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  • McConnell Says Trump Admin 'Paying the Price' for Lax COVID Social Distancing, Mask Wearing

    10/08/2020 10:32:16 PM PDT · by rintintin · 72 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Oct 8 2020 | BY CHRISTINA ZHAO
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday said he hadn't been to the White House in over two months because the Trump administration weren't strictly following coronavirus guidelines and are now "paying the price for it." Speaking to reporters in Kentucky, the Republican leader revealed that he hasn't "actually been to the White House since August the 6th, because my impression was their approach to how to handle this was different from mine, and what I insisted we do in the Senate, which is to wear masks and practice social distancing."
  • Donald Trump's Disapproval Rating Falls Six Points Over Three Months (Good News!)

    10/01/2020 7:29:47 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 16 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10-01-2020 | James Wallace
    President Donald Trump's net disapproval rating has slumped by six points since the end of July, but has remained steady over the past month as the coronavirus has continued to spread across the U.S. According to the FiveThirtyEight presidential popularity tracker, 52.9 percent of Americans disapproved of Trump's record in office on average as of Wednesday, while 43.7 percent approved. But back in the end of July, the president's disapproval rating was almost three points higher as 55.8 percent of U.S. adults told pollsters they were unhappy with the commander-in-chief.
  • Barf Alert: How to Defeat Trump's Plan to Overturn the Election

    09/28/2020 9:58:54 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 21 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 8/20/20
    there are two likely legal results of the Trump "nullify the election" propaganda campaign: (1) The Supreme Court could potentially disqualify electors on the basis that their state's results are too unclear to certify before the December 14 statutory deadline when the Electoral College must meet, thereby throwing the entire election to the U.S. House of Representatives for resolution, as set out in the 12th Amendment to the Constitution; or (2) the Supreme Court might point to the Electoral Count Act of 1887, which states that the House and Senate together will decide which Electoral College electors are to be...
  • Trump Approval Rating Rises Despite Controversial Atlantic Article, Poll Shows

    09/10/2020 9:13:29 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 68 replies
    newsweek.com ^ | 9/8/20
    President Donald Trump's approval rating does not appear to have been impacted by controversy in the wake of a recent Atlantic article claiming he had repeatedly made disparaging remarks about U.S. military members. Trump's job approval rating hit 47 percent in a Hill-HarrisX poll released Tuesday, his highest rating in the poll since June. The poll was conducted online among 2,832 registered voters from September 5 to 8. It has a margin of error of 1.84 percent. Republicans approved of Trump by an 81 percent majority, while 19 percent disapproved. Democrats had nearly opposite ratings, with 82 percent disapproving and...
  • Biden Texas Lead Over Trump Dwindles as Dems Aim to Turn Lone Star State Blue

    09/06/2020 7:35:46 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 39 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 9/6/2020 | David Brennan
    A new Texas poll shows that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's lead over President Donald Trump is closing, as Democrats work towards winning the Lone Star State for the first time since 1976. A blue Texas would mean almost certain defeat for Trump, who is already struggling to boost his poll numbers amid the coronavirus pandemic, economic turmoil and nationwide unrest over institutionalized racism and inequality. Democrats are eyeing Texas's 38 Electoral College votes and Sen. John Cornyn's seat, which is also up for grabs on November 3. If challenger Mary Jennings Hegar can unseat Cornyn, it would be a...
  • Combining Hydroxychloroquine With Remdesivir Lowered Likelihood of Coronavirus Recovery, Study Shows

    07/11/2020 11:18:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 07/11/2020 | Jenni Fink
    Remdesivir is emerging as a promising treatment for the new coronavirus, and Gilead Sciences has found it works better alone than it does when combined with hydroxychloroquine. Gilead, the pharmaceutical company behind remdesivir, said data showed the drug reduced the risk of mortality by 62 percent, compared with standard of care. In analyzing clinical outcomes of patients, Gilead found those who were treated with only remdesivir had higher rates of recovery than those who were treated with remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine. After a median follow-up of 14 days, 57 percent of patients treated with both remdesivir and hydroxychloroquine recovered, compared with...
  • Trump Campaign T-shirts Condemned for Displaying 'Nazi-Inspired' Symbol (Nutty Leftists and RINOs Alert)

