• Trump Confirms a Governor Invoked Tom Brady in His Plea for Coronavirus Aid, After First Calling That Report Fake News

    9 days ago - By Mediaite

    President Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed reports that Washington Gov. Jay Inslee invoked football player Tom Brady - a favorite of the president's - while trying to get him to do more to fight the coronavirus.
    The Washington Post reported Thursday:
    After Trump told governors that his administration was ready to be the “backup” for states in crisis, Inslee spoke up and said to the president, “We don't need a backup. We need a Tom Brady,” a reference to the Super Bowl-winning quarterback who has been friendly with the president, said the people familiar with the exchange with the...
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  • NBC's Ken Dilanian Called Out For ‘Deeply Irresponsible' Report Praising China's Coronavirus Response Over America's

    NBC's Ken Dilanian Called Out For ‘Deeply Irresponsible' Report Praising China's Coronavirus Response Over America's

    9 days ago - By Mediaite

    NBC national security correspondent Ken Dilanian received heavy criticism on Thursday over an article which praised China's coronavirus response over the United States' own efforts.
    In his report titled, “As U.S. struggles to stem coronavirus, China asserts itself as global leader,” Dilanian and co-authors Dan De Luce and Carol E. Lee praised China for giving medical equipment to Italy.
    “With Italy in dire need of medical equipment, an economic superpower stepped in to help. No, not the United States. It was China,” the article declared, noting that “Beijing last week promised Rome a...
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