite literally a matter of life and death.

    According to an exhaustive study and analysis from Lancet the 2008 economic shutdown had devastating health implications. “From our analysis, we estimate that the economic crisis was associated with over 260,000 excess cancer deaths in the OECD (34-member Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) alone, between 2008-2010,” said Mahiben Maruthappu of Imperial College London. “This suggests that there could have been well over 500,000 excess cancer deaths worldwide during this time.” The report also found that every 1% increase in unemployment was associated with 0.37 additional cancer deaths per 100,000 people.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 4, 2020 at 3:34 pm

      It’s a scientific fact that a drastic collapse of the economy has enormous health ramifications. The economic despair Americans are now feeling is quite literally a matter of life and death.

      According to an exhaustive study and analysis from Lancet the 2008 economic shutdown had devastating health implications. “From our analysis, we estimate that the economic crisis was associated with over 260,000 excess cancer deaths in the OECD (34-member Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) alone, between 2008-2010,” said Mahiben Maruthappu of Imperial College London. “This suggests that there could have been well over 500,000 excess cancer deaths worldwide during this time.” The report also found that every 1% increase in unemployment was associated with 0.37 additional cancer deaths per 100,000 people.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 4, 2020 at 3:35 pm

        This is science. Why should the scientific analysis of doctors solely focusing on the spread of the coronavirus carry more weight than the very real scientific analysis of the deadly health ramifications of shutting down our economy? Doesn’t the totality of the data make the argument for a balanced approach to this crisis?

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 4, 2020 at 3:36 pm

          “[I]f this economy tanks, there are no hospitals. There are no ventilators; there are no vaccines, there are no doctors, nobody’s working,”

          “We have food; we have heat, we have clean water. Who you think is giving that to us? Other citizens.” “Electricity, gasoline for our cars. Truckers, we have a mail service, UPS, FedEx, grocery stores, fast-food drive-throughs, all open, all functioning. We get soap and diapers and toilet paper, prescription drugs, 7-Elevens are open. Doctors, nurses, cops, firefighters, more, going into these hot zones despite the fact that they are exposed.”

          We must no longer accept the false premise that discussions centered around social distancing and government-imposed quarantine are the only scientifically valid arguments in this crisis. Science, fact and pure logic support the irrefutable premise that if our economy continues to suffer under this forced collapse, we will soon feel health and safety repercussions that will far exceed the current crisis in New York City.

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            Anonymous

            April 4, 2020 at 3:36 pm

            A balanced approach forward with portions of our economy in geographically viable portions of our country is the only way we can emerge from this crisis. We are not choosing between jobs and stopping the virus. We are not choosing between a vigorous economy and social distancing. This is not a simple binary equation. We can have both. We must have both. Without a strong economy, we can’t solve the problems we now face or the problems we may face down the road.

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            Anonymous

            April 4, 2020 at 4:01 pm

            If we are all dead, we don’t need an economy.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:33 pm

    The president and his team are doing the best they can, and I think history will be very kind to them given the lies China and the World Health Organization spewed allowing this to spread like wildfire across the globe before we knew the true severity of the disease.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 3:33 pm

    President Trump is doing exactly as any American would hope a president would do in a pandemic. Listening to his best medical and scientific advice. This is a president the left loves to accuse of not listening to science. He and his supporters are regularly called “science deniers.” Well, there’s no denying this. Dr. Deborah Birx and Dr. Anthony Fauci are driving the discussion inside the White House. Not the economic team. Not the Treasury. Not the private sector. They’re all taking a pounding. They’re not just taking a back seat..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 1:37 pm

    You right wing nut jobs just can’t except the fact that your leader, Agent Orange, has screwed the pooch. Like him, you have to find someone else to blame. He is in over his head and someone else will have to bail out the country.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 11:09 am

    Pelosi is fake and Schumur’s a snake.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 4, 2020 at 11:08 am

    China lied and people died.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 7:31 pm

