May 6, 2021

White House Cuts Coronavirus Briefings to Twice a Week

White House coronavirus officials announced Tuesday they would only brief reporters twice a week about the ongoing fight against the virus. “We are going to be moving our press briefing calls from three days per week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday going forward to twice per week on Tuesdays and Fridays,” White House Senior Advisor…

Texas Sues Biden for Exempting Border Crossers from Coronavirus Rules

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden’s administration, alleging that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has exempted border crossers from emergency Chinese coronavirus public health regulations, spurring a public health crisis at the United States-Mexico border. The lawsuit, filed on Thursday, claims that the Biden administration has increasingly…

CDC Chief Rochelle Walensky Blames Youth Sports for Coronavirus Uptick

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has blamed the return of youth sports for an uptick in coronavirus cases across the country. “We are learning that many outbreaks in young people are related to youth sports and extracurricular activities,’’ Walensky said at a White House briefing on Monday, the New York Post…

Paris Deploys 6,600 Police to Enforce New Coronavirus Rules

PARIS – French hospitals brought in extra staff for the Easter holiday weekend to cope with more coronavirus patients. With a new virus variant spreading fast and French intensive care units as full as they were last April, the government closed all schools and imposed new rules taking effect nationwide on Sunday. In Paris, police…

‘Trial Run’ of Domestic Coronavirus Passports in Britain Expected Within Weeks: Report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will reportedly introduce a trial run for domestic coronavirus passports, testing the scheme at a few high profile events over the coming weeks. Despite growing backlash from within his own party against the idea of coronavirus passports, Johnson’s government is said to be preparing an announcement of a trial run of…

Exclusive – Ted Cruz Amendment Would Block Stimulus Checks for Illegal Aliens in Coronavirus Package

An amendment by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to the proposed coronavirus relief package passed out of the House last week would ensure that stimulus checks are not awarded to illegal aliens living in the United States, Breitbart News has exclusively learned. Senate Democrats opened debate on the $1.9 trillion relief package without any GOP support,…

MSNBC Members Use Photo from 2019 to Shame Miami Spring Breakers over Coronavirus

Reporters and contributors from MSNBC attempted to shame Florida’s spring break tourism boom — with a photograph from a year before the coronavirus pandemic began. “Today’s center of the #COVIDIOTS universe is Miami Beach, Florida,” MSNBC analyst and University of Miami professor Fernand R. Amandi tweeted Sunday morning. Accompanying the message was a picture of…

Report: Biden Administration to Vaccinate Terrorists First, Will Offer Coronavirus Vaccine to Gitmo Detainees

AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool The Biden administration plans to offer coronavirus vaccines to detainees held at the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, the New York Times reported on Thursday evening. According to the report, the Pentagon will offer the coronavirus vaccine, which remains in high demand, to the terror suspects “possibly starting next week,…

Mitch McConnell: Joe Biden ‘Inherited’ Coronavirus Vaccine Fast Track

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) criticized President Joe Biden on Monday, saying he “inherited” a fast track for coronavirus vaccines and questioning why he wants to restrict certain gatherings until July 4th. “Why did President Biden tell Americans to wait until July 4th to gather in ways that cities, states, and the CDC approve…

Reactions to House Passed Coronavirus Bill: ‘Democrats Are Living in Fantasy Land’

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the $1.9 trillion coronavirus package on Wednesday with one Democrat, Rep. Jared Golden (D-ME), voting against the measure. All House Republicans voted against the bill. The reaction to the package passing mostly towed party lines. President Joe Biden retweeted, “Help is here,” in celebration of the legislation that only allocates nine…

Senate Passes Partisan $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Package

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus package, which includes $1,400 stimulus payments and $350 billion to cities and states, passed the Senate Saturday afternoon 50 to 49. Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) was absent due to a family emergency. ****50-49**** Amended $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan passed and sent back to the House, which still needs to pass it.…

Democrats Block Motion to Eliminate Pelosi Subway Tunnel to Pay for Mental Health in Coronavirus Bill

House Democrats blocked a motion Monday night that would have eliminated a subway tunnel in Silicon Valley championed by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to pay for more mental health in the coronavirus bill. Two hundred and twenty House Democrats voted to blocked Rep. Stepanie Bice’s (R-OK) motion to block the previous question. Blocking the previous…

250,000 Small British Businesses Expected to Be Destroyed by Coronavirus Lockdowns This Year

The coronavirus lockdowns implemented by the British government will force at least a quarter of a million small businesses to shut down for good if they are not bailed out by the taxpayer, business leaders have predicted. Over the next year, at least 250,000 are expected to go under, according to a survey conducted by…

Democrats Reject Coronavirus Bill Amendment to Divert Funds from Pelosi’s Subway to Children’s Mental Health

House Democrats passed a $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill just after midnight Saturday after stripping it of an amendment that would have redirected $140 million from a subway project in Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s hometown of San Francisco to mental health services for children. Freshman Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA) introduced the amendment, which was swiftly dismissed. Minority…

Here’s Why Some States Might Not Need Another Round Of Coronavirus Relief

As part of the $1.9 trillion relief package, Congress is slated to set aside $350 billion to state and local governments. While the pandemic has crippled the economy, it turns out most states are actually running budget surpluses and some states haven’t even finished using money from the CARES act, leaving taxpayers to wonder why…

Poll: Less than Half of China’s Health Workers Want Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine

