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Trump 'needs to understand that 18 and 19-year-old people are going to die': White House chief of staff John Kelly had to 'overwhelm' president with information to stop him from acting impulsively

Trump 'needs to understand that 18 and 19-year-old people are going to die': White House chief of staff John Kelly had to 'overwhelm' president with information to stop him from acting impulsively

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Two weeks after Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury," then-White House Chief of Staff John Kelly privately said the president did not fully grasp the implication...
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Trump says the UK's coronavirus plan for 'herd immunity' would have been 'catastrophic' and caused 'a lot of death'

Trump says the UK's coronavirus plan for 'herd immunity' would have been 'catastrophic' and caused 'a lot of death'

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The UK's original plan to deal with the coronavirus by achieving "herd immunity" within the population, would have been "catastrophic" and caused "a lot of death," President...
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Ryan Bourne: A one-off income hit is temporary. The loss of a human life is permanent. We should tolerate the first to help save the second

17 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Ryan Bourne holds the R Evan Scharf Chair in Public Understanding of Economics at the Cato Institute. A pushback is underway. Terrible U.S. unemployment numbers, massive...
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As coronavirus spreads, the world is turning on Trump over his favorite foreign-policy weapon

As coronavirus spreads, the world is turning on Trump over his favorite foreign-policy weapon

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The Trump administration has heaped sanctions on its international foes, seeking to change their behavior. With the spread of the coronavirus, calls for the US to reconsider...
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Trump says the time is right to pass a 'BIG & BOLD' $2 trillion infrastructure plan

Trump says the time is right to pass a 'BIG & BOLD' $2 trillion infrastructure plan

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump said he wants a $2 trillion infrastructure plan to take advantage of low interest rates. "With interest rates for the United States being at ZERO, this...
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Trump reportedly wants his signature on the coronavirus relief checks sent out to Americans

Trump reportedly wants his signature on the coronavirus relief checks sent out to Americans

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump wants his signature to appear on the relief checks many Americans will receive in the upcoming weeks, according to a recent report. The checks are a part...
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Nancy Pelosi slams Trump for considering loosening coronavirus social distancing guidelines: 'As the president fiddles, people are dying'

Nancy Pelosi slams Trump for considering loosening coronavirus social distancing guidelines: 'As the president fiddles, people are dying'

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus outbreak, calling it "deadly." Her comments come amid reports the White...
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Trump is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Trump is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   9 articles

President Donald Trump on Saturday said he was considering imposing a mandatory quarantine on the states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut in order to prevent the...
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Trump reportedly called former Yankees player Alex Rodriguez to ask for his thoughts on handling the coronavirus outbreak

Trump reportedly called former Yankees player Alex Rodriguez to ask for his thoughts on handling the coronavirus outbreak

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

President Donald Trump called the former baseball player Alex Rodriguez for his thoughts on the administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak, ABC News reported Friday...
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Trump again demands governors 'be appreciative' of his coronavirus response and says Pence shouldn't call 'the woman from Michigan,' Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

Trump again demands governors 'be appreciative' of his coronavirus response and says Pence shouldn't call 'the woman from Michigan,' Gov. Gretchen Whitmer

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Donald Trump demanded that governors show deference to the administration during the coronavirus crisis, saying, "I want them to be appreciative." Trump has sparred with a...
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New York City's mayor has ordered a human rights probe into Amazon's firing...

New York City's mayor has ordered a human rights probe into Amazon's firing of a warehouse worker who led a strike against the company over coronavirus safety concerns

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered an investigation into Amazon's firing of a warehouse worker the same day he participated in a strike against the company, Reuters... Read more ...

Over 100,000 sign a petition demanding TV networks stop airing Trump's live...

Over 100,000 sign a petition demanding TV networks stop airing Trump's live coronavirus briefings

Over 100,000 people have called on news organizations to stop airing un-edited live press briefings from the president about the novel coronavirus. The petition alleges that... Read more ...

Airbnb's hosts aren't impressed with the company's $260 million package to...

Airbnb's hosts aren't impressed with the company's $260 million package to make up for coronavirus cancellations . 'People see it for what it is - it's PR.'

Property managers who list accommodations on Airbnb weren't overly impressed with the plan the company announced Monday to help them out. The $250 million fund the company set... Read more ...

Trump 'needs to understand that 18 and 19-year-old people are going to die'...

Trump 'needs to understand that 18 and 19-year-old people are going to die': White House chief of staff John Kelly had to 'overwhelm' president with information to stop him from acting impulsively

Two weeks after Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury," then-White House Chief of Staff John Kelly privately said the president did not fully grasp the implication... Read more ...

Photos and videos reveal brewing unrest in southern Italy as lockdowns make...

Photos and videos reveal brewing unrest in southern Italy as lockdowns make people desperate for cash and food

Italy's novel coronavirus outbreak is one of the worst in the world, prompting the government to initiate a strict nationwide lockdown. But southern regions are beginning to... Read more ...

WATCH: Sharma - Banks must not refuse funds to good businesses. Today's...

WATCH: Sharma - Banks must not refuse funds to good businesses. Today's Government press conference

WATCH LIVE: coronavirus press conference Speakers: AlokSharma RDG , BEISgovuk Secretary Dr Yvonne Doyle, Director for Health Protection and Medical Director PHE uk - UK Prime... Read more ...

Trump says the UK's coronavirus plan for 'herd immunity' would have been...

Trump says the UK's coronavirus plan for 'herd immunity' would have been 'catastrophic' and caused 'a lot of death'

The UK's original plan to deal with the coronavirus by achieving "herd immunity" within the population, would have been "catastrophic" and caused "a lot of death," President... Read more ...

Newslinks for Wednesday 1st April 2020

Newslinks for Wednesday 1st April 2020

Testing 1) PM to “take control” “Boris Johnson has taken charge of efforts to source chemicals needed for coronavirus tests as the government admitted that they were being... Read more ...

Boris Johnson makes HISTORY! PM holds first-ever cabinet video conference

Boris Johnson makes HISTORY! PM holds first-ever cabinet video conference

BORIS Johnson made history yesterday by chairing Britain's first-ever Cabinet meeting by video conference. Read more ...

US introduces controversial new law in bid to curb government facial scanning

US introduces controversial new law in bid to curb government facial scanning

The US has introduced a new law that will restrict the use of controversial facial recognition technology by law enforcement. Read more ...