    Its’ time America to quit being stupid. TP is American manufactured, water is the same, soup is the same, as well as thousands of other products. Italy had a huge death count due to it’s population base is largely over 66, and they were allowed to commute between Wuhun ,China till way too late. Our model for America to defeat this virus is miscued, figures have been wrong all along due to the Chinese/WHO deliberately falsifying them. America built it’s attack-the-virus model based on these false figures. Why didn’t we simply ask the American population over 65 to quarantine themselves for 90 days and allow the American economy to continue. Why? because the false narrative media needs Trump brought down and if you speak outside their ‘box’ on ideas, you were Unamerican. You were economy over lives. This is ridiculous, both can work at the same time. OUR LIBERAL MEDIA caused businesses to decide to stay open and risk even one employee who could sue if contracting Covid or close, like they both can’t coexists. Waivers could have been signed by employees whom chose to work. South Korea is doing it, they sent students back on Monday even. China says their new cases are shrinking. I am going back to full time road work on Monday, friends are opening their hair salon and many more businesses will open this Monday. If your elderly or have underlined issues, stay home. Funny that in Queens NY, epicenter central, 400 were in the central park last Sunday, CA had open Farmers Markets. Yet both these sanctuary /dems areas are begging for aid…hummmmmm. Chloroquine and Zpac works, ask Dr. Oz. The treatment is here, the vaccine will come later. If Cuomo in NY won’t approve the treatment for his New Yorker’s, they will die in big numbers and he’ll have to answer for it. America starts reopening this Monday.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:26 pm

    Fire Fauci. Fauci has been wrong about everything. He said first the virus was a bad flu. Then he said 3 million will die. Then 1 million. Now 200,000. He’s also said he wants to shut down the country which is the equivalent of cutting off your head to cure a headache. For such a “genius” he sure is wrong a lot. Fire him. He’s incompetent.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 7:31 pm

      it is because the Chinese numbers are false that the US model was based on..

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      Kate Martin MN Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 7:38 pm

      Most experts outside the main stream media say 82,000-85,000 deaths, depending on the use of chloroquine/zpac is ok’d by said governors.

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        Winter Reply Report comment

        April 3, 2020 at 7:41 pm

        Cuomo said no, what an idiot, go get your nipples pierced again Cuomo. NY people will die from that decision.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:26 pm

    I am sure we all know of a business or two that refuses to shut their doors out of greed and it is baffling how states and counties allow them to get away with it. These greedy fools are absolutely to blame for aiding in the spread of the virus and people need to demand that these greedy stores get served with vicious fines and forced to close. If they still refuse, then shut off their utilities and hit them with daily fines until they comply with the orders.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 7:32 pm

      Many in North Iowa will reopen Monday.

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        abe Reply Report comment

        April 3, 2020 at 7:34 pm

        WE are opening Monday. I know of 11 others..

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 3, 2020 at 7:39 pm

          Us too.

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            Anonymous

            April 4, 2020 at 11:11 am

            WE are too. It’s time

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            Anonymous

            April 4, 2020 at 12:21 pm

            What businesses are you guys talking about? When and where are you opening?

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            Anonymous

            April 4, 2020 at 4:03 pm

            Didnt think you would answer because your business isn’t opening Monday. Unless you sell nightcrawlers out of your garage.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 7:33 pm

      really. its not the Farmers Markets in California packed to the brim. it’s smalltown Iowa…yep right

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 3, 2020 at 7:48 pm

        ……or the illegal alien/street living population in LA, LA created the mess, now they get to live with the consequences of it. Watch as Covid runs through LA/SF California.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 7:50 pm

      1st of all 90% of what you state is illegal in action and I’m not talking about the open businesses. Pull your head out of your butt.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    Chuckie is the biggest waste of tax payer dollars in the history of the U.S. Senate. I’ve never heard of a single accomplishment during His reign of terror on the city of New York. Well, Nancy Pelosi is a bigger waste, so congrats Chuck, You finished second.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    Schumer is a pompous, do nothing , partisan windbag. Trump was long overdue to call him out and he was right on the mark.!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:24 pm

    I think Schumer’s initial letter was petty. What has Schumer done to mitigate the crisis? All he is doing is fueling it.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:24 pm

    Schumer Hasn’t done his job since Trump got elected. That goes for Pelosi, and every other D in the House. By the way, let’s talk about the State you represent – NY. How about you do your job and put some of your efforts toward what you were elected for. You are a failure.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:23 pm

    Who are the Democrats grooming in the background to step up when they decide Biden can’t run ? You know they have someone ready to step up

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:23 pm

    Biden and Bernie have done nothing to help rid us of the virus. Yet they make up lies about what Trump is doing. They are a waste of space.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 4, 2020 at 11:12 am

      Bernie has had a virus for years.
      Biden has no idea what a virus is….

