Bill Barr Tests Negative for Integrity | The New Yorker https://t.co/iFbvd7KgLS
— Neal Katyal (@neal_katyal) May 8, 2020
— Walter Shaub (@waltshaub) May 7, 2020
“Barr…is creating a space where Trump can get foreign election assistance; the FBI can’t investigate him…and DOJ can’t charge anyone; people who witness it and try to blow the whistle get buried; Congress (and therefore voters) remain in the dark…” https://t.co/BfUXYxVp4t
— Bill Kristol (@BillKristol) May 8, 2020
How Judge Emmet Sullivan can — and should — mitigate the damage AG Barr is doing to justice in America and the rule of law:https://t.co/OsxXJ1t6Fs
— Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) May 8, 2020
Barr saying "history is written by the winners" is the best argument for beating Trump in November. It's a promise to normalize these abuses & dismiss all accountability.
— Garry Kasparov (@Kasparov63) May 8, 2020
Opinion: Barr’s corrupt decision points to Trump’s moral rot of our institutions https://t.co/VpjgbtLMIH
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) May 8, 2020
The freeing of Mike Flynn was a blatant piece of corruption that was meant as a clear signal to the American people that Trump and his cronies are above the law.
This is what criminal regimes do. They win by crushing our will and destroying hope.https://t.co/y9l6EZsE3Z
— Jared Yates Sexton (@JYSexton) May 8, 2020
— The Hill (@thehill) May 8, 2020
In the real world..
The US economy lost 20.5 million jobs in April, the Bureau of Labor Statistics says — by far the most sudden and largest decline since the government began tracking the data in 1939. https://t.co/L6nkdIZKxo pic.twitter.com/4KzWVQt0Q7
— CNN (@CNN) May 8, 2020
14.7% unemployment. The new Herbert Hoover is Trump. https://t.co/zWMGj5r43G
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) May 8, 2020
The U.S. economy lost a staggering 20.5 million jobs in April, the steepest plunge in payrolls since the Great Depression and the starkest sign yet of how the novel coronavirus pandemic is battering the world’s biggest economy https://t.co/1dBelbShCk pic.twitter.com/hzP04XSpiu
— Reuters (@Reuters) May 8, 2020
For anyone who believes that @realDonaldTrump is not responsible for the new Great Depression, just look at how the economies of the country's that prepared and took action against the virus do as opposed to ours. This is on Trump
— Joe Lockhart (@joelockhart) May 8, 2020
Worst jobs report in history, but the Dow pops 500. The fat cats are doing fine, ‘cos that’s life under Trump.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) May 8, 2020
— Justin Satzman (@jsatz23) May 8, 2020
Reporter: "Mr. President, you were with 7 American heroes earlier today, these World War II veterans, all in their nineties. Did you consider wearing a mask when you were with them?"
President Trump: "No because I was very far away." pic.twitter.com/puNmk4AHra
— The Hill (@thehill) May 8, 2020
Trump today: "This is going to go away without a vaccine."
Fauci 3 weeks ago on Fox News: "It’s not going to be over … until we have a scientifically sound, safe and effective vaccine.”https://t.co/pSdp39fUtP
— Aaron Blake (@AaronBlake) May 8, 2020
Katie Miller, a spokesperson for Pence and wife of Stephen Miller, has tested positive for coronavirus, according to two people with knowledge of Miller's diagnosis. Trump also said today that"Katie" has tested positive. https://t.co/uQb4pv8QdB
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) May 8, 2020
Trump confirms Pence's press secretary, Katie Miller, tested positive for Covid-19. Her husband is senior Trump adviser Stephen Miller. https://t.co/yd6vBGc1gI
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) May 8, 2020
The entire Republican Party is just one big reality television stunt https://t.co/Iggydg6sex
— Molly Jong-Fast🏡 (@MollyJongFast) May 8, 2020
"Do not listen to the words of your prophets, who fill you with emptiness;
They speak visions from their own fancy, not from the mouth of the Lord." – Jeremiah 23:16 https://t.co/8VFUNaEMsF
— Michael Bayer (@mbayer1248) May 8, 2020
This story in Politico got me thinking about a lot of things, including how much I miss being a citizen of an actual representative democracy. https://t.co/Gs6QWifz4W
— Charles P. Pierce (@CharlesPPierce) May 8, 2020
— ABC7 News (@abc7newsbayarea) May 8, 2020
Boris Johnson idolises himself on Winston Churchill, but he becomes the latest in a string of politicians to lead the country away from the wartime leader’s vision for Europe. https://t.co/EIsVRFhbn4
— The New European (@TheNewEuropean) May 8, 2020
Job done by Boris Johnson… this is exactly what he wanted when he waxed lyrical about lockdown ending last week.
The headlines had already been written.
A Govt of gross ineptitude & chaos that thrives on mixed messages & obfuscation. Expect spike in Covid deaths in 3 weeks. pic.twitter.com/nl6uEcVFts
— Sarah (@ScouseGirlMedia) May 8, 2020
New: Boris Johnson to announce on garden centres can reopen next Wednesday to lift spirits in the coronavirus lockdown.https://t.co/34toYgeauw
— Tom Newton Dunn (@tnewtondunn) May 8, 2020
👀YouGov / Sky News lockdown poll
Would it be right for the government to start loosening lockdown?
Don't know 10%
*In 3 weeks*
Don't know 34%
May 7-8 1,644 GB adults
— Sam Coates Sky (@SamCoatesSky) May 8, 2020
Many countries are already doing this in some form – Germany, France, Italy, Greece, Australia, New Zealand, Canada & more. Govt still hasn’t explained (or published science on) why they weren’t doing this for the past 2 months https://t.co/HbkUQIm0nR
— Yvette Cooper (@YvetteCooperMP) May 8, 2020
'If you want to understand why older people had to “take it on the chin”, look to Boris Johnson’s government.’ https://t.co/oQt8Kv0Dzu
— Tim Walker (@ThatTimWalker) May 8, 2020
'Never give up': the Queen addresses the UK VE day celebrated at home – video https://t.co/tFWVol0ud6
— The Guardian (@guardian) May 8, 2020
not sure the general public has woken up yet to the economic devastation coming down the tracks pic.twitter.com/L9Qd957aGS
— Jim Pickard (@PickardJE) May 8, 2020
Another extraordinary salvo from the Swedes. https://t.co/bV3PBfcA4o
— Tony Yates, not an epidemiologist but (@t0nyyates) May 8, 2020
One of the creepiest and most dystopian things I've seen since the pandemic began: a terrifying camera-equipped remote-controlled robot patrols Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park in Singapore to — for now — warn about social distancing. Look at the fear. Story: https://t.co/12QfT1mcyZ pic.twitter.com/hBGUhmC7N7
— Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) May 8, 2020
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 8, 2020
Finally… stay for the comments..
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— bara godzilla (@baraGodzilla) May 8, 2020