Obama administration repeatedly sought to cut PPE stockpile, but Biden team points to GOP-led ‘budget squeeze’

Biden doesn’t know if he’s coming or going.  He’s just a puppet of the establishment. The Obama administration sought several cuts in funding for the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other critical medical supplies — although some of the reductions were relatively small, and most came after Republicans implemented a new law to restrict federal discretionary spending, records reviewed by Fox News show.

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Live coronavirus updates for Wednesday, March 18: Earthquake halts coronavirus services

The Utah Coronavirus Hotline was shut down due to evacuations at the call center, the Utah Department of Health reported on Wednesday. A temporary COVID-19 Information Line is now available at 1-844-442-5224.

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Dems block McConnell bid to swiftly approve $250B more for small business fund

Screw the idea of mail in ballots…..Demonrats then could have people voting multiple times. Give the voters masks, and let them vote in person. A $250 billion urgent request to shore up a depleting small business fund failed to pass the Senate Thursday after Democrats objected to the measure pushed by the White House and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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Administration Refuses Delay to Food Benefit Cut

Trump administration officials have refused to delay a planned food benefit cut despite the burgeoning coronavirus outbreak. In April, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is set to tighten rules for unemployed adults who don’t have minor children or disabilities, a policy that will shrink food benefit enrollment by 700,000, or about 2% annually.

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Sanders suspends presidential campaign, rendering Biden presumptive Democratic nominee

Bernie Sanders has suspended his Democratic presidential campaign — all but handing the nomination to former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Travel Ban Likely to Be Extended to UK, Ireland

The White House is expected to announce the U.S. will broaden its European travel ban, adding the United Kingdom and Ireland to its list.

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White House memos warned in run-up to pandemic of up to 2M deaths, economic devastation

Top White House trade adviser Peter Navarro warned in stark terms about how deadly and economically devastating the coronavirus outbreak could be, weeks before it became a full-blown pandemic.

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CHINA TRACES CORONAVIRUS TO FIRST CONFIRMED CASE, NEARLY IDENTIFYING ‘PATIENT ZERO’

The first confirmed case of someone suffering from COVID-19 in China can be traced back as far as November 17 last year. The South China Morning Post reported it had seen government data showing that a 55-year-old from Hubei may have had the first confirmed case of the new coronavirus on November 17, but did not make the data public. The newspaper also said that it was possible there were cases reported before the November date set out in the government data, adding that Chinese officials had identified 266 cases of COVID-19 last year.

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WHO director faces calls for resignation over handling of coronavirus, China

Because of the  persistent criticism that his organization failed to properly oversee China’s coronavirus response and worked to downplay the communist nation’s responsibility for the pandemic, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus is facing growing calls for his resignation from American politicians and others around the world.

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American troops wounded in new Iraqi rocket attack

Dozens of rockets slammed into an Iraqi base north of Baghdad Saturday wounding 3 American and 2 Iraqi troops.

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