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:22 pm

    What else is new with Biden he has been corrupt for ever. He knows that the democrats will sell him out that is why he is hiding and only speaking to the media had will help spread his Democratic lies. He also knows that if he keeps looking like an old person with a mental disability the Democratic party will lose what they perceive as a chance to beat our president. Again what they perceive is usually wrong.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:22 pm

    Joe Biden has retreated from the national stage, holding one press conference a week where only a handful of questions are allowed to be asked. But even with his limited public presence, Biden has repeatedly made misleading claims while talking about the coronavirus.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:21 pm

    So let’s distract the president from what he has been and needs to continue doing .I hate every single Democrat and karma will come for them for all they have done !!!!!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:20 pm

    Another waste of my tax $$. Why have a committee when the experts are already telling us what to do? Any mistakes that are made will be corrected as we go thru this whole process & will go into whatever instruction manual they deem necessary. The Dem’s are just trying to figure out how they can prove their usefulness. It’s like the person at work who spends more time trying to look busy so they can keep their job, but without getting anything accomplished.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    I am surprised at how the media is giving so much to job losses. We are in a crisis and people are asked to stay at home. When the crisis is over, people will go back to work and those that lost theirs will get another. Life first before job

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    UNITED STATES HAS TO GET BEHIND OUR PRESIDENT TO.MOVE THIS COUNTRY FORWARD ..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    I am so sick of Pelosi and her worthless party they have done nothing to contribute to the success of the American people. They are so hungry for power they have lost their souls.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    Even as he was being impeached, Our Great President took the steps necessary to save lives.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 3:45 pm

    What is the most dangerous virus in America? The mainstream media or the Chinese Wuhan virus (aka covid-19)?

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Sound like anybody you know, evangelicals Republicans?
    Book of Revelation 13:5-10, New American Standard Bible

    5 There was given to him a mouth speaking [a]arrogant words and blasphemies, and authority to act for forty-two months was given to him. 6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemies against God, to blaspheme His name and His tabernacle, that is, those who [b]dwell in heaven.

    7 It was also given to him to make war with the [c]saints and to overcome them, and authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation was given to him. 8 All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been [d]written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain. 9 If anyone has an ear, let him hear. 10 If anyone [e]is destined for captivity, to captivity he goes; if anyone kills with the sword, with the sword he must be killed. Here is the [f]perseverance and the faith of the [g]saints.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 6:15 pm

      A majority of respondents approve of President Trump’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. The president’s job approval rating has climbed to 48 percent, with 46 disapproving. It was the first time more Americans approve of the president’s job performance than disapprove..

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 9:24 am

    For the record NO ONE is blaming the President for the virus. Let me repeat. Coronavirus is not Trump’s fault.
    Here’s a detailed list of what we are blaming him for:

    * Trump declined to use the World Health Organization’s test like other nations. Back in January, over a month before the first Co-vid19 case, the Chinese posted a new mysterious virus and within a week, Berlin virologists had produced the first diagnostic test. By the end of February, the WHO had shipped out tests to 60 countries. Oh, but not our government. We declined the test even as a temporary bridge until the CDC could create its own test. The question is why? We don’t know but what to look for is which pharmaceutical company eventually manufactures the test and who owns the stock. Keep tuned.

    * In 2018 Trump fired Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossart, whose job was to coordinate a response to global pandemics. He was not replaced.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 9:26 am

      If these self serving Democrat politicians hadn’t had the country so preoccupied with their impeachment proceedings maybe more would have gotten done so maybe your party should have been investigated for their actions of side tracking of our President and his administration??

