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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Says Trump Doesn't Understand The Word 'Federal' O...
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker D slammed Donald Trump s inadequate action in the battle against the COVID-19 crisis, saying the president doesn t understand the meaning of the word federal or the role he is supposed to fulfill. Trump responded during his Sunday press briefing, saying Pritzker is always complaining . On State of the Union Sunday morning, Pritzker told host Jake Tapper that the White House knew about the coming pandemic in January and early Feb ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Apr 6
UN Chief Condemns 'Horrifying Global Surge' In Domestic Violence Amid Pandemic
As countries around the world try to slow the spread of COVID-19 with lockdowns, quarantines and stay-at-home orders, forcing most people into prolonged home confinement, those with abusive partners and family members face a greater danger of domestic abuse. The United Nations secretary-general on Sunday warned that we have seen a horrifying global surge in domestic violence, and urged world leaders to include protective measures in their pandemic plans. V ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Apr 6
John Oliver Shreds ‘Alt-Right Pinocchio’ Jared Kushner Over Coronavirus Fa...
John Oliver tore into Jared Kushner , son-in-law of and adviser to President Donald Trump , on Sunday night over his failures during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A central figure in the administration s response to the pandemic, Kushner is in charge of getting emergency supplies to the cities and states that need them most. But the host of Last Week Tonight said Kushner looks less like someone who could handle a global pandemic and more like an alt-ri ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Apr 6
Workers Don't Know Who To Turn To When Employers Won't Close During The Pandemic
More than 40 governors around the country have told their residents to stay home in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, allowing only essential businesses to keep operating during the pandemic. But many employers are stretching the definition of essential and insisting on staying open and employees who are scared to show up for work don t know where to turn. From crafts stores to custom closet installers to home-furnishing retailers , corporate lawyers h ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Apr 6
Conservative Columnist Max Boot Looks At History, Concludes Trump Is Worst Pre...
A conservative columnist says President Donald Trump has reached a historic new low worst president of all time. With his catastrophic mishandling of the coronavirus , Trump has established himself as the worst president in U.S. history, wrote Max Boot of The Washington Post . Boot, a persistent critic of the president, wrote Sunday that he tried to avoid giving Trump the title, saying history usually required some time to put things into perspective. Inst ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Apr 6
AMA President Has A Stark Warning About Trump's Coronavirus Treatment Advice
Against the advice of medical experts, President Donald Trump again promoted the use of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as treatment for coronavirus on Sunday, asking What do you have to lose The American Medical Association s top doctor says lives could be lost. There could be negative side effects, said Dr. Patrice Harris, president of the AMA, during an interview with CNN s Wolf Blitzer. There could be deaths. This is a new virus, and so we sh ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Apr 6
John Krasinski's 'Good News' Show With Steve Carell Is Just What We Need
John Krasinski launched a homemade show on YouTube Sunday, covering only good news for an incredibly trying time. See the video below. It s called Some Good News and if this indeed was a pilot, we say this show deserves an encore. The Office alum highlighted how the human spirit broke through during the coronavirus pandemic, then brought in his special guest, former Office castmate Steve Carell, for a video chat. The two warmly discussed old times on the p ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 30
Biden Goes After ‘Reckless' Trump Claim That Hospitals Are Using Too Many Fa...
Former Vice President Joe Biden castigated President Donald Trump for questioning how many protective masks hospitals were using amid the spread of COVID-19, calling such statements among the most reckless and ignorant he had made during the ongoing pandemic. Trump, standing in the Rose Garden on Sunday, suggested without evidence that the nation s medical professionals may be misusing essential protective equipment meant to shield them while treating thos ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 30
Drake Shares First Photo Of 'Beautiful' 2-Year-Old Son Adonis
Fatherhood just hits differently in quarantine apparently, because Drake is opening up about his son Adonis like never before. The Toronto-born rapper shared his first photo of his 2-year-old on Monday in a touching post on Instagram about his family. The photos show Drake holding the adorable curly-haired, blonde and blue-eyed toddler he shares with French artist and former adult film star Sophie Brussaux. She gave birth to the baby boy back in 2017. In o ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 30
Liberty University's Jerry Falwell Jr. Gets Holy Hell As Students Fall Sick
Jerry Falwell Jr . last week partially reopened his Liberty University an evangelical Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia despite the spread of the coronavirus. Now, The New York Times reports that nearly a dozen students have symptoms that could suggest infection and Falwell is facing the wrath of both parents and critics. One parent slammed the decision to reopen as crazy, irresponsible and seems like a money grab . Falwell, as the Times notes, fired ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 30
U.S. Shipped Tons Of COVID-19 Supplies To China As Trump Dismissed Threat Here
The U.S. State Department shipped 17.8 tons of donated coronavirus medical supplies to China seven weeks ago, when health experts and some American lawmakers were already seeking federal action to prepare the country for the disease. The massive shipment to China included medical masks, gowns and respirators, now in desperately short supply across America. The supplies were contributed by American companies and nonprofits, according to a U.S. Agency for In ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 30
Why That 'Woman In Michigan' Keeps Drawing Donald Trump's Wrath
ANN ARBOR, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer D-Mich. is following the advice of public health experts. Gov. Ron DeSantis R-Fla. isn t. Yet somehow it s Whitmer that President Donald Trump has attacked as the one who is in over her head and doesn t have a clue. The difference in how Trump has treated the two says a lot about the way he has handled the coronavirus pandemic and why, in the view of so many people who work in public health, that approach is so dan ...
Huffington Post - Mon. Mar 30