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It is unfortunate that we have an administration whose sole claim to fame is disingenuousness and deceit. The drama that surrounds this administration is palpable yet so many American voters are enthralled with every issuance from the Titular head and the many minions that surround him. Is it possible that the followers are just unaware that most if not all actions from this administration will affect the entire nation now and later? This administration has had a revolving door policy as far as Cabinet members , department heads and even justice department members. This does not make for a cohesive national policy. This is proven by the fact that even now we have no national policy on a pandemic that has ravaged the economy and the health of millions. Now along with that is the idea that the post office is unsafe to use as a conveyance for our mail. It appears that this President first has no idea how to do the job and cannot be “coached” on how to do it. He has hired people who are totally unqualified to do their jobs but have them because they are “loyal” to him. His loyalty to the voters of America does not exist no matter the nattering’s that emerge from TOTUS and his minions. It is unfortunate that so many voters fail to see the failings of this administration and the long range effects it will have on ALL of us. Recently the head of the Justice department (our Attorney General) has taken up a personal case on the President’s behalf and we may be paying for it (kind of like Mexico paying for a wall)

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Ramsey Touchberry  3 hrs ago


As the White House repeatedly downplayed the state of the pandemic throughout the summer, its own coronavirus task force was quietly sending reports to states that directly contradicted the public remarks offered by President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, showed documents that were unveiled Monday by a congressional panel.Donald Trump et al. standing next to a person in a suit and tie: President Donald Trump, with Response coordinator for White House Coronavirus Task Force Deborah Birx (L) and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci (R), speaks on vaccine development on May 15 in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC.© Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty President Donald Trump, with Response coordinator for White House Coronavirus Task Force Deborah Birx (L) and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci (R), speaks on vaccine development on May 15 in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC.

The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis released eight reports, ranging from June 23 to August 9, from the White House Coronavirus Task Force that were provided to states.

The reports, which were not previously available to the public, show that while Trump and Pence publicly tried to quell fears by saying the resurgence of the virus was “overblown” and that it is “going to disappear,” top health officials within the administration warned “red zone” states about increased spread and advised specific mitigation efforts that often went ignored.

Further, the Democratic-led committee concluded, “many states are still failing to comply with key Task Force recommendations, including some recommendations first made nearly two months ago.”

The panel specifically references four states—Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and Oklahoma—that it said “acknowledged” receiving the private reports and recommendations, yet largely ignored them by not “implementing additional public health measures recommended by the Task Force to stop the spread of the virus.”

The earliest report to states on June 23 stated that seven states were in a “red zone” and that new cases were up by 70 percent in Arizona, 72 percent in Texas, 87 percent in Florida, 93 percent in Oklahoma and 134 percent in Idaho. One week earlier, on June 16, Pence penned an op-ed that “panic is overblown” about a second wave.

A July 5 report stated 15 states were now in the “red zone” and that Florida “has seen a significant increase in new cases and a significant increase in testing positivity over the past week continuing from the previous 4 weeks.” Two days later, on July 7, Trump rebuked a grim assessment by Dr. Anthony Fauci, a task force member and the country’s top infectious disease expert, saying that “we’ve done a good job” and “I think we are going to be in two, three, four weeks, by the time we next speak, I think we’re going to be in very good shape.”

A July 14 report said 19 states were in the “red zone” and that “more testing is needed.” That same day, Trump inaccurately claimed that “no other country tests like us. In fact, I could say it’s working too much. It’s working too well.”

An August 2 report said 23 states were in the “red zone” and warned about the spread in Louisiana, South Carolina and Oklahoma. The week prior, on July 28, Trump told Axios that “it’s under control as much as you can control it.”

“They are dying, that’s true. And you have—it is what it is,” the president continued. “But that doesn’t mean we aren’t doing everything we can.”

On August 3, Trump tweeted that “cases up because of BIG Testing! Much of our Country is doing very well. Open the Schools!”

An August 9 report showed that 48 states and the District of Columbia were in red or yellow zones.

The congressional panel concluded that many states refused to implement recommendations from the White House Coronavirus Task Force meant to curb the spread.

In a letter to the coronavirus subcommittee, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R), who recently dropped a lawsuit against the Atlanta mayor Kesha Lance Bottoms over a mask mandate, wrote that Americans in both Georgia and the U.S. “grew complacent.”

“Summer holidays coupled with televised protests caused many to let their guard down and abandon guidance provided by public health officials,” Kemp wrote.

In other examples, the committee noted that Florida has declined to initiate a mask mandate, despite the task force’s June 29 advice to do so; Tennessee refused a mask mandate and to close bars and limit restaurant activity in red and yellow zones; and Oklahoma rebuffed the task force’s mask mandate recommendation.

In total, the committee concluded after reviewing the task force reports, “14 states that have been in the ‘red zone’ since June 23 have refused to impose statewide mask mandates per Task Force’s recommendations—including states with severe case spikes like Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Tennessee.”

This is a developing story and will be updated with additional information as it becomes available.

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If you are paying attention , really paying attention you may have noticed that each event with TOTUS is a rally with attendees flouting the guidelines for COVID (masks, distancing and possibly hand hygiene). After these rally’s there is an upsurge of Covid cases. TOTUS never mentions these upsurges, is it possible that he place no importance on the health of his “base” or he doesn’t care? After months of an unresolved or properly addressed pandemic and the subsequent economic downturn, the administration has done nothing more than tout “pie in the sky” cures much like the “snake oil salesman” of the early days of our country. It is incredible to me that so many seemingly intelligent people follow this uninformed leader. As an assortment of reports come in from numerous locations across the country especially areas that have suffered unrest, I am at once surprised and appalled at lack of knowledge potential voters have on the issues. I should say these voters seem to have one (1) issue rather than a wide view of all of the issues and how they affect them now and in the future. It seems that many people cannot see the long range effects of poor legislation since they think it can’t hurt them. A little gruesome thought: The followers of Jim Jones possibly thought the same thing when they drank the “koolaid”!

This Presidency has been and is one of the biggest cons to be perpetrated on the voters of this country. This is all being viewed by our allies with incredulity and our enemies with delight yet the voters (TOTUS supporters) can’t see the forest for the trees (which under this administration are in danger). The cure for bad government is an informed electorate and you do not have to be a legal scholar to know what the Constitution provides us as citizens but you do have a mind to recognize truth from fiction or at the least be willing to search for truth.

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