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        NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

        April 3, 2020 at 12:28 pm

        Donny swung his clubs and traveled and participated in rallies all through February. Doesn’t sound like a guy concerned about much other than re-election. He knows if he loses in November, he’s in real trouble.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 3, 2020 at 6:13 pm

          It doesn’t bother me at all if he plays golf for four hours on the weekend. The man works night and day and donates his salary. At least he is not on vacation out of the country costing millions of dollars.

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            Anonymous

            April 3, 2020 at 6:16 pm

            Jan 31- President bans flights from China. Feb 5-Schumer & DEMS have a meltdown & condemn travel ban Feb24-Pelosi calls Trump a racist. Tells everyone to go to Chinatown! Mar 13- DeBlasio encourages NYers to use the subway, go to concerts etc…saying that COVID is…No Big Deal!! Blaming Trump for this????

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            Anonymous

            April 3, 2020 at 6:19 pm

            When people died from the flu Obama was probably on another vacation to Kenya or Hawaii!

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            NIT Publisher

            April 4, 2020 at 11:55 am

            How can an old man like that work night and day and still have time for a spray-on tan and energy to please that foreign wife of his. I think she is a robot or something. She goes into standby-mode when she off camera.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 9:29 am

      We need a positive response to the Coronavirus not irresponsible people wishing for the worst to happen to American’s. We will get through this tragic virus together and there is no need for your behavior..

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 3, 2020 at 9:30 am

        Democrats…..please just stop it. This is not a Democrat or a Republican crisis it is both. God is watching. Start acting like a decent human being and a American and support your President. This is why you will lose so many Democrats in November, everything is racist to you. President Trump has employees of every color. So just stop it and let our President do what he does best which is be President which he does top notch. Shame on you..

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 3, 2020 at 9:31 am

          A new ABC News/Washington Post poll released on Friday found a majority of respondents approve of President Trump’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. The same survey also found the president’s job approval rating has climbed to 48 percent, with 46 disapproving. It was the first time the survey found more Americans approve of the president’s job performance than disapprove..

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            Anonymous

            April 3, 2020 at 9:32 am

            A majority of respondents approve of President Trump’s handling of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. The president’s job approval rating has climbed to 48 percent, with 46 disapproving. It was the first time more Americans approve of the president’s job performance than disapprove..

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            NIT Publisher

            April 3, 2020 at 12:25 pm

            Americans are desperate for and craving leadership; they want to feel re-assured. These polls are common in a catastrophe like a war or pandemic. People rally around their leader and the poll reflects. History will sort it out.

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          NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

          April 3, 2020 at 12:27 pm

          “President Trump has employees of every color.”

          There were blacks that mis-treated slaves over the centuries, too, even worked in the slave owner’s home, had special privileges. Folks will do a lot to feel accepted and in the club.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 9:24 am

    * In 2018 Dr. Luciana Borio, the NSC director for medical and bio-defense preparedness left the job. Trump did not replace Dr. Borio.

    * In 2019 the NSC’s Senior Director for Global Health Security and bio-defense, Tim Ziemer, left the position and Trump did not replace the Rear Admiral.

    * Trump shut down the entire Global Health Security and Bio-defense agency. Yes, he did.

    * Amid the explosive worldwide outbreak of the virus Trump proposed a 19% cut to the budget of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention plus a 10% cut to Public Health Services and a 7% cut to Global Health Services. Those happen to be the organizations that respond to public health threats.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 9:23 am

    For the record NO ONE is blaming the President for the virus. Let me repeat. Coronavirus is not Trump’s fault.
    Here’s a detailed list of what we are blaming him for:

    * Trump declined to use the World Health Organization’s test like other nations. Back in January, over a month before the first Co-vid19 case, the Chinese posted a new mysterious virus and within a week, Berlin virologists had produced the first diagnostic test. By the end of February, the WHO had shipped out tests to 60 countries. Oh, but not our government. We declined the test even as a temporary bridge until the CDC could create its own test. The question is why? We don’t know but what to look for is which pharmaceutical company eventually manufactures the test and who owns the stock. Keep tuned.

