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  • New Ebola outbreak declared in DRC after single case confirmed

    04/24/2022 6:50:08 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | April 23, 2022 | Radina Gigova and Nimi Princewill
    So far, only one case has been confirmed, the WHO said. The patient was a 31-year-old man, who began experiencing symptoms on April 5. He sought treatment at a local health facility after being sick for more than a week at home. The man was admitted to an Ebola treatment center on April 21 for intensive care but died later that day, the WHO said. The previous outbreaks in Equateur Province were in 2020 when 130 cases were reported, and in 2018, when 54 cases were recorded, the WHO said The DRC's equatorial forests have been a hotbed of the...
  • New Bat Ebolavirus Could Jump To Humans, Says Study – But Some Treatments Are Available

    02/28/2022 10:27:24 AM PST · by Red Badger · 44 replies
    https://www.iflscience.com ^ | 28 FEBRUARY 2022 | Katie Spalding
    The idea of zoonotic diseases – that is, diseases that jump from animals to humans – is one we’ve all had to become familiar with over the past couple of years. After all, the leading theory on the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic suggests that it was a bat disease before it infected humans. Before that there was swine flu, which came from – you guessed it – swine, and bird flu, which came from a similarly eponymous source. So naturally, it’s in our interest to try to figure out where the next zoonotic disease might come from. A new...
  • MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace celebrates strong jobs report with Klain: 'It's a good day' to be WH chief of staff

    02/04/2022 5:55:12 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 23 replies
    Fox news ^ | 02/04/2022 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    MSNBC anchor Nicolle Wallace seemed to roll out the red carpet for White House chief of staff Ron Klain to discuss the latest jobs report. U.S. job growth shattered expectations in January, according to the jobs report released Friday from the Labor Department, adding 467,000 jobs, topping the 150,000 jobs gained forecast by Refinitiv economists who were pessimistic with their predictions due to the surge of the omicron variant. The unemployment rate ticked up to 4 percent.
  • 'The chief of staff has decided to be Bernie Sanders': Democrats slam Biden's top aide Ron Klain for dragging the president too far left after he promised to govern from the center

    01/22/2022 6:05:29 AM PST · by knighthawk · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 22 2022 | EMILY GOODIN
    White House chief of staff Ron Klain has come under fire as Joe Biden's popularity wanes and Democrats struggle to pass the president's huge social safety net legislation. The litany of complaints against Klain, a longtime Democratic insider, goes as follows: He 'micromanages' the West Wing, he's too deferential to the liberal wing of the party, and he pays way too much attention to cable news and social media. Two reports on Klain, 60, this week - timed to the one-year anniversary of Biden's tenure in office - were filled with criticisms about his work. Most are from anonymous sources,...
  • Biden won't fire his all-powerful, Master of Disaster, Chief of Staff Ron Klain, who is behind the White House's biggest failures. Maybe that's because Joe's not really in charge

    01/20/2022 1:03:59 PM PST · by knighthawk · 38 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 20 2022 | JOHN FUND
    The biggest news President Biden made at his news conference wasn't about Ukraine. It was his brief answer to the question: 'Are you satisfied with your team here at the White House, sir?' Biden, to the consternation of observers in both parties, answered curtly: 'I am satisfied with the team.'
  • Glorious: SCOTUS Spanked Chief of Staff Ron Klain Today Too in Blocking the Bidem Admin. Vaccine Mandate for Businesses

    01/13/2022 5:59:20 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Red State ^ | 01/13/2022 | Nick Arama
    The Supreme Court came in today with a decision blocking the Biden administration’s OSHA mandate on private businesses with 100 or more employees requiring that employees be vaccinated or tested weekly. The Court ruled they didn’t have the unilateral power to impose such a mandate. The Court did, however, allow a vaccine mandate for workers at federally funded health care facilities to take effect nationwide.Not only did the Court soundly reject Joe Biden in the effort to impose his will on private businesses, Justice Neil Gorsuch also reserved a few words for White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain.When the...
  • Ron Klain Mocked for Hyping Article: '2021 Wasn't All Bad'

