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This exchange went largely unnoticed yesterday. But more evidence Trump doesn't understand the science at all.
He believes states should issue stay-at-home orders only once there's been a "massive breakout".
His ignorance is a potential death sentence for thousands. https://twitter.com/Yamiche/status/1246542695318933505
Pres Trump, asked by @JDiamond1 why he hasn't asked states without stay at home orders to do so, says: If I saw a "massive breakout," I would come down "very hard" on those states.
Jeremy: Isn't the key to get out in front of outbreaks?
Trump said, "No. Not in that case."
The goalposts are moving so fast4
When I got to Congress in 2007, voting rights was not really an issue that divided Ds and Rs. Helping people vote wasn't a priority of the left or right, it was just an American priority.
Now, stopping people from voting is, arguably, the most important goal of the GOP. https://twitter.com/ZachMontellaro/status/1246570936666595328
BREAKING: The RNC, Wisconsin Republican Party and the GOP-controlled state legislature have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block a lower court ruling that expands absentee voting in Wisconsin until April 13. In-person voting is on April 7.
The filing: https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/6825248-Wisconsin-election-case-Supreme-Court.html
The NYT finds nearly 40,000 people have flown in from China since Trump imposed the travel restrictions he regularly describes has having "closed down"/"closed off"/"shut down" China. (The restrictions were never actually designed as a complete ban.) https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/04/us/coronavirus-china-travel-restrictions.html