    07/02/2020 8:54:06 AM PDT · by Stravinsky · 55 replies
    Newsweek ^ | July 2, 2020 | Brendan Cole
    Social media users have condemned merchandise promoting President Donald Trump's re-election campaign, saying it is reminiscent of Nazi imagery. Available for both men and women, a 100-percent cotton T-shirt retailing for $30 carries the words "America First" above an image of an eagle looking to its left with spread out wings and its talons holding a circular version of the American flag. Available on Trump's re-election campaign website, the product description says that it is "proudly made in the USA" and appeals to would-be buyers to show their support for re-electing the incumbent president, with the message: "Let everyone know...
  • The Corporate Media Finally Have A Working Plan To Beat Trump

    06/30/2020 7:22:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    The Federalist ^ | June 30, 2020 | Christopher Bedford
    Despite their roots in reality, there is no doubt that these crises -- and the White House and Senate's attempts to tackle them -- would be reported differently if Hillary Clinton were president. It took more than five years, but the corporate media finally have the tools and strategy to successfully defeat President Donald Trump.The corporate media have these, mind you, despite the Democratic Party, whose foibles, stumbles, and misfires over those same five years have only complicated efforts, kicking off with a disastrous 2016 defeat and eventually culminating in a near-invisible and increasingly senile presidential candidate stumbling through a...
  • Women Were Supposed to Stop Trump From Getting Elected in 2016 — This Time It Might Actually Happen

    06/10/2020 9:11:16 AM PDT · by Stravinsky · 96 replies
    Newsweek ^ | June 10, 2020 | Alexandra Hutzler
    But the president might not get so lucky this time around. A wave of new polling shows that Trump is doing significantly worse among women than he was four years ago. According to an analysis from the New York Times, Trump trailed Clinton by 14 points among female voters heading into 2016. Today, he's behind expected Democratic nominee Joe Biden by 25 points. "That's a huge falloff and a big problem," said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the center-right American Action Forum. Plus, a key demographic that helped seal Trump's electoral victory is starting to erode. Recent polling shows that white...
  • As Some Republicans Break With Trump Over Protests, Mitt Romney Posts Photo of Father Participating in a Civil Rights March

    06/06/2020 4:10:19 PM PDT · by kevcol · 67 replies
    Newsweak ^ | June 6, 2020 | Benjamin Fearnow
    Utah Republican Senator Mitt Romney continued offering his support for the George Floyd-inspired protests against racism and police brutality Saturday, highlighting his father's own backing of 1960s U.S. civil rights campaigns. ... "No Americans should fear enmity and harm from those sworn to protect us. The death of George Floyd must not be in vain: Our shock and outrage must grow into collective determination to extinguish forever such racist abuse."
  • exclusive: as washington dc faces coronavirus spike, secret military task force prepares to secure the capital

    04/18/2020 10:59:27 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 73 replies
    newsweek ^ | 4/16/20 | BY WILLIAM M. ARKIN
    istrict of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser yesterday ordered a one-month extension of the state of emergency, as cases in the region grow at a rapid pace. Federal officials in the nation's capital expect a New York-like epidemic in the District, Maryland and Virginia, one that could potentially cripple the government.
  • FRENCH HOSPITAL STOPS HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE TREATMENT FOR COVID-19 PATIENT OVER MAJOR CARDIAC RISK

    04/08/2020 8:47:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 124 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 04/08/2020 | Hannah Osborne
    A hospital in France has had to stop an experimental treatment using hydroxychloroquine on at least one coronavirus patient after it became a "major risk" to their cardiac health. The University Hospital Center of Nice (CHU de Nice) is one of many hospitals trialing hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients. It announced it had been selected for the trial on March 22. A statement from the hospital said it was testing four experimental treatments, one of which included hydroxychloroquine. It hoped to establish its effectiveness and side effects of this and the other treatments being tested. In an interview with the French...
  • 'Wonder-Drug' Against Coronavirus Developed by Cuba—Proclaims Newsweek/The Daily Beast

    03/28/2020 4:38:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 28, 2020 | Humberto Fontova
    No, Townhall has not gone into competition against The Babylon Bee and The Onion.  And –best we can tell—neither has Newsweek. Here’s the (seemingly satirical—but actually deadly earnest) proclamation by Newsweek-The Daily Beast from this week:   “Cuba has mobilized its medical corps around the world to distribute a new "wonder drug" that officials there say is capable of treating the new coronavirus despite the United States' strict sanctions that continue to pressure the communist-run island…The drug, called Interferon Alpha-2B Recombinant (IFNrec), is jointly developed by scientists from Cuba and China. Already active in China since January, the Cuban Medical...
  • EXCLUSIVE: WHILE THE PRESS AND PUBLIC FOCUS ON IRAN, US MILITARY PREPARES FOR WAR WITH RUSSIA

    02/02/2020 9:22:06 PM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 55 replies
    newsweek ^ | 1/31/20 | ILLIAM M. ARKIN
    During the height of tensions with Iran last year, the United States conducted an unprecedented series of war games. Over five months, from May until the end of September, 93 separate military exercises were held, with forces operating continuously in, above and around 29 countries.
  • Newsweek Changed Its Article About Me. But ...