    * In 2018 Trump fired Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossart, whose job was to coordinate a response to global pandemics. He was not replaced.

    * In 2018 Dr. Luciana Borio, the NSC director for medical and bio-defense preparedness left the job. Trump did not replace Dr. Borio.

    * In 2019 the NSC’s Senior Director for Global Health Security and bio-defense, Tim Ziemer, left the position and Trump did not replace the Rear Admiral.

    * Trump shut down the entire Global Health Security and Bio-defense agency. Yes, he did.

    * Amid the explosive worldwide outbreak of the virus Trump proposed a 19% cut to the budget of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention plus a 10% cut to Public Health Services and a 7% cut to Global Health Services. Those happen to be the organizations that respond to public health threats.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 1:21 pm

      Nobody is blaming Trump for the virus itself, obviously. It’s the fact that got rid of all the ways we had to respond properly and rapidly, and his screwing up the response he has made that EVERYBODY SHOULD, AND DOES, BLAME HIM FOR. This is it for his presidency, and the real Republicans know it. They’re backing away from him like the dumpster fire he is and always has been.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 9:22 am

    * In 2018, at Trump’s direction, the CDC stopped funding epidemic prevention activities in 39 out of 49 countries including China.

    * Trump didn’t appoint a doctor to oversee the US response to the pandemic. He appointed Mike Pence.

    * Trump has on multiple occasions sowed doubt about the severity of the virus even using the word hoax at events and rallies. He even did it at an event where the virus was being spread. Trump has put out zero useful information concerning the health risks of the virus.

    * Trump pretended the virus had been contained.

    * Trump left a cruise ship at sea for days, denying them proper hospital care, rather than increase his numbers in America.

    Repeat. We do not blame Trump for the virus. We blame him for gutting the nation’s preparations to deal with it. We blame him for bungling testing and allowing it to spread uninhibited. We blame him for wasting taxpayer money on applause lines at his rallies (like The Wall). We blame him for putting his own political life over American human life. I hope this clears things up.”

    This is why the U.S. has the highest number of cases on the planet!!!

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:57 am

    Pushing false narratives does nothing to help the nation fight COVID-19, a global health pandemic that Americans have died at the hands of. Americans deserve to see Republicans and Democrats united and working together in good faith, not using a national crisis to score political points.

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      April 3, 2020 at 1:35 pm

      So Trump should stop pushing that false narrative, like that the virus is a hoax, for example.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:57 am

    Secretary Mnuchin confirmed that Americans will receive their compensation in a matter of weeks, not months: Secretary @stevenmnuchin1: “I don’t know where you’re hearing these things. I told you this would be three weeks. I’m now committing to two weeks. We’re delivering on our commitments. The IRS which I oversee, within two week the first money will be in people’s accounts.” Sec. Mnuchin’s sentiment directly refutes the alarmist narrative pushed by Democratic Senate candidates in swing states, all of whom are allies with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY):

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:57 am

    The low-priced China manufactures that Americans have been buying seem to have carried too high a cost. President Xi Jinping’s China has become more hostile to human rights at home and more menacing abroad.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:56 am

    On one side is the People’s Republic of China, where COVID-19 apparently transferred from animal to human hosts. The government has deliberately lied about human-to-human transmission, persecuted to the point of death doctors who warned of its dangers and is still certainly lying about its continuing prevalence. On the other side of this Iron Curtain — until the virus appeared, by dozens of airline flights every day — are places that seem to have responded most successfully to the pandemic: Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Hong Kong.

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 3, 2020 at 1:23 pm

      Tell that to their bitch, Republican Ambassador Terry Branstad.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:56 am

    “These partisan investigations, in the middle of a pandemic, is really a waste of vital resources: time, attention. We want to fight for American lives, not waste time,” “Everyone knows it’s ridiculous.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:55 am

    Does Lindell’s vocal Christianity so thoroughly repulse them that they would reject his contribution if they could? It seems so, based on their reaction. That’s how you know it’s hatred — that they would forgo his life-saving works because of his beliefs.

