“The bottom line is, Donald Trump is the worst possible president, the worst possible person, to try to lead us through this pandemic,” Biden said. “Either he just doesn’t have any idea what to do or just doesn’t care.”Read more
As Trump stood on the stage Thursday night and insisted that more of the nation needed to go back to normal and that COVID-19 was going to go away, the nation is burning. Cases aren’t just continuing to rise, it’s unclear where they will peak, or when they will go down again.Read more
Asked whether it made sense to him to view mask-wearing through such a lens of strength or weakness, Fauci responded: “No, it doesn’t. Of course not.”Read more
But that Fauci footage is ripped out of context to make it appear as if he were referring to Trump. As Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler shows, it actually comes from an interview in which Fauci praised the dedication of the coronavirus task force, not Trump.Read more
After decades of Republicans resistance, Americans trust Democrats far more on the issue. In a CNN poll last week, voters favored Biden over Trump on health care by 20 percentage points.Read more
Trump’s behavior raises questions about whether the dexamethasone he has been taking is affecting his personality. “Donald Trump sounds unhinged” is not exactly something that could come only because of medication, but his statements Thursday raised concern even by Trumpian standards.Read more
“He’s not even pretending to care now,” one agent said after the president’s jaunt outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
“Where are the adults?” said a former Secret Service member.
They spoke on the condition of anonymity out of fear of retribution.Read more
“The whole point over the past seven months in flattening the curve is to keep away from people. Now we have events over the last week in which we’ve had hundreds of people sequentially exposed, which makes contact tracing in this kind of situation a near impossibility.”Read more
He returned to Washington on Sept. 29 and shortly after was exposed to an individual who has since tested positive. After learning of this exposure, the senator was tested yesterday afternoon. This test came back positive,” Johnson spokesman Ben Voelkel said in a statement.Read more
Shortly before 1 AM ET on Friday morning, Donald Trump tweeted that both he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19.Read more