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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.





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Gina Bisignano, left, a Beverly Hills salon owner, joined a violent conspiracy to attack the Capitol

Image from Department of Justice court filing

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

Most of the attention to the conspiracy prosecutions in the January 6 insurrection has been directed at the largest known (and overlapping) plots to besiege the Capitol involving the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys. But a fresh indictment handed down this week by a grand jury makes clear that there were multiple conspiracies unfolding that day.

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