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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump's remarks at an Allentown medical supply facility are being pointed to as proof he not only opposes testing for coronavirus but doesn't understand why Americans need to be tested.

And he's getting royally rousted for them.


On Thursday Trump visited an Owens & Minor distribution plant, telling employees in a speech that testing is overrated.

"It could be that testing's frankly," he said, taking a long pause, "ah, overrated?"

He also suggested it would be better to not test.

"When you test, you have a case. When you test, you find something is wrong with people. If we didn't do any testing, we would have very few cases."

Upon learning of the President's remarks, many mocked him for what sounded like a suggestion the would be less people infected with coronavirus if there were less testing.





Hoiuse Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

Appearing on ABC's This Week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi honored the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by aptly describing her as a "brilliant brain" on the Supreme Court, reminded people that it's absolutely imperative to get out and vote this November, and the ongoing importance of battling the novel coronavirus pandemic. On the subject of the vacant Supreme Court seat, the Democrat from California didn't rule out launching an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump (for the second time) or Attorney General Bill Barr, which would delay the Senate's ability to confirm a Supreme Court nominee of Trump's, either.

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