Sen. Ron Johnson attended GOP fundraiser after testing positive for COVID

Hmm, RoJo the Clown doesn’t care if he kills his supporters either, apparently.  The Daily Beast: U.S. Senator Ron Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday. But, after finding out he had the virus, which has killed more than 220,000 Americans to date, the Wisconsin Republican still chose to attend an Oktoberfest fundraising dinner that…

Trump “(COVID) Testing is overrated”

Latest Trump on testing:”I personally think it's overrated, but I am totally willing to keep doing it.” Putting this up early because Trumpian math is much like “person woman man camera TV”. Will LiveBlog and update perhaps in a new posting when the fun starts at 5pm ET today Thursday. Points for first member of…

US still leads in COVID deaths, as Trump slows testing, visits Arizona today

Trump’s going to visit the three miles of new fence (197 miles are replacement fencing), and do undoubtedly another youth rally, remembering that the last one featured a presidential crest with golf clubs held by the eagle. A campaign shake-up looks to be ahead that might exclude Kushner while dumping Parscale, WHO says poor global leadership making…

Mitt Romney slams Trump's Testing Czar: Nothing to celebrate whatsoever

Mitt Romney showed his independence as he slammed the president and his Testing Czar much harder than even Democrats. Is he running for president? Romney let busts the president lies on testing Watch our full episodes here. ”I understand that politicians are going to frame data in a way that is most positive politically,” Mitt Romney…

Trump hopes that “leading the world in testing” makes you forget the US leads the world in deaths

81,000 people are still dead and Trump defaulted to his usual bigotry and disinformation blather today in yet another presser-trainwreck. “‘The numbers are fucking terrible,’ another former West Wing official said. ‘There’s massive anxiety in the GOP that he’s gonna take them all down with him.’” https://t.co/bCtKHGlQNH — Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) May 11, 2020…

Fauci: US needs to double COVID testing before reopening economy

Without sarcasm, Trump’s disinforming claims of the total number of tests have little to do with the number of per capita tests needed. Trump says he disagrees with Fauci comments that U.S. needs more coronavirus testing. In January, Trump did not push for adequate testing. The U.S. should at least double coronavirus testing in the coming weeks before…