By contrast, on the same day that the CDC announced their new guidelines, the President said, "It's really going to be a voluntary thing," adding, "I'm not choosing to do it." On July 11, Trump was seen wearing a mask in public by the White House press corps for the first time since the start of the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Fact-checking the White House statement against Fauci
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DeSantis’s administration, on the other hand, rushed to protect the most vulnerable, essentially locking down nursing homes across the state. As it stands, the total number of coronavirus-deaths from nursing homes in New York State alone trumps the total number of fatalities across the entire state of Florida — nursing homes and all. … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Has New York Handled the Coronavirus Pandemic Better than Florida?
In an writeup by Grace Segers, CBS News acknowledged that fact, but then suggested the president was wrong anyway, because there are more white people. Other data, CBS claimed, show “Black Americans are more likely to die at the hands of law enforcement than White people.” … [Read more...] about Fact Check: Police Do Kill More White People, but There’s More to the Story
2) Trump hasn't adjusted his behavior -- or, at least, his very casual relationship with the truth -- as the country has faced two hugely serious crises: The coronavirus pandemic and the protests sparked by the May death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis. Again, the opposite is true, as the Post notes: "The coronavirus pandemic has spawned a whole new genre of Trump's falsehoods. The category in just a few months has reached nearly 1,000 claims, more than his tax claims combined." … [Read more...] about Here’s the most incredible thing about Donald Trump’s problem with facts
The detailed numbers are even worse for the radical Joe Biden-Nancy Pelosi-Chuck Schumer proposals. Twenty percent of those asked said we should spend a little more on police, and 11 percent said we should spend a lot more (for a total of 31 percent who favor spending more money on policing). By contrast, 12 percent said to cut a lot and slightly less than 14 percent said to cut a little. The largest bloc of Americans was 42 percent, who said we should keep police funding where it is. … [Read more...] about Newt Gingrich: Defund vs. defend — policing debate poses opportunity for Republicans in 2020 election