    12/29/2021 11:40:31 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 12 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | December 29, 2021 | P.J. Gladnick
    Following Chief of Staff Ron Klain's logic, 1929 wasn't all bad if you somehow overlook the stock market crash that led to a 10-year global depression. And 1968 wasn't all bad if you overlook the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr., and Robert F. Kennedy, the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, and riots in the streets all over America. Likewise, 2021 wasn't all bad if you overlook a plethora of problems. So who would write the latter article? None other than liberal shillmeister Al Hunt. And what is really funny is that Hunt's article, which was originally published in The Hill...
  • Biden’s top aide Ron Klain complains press coverage is too negative

    12/04/2021 4:27:12 PM PST · by dynachrome · 57 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12-4-21 | Jon Levine
    He’s the Whine House Chief of Staff. President Biden’s top aide, Ron Klain, took to Twitter Saturday to decry press coverage of his boss. The chief of staff — known to insiders as the “Prime Minister” for his outside influence inside the West Wing — shared an opinion essay from the Washington Post arguing that Biden was receiving worse coverage than former President Trump. The piece from Post opinion columnist Dana Milbank warned that “My colleagues in the media are serving as accessories to the murder of democracy.” Milbank said he came to the conclusion after an analysis of more...
  • WH Chief of Staff Ron Klain: "There's no vice president I've seen that's gotten off to a faster start than Vice President Harris"

    11/16/2021 8:57:49 AM PST · by RandFan · 68 replies
    The Hill ^ | Nov 16 | thehill
    @thehill WH Chief of Staff Ron Klain: "There's no vice president I've seen that's gotten off to a faster start than Vice President Harris. She's doing an amazing job for the president." Clip...
  • Klain Claims Vindication [semi-satire]

    10/28/2021 10:27:19 AM PDT · by John Semmens
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 24 October 2021 | John Semmens
    White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain has taken a lot of flak for his assertion that "Americans should stop whining about supply chain problems and inflation" and his suggestion that "they could forage through dumpsters for edible food." This week a woman going by the name "Dumpster Diving Freegan" boasted she found $1,000 of free food in the trash bin behind a Whole Foods Market. In her post to Tik Tok she explained that "everything was still packaged and unopened and nothing was past its use by date – and it was all just one day's worth of waste."...
  • Did Ron Klain Just Blow Up Biden's Vaccine Mandate with a Retweet?

    09/10/2021 9:28:19 PM PDT · by bitt · 19 replies
    townhall.com/ ^ | 9/10/2021 | Katie Pavlich Katie Pavlich
    The Biden administration is bracing for a number of lawsuits from governors and businesses around the country after President Joe Biden announced new Wuhan coronavirus vaccine mandates and weekly testing requirements, which impact 100 million Americans, on Thursday afternoon. After the mandate was announced, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klein took to Twitter in hopes of finding praise on the issue. While he was there, he retweeted MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle, who said using OSHA to implement the mandate was the "ultimate work-around." George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley, who also happens to be a Democrat, noticed and...
  • Turley says Ron Klain's vaccine retweet is legal issue for Biden: 'Breathtakingly daft'

    09/10/2021 10:29:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 10, 2021 | Emma Colton
    Constitutional scholar Jonathan Turley called White House chief of staff Ron Klain’s recent retweet appearing to praise the Biden administration for executing the "ultimate work-around" for President Biden’s recent vaccine mandate "breathtakingly daft." "The retweet was breathtakingly daft on the eve of litigation over the order. It is reminiscent of President Biden admitting that his own White House counsel and their preferred legal experts all said that the eviction moratorium extension was likely unconstitutional," Turley told Fox News on Friday. "Courts will now be asked to ignore the admission and uphold a self-admitted evasion of constitutional limits," Turley added. The...
  • White House’s Ron Klain panned for retweeting post on ‘ultimate work-around’ for federal vaccine mandate

    09/10/2021 8:00:52 AM PDT · by MNDude · 22 replies
    Ronald Klain, the White House chief of staff, faced criticism on social media Thursday after he retweeted a post that seemed to praise the Biden administration for pulling off the "ultimate work-around" for a national COVID-19 vaccine requirement. President Biden announced proposed rules that would force private-sector employers with more than 100 workers to either require them to be fully vaccinated or mandate that they undergo weekly tests. Biden referred to the mandate as a "new action plan." The rules would be enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Businesses that do not comply would face fines up...
  • The Mark of Klain

