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On the trail: Biden, Sanders slam Trump over coronavirus response

1 month ago   |   By National Post

SUMTER - U.S. Democratic presidential contenders on Friday blasted the Republican Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, amid mounting concern about the virus and on the eve of South Carolina's fourth-in-the-nation nominating contest.
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Republicans storm out of coronavirus briefing after Democrat rips Trump's response

Republicans storm out of coronavirus briefing after Democrat rips Trump's response

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Several House Republicans walked out of a closed-door coronavirus briefing Friday with Trump health officials in protest after a senior Democrat blasted the Trump administration's handling of the response effort.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro kicked off the briefing sharply criticizing the administration as disorganized and lacking urgency in combating the coronavirus, lawmakers said. Her eight-minute speech frustrated Republicans and some Democrats assembled to hear from the slate of officials from the CDC, NIH and State Department.
"If I wanted to hear the politics of it, I'd read POLITICO or...
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