“A lot them aren’t even pretending to be in charge.” Without naming names, former President Obama criticizes some officials overseeing the coronavirus response. He offered his comments in a live, online commencement address for historically black colleges. https://t.co/YdQQs71DpN
— The Associated Press (@AP) May 16, 2020
Congratulations to the HBCU Class of 2020! Michelle and I are so proud of you. As you set out to change the world, we’ll be the wind at your back. Can’t wait to see what you achieve. https://t.co/PCsjkJJTXi
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 16, 2020
.@realDonaldTrump So THIS is Obamagate! Thank you for reminding us. Obamagate is also decent, intelligent, respectful, inspiring, compassionate, highly competent leadership. I look forward to Bidengate!! pic.twitter.com/LiXQ3rIz18
— Eileen #Biden2020 Savage (@PoliticsMom) May 16, 2020
Fmr. AG Holder says President Trump's coronavirus response shows he "is not up for the job."
“Can you imagine Ronald Reagan…can you imagine Bill Clinton… either of the Bushs…Barack Obama saying that this is something for the states to work out?”https://t.co/1FgLOWKwdE
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) May 16, 2020
Obamagate isn’t a gate at all — it’s Trump stoking his base. And an incumbent president worried about his base in the spring of an election year is an incumbent who’s in deep shit … and knows it. https://t.co/AU7dnuDgtq
— John Heilemann (@jheil) May 16, 2020
Trump has fired four inspectors general in less than six weeks because he believes in transparency and is the most ethical and law-abiding president of the modern era. pic.twitter.com/YPAfc9nq5U
— Tim O'Brien (@TimOBrien) May 16, 2020
— Shomari Stone (@shomaristone) May 16, 2020
Trump Regime gets rid of anyone who may provide any oversight of their corruption, cruelty, incompetence, disloyalty to US. https://t.co/1u3eEFvuQc
— David Rothschild (@DavMicRot) May 16, 2020
— Robert holgate (@415holgate) May 16, 2020
We refuse to believe the truth doesn't matter. That's why we keep chasing down Trump's claims about the Secret Service. https://t.co/G2pX36uxC0
— Citizens for Ethics (@CREWcrew) May 16, 2020
— The Hill (@thehill) May 16, 2020
I mean, this whole thread, though….
I hope this is sarcasm. If Obama "unmasked" Trump family, that means they were taped speaking with a foreign agent, engaged in talks raising national security concerns & – with no one knowing who it was – unmasked so they could assess problem. So, Hannity thinks Trumps are spies?
— Kurt Eichenwald (@kurteichenwald) May 16, 2020
— Amanda Satanovsky (@pannaparty) May 16, 2020
'I don't trust what Boris Johnson is saying.'
Teacher Ellie Sharp says she doesn't believe the government has teachers' "best interests at heart", and says data should be shared so educators can make an informed decision on returning to school.
— SkyNews (@SkyNews) May 16, 2020
It’s a toughie.
On one hand, you have the BMA, National Union of Teachers & your instincts telling you not to send your children to school.
Then on the other you have Boris Johnson, Britain First & a few gobshite right-wing ‘journalists’ telling you it’s OK.
Who to trust?
— Rachael Swindon (@Rachael_Swindon) May 16, 2020
🦠Exclusive: Review contradicts Boris Johnson on claims he ordered early lockdown at UK care homes – Reuters https://t.co/sOix8kwgfc
— John Ashton (@Johnrashton47) May 16, 2020
Boris Johnson faces calls for independent inquiry into BAME Covid-19 deaths https://t.co/FzV1XMBXVC
— The Guardian (@guardian) May 16, 2020
Boris Johnson’s physician calls Covid-19 'this generation’s polio’ as new evidence emerges of long-term effects https://t.co/OkSBN3JsnB
— Pedro da Costa (@pdacosta) May 16, 2020
Another blinder Boris. We trust the common sense of the British public?
The MET Police Cant even wear masks.
Stop telling people Shite on a daily basis. Give them the truth. None would be seen out side for months. Your lying is directly killing people. Fool. PM my Arse. pic.twitter.com/FyFLccehvA
— Derek McGillivray (@pamcgoo) May 16, 2020
— Michael Allen (@michaelallen27) May 16, 2020
Hard Brexit dude pretending to care about the economy – great satire https://t.co/bFhalE4pLH
— Steve Peers (@StevePeers) May 16, 2020
Quite possibly this is an obvious point. But can an FTA negotiation really work in this atmosphere of complete mistrust?
— Holger Hestermeyer (@hhesterm) May 16, 2020
Remember Richard Cook, man behind DUP's £435,000 Brexit cash? He's caught up in a scandal involving convicted American fraudster, Texan oil wells, Scottish international footballers and investors millions out of pocket.
— Peter Geoghegan (@PeterKGeoghegan) May 16, 2020
Fucking hell this is desperate stuff. They should look into ANY Tory MP if they want to do more of these hard hitting scoops. https://t.co/RArsOH2f0Y
— John Rain CBE (@MrKenShabby) May 16, 2020
A month ago, unlocking #Italy seemed almost impossible. But it’s happening, with shops, restaurants and hairdressers opening on Monday, gyms, swimming pools and sports centres a week later and travel restrictions easing. And suddenly life is returning… https://t.co/CBYTjDJ52X
— Mark Lowen (@marklowen) May 16, 2020
The US now accounts for 28% of #COVID19 deaths in the world, and about a third of all cases
Its proportion of total deaths is increasing over recent weeks.https://t.co/yAfZeUSH8r pic.twitter.com/8QVDvwCnbt
— Eric Topol (@EricTopol) May 16, 2020
⚡️ A single mother. Four kids with disabilities. No support amid COVID-19. Many say COVID-19 is 'the great equalizer' because it can indiscriminately infect anyone, but for vulnerable families, it's far from equal. #ViralInequalityhttps://t.co/wsRfuXh4bT
— Toronto Star (@TorontoStar) May 16, 2020
Good thread on food security here…
1/ The disgusting truth about the idiotic American food system. "Imagine how different the story would be if there were still tens of thousands of chicken and pig farmers bringing their animals to hundreds of regional slaughterhouses. An outbreak at any one of them would barely
— Todd Gitlin (@toddgitlin) May 16, 2020
How can we break out of the pandemic crisis? @FredKempe on an @ACGeoTech plan for tech companies to prepare for future low probability, high consequence 🦠 🌎 pandemics like #COVID – and how it could help turn tragedy into historic opportunity. https://t.co/KGceWFjO09
— Atlantic Council (@AtlanticCouncil) May 16, 2020
German Bundesliga returns: What did football's new reality look like? https://t.co/JAz2nYHunW
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) May 16, 2020
Today should have been the day that this certified banger won the Eurovision Song Contest. pic.twitter.com/rhDn31vAIO
— Grant Tucker (@GrantTucker) May 16, 2020
— Dr. Paul (@DrPnygard) May 16, 2020
Fred Willard, much-loved star of Best in Show and This is Spinal Tap, dies aged 86 https://t.co/3Dlfui9U8U
— Guardian news (@guardiannews) May 16, 2020
fred willard had one of the most underrated moments in anchorman that still keels me over laughing to this day. godspeed. pic.twitter.com/DwGQgbKWyN
— mike (@SeahawkScout) May 16, 2020
I am sad to say goodbye to Fred Willard, who was still the funniest of men at age 86. Here's what turned out to be our last moment on-air together… pic.twitter.com/inDZVtls6v
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) May 16, 2020