    07/25/2021 8:57:43 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 6 replies
    WFB ^ | 21 July 2021 | Matthew Continetti
    On August 8 the White House chief of staff, Ron Klain, turns 60 years old. It is, writes Mark Leibovich of the New York Times, a much-anticipated event on the D.C. social calendar. Klain, you see, has commemorated earlier "round-numbered birthdays" by throwing large, sumptuous "blowouts," including a fête at a Maryland farm in 2011 where hundreds of VIPs gathered to eat deep-fried Oreos and deliver "tributes to the honoree." Everyone who was anyone in Barack Obama's Washington was there. One's absence signified one's exclusion from the tribe. To know Ron Klain, then, is to have entered the power elite....
  • We have the highest ethical standards of any administration in history': Jen Psaki defends Biden administration hiring family members including her sister, Chief of Staff Ron Klain's wife, and White House counselor Steve Ricchetti's two sons and daughter

    06/21/2021 2:15:24 PM PDT · by algore · 73 replies
    While President Joe Biden promised that none of his family members would receive government jobs, that hasn't extended to his top tier of advisers Psaki was asked at the Monday briefing what safeguards the White House has in place to prevent preferential hiring of family members. 'We have the highest ethical standards of any administration in history,' Psaki replied. 'A number of ethics officials have conveyed that and we're proud of that... This is the most diverse administration in American history.' At least five children of his top aides have gotten jobs, according to a report Friday in The Washington...
  • REVEALED: White House Visitor Logs Reveal Fauci/Klain Situation Room Meeting After Gain of Function Moratorium.

    05/17/2021 7:46:32 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 15 replies
    National Pulse ^ | 05/17/2021 | Mike McCormick
    A National Pulse review of White House Visitor Logs from November 2014 reveals a meeting in the White House Situation Room, chaired by then-Ebola Czar Ron Klain. The meeting appears to have been coordinated by Dr. Anthony Fauci, and included several high-level U.S. government agency heads. (snip) These details may go some way to helping uncover the truth behind the National Institute for Health (NIH) and its alleged funding of gain-of-function experiments at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. The information puts Klain and Obama at the head of the table for the decision to green-light what Fauci has been ferociously...
  • Biden is looking into his 'legal authority' to cancel student-loan debt, White House chief of staff Ron Klain told Politico

    04/01/2021 4:28:42 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 57 replies
    Business Insider ^ | April 1, 2021 | Kelly McLaughlin and Ayelet Sheffey
    President Joe Biden is looking into his "legal authority" to cancel student-loan debt up to $50,000, the White House chief of staff, Ron Klain, said in a Politico Playbook interview on Thursday. Klain told Ryan Lizza, Politico's chief Washington correspondent, that Biden had asked Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to create a memo on the president's legal authority to forgive student loans. He wants the memo to look into both forgiving student loans and canceling debt up to $50,000, Klain said.
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci: Joe Biden’s Chief of Staff Ron Klain ‘Knows What He’s Doing

    12/01/2020 9:35:01 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/01/2020 | Charlie Spiering
    Dr. Anthony Fauci praised Ron Klain on Monday, the person selected by former Vice President Joe Biden to be his White House chief of staff. “I know him well and his style and he did an absolutely terrific job with Ebola,” Fauci said, praising Biden’s choice in a video conversation with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
  • Maybe Breaking? : Ron Klain, Biden's Chief of Staff selling US Citizenship? (Vanity)

    11/19/2020 9:10:41 AM PST · by ConservativeInPA · 3 replies
    Heard it on Steve Bannon's War Room ^ | November 19, 2020 | ConservativeInPA
    I was just watching Steve Bannon's War Room. At the end of the program Raheem Kassam teased his 3:00 pm EST program, "The National Pulse" by saying that they will cover a story about Biden's Chief of Staff selling US Citizenships. I think I heard that correct. It was enough for me to want to tune into The National Pulse on Real America's Voice.
  • Ron Klain and Solyndra [From The Man Who Campaigned for Hope and Change!]

    10/20/2014 8:47:39 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | October 20, 2014 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    OCTOBER 20, 2014 Ron Klain and Solyndra The administration’s point man on a solar fraud is now in charge of Ebola. By Andrew C. McCarthy Ron Klain is a sharp-elbowed Democratic political operative with no medical expertise. Tapping him as “Ebola czar” may not be the president’s best move when, as it is, no one can believe a word the Obama administration says. And that’s not just because Mr. Klain is yet another lobbyist recruited despite Mr. Obama’s vow that his administration would shun lobbyists. Klain was also a central player in the president’s Solyndra fraud, which soaked taxpayers for...