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  • Trump keeps touting an unproven coronavirus treatment. It’s now being tested on thousands in New York.

    03/26/2020 7:20:26 PM PDT · by bitt · 102 replies
    WAPO ^ | 3/26/2020 | christopher roland
    The push in the U.S. pandemic epicenter follows the president’s declaration that he ‘feels good’ about compounds with unproven efficacy, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine. New York is moving at unprecedented speed and scale in a human experiment to distribute tens of thousands of doses of anti-malarial drugs to seriously ill patients, spurred by political leaders including President Trump to try a treatment that is not proved to be effective against the coronavirus. With no proven treatment for the coronavirus, and infections in New York topping 30,000, health experts say the Food and Drug Administration has moved with uncommon speed to authorize...
  • Feds have 1.5 million expired N95 masks in storage despite CDC clearing them for use on COVID-19: report

    03/26/2020 6:59:21 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03 26 2020 | Marty Johnson
    Nearly 1.5 million N95 respirator masks, a medical product that is crucial in hospitals fight against the coronavirus, haven't been shipped because they are past their expiration date, according to The Washington Post. The masks are reportedly part of Customs and Border Protection’s emergency stock. In a meeting Wednesday about what to do with the masks, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials decided to turn the masks over to the Transportation Security Administration, which has demanded masks of its own, according to the Post's sources. The sources told the paper that CBP has no plans of giving the masks to...
  • The Washington Post Runs a Shameless CIA Authored Hit Piece to Blame President Trump for the Spread of Wuhan Virus

    03/21/2020 9:10:28 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 32 replies
    Red State ^ | 8:45 pm on March 21, 2020 | streiff
    On Friday, the Washington Post posted a bizarre and counterfactual story that alleges that Wuhan virus spread into the United States because President Trump ignored warnings from…get this…our intelligence agencies about a pandemic developing in China, a pandemic that was to become the foreign Chinese Wuhan Kung-Flu bat virus pandemic that has panicked us into shutting down the US economy. The bylines are Shane Harris, Greg Miller, Josh Dawsey and Ellen Nakashima. All of these will seem familiar from the Russia Hoax stories that rolled out of the Post like marbles from a bag with holes in it. U.S. intelligence...
  • Washington Post flip-flop: No, the Trump White House did not ‘dissolve’ the pandemic response office

    03/16/2020 2:16:31 PM PDT · by kevcol · 20 replies
    Twitchy ^ | March 16, 2020 | Brett T.
    It has been alleged by multiple officials of the Obama administration, including in The Post, that the president and his then-national security adviser, John Bolton, “dissolved the office” at the White House in charge of pandemic preparedness. Because I led the very directorate assigned that mission, the counterproliferation and biodefense office, for a year and then handed it off to another official who still holds the post, I know the charge is specious. Now, I’m not naive. This is Washington. It’s an election year. Officials out of power want back into power after November. But the middle of a worldwide...
  • Trump campaign sues Washington Post for libel

    03/03/2020 11:08:21 PM PST · by ransomnote · 20 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 03/03/20 | John Kruzel
    President Trump's campaign has filed a multimillion-dollar libel lawsuit against The Washington Post, claiming the newspaper knowingly published false claims that Trump engaged in a conspiracy with Russia concerning U.S. presidential elections.The lawsuit, filed Monday in a Washington, D.C., federal court, comes a week after the Trump campaign filed a similar suit against The New York Times.The lawsuit cites two Washington Post opinion pieces from June 2019, one which said that then-special counsel Robert Mueller concluded that the Trump campaign “tried to conspire with” a “sweeping and systematic” attack by Russia in the 2016 election. A second article stated “who...
  • Barr has told those close to Trump that he may quit if president keeps tweeting about investigations

    02/18/2020 7:27:50 PM PST · by conservative98 · 165 replies
    The Hour ^ | Published 9:39 pm ES | Matt Zapotosky, Josh Dawsey, John Wagner and Rachel Weiner, The Washington Post
    WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has told people close to President Donald Trump - inside and outside the White House - that he is considering quitting over Trump's tweets about Justice Department investigations, three administration officials said, foreshadowing a possible confrontation between the president and his attorney general over the independence of the Justice Department. So far, Trump has defied Barr's requests, both public and private, to keep quiet on matters of federal law enforcement. It was not immediately clear Tuesday whether Barr had made his posture known directly to Trump. The administration officials said Barr seemed to be...
  • WaPo, Trying To Tank Bernie Sanders: Let’s Face It. None Of These Democrats Are “Centrists”