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      April 3, 2020 at 1:44 pm

      Bullshit. The problem everybody’s having is that it was completely inappropriate in every way. It was neither the time nor the place for proselytizing, nor had he any business even being there, since there are many companies, a number of them here in Iowa, doing exactly the same thing, so why single this clown out? Furthermore, the first Pilgrims came here for freedom of religion, since they didn’t want to be forced to practice an official state religion, which is exactly what this seems to be. Americans want actual information on what the White House is doing to cope with this serious threat, and Trump can’t do it without making it about himself. In the middle of a COVID-19 update, he interjects that he “just discovered he’s Number 1 on Facebook!” Most of those posts, by the way, are very unflattering ones, which he’s not even smart enough to know.

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        April 3, 2020 at 7:11 pm

        Trump has turned the press briefings into his own rallies. I am surprised he lets anyone else speak.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:55 am

    As liberal networks debate whether to pull broadcasting pressers from the president of the United States because they don’t like him, one anti-Trump network might not have a choice if they want to boost ratings. CNN had quite a dismal first quarter, with not a single one of their programs cracking the top 20 in the rating chart.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 8:54 am

    Amazing, CHINA covered this up for a while and we got politicians on both sides but more Democrats still kissing China’s ass. China is responsible for this scourge on the world..

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      April 3, 2020 at 11:57 am

      Any proof or just the ramblings of an old man?

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:54 am

    Calling for a federal investigation, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley questioned Tuesday whether giant meatpacking companies are using the public health pandemic to “gouge” U.S. cattle producers, who have seen prices for their beef fall 3.5% over the past three weeks even as demand has surged. “During this period of time, through no fault of their own, many farmers in Iowa have seen the prices of their products plummet, something you wouldn’t expect would happen in a crisis,” the Iowa Republican said Tuesday in a call with reporters. Grassley, who plans to ask the U.S. Justice and Agriculture departments to investigate, said futures prices for live cattle are falling at the same time consumers are flooding grocery stores..

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      April 4, 2020 at 9:17 am

      MAGA! they are just doing what any smart business would do – finding a way to make a profit.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 3, 2020 at 8:53 am

    During this world wide crisis the President donates his salary to charity and meals to health care workers. The Democrats worry about funding their pet pork projects and promoting the DNC agenda. I hope everyone remembers this in November..

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:52 am

    Democrats just can’t stop digging themselves into a hole. NOV 2020 can’t come fast enough. There is going to be a red wave like never seen before. Then we can finally get back to work and make this country better than ever in history. Red waves forevermore..

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:52 am

    After repeatedly mocking President Trump for suggesting on March 19 that hydroxychloroquine could be an effective treatment for coronavirus, media organizations have begun acknowledging that the drug — now approved for emergency use to treat coronavirus by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — may be useful after all.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:51 am

    Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a Democrat, went from threatening doctors who prescribed the drug with “administrative action” to requesting that the federal government ship her state some. Other state leaders have followed suit, including Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak, also a Democrat.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:51 am

    It has emerged that the Arizona woman who said she and her husband drank fish-tank cleaner to ward off coronavirus has donated heavily to Democrats and acknowledges she’s not a Trump supporter — despite news reports that she ingested the dangerous drug because she trusted what she thought was the president’s advice.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:50 am

    Several media organizations that confused the chloroquine medication with chloroquine phosphate later issued corrections. The New York Times, though, all but accused Trump of recommending the same substance in the fish-tank cleaner.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:50 am

    The more we learn about COVID-19 and its origins, the clearer it becomes that much of the death and suffering could have been avoided had the Chinese Communist Party taken this threat more seriously.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:50 am

    On Jan. 1, before much of the world would learn of COVID-19, the Wuhan Public Security Bureau summoned eight doctors to publicly admonish them for spreading “rumors” surrounding the new disease.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:49 am

