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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump is now scapegoating the World Health Organization (WHO), claiming it must be held accountable for what he claims is their fault that the coronavirus spread into the United States. Trump took no responsibility for his actions allowing the coronavirus to spread throughout the U.S.

America is now the number one in the world for deaths and number of cases.


The WHO is Trump's seventh target for blame to deflect from his horrific mismanagement of the coronavirus pandemic.

But in making his case, Trump curiously cited early reports from the WHO proving he and his administration knew about the deadly new, novel coronavirus far earlier than he has admitted to previously.

He also blames the WHO's actions, saying their reports were wrong and they could have saved "thousands of lives" had they produced more accurate information.

Trump ignores his own mistakes.

New York Times opinion writer Nicholas Kristof warns the President:


CNN's Nathan McDermott weighs in:


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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner—who like his boss and father-in-law President Donald Trump is a product of his family's fortune—was mercilessly lambasted on social media on Monday after he mocked Black Lives Matter activists and suggested that many Black people don't want to be successful.

Appearing on the Fox News morning show Fox & Friends, Kushner—some of whose $1.8 billion family fortune was amassed off the misfortune and suffering of Black people—and the hosts discussed economic issues facing the Black community. Racism was not mentioned. Kushner did touch upon the subject, albeit in a decidedly derisive fashion. After mentioning George Floyd, the unarmed Black man killed in May by Minneapolis police, Kushner accused people who expressed support for Black lives of "virtual signaling."

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