    02/09/2020 8:20:06 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/09/2020 | Jazz Shaw
    The Washington Post editorial board is fed up with all of you people talking about the Democratic primary as some sort of internecine civil war between the far left and centrists. This week they point out that it’s simply not accurate to describe either Pete Buttigieg or Joe Biden as “centrists.” In fact, the entire field is chock full of socialists.Okay… they didn’t actually say “socialists” but that’s the general feeling they’re trying to get across. Everyone’s policies are way to the left, though some are a bit more left than others. IT HAS become an unchecked assumption about...
  • Trump trashes Nigeria and bans its immigrants. Nigerians love him for it.

    02/09/2020 5:10:53 PM PST · by Sertorius · 50 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
    "President Trump doesn’t want Africans flooding into his country. But let’s be honest. Who really does? Certainly not any other world leader of this era. Trump just happens to be the one bold or uncaring enough to say the quiet part out loud. He’s the rare white politician sparing us the trouble of deciphering what he might think. And Nigerians love him for it."
  • Passengers quarantined on cruise ship are desperate to escape coronavirus that infected 64 fellow travelers [florida couple on quarantined cruise ship in japan]

    02/07/2020 9:46:23 PM PST · by varina davis · 41 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 7, 2020 | Washington Post
    <p>YOKOHAMA, Japan —For now, only the sick can leave.</p> <p>Growing desperate after days of being cooped up, Vana Mendizabal, 69, suddenly realized: What if her only escape route from the ship and the mandatory 14-day quarantine would be to come down with the virus?</p>
  • WaPo's Jennifer Rubin Humiliates Herself with Laughable Attack on Trump's Defense Team

    01/29/2020 8:50:28 AM PST · by jazusamo · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | January 29, 2020 | Matt Margolis
    Jennifer Rubin, the Washington Post writer and MSNBC contributor who still claims to be a conservative, made a fool of herself once again on Twitter. Last week she swooned over Adam Schiff’s legal skills during the Democrats’ arguments against Trump in the Senate trial. “This is the most brilliant legal presentation I have heard,” she tweeted. “None comes close. The tone, the facts, the anticipated defenses. I am in awe.” Rubin couldn’t help but outdo herself by taking her Trump Derangement Syndrome to the next level Tuesday evening. In order to convince herself the Trump defense team was failing hard,...
  • Washington Post Blames Chief Justice John Roberts For the "Impeachment Mess"

    01/24/2020 11:52:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Powerline ^ | 01/24/2020 | Paul Mirengoff
    Who is to blame for the impeachment of President Trump? It has to be either Trump or the House that impeached him. Or maybe a combination of the two.But the Washington Post’s Dana Milbank claims that, somehow, the “mess” is Chief Justice Roberts’s fault. Milbank is the Post’s clown prince. He’ll say anything, usually with as much snark as he can muster, to try to score a point against one of his boogeymen — a class that includes anyone who stands against his leftism.In this case, Milbank has outdone himself.Why is the U.S. Chief Justice responsible for the impeachment mess?...
  • Washington Post media critic slams Rachel Maddow, says liberal host 'rooted' for Steele dossier

    12/26/2019 8:23:51 PM PST · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 37 replies
    fox news ^ | 12/26/2019 | Talia Kaplan
    In a stunning takedown of MSNBC host Rachel Maddow, Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple wrote Thursday that the liberal cable news star “rooted for” British ex-spy Christopher Steele’s dossier, which served as the basis for Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrants against Trump campaign official Carter Page, to be the smoking gun that would force the president out of office. In an op-ed titled, “Rachel Maddow rooted for the Steele dossier to be true. Then it fell apart,” Wemple wrote, “She seemed to be rooting for the document.” He added, “As part of her Russianist phase, Maddow became a...
  • "Merry Impeachmas" Washington Post Reporters CelebrateMerry Impeachmas

    12/18/2019 10:06:24 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 53 replies
    Twitter ^ | December 18, 2019
  • WashPost Mocks Miscarriage and Abortion: ‘Mandate Funerals’ for Sperm