Less than half of healthcare workers polled recently in the Chinese province of Zhejiang would receive a Chinese coronavirus vaccine candidate after its emergency approval, while just one-quarter of medical workers in Zhejiang are willing to get a coronavirus vaccine once they are available for all people. Zhejiang’s disease control and prevention center (CDC) surveyed…

Senate GOP: Biden Amnesty Floods U.S. Workforce During Coronavirus Crisis

Senate Republicans are lining up to oppose President Joe Biden’s massive amnesty plan that would legalize between 11 to 22 million illegal aliens and increase legal immigration levels, all while more than 17 million Americans remain jobless. On Thursday, Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) introduced Biden’s amnesty plan to Congress, seeking to hugely inflate the United…

White House Signals Support For Romney’s New Coronavirus Proposal To Help Families With Young Children

February 04, 2021 12:13 PM ET White House chief of staff Ron Klain signaled potential support of Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney’s forthcoming family care coronavirus stimulus proposal. Romney’s plan — which he will introduce Thursday night as an amendment on the $1.9 trillion plan offered by President Joe Biden and Democratic leadership — provides…

Maryland Gov. Hogan Announces Deployment of ‘High Visibility’ Coronavirus ‘Compliance Units’

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced the deployment of “high visibility compliance units” to ensure that businesses and individuals in Maryland adhere to coronavirus restrictions ahead of the holiday, and he is actively encouraging residents to alert the authorities of any “unlawful behavior.” “Today we are announcing that in addition to our traditional statewide efforts…

International Emmys: Watch Hollywood Toast Andrew Cuomo as He Claims Victory over Coronavirus

As New York prepares to go back under lockdown that could put thousands of people out of work, Gov Andrew Cuomo (D) accepted his International Emmy Award on Monday by claiming victory, saying that his daily coronavirus press conferences offered “authentic truth and stability.” In what became a Cuomo love-in for the so-called “Love Gov,”…

Japan: Lawmakers Caught Nightclubbing During Coronavirus State of Emergency

Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide apologized on Wednesday after lawmakers from his ruling party admitted to visiting Tokyo bars late at night during the capital’s coronavirus state of emergency, which discourages unnecessary outings and urges bars and restaurants to close by 8:00 p.m. “I’m terribly sorry that this happened when we are asking people not…

Over 31,000 People in the U.S. Died from Coronavirus During Joe Biden’s First Week in Office

More than 31,000 people in the United States have died due to the Chinese coronavirus during President Joe Biden’s first week in office. Meanwhile, Dr. Anthony Fauci suggested that wearing two masks “just makes common sense.” An estimated 31,180 people in the U.S. have died due to complications stemming from the coronavirus during Biden’s first…

Biden Releases New Coronavirus Strategy — Here Are All The Executive Orders He Will Sign Thursday To Achieve His Goals

President Joe Biden released his new strategy for fighting the coronavirus pandemic Thursday morning and will sign a host of new executive orders to achieve that end later in the day. The strategy itself features seven specific goals, according to senior White House officials: Restoring America’s trust in the federal government Launch a more expansive…

Coronavirus Panic: China Locks Down 1.7 Million People in Beijing

Chinese authorities locked down 1.7 million people in Beijing on Tuesday as health officials scrambled to contain the spread of a new Chinese coronavirus resurgence across northern China that now threatens the nation’s capital. “Daxing district in southern Beijing … has been sealed off from the rest of the country after six infections were found…

Indonesia: Government Chides Celebrity for Partying After Coronavirus Vaccination

Government officials in Indonesia reprimanded local celebrity Raffi Ahmad on Thursday after he was photographed socializing at a private party on Wednesday hours after participating in the Indonesian government’s official coronavirus vaccination campaign. Photos of Ahmad at a dinner attended by Indonesian celebrities and government officials on Wednesday night went viral online. The event’s attendees…

Tokyo Cheerleaders Shout ‘Let’s Go, Fight!’ at Commuters as Coronavirus Lockdown Begins

A Japanese cheerleading squad danced and cheered to raise commuters’ spirits outside a major Tokyo metro station on Thursday as the national capital headed into a one-month coronavirus lockdown. “Let’s go, fight!” the four-woman squad shouted as they pumped shiny golden pom-poms into the chilly morning air at Shimbashi Station, a major interchange rail station in central…

Wisconsin Cancels Second Big Ten Game Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

The Wisconsin Badgers have now canceled a game for a second consecutive week, as a coronavirus outbreak within the program continues to put their season in jeopardy. Currently, 15 players and 12 staff have tested positive for the disease since October 24th. The team is not practicing or engaging in any football-related activities amid the…

More Infectious Coronavirus Strain Found In Georgia

January 05, 2021 4:56 PM ET The new, more infectious coronavirus strain has been found in Georgia, according to the state’s Public Health Department. The case was confirmed in an 18-year-old man with no history of recent travel, meaning that more cases likely exist across the state, officials said. “The emergence of this variant in…

Death of Elderly Swede After Coronavirus Vaccination Referred for Possible Investigation

An 84-year-old Swedish man is said to have died of suspected cardiac failure a day after being vaccinated for the coronavirus and the death has been referred for a possible investigation. The incident was reported by the local authority in Kalmar to the Swedish Medical Products Agency this week after the 84-year-old, who is said to…

Larry King Hospitalized With Coronavirus

Legendary broadcaster Larry King has been hospitalized with coronavirus. The 87-year-old’s condition remains unknown. Larry King has spent more than a week at a Los Angeles hospital, according to a report by Showbiz411. The veteran broadcaster has previously survived a heart attack and stroke, as well as the stress of the deaths in the last year…

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