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Devin Nunes needs to stop talking about the coronavirus. Like, immediately.

On the same day that President Donald Trump acknowledged that somewhere between 100,000 and 200,000 Americans were likely to die because of the coronavirus, California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes went on Fox News to offer a very, uh, different perspective. “Let’s stop looking at the death counters and let’s talk about how we can keep…MORE

Nunes again questions need for social distancing as experts warn coronavirus worst is yet to come

Nunes again questions need for social distancing as experts warn coronavirus worst is yet to come

California Rep. Devin Nunes on Tuesday complained that his state’s decision to close schools is “way overkill” and unnecessarily harms the economy despite experts’ urgent calls to maintain social distancing to save lives during the coronavirus pandemic. The comments by the Republican congressman, who has repeatedly questioned experts’ guidance, were made hours after President Donald…MORE

House Democrats focus on how trillions of dollars are being spent

House Democrats focus on how trillions of dollars are being spent

House Democrats are beginning their review of how the US government is implementing trillions of dollars of taxpayer money approved by Congress — and are starting to discuss probing what went wrong with the initial federal response. The focus at the moment is to scrutinize whether the federal government is effectively spending the money —…MORE

Joe Biden casts doubt on Democratic convention happening as planned

Joe Biden casts doubt on Democratic convention happening as planned

Joe Biden on Tuesday said it is difficult to imagine the Democratic National Convention, scheduled for July, taking place as planned amid the coronavirus pandemic. Asked during an interview on MSNBC if he can see Democrats from all over the country congregating inside a hot arena just 104 days from now, Biden replied, “It’s hard…MORE

White House task force could soon recommend Americans wear masks

White House task force could soon recommend Americans wear masks

Most members of President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force have come to agree that Americans should begin wearing face coverings in public and could issue formal guidance on the matter soon, people familiar with the matter said. Trump signaled he was open to the idea during Tuesday’s White House briefing and members of the task…MORE