• ‘Don't Try to Sell Me a Bridge!': MSNBC's Katy Tur Clashes with Trump Campaign Spox Over Covid Response in Trainwreck Interview

    17 days ago - By Mediaite

    MSNBC anchor Katy Tur repeatedly clashed with Trump campaign communications director Tim Murtaugh on President Donald Trump's coronavirus response and his message to Americans following his discharge from Walter Reed Hospital.
    Tur first played a video of actress Amanda Kloots, who lost her husband Nick Cordero to the coronavirus , blasting Trump's “don't be afraid of Covid” tweet.
    Kloots pointed out that her husband did not let the virus dominate their lives, but that it did anyway, because it isn't a choice. The widow also noted that the virus will continue to dominate her life, as her...
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  • Stop Saying ‘We All Wish President Trump Well.' A Lot Of Us Don't - Without Wishing Him Ill

    Stop Saying ‘We All Wish President Trump Well.' A Lot Of Us Don't - Without Wishing Him Ill

    17 days ago - By Mediaite

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    “We all wish the president well” - or some variation on that sentiment - has been a constant refrain in the media since President Donald Trump announced he'd tested positive for Covid-19, but a lot of people, myself included, just do not.
    There's a separate issue involved here, the question of whether it is the place of journalists to “wish” anything while they're reporting the news, but given the fraught tines in which we live, I'm inclined to extend grace to the humane impulses of even the most hard-boiled members of the fifth estate. If you...
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  • Chris Cuomo Opened His Show Last Night By Railing Against ‘Bullsh*t.' A Few Minutes Later, He Welcomed Anthony Scaramucci

    Chris Cuomo Opened His Show Last Night By Railing Against ‘Bullsh*t.' A Few Minutes Later, He Welcomed Anthony Scaramucci

    17 days ago - By Mediaite

    The rant went viral in no time. For Chris Cuomo , President Donald Trump's grand, melodramatic return to the White House following his four day hospitalization was the latest final straw. At 9 p.m. on Monday, the frustrated CNN host unleashed .
    “There he is reshooting the scene for his own ad,” Cuomo said derisively. “‘I hold rallies and I tell you to ignore masks and I rip mine off as I vanquish the virus, for I am a leader. Fear not, Covid!' What a bunch of bullshit!”
    Ten minutes into his frantic screed, while explaining his rationale for not playing video of the president's return...
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  • Trump Physician Sean Conley Updates President's Condition: He ‘Had a Restful First Night,' Reports ‘No Symptoms'

    17 days ago - By Mediaite

    Donald Trump's personal physician, Dr. Sean Conley , delivered an update on Tuesday, saying the president “had a restful first night” and has reported “no symptoms” of the coronavirus since his return to the White House.
    Conley's memo says a team of physicians met with Trump today and “he reports no symptoms.”
    “Vital signs and physical exams remain stable, with an ambulatory oxygen saturation of 95-97 percent,” the doctor continued. “Overall he continues to do really well.”
    Trump reports no symptoms today, his doctor says. pic.twitter.com/wtXLSoy6wF
    - Steven Portnoy October 6, 2020
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