“Taiwan has been a model of transparency and cooperation in global health during the COVID-19 pandemic and long before it,” Azar said in a statement. “I look forward to conveying President Trump’s support for Taiwan’s global health leadership and underscoring our shared belief that free and democratic societies are the best model for protecting and promoting health. This trip represents an opportunity to strengthen our economic and public health cooperation with Taiwan, especially as the United States and other countries work to strengthen and diversify our sources for crucial medical products.” … [Read more...] about HHS Secretary Azar to be most senior US official to visit Taiwan
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"I've met with some of our great generals and they just seem to feel that this was not some kind of manufacturing explosion type of an event," Trump said. "They seem to think it was an attack. It was a bomb of some kind." … [Read more...] about At least 100 dead, more than 4,000 injured in Beirut explosion: Lebanese Red Cross official
“I can’t really speak for what the president comprehends or understands,” Tapper said. “Right now, I’m just focusing my hope and desire that he understands and comprehends what needs to be done to contain this pandemic, because that remains, to me, at least, it seems, and every health expert I interview, out of range for him, as of now in terms of what needs to be done. So in terms of electoral math, no, I don’t think he gets it, no.” … [Read more...] about CNN’s Jake Tapper Mocks Trump for ‘Flip-Flopping’ on Vote-by-Mail
An influx of new voters in the fast-growing Phoenix suburbs and extensive organizing in the Latino community have helped put Arizona, a longtime Republican stronghold, in play for Democrats. The trend has accelerated with the shift away from the GOP among white suburban women who have turned against Trump. … [Read more...] about McSally, Kelly move on to set up hot Arizona Senate race
Stapleton's tackling of Konika Morrow sparked outrage in Joliet's Black community. After tackling the woman, Stapleton arrested Morrow on charges of obstruction of justice. Morrow, whose case has yet to go to trial, has told Joliet Patch that Stapleton flew up out of nowhere in his patrol car "and he jumped out of the car. I'm tackled out of nowhere by this officer after he pulls up. I just felt being taken off my feet. My face hit the ground. He flings me over and I was like, 'Why the hell is this happening?'" … [Read more...] about Sgt. Javier Esqueda: Joliet Police Target For Discipline?