— Reuters (@Reuters) April 6, 2020
Coronavirus live news: Boris Johnson in intensive care as Trump sends prayers https://t.co/TAh2uP2Spm
— The Guardian (@guardian) April 6, 2020
"There is an incredibly strong team spirit behind the Prime Minister"
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab tells @bbclaurak that he was asked by Boris Johnson to stand in "where necessary" in driving forward the government's plans to defeat coronavirushttps://t.co/1dYhZvGNEX pic.twitter.com/5RzsiClH0a
— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) April 6, 2020
Coronavirus: Warning over daily death figures https://t.co/BrEztncxPQ
— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) April 7, 2020
Either nobody in the Trump administration has the balls to tell Trump the truth or he is 100% insane. There's really not a lot of middle ground.
— Clara Jeffery (@ClaraJeffery) April 6, 2020
REPORTER: “300 hospitals were surveyed, their biggest complaints were a severe shortage of testing supplies.”
TRUMP: “Thats just wrong.”
REPORTER: “Your own government did the survey.” 🤔pic.twitter.com/OgLvqrNf6z
— The Tennessee Holler (@TheTNHoller) April 6, 2020
Pres Trump says all 50 governors were on a call with task force today. He and VP Pence stressed there was not a single "negative" person. Trump says everyone was very "happy."
Some governors continue to say federal government should be doing more including using DPA more widely.
— Yamiche Alcindor (@Yamiche) April 6, 2020
President Trump: "[Democrats] want to make Trump look as bad as they can because they want to try and win an election that they shouldn't be allowed to win based on the fact that we have done a great job." pic.twitter.com/e4HaGmxIkN
— The Hill (@thehill) April 6, 2020
FDA Commissioner Hahn was brought to Oval Friday afternoon to meet w/Laura Ingraham and two doctors close to her about hydroxychloroquine. On the drug Trump is banking will work, and the pressure on the FDA, w/@PhilipRucker @costareports @lauriemcginley2: https://t.co/Zs2K9vGPNM
— Josh Dawsey (@jdawsey1) April 6, 2020
NEW — Trump has begun spending taxpayer money on hydroxychloroquine. The VA purchased more than $200k worth. The Bureau of Prisons (???) purchased $60k. https://t.co/nlvB2YU7Ma
— Sam Stein (@samstein) April 7, 2020
Notably, one of the major manufacturers of hydroxychloroquine, Novartis, once paid Trump's lawyer $1.2 million to gain access to the president.https://t.co/mywkF5R1YT
— Cate Eland (@RomancingNope) April 6, 2020
CNN asks Dick Cheney's cardiologist about Trump's promotion of hydroxychloroquine:
"The drug, in particular, can cause a malignant heart rhythm … that can result in something that we indelicately call sudden cardiac death. So, what do you have to lose? You can lose your pulse" pic.twitter.com/c2XOasIS2D
— John Whitehouse (@existentialfish) April 6, 2020
Once again Trump attacks a journalist and the rest of the reporters do nothing about it.
You have to stand behind each other.
Why don't you all get up and walk the fuck out for once and leave that fat, orange drugged up Twinkie and media whore without journalists to bark at.
— Don Winslow (@donwinslow) April 6, 2020
NEW: Mon 6 April update of coronavirus trajectories
Daily new deaths:
• US has averaged 1,000 deaths per day over the last week
• Daily deaths in Italy & Spain peaked around 23-24 days after lockdown
• Suggests UK could peak in 7-10 days
— John Burn-Murdoch (@jburnmurdoch) April 6, 2020
— The Hill (@thehill) April 7, 2020
Bell Ribeiro-Addy: After coronavirus, the UK’s former colonies won’t need us – we’ll desperately need them https://t.co/tNV7lLZwzr
— The Independent (@Independent) April 6, 2020
There is no plan. https://t.co/JxPqTRvTLk
Recommended, for when you feel strong enough to face where we are. Don't read until you are at that point.
— Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) April 6, 2020