Debate commission to mute candidates during their opponent’s initial responses to prevent interruptions
Debate commission to mute candidates during their opponent’s initial responses to prevent interruptions     Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump will have their microphones muted during portions of the second and final presidential debate on Thursday night, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Monday in a decision that will likely […]
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Exclusive: Feds chased suspected foreign link to Trump’s 2016 campaign cash for three years
Exclusive: Feds chased suspected foreign link to Trump’s 2016 campaign cash for three years   For more than three years, federal prosecutors investigated whether money flowing through an Egyptian state-owned bank could have backed millions of dollars Donald Trump donated to his own campaign days before he won the 2016 election, multiple sources familiar with […]
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‘Hunker down’: The fall Covid-19 surge is here
‘Hunker down’: The fall Covid-19 surge is here   As predicted, the US is now grappling with a new Covid-19 surge — one that could overwhelm hospitals, kill thousands of Americans a day by January and leave even young survivors with long-term complications. “We went down to the lowest point lately in early September, around […]
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Trump team pushes to reschedule in-person debate after Trump declines virtual format
Trump team pushes to reschedule in-person debate after Trump declines virtual format   President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign and the White House are pushing for an in-person presidential debate after Trump — who has repeatedly flouted best public health practices since his Covid-19 diagnosis — declined last week to participate in a virtual format. The […]
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Commission cancels second debate between Trump and Biden
Commission cancels second debate between Trump and Biden   The Commission on Presidential Debates on Friday canceled the second debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden after the President declined to do a virtual debate despite concerns over his Covid-19 diagnosis, organizers said. The cancellation is the culmination of a furious 48-hour back-and-forth between the […]
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Trump returns to White House and removes mask despite having Covid
Trump returns to White House and removes mask despite having Covid   President Donald Trump staged a reckless departure from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday, telling his followers the virus that dangerously deprived him of oxygen and hospitalized him for 72 hours was nothing to fear before posing for a mask-less photo-op […]
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Trump’s allies offer public praise but privately worry after debate
Trump’s allies offer public praise but privately worry after debate   The morning after a rancorous debate punctuated by President Donald Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy, his advisers offered effusive public praise even as some privately worried his performance would alienate voters and others — including the Senate’s lone Black Republican — implored him […]
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Early data shows promising results from Regeneron’s antibody cocktail for coronavirus
Early data shows promising results from Regeneron’s antibody cocktail for coronavirus   Biotechnology company Regeneron released some early results of tests using its antibody cocktail in coronavirus patients Tuesday, and said it seemed to reduce levels of the virus and improve symptoms in patients. The greatest improvements were seen in patients who hadn’t already mounted […]
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