    Chinese Communist Party officials desperate to avoid embarrassment put their own citizens at risk by making every effort to maintain business as usual. They duped the World Health Organization (WHO) into complicity, as the WHO announced that Chinese officials found “no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of the novel coronavirus,” despite testimony from the Chinese doctors demonstrating otherwise a month earlier.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:49 am

    On Jan. 21 – the same day the U.S. confirmed our first COVID-19 case and after Thailand and South Korea confirmed their own cases – the Chinese state-run People’s Daily newspaper acknowledged an epidemic was occurring.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:48 am

    Chinese leaders allowed hundreds of millions of people to travel across mainland China during the Lunar New Year in late January, spreading the virus further throughout the country. Mayor De Blasio allowed the celebration of thousands of Chinese people on New York streets starting the pandemic in New York.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:48 am

    The Chinese Communist Party refuses to admit fault and instead proclaims itself the model of how to contain the virus. Chinese leaders have spread venomous propaganda that COVID-19 originated in the U.S. – even though the vast majority of the evidence indicates the disease originated in a “wet market” in Wuhan.

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    April 3, 2020 at 8:47 am

    The Chinese Communist Party’s record is clear – it chose to sacrifice thousands of its own citizens and threaten the health and economy of the entire world to try and save face. For that, the Chinese Communist Party “will be nailed on the pillar of shame for eternity.”

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    April 2, 2020 at 5:58 pm

    During this world wide crisis the President donates his salary to charity and meals to health care workers. The Democrats worry about funding their pet pork projects and promoting the DNC agenda. I hope everyone remembers this in November.

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      April 3, 2020 at 10:28 am

      Trump’s salary is a pittance to what seems to be going on in the Executive Branch. The grift seems real and obvious. His son-in-law is in charge of many important directives and has no experience (or business at all, no clearance) to be there. My opinion, he’s looking for ways to score for the Trump business empire. Low-information folk point to the “donation” of salary (masterful mis-direction by Trump) and run with it while ignoring what appears to be going on with Trump and Kushner, not to mention Ivanka, likely. These people should be nowhere near a pandemic response, nor peace negotiations in the Middle East, etc. Trump is putting federal persons in his hotels at hundreds of dollars per night. Just look it up when you take a break from posting dozens of pro-Trump posts here all day long and you will learn something. America is for sale and the President is cashing in.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 3, 2020 at 12:30 pm

        You would rather have Joe and son in there. They haven’t done anything suspicious have they for now and the future.

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          April 3, 2020 at 1:01 pm

          You’re always so eager to label someone, especially if they appear to have a different opinion than you do. When did I disclose who I would vote for? Release your hate, dear blogger.

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        Anonymous Reply Report comment

        April 3, 2020 at 12:33 pm

        You are correct in your observation. I would also bet that he is taking a tax write off for his salary ‘donation’.

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          April 3, 2020 at 1:04 pm

          It’s classic mis-direction, red herring. Give away thousands and collect multi-millions (billions?). Vampire-level genius.

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          Anonymous Reply Report comment

          April 3, 2020 at 2:00 pm

          Not only that, but he “donates” his salary by sending personal checks to the government agencies he blabs about, when he knows very well that they CAN’T LEGALLY CASH THEM. They either return the checks, or stash them in a drawer somewhere, but they’re never deposited, so he’s not out a dime, and in fact makes money on this scam.

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    April 2, 2020 at 5:57 pm

    Calling for a federal investigation, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley questioned Tuesday whether giant meatpacking companies are using the public health pandemic to “gouge” U.S. cattle producers, who have seen prices for their beef fall 3.5% over the past three weeks even as demand has surged. “During this period of time, through no fault of their own, many farmers in Iowa have seen the prices of their products plummet, something you wouldn’t expect would happen in a crisis,” the Iowa Republican said Tuesday in a call with reporters. Grassley, who plans to ask the U.S. Justice and Agriculture departments to investigate, said futures prices for live cattle are falling at the same time consumers are flooding grocery stores.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    April 2, 2020 at 5:57 pm

    Amazing, CHINA covered this up for a while and we got politicians on both sides but more Democrats still kissing China’s ass. China is responsible for this scourge on the world.