    01/14/2020 3:43:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 14, 2020 | Dennis Prager
    In my last column, "Newsweek Hits a New Low," I wrote about Newsweek's dishonest description of what I had said on one of my weekly PragerU "Fireside Chats." A viewer had asked me to respond to a statement Anne Frank made in her epic Holocaust diary. Frank said, "Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart." The Newsweek headline, "Conservative Radio Host Ridicules Anne Frank," was simply a lie. In order for readers to appreciate the level of mendacity, I had my entire response transcribed and placed it in the column.A few days later I received a...
  • CLIMATE CHANGE LEADING TO WARMING OF JUST 1.5C COULD KILL 1,600 MORE AMERICANS EVERY YEAR (only 11.08 years left)

    01/13/2020 4:16:35 PM PST · by Libloather · 62 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 1/13/20 | KASHMIRA GANDER
    Hotter weather thanks to climate change could cause a spike in deaths related to injuries—including suicides, assaults, and drownings—according to a study. One expert described the problem to Newsweek as the looming "hidden public health burden" of global warming. Deaths by suicides, assaults, transport accidents, drownings and falls were forecast to be on the up if temperatures rose on average by 1.5 and 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, the authors of the paper published in the journal Nature Medicine found. The researchers analyzed data on deaths and temperatures between 1980 to 2017 in mainland United States, excluding Alaska and...
  • Newsweek Hits a New Low

    01/07/2020 4:10:34 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 7, 2020 | Dennis Prager
    If decent people working in mainstream American media want to know why many Americans do not trust them and are willing to use the term "fake news" to describe the mainstream media, I offer one of the most glaring examples of a lie in my lifetime. Last week, Newsweek headlined the following: "Conservative Radio Host Ridicules Anne Frank: 'I Don't Get My Wisdom From Teenagers.'" Now, imagine how that must have struck any reader not familiar with the "conservative radio host" or with what he actually said. "Ridicule Anne Frank" -- what kind of terrible human being would do that?...
  • DONALD TRUMP TIED WITH BARACK OBAMA AS MOST ADMIRED MAN OF THE YEAR, POLL FINDS

    12/30/2019 8:18:16 AM PST · by fwdude · 40 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 12/30/19 | Jason Lemon
    Donald Trump is considered to be the most-admired man by more Americans this year than in his first two years in office, tying with Barack Obama as the most admired men in the country, with 18 percent of respondents of a new poll naming either the current or former president as top on their list. The new Gallup poll released Monday shows that admiration for Trump has increased in 2019, despite the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's report and the president's impeachment in the House of Representatives. In 2017, the president was the second-most admired man, chosen by 14...
  • LEGAL EXPERTS SLAM ATTORNEY GENERAL BARR OVER IMPEACHMENT: HE'S 'UP TO HIS EYEBALLS' IN CORRUPTION

    12/24/2019 8:07:45 AM PST · by Maceman · 63 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 12/23/19 | ALEXANDRA HUTZLER
    Attorney General William Barr's defense of President Donald Trump amid impeachment is raising questions about potential conflicts of interest as legal experts accuse the Justice Department chief of ignoring his responsibility as the nation's top prosecutor. "This is a really strange situation with Barr, who has so many conflicts and is up to his eyeballs in all of the corruption surrounding Trump," attorney Nick Akerman told Newsweek. Akerman served an assistant special prosecutor in the Watergate scandal that brought down President Richard Nixon. The attorney general plays no official role in impeachment, but that hasn't stopped Barr from coming to...
  • SYRIA'S ASSAD SAYS THE U.S. IS WORKING WITH 'TERRORISTS' AND SELLING OIL STOLEN FROM THE COUNTRY

    12/17/2019 12:15:18 PM PST · by NorseViking · 29 replies
    Newsweek ^ | December 16, 2019 | David Brennan
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused U.S. forces of stealing the country's oil and working with terrorists to maintain their positions there, as he tries to restore his authoritarian rule over the war-torn nation. Assad—who is backed by Russia and Iran—told state news agency SANA that Syrians must unite to make America's position in the country untenable. It has been a turbulent end to 2019 for U.S. forces in Syria. There were some 2,000 soldiers stationed in the country until October, when President Donald Trump abruptly ordered American troops out of position in the northeast of the country, where they...