    12/06/2019 11:17:06 PM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    mrcNEWSBUSTERS ^ | Dec, 6, 2019 | Alexa Moutevelis Coombs
    Into a discussion about the treatment of the bodies of aborted and miscarried babies, the Washington Post brought an obnoxiously flippant parody piece purporting to support funerals for sperm. In other words, presenting us with an apple and saying, "This is a banana." Post columnist Alexandra Petri wrote on December 4, in the Opinion section, “State legislators, stop being cowards. Mandate funerals for all spermatozoa.” She began with a Pennsylvania bill that would no longer treat the dead bodies of premature babies as medical waste, but allow for their cremation or funeral services at the parents’ request. Or, as Petri...
  • Washington Post blasted over column urging journalists to 'reach the undecided' on impeachment

    12/05/2019 5:52:11 PM PST · by Bogle · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/05/19 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    The Washington Post is taking heat over a column urging journalists to "reach the undecided" in the country who have yet to be swayed on the topic of impeachment.
  • Is The Washington Post, New York Times and CNN Now Declaring Professor Mifsud is *NOT* A Russian Asset?…

    12/05/2019 7:21:53 AM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 19 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 12-4-19 | Sundance
    The CIA primarily leaks PR spin to the Washington Post. The FBI primarily leaks PR spin to the New York Times; and the State Dept. primarily leaks PR spin to CNN. This narrative distribution model is the one constant in an ever changing universe. Cue the audio visual… Obviously the prior Washington Post effort to conflate the Durham investigation with the Horowitz investigation didn’t get the desired result. As a consequence it only took a few days before the Washington Post was back at it (Matt Zapotosky and Devlin Barrett again) to try obfuscation 2.0; this time with Joseph Mifsud....
  • Graham Rebuts Reports of Rift Between Barr and Horowitz Over IG Report Conclusion

    12/04/2019 7:33:47 PM PST · by upchuck · 10 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | Dec 3, 2019 | ALLEN ZHONG
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) warned that the reports on the rift between Attorney General William Barr and Justice Department (DOJ) Inspector General Michael Horowitz are being used to diminish the effect of the long-awaited report on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) abuse investigation. “Be wary of the Washington Post and the New York Times reporting on what is coming up with [Inspector General] Horowitz,” he said. “They have been trying overtime to spin this thing to diminish its effect, to downplay it.” Graham, who is the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, also downplayed the reports that Barr disagrees...
  • Trump says he will reimpose steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil and Argentina, opening new trade war

    12/02/2019 7:29:57 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 12/02/2019 | By Rachel Siegel and Terrence McCoy
    President Trump said he would impose tariffs, effective immediately, on all steel and aluminum shipped into the United States from Brazil and Argentina. “Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies. which is not good for our farmers,” Trump said in Monday morning tweet. He then directed his attention to the Federal Reserve, saying the central bank should “act so that countries, of which there are many, no longer take advantage of our strong dollar by further devaluing their currencies. This makes it very hard for our [manufacturers] & farmers to fairly export their goods....
  • Washington Post: China Prefers Trump Over Democrats Because He Can Be Bribed

    11/29/2019 5:19:17 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 61 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | November 29, 2019 | P.J. Gladnick
    Which American president of the past fifty years has been toughest on the Chinese? The immediate answer to any rational person possessing the slightest bit of sentience would, of course, be President Donald Trump. However, according to Tuesday's Washington Post fantasy by their Beijing bureau chief, Anna Fifield, the Chinese government loves Trump because they are supposedly able to manipulate him by reading his tweets and easily bribe him. Yes, bribe him. Fifield bases her laughable report on the same type of anonymous sourcing, hostile opinions, and hearsay evidence that the Democrats are currently trying to use to impeach Trump. Fifield...
  • Horowitz reportedly finds FBI lawyer falsified FISA data; WaPo stealth-deletes Strzok connection

    11/21/2019 11:18:51 PM PST · by knighthawk · 58 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 21 2019 | Gregg Re
    Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has found evidence that an FBI lawyer manipulated a key investigative document related to the FBI's secretive surveillance of a former Trump campaign adviser -- enough to change the substantive meaning of the document, according to multiple reports. The show-stopping development comes as Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., told Fox News that Horowitz's comprehensive report on allegations of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant abuse against former Trump campaign aide Carter Page will be released on Dec. 9. "That's locked," Graham said. The new evidence concerning the altered document, which was related...