U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff torched incumbent GOP Sen. David Perdue on Monday for having the nerve to oppose $2,000 relief checks.
Speaking to CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board, said President-elect Joe Biden will invoke the Defense Production Act, which expedites and expands the supply of materials and services from U.S. industries to promote national defense, to ramp up production of Covid-19 vaccines as the nation––and the world––embarks on the largest vaccination campaign in history.
Rep. Debbie Dingell blasted Trump for having the nerve to derail COVID relief legislation after he spent months not lifting a finger.
With Donald Trump cooped up at his golf course in Florida, millions of Americans saw their unemployment benefits expire.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) urged President Donald Trump to authorize $2,000 direct payments to Americans after he expressed his dissatisfaction with the bipartisan Covid-19 stimulus package that lawmakers approved late Monday.
Speaking to CNN, Rochelle Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said that public briefings would resume under her leadership. That’s an about-face from current policy: The CDC has halted most of its briefings during the Covid-19 pandemic and most communication about the agency’s response to the crisis has been left to President Donald Trump and the White House coronavirus task force.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading coronavirus expert, says it is “an honor to be part of this process” after he received the first dose of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine in Bethesda, Maryland.
United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has confirmed that Americans could see $600 stimulus checks as soon as next week. The funds are part of a $900 million virus relief package that lawmakers agreed on last night; final votes will be tallied today ahead of a midnight deadline.
Maddow called out Donald Trump for botching the COVID-19 vaccine rollout as thousands of Americans die from the virus every single day.
Nearly a year into this pandemic, more than 315,000 Americans have died in no small part because of Donald Trump's negligence.
Hundreds of invitees chose to skip Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Christmas party. Pompeo invited more than 900 people, flouting CDC guidance on limiting personal gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Fewer than 70 showed up after public health officials and politicians warned the potential “superspreader” event would worsen an already precarious situation.
Donald Trump is holding maskless, indoor events with hundreds of attendees as America's COVID death toll surpasses roughly 3,000 per day.
Trump appears to be laser-focused on making sure his closest friends and allies get access to treatments that regular folks aren't getting.
Michael Osterholm, a member of President-elect Joe Biden’s Covid-19 advisory board has warned Americans not to gather for Christmas festivities after cases across the country skyrocketed following holiday travel over the Thanksgiving weekend. Osterholm’s remarks come the day after the United States recorded its highest daily death toll yet: At least 3,055 people died of Covid-19 yesterday, the highest number since April.
Ron Johnson's performance on Tuesday is a reminder that the threat posed to America by the Republican Party will outlive Trump's presidency.
Trump's Operation Warp Speed turned out to be nothing more than a fancy slogan slapped on the back of a truck without a competent driver.
President-elect Joe Biden has announced who will join his administration as key members of the health team tasked with addressing the Covid-19 pandemic, which has claimed the lives of more than 280,000 Americans to date.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported this morning that the United States economy added just 245,000 jobs in November on a seasonally adjusted basis, 224,000 fewer jobs than had been projected.
Although November’s unemployment rate (6.7%) is lower than October’s unemployment rate (6.9%) this is because more workers left the workforce in November. Of those not counted among the workforce, 3.9 million people have been unable to look for work because of the Covid-19 pandemic’s disastrous effects on the job market.
Maddow said that one of the best things the American people can do right now is to ignore Donald Trump and listen to health officials.
The pandemic is worse than ever and Trump is making informercials to try to sell his election fraud conspiracies to the American people.