In rare move acknowledging death toll from the White House, Trump orders flags to be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds across the country.
— Annie Karni (@anniekarni) May 22, 2020
New study finds if Trump had acted in February, we could have saved over 35,000 lives.
29 Days: America’s Lost Month#VoteForYourLife
— Eleven Films (@Eleven_Films) May 22, 2020
If the United States had implemented social distancing policies just a week sooner, it could have prevented more than half the number of coronavirus deaths and infections, according to new research from Columbia University. https://t.co/yk42Ssvhbs
— CNN (@CNN) May 21, 2020
Breaking News: If the U.S. had begun imposing social distancing measures one week earlier than it did in March, about 36,000 fewer people would have died in the coronavirus outbreak, according to new estimates from Columbia University researchers https://t.co/phnyEgZice
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 21, 2020
Trump calls a Columbia University report that predicted there would have been fewer US deaths with earlier social distancing a "political hit job" https://t.co/wr9nSv0lSt pic.twitter.com/B9FC7o462M
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) May 21, 2020
Donald Trump Wears Mask at Ford Plant https://t.co/nr4dCMnGBp
— TMZ (@TMZ) May 21, 2020
The last thing you see before you’re force-fed chloroquine pic.twitter.com/fpdQxjGTe0
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) May 22, 2020
Yup. Especially with a new President and all. https://t.co/cM4bnt47hP
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) May 22, 2020
You can’t make this shit up.
Trump campaign sends text to sell voters his colouring book as US coronavirus deaths pass 90,000 https://t.co/pgRkW5EWFD
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) May 21, 2020
The Senate has voted 49-to-44 to confirm Rep. John Ratcliffe as the next director of national intelligence. He received more votes in opposition than any DNI in the 15-year history of the office. https://t.co/W2qwkcd6SN
— Shane Harris (@shaneharris) May 21, 2020
Churches should open when it is safe to do so. Churches should open when public health officials, who know more about epidemiology than church leaders do, conclude that it is safe to do so. Otherwise, we risk infecting more people and causing death. Some humility is in order. https://t.co/qO38l7DmAb
— James Martin, SJ (@JamesMartinSJ) May 21, 2020
At least 33 African American bishops, reverends and pastors who led various denominations around the country have died from the coronavirus, according to an @ABC News analysis. https://t.co/i2eVQDyCgP
— ABC News (@ABC) May 22, 2020
— Mike Madden (@MikeMadden) May 22, 2020
Coronavirus cases in Florida jump by 1,200 and now total more than 48,600https://t.co/uD5vVaauWQ
— julie k. brown (@jkbjournalist) May 22, 2020
Remember when President Trump claimed there was widespread election fraud in Florida’s 2018 elections?
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement just wrapped up the investigation and found 0 evidence of it. https://t.co/5UrwR5A366
— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) May 21, 2020
Class of 2020 entering worst job market since Great Depression
Graduates who had their first jobs (and some of them their dream jobs) lined up have had their job offers rescinded. @biannagolodryga reports https://t.co/QrpLupqvg2
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) May 21, 2020
93 percent of the doctors who have died of covid-19 in Britain have been ethnic minorities.https://t.co/1hjucdiHQR
— JM Rieger (@RiegerReport) May 22, 2020
The Boris Bounce?
Unleased Global Britain?
…#Coronavirus – Britain has the HIGHEST rate of excess deaths in Europe as figures show up to 55,000 more people have died in the UK this year than expected.
Expert account those deaths https://t.co/M8bYyUAYk3
— Max Jansen (@MaximilianJans2) May 21, 2020
.@BorisJohnson wants the #UK to be less reliant on #China for vital medical supplies & other strategic imports so country is less vulnerable to potentially hostile foreign governments https://t.co/sPKRAti71q
— Sophia Yan (@sophia_yan) May 22, 2020
Estimates suggest Britain's debt-to-GDP ratio will soon head back to the 100% mark—a level not seen since the 1950s https://t.co/HpeQLWRuLJ
— The Economist (@TheEconomist) May 21, 2020
GDP data from ONS tell us the UK economy shrank by -2.0% in the first three months of 2020 (little surprise, given #Covid_19 #lockdown). But what does this translate in to for the GDP of the regions and nations of the UK? We've modelled this – headline results below. A thread: 👇 pic.twitter.com/3jHcJdWz0U
— Stuart McIntyre (@stuartgmcintyre) May 21, 2020
ITV news reports 4,400,000 UK households are relying on charity to feed themselves. How can this be in this day and age?
— Pete Timmins 🇬🇧 🇫🇷 🇪🇺 (@petertimmins3) May 21, 2020
“The death toll is going to go up… I think we should be more stricter like Spain and none of us allowed out”
Says man out drinking beer on packed beach front. 🤪 pic.twitter.com/SwpKfzwKjo
— Jay Motty (@RFFH) May 21, 2020
China's People's Party Congress, originally scheduled for March, delayed by #COVID19 is live now in Beijing. Nearly every one of the 1000s of Communist Party leaders is wearing a mask, but they are seated inches from one another. The mood is sober: economic targets won't be met. https://t.co/dgvzWoWh7l
— Laurie Garrett (@Laurie_Garrett) May 22, 2020
This is likely the end of One Country, Two Systems: China risks new Hong Kong protests by imposing security law @FT https://t.co/WiXBSN1LBc
— Jamie Smyth (@JamieSmythF) May 22, 2020
China will not set a numerical target for gross domestic product growth this year https://t.co/1CRTOGCNKZ
— Bloomberg Next China (@next_china) May 22, 2020