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Trump struggles to adjust to crisis presidency

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By JILL COLVIN, JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER

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May trump should get the message that god and the good humans are sending a message to him. Leave yr time is up. Everyone can see trump more clearly now. he does not care abt americans or their health, he cares abt his own pocket.

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Trump struggles to adjust to crisis presidency

What a load of rubbish. He's doing a good job.

Trump, Coronavirus Task Force answer questions in press conference

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7LWF3Hj-eg

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When the statistics are examined regarding the Coronavirus infections, most people under the age of 30 are hardly affected, those aged between 30 and 60 percentages are still pretty low, while those above 60 or have certain medical conditions have the highest risk rate so why isn't the priority to protect those people rather than shutting down whole economies. An extended shut down is gonna cause more problems than the virus will - suicides will be up, so will domestics, divorces will rise and afterwards most likely a levy will be placed on everyone certainly in Western Economies to pay off this massive debt.

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Trump struggles. The rest of the headline is superfluous.

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He is also causing people's deaths!

People are dying after self-medicating with unproven COVID-19 drug promoted by Trump

https://www.yahoo.com/news/people-dying-self-medicating-unproven-064448185.html

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@Silvan, what the person took was NOT what Trump was referring to! Stop watching CNN!

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The current occupant of the White House is mainly concerned about his reelection in November.

It’s all about him ... “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead”.

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TARA TAN KITAOKAMar. 25 03:01 pm JSTMay trump should get the message that god and the good humans are sending a message to him. Leave yr time is up. Everyone can see trump more clearly now. he does not care abt americans or their health, he cares abt his own pocket.

It just further shows what was obvious all along. He doesn't have what it takes to President. He ain't worthy or educated or experienced enough to govern a trash can. And he claimed last year to be the 'Chosen One', the Messiah. Some messiah he's turned out to be!

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People are dying after self-medicating with unproven COVID-19 drug promoted by Trump

Sigh. I'm afraid you've fallen victim to the lying media. Watch this and get the real story -

If President Trump is for it, the media is against it, even if it might save American lives

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bq7UDA-Kgk8

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Serrano -

I remember Trump assuring us all about exactly a month ago that "when you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that’s a pretty good job we’ve done".

That was Feb 26th.

Today's US figures: 69,223 infected, 1,054 dead.

I'm not sure even you would be able to class that as a "pretty good job".

The man is a clown, waaaay out of his depth, and every time he opens his ignorant mouth he makes everything worse.

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Struggling? The man haven't got a clue! (No news there...) He is only thinking about himself, his business and his friends business, everything else is not worth his attention. That man have been a total disaster for the US and I can just hope he will be replaced by ANYONE because no one can do a worse job out of it than that gigant baby have already.

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Struggling, it definitely is a challenge, a threat to his Presidency? Only if he drops the ball on this. Now in the beginning, he did botch it a bit, but now has a firmer and more realistic grip on this and because of that, his poll numbers overall as well as handling this crisis since getting back on track is and continues to move up and add to that the continuous Biden gaffes and they’re coming faster and more frequently now, it’s just going to be next to impossible that Biden won’t make it. He’ll get so hammered by Trump, there is no way he’s going to go easy on him and not to mention those debates aren’t 7 minutes. If it goes on for an hour Biden can’t and won’t be able to handle that.

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Yeah, this is “botching it a bit”:

Donny shut down the entire Global Health Security and Bio-defense agency.

In 2018, Donny fired Homeland Security Advisor Tom Bossart, whose job was to coordinate a response to global pandemics. He was not replaced.

In 2018, Dr. Luciana Borio, the NSC director for medical and bio-defense preparedness left the job. Donny did not replace Dr. Borio.

In 2018, at Donny’s direction, the CDC stopped funding epidemic prevention activities in 39 out of 49 countries including China.

In 2019, the NSC’s Senior Director for Global Health Security and bio-defense, Tim Ziemer, left the position and Donny did not replace the Rear Admiral.

Donny declined to use the World Health Organization’s test like other nations. Back in January, over a month before the first Co-vid19 case in the U.S., the Chinese posted a new mysterious virus and within a week, Berlin virologists had produced the first diagnostic test. By the end of February, the WHO had shipped out tests to 60 countries. Oh, but not our government. Donny declined the test even as a temporary bridge until the CDC could create its own test.

Amid the explosive worldwide outbreak of the virus Donny proposed a 19% cut to the budget of the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention plus a 10% cut to Public Health Services and a 7% cut to Global Health Services. Those happen to be the organizations that responds to public health threats.

Donny didn’t appoint a doctor to oversee the US response to the pandemic. He appointed Mike Pence - a religious fundamentalist whose acceptance of science is questionable at best.

Donny has on multiple occasions sowed doubt about the severity of the virus even using the word HOAX at events and rallies. He even did it at an event where the virus was being spread. Trump has put out zero useful information concerning the health risks of the virus.

Donny pretended the virus had been contained.

Donny left a cruise ship at sea for days, denying them proper hospital care, rather than increase his numbers in America.

Just slightly botching it.

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