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Mitch McConnell: Impeachment Push 'Diverted' Government's Attention From Coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

"Everything every day was all about impeachment,” the Senate majority leader said of the January impeachment trial.
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McConnell claims impeachment ‘diverted the attention' of Trump administration from coronavirus response

McConnell claims impeachment ‘diverted the attention' of Trump administration from coronavirus response

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

The Senate majority leader sought to blame Democrats, but failed to mention that Trump was downplaying the threat posed by the virus in the U.S. in January.
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McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Donald Trump's impeachment trial distracted the federal government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus as it reached the United States in January.
McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday that the deadly virus "came up while we were tied down on the impeachment trial. And I think it diverted the attention of the government, because everything every day was all about impeachment.''
The Trump administration has been severely criticized for its slow response to the...
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Mitch McConnell Claims Impeachment ‘Diverted the Attention of the Government' from Coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By Politicus USA

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has claimed impeachment distracted the federal government from the Coronavirus. The Kentucky Republican suggested the impeachment trial made dealing with the global pandemic more difficult. McConnell spoke to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday and took the opportunity to link impeachment to the pandemic. Hewitt praised Republican Senator Tom...
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More Protesters Across The Country Demand Justice For George Floyd

More Protesters Across The Country Demand Justice For George Floyd

Large swaths of people came out in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Philadelphia and Salt Lake City, joining the nationwide protests against racism and police brutality. Read more ...

Barr threatens to bust 'far-left extremist groups' in Floyd unrest

Barr threatens to bust 'far-left extremist groups' in Floyd unrest

Attorney General William Barr announced on Saturday that he won't wince at prosecuting protesters who cross state lines to participate in violent rioting as protests and unrest... Read more ...

SpaceX to make second attempt to launch astronauts

SpaceX to make second attempt to launch astronauts

SpaceX is set to make its second attempt to launch astronauts to the International Space Station on Saturday afternoon but the weather outlook along Florida's east coast puts... Read more ...

McConnell says officers involved in George Floyd's death 'look pretty darn...

McConnell says officers involved in George Floyd's death 'look pretty darn guilty'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Friday that the four police officers involved in the arrest and subsequent death of an unarmed African-American man, George... Read more ...

White House partially locked down as nationwide George Floyd protests spread...

White House partially locked down as nationwide George Floyd protests spread to D.C

The Secret Service partially sealed off the White House grounds Friday amid nationwide protests following the death of an African-American man in Minneapolis police... Read more ...

Supreme Court denies Illinois churches' bid for lockdown relief

Supreme Court denies Illinois churches' bid for lockdown relief

The Supreme Court has turned down a bid by two Chicago-area churches for relief from stay-at-home orders Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued as part of an effort to control the... Read more ...

Trump says U.S. withdrawing from World Health Organization

Trump says U.S. withdrawing from World Health Organization

President Donald Trump said he's making good on his threat to leave the World Health Organization, which he says failed to raise the alarm over the coronavirus. The U.S. has... Read more ...

Zuckerberg: Facebook leaving up Trump's 'shooting' post

Zuckerberg: Facebook leaving up Trump's 'shooting' post

Facebook will not take action against a post by President Donald Trump that appeared to urge the shooting of looters in Minnesota, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said late Friday - a... Read more ...

Trump administration sends Congress transcripts of Flynn's call with Russian...

Trump administration sends Congress transcripts of Flynn's call with Russian ambassador

The Intelligence Community has sent a new tranche of declassified transcripts to Congress, detailing conversations between retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn and Russia's... Read more ...

Twitter Places ‘Glorifying Violence' Warning On Donald Trump's Tweet About...

Twitter Places ‘Glorifying Violence' Warning On Donald Trump's Tweet About George Floyd

Trump's threat of violent retaliation against protestors “violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence,” the platform ruled with its label. Read more ...