President Trump on Saturday suggested that his own FDA is making it difficult for drug companies to enroll people in clinical trials for vaccines and therapies to treat Covid-19, part of a "deep state" plot to hinder his re-election prospects https://t.co/6bDmyqmzEE
— POLITICO (@politico) August 22, 2020
Many doctors and studies disagree with this! https://t.co/fpLVJZMvHS
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 22, 2020
BREAKING: There is no evidence to support Trump’s accusation, and top biotechnology executives were fast to praise the speed at which the FDA has moved. https://t.co/cuaMOs6NVf
— STAT (@statnews) August 22, 2020
This is ominous coming as the FDA prepares to review potential vaccines for safety and effectiveness. Is he setting up a decision to countermand the regulators?https://t.co/qIVIyebDAb
— Carol Eisenberg (@Eisey) August 22, 2020
“You have to decide where your red line is, and that’s my red line." — Peter Marks, head of @US_FDA's center for biologics (ie vaccines), says he would quit if the Trump administration tries to approve a #Covid19 vaccine before it's proven safe & effective https://t.co/9Lf6xNtF18
— Helen Branswell (@HelenBranswell) August 21, 2020
The Deep State is for people who don't really believe we landed on the moon.
The Deep State is for grown ass adults who still believe in the Tooth Fairy.
The Deep State is for stupid, stupid, stupid people who have parents that are also their siblings.
— Don Winslow (@donwinslow) August 22, 2020
26 Republicans voted for the bill. That's 26 more than I imagined.
— Cliffman (@NHarris956) August 22, 2020
Postal workers in Washington State have reinstalled high-speed mail sorting machines—dismantled after controversial orders from the U.S. Postal Service—despite USPS orders not to put machines back in usehttps://t.co/rxhPYrsxe8
— LiA (@LibsInAmerica) August 22, 2020
Internal @USPS docs show how performance tanked after DeJoy's reckless reforms kicked in. Service declines compared to baseline as of Aug 1: 1st-class mail 8.1% , marketing mail 8.42%, periodicals 9.57%, priority mail 7.97%. #SaveThePostOffice https://t.co/nNvOQjBPzw pic.twitter.com/FvncrMPI3s
— Sarah Anderson (@SarahDAnderson1) August 22, 2020
How Trump, Mnuchin and DeJoy edged the Postal Service into a crisis https://t.co/8fzu6dklg9
— Post Politics (@postpolitics) August 22, 2020
-Over 179,000 Americans have died from #COVID19 and the virus continues to spread.
-The House is passing emergency legislation today to stop the sabotage of @USPS.
-The CIA assessed Russia paid the Taliban to kill US troops.
But the below is what @realDonaldTrump is doing. https://t.co/xfqKYBXKyX
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) August 22, 2020
Minnesota Dept. of Health says more than a dozen people who attended the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota have tested positive for the coronavirus, making it the 3rd state to link cases of the virus to the massive rally. https://t.co/JO12bkEdr7
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 22, 2020
“Do you want to be the person responsible for sending everyone home?” As reopening colleges try to salvage normalcy — and revenue — from a crippling pandemic, they're running into the limits of policing student behavior. https://t.co/NbssEy9iw4
— The New York Times (@nytimes) August 22, 2020
I feel so much rage about all of this but it’s also so predictable. @JuliaLMarcus and I predicted it but it doesn’t make it feel good https://t.co/lxo1bXXuch
— Jessi Gold MD MS (@drjessigold) August 22, 2020
NEW VIDEO: "It's long been considered out of bounds to question a persons patriotism. But in the face of all of this the conclusion can't be avoided: These people actually hate America. At the same time, they desperately want to control America" -Tucker Carlson #TuckerDunksTrump pic.twitter.com/hTsgH3mVEt
— Really American 🇺🇸 (@ReallyAmerican1) August 22, 2020
NEW: NASA predicts an asteroid will pass close to Earth the day before the election
— Ana Cabrera (@AnaCabrera) August 22, 2020
Belarus: Nato rejects claim that foreign troops are on border https://t.co/SNM5Bfua5W
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) August 22, 2020
This is disturbing. In the midst of the assassination attempt against @Navalny the Russian authorities are now targeting @pussyrrriot. Putin seems to be going after many of his enemies. He must be terrified of the Belarus uprising jumping the border into Russia https://t.co/TgcmmUUe84
— Bill Browder (@Billbrowder) August 22, 2020
"Putin wants Trump to win, but not because he cares about Trump; not because he respects or admires him. Russia's target is American democracy, but this time it doesn't need to work very hard at trying to destroy it," writes @FridaGhitis for @CNNOpinion https://t.co/gjc2ZDy8N6
— CNN (@CNN) August 22, 2020
Scientists in Germany put on three pop concerts to study the risks of coronavirus infections in large indoor spaces.
The experiment, named Restart-19, was a scientific study carried out by the University Medical Center in Halle. https://t.co/QLb6QpSpYv
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) August 22, 2020
BREAKING: Taoiseach and Tanaiste have issued a statement to Sunday Independent in which they call on Phil Hogan to consider his position as EU Commissioner. #Exclusive #Golfgate https://t.co/mxNA6wVKi5
— Kevin Doyle (@KevDoyle_Indo) August 22, 2020
Boris Johnson demands only loyalty, not competence, in his lust for power | Nick Cohen https://t.co/iA6UfP6la1
— The Guardian (@guardian) August 22, 2020
Tory advisors urge Boris Johnson to grant Nicola Sturgeon a second independence referendum https://t.co/iROF2tC9bM
— The New European (@TheNewEuropean) August 22, 2020
Boris Johnson backed by Whitty on reopening schools just weeks after warning of risks https://t.co/saO8XhCIXC
— The Independent (@Independent) August 22, 2020
Interesting thread. Who'd have thought that Boris Johnson's friend & generous benefactor Alexander Temerko (a fossil-fuel billionaire who used to run a Russian state arms company) would also be on the board of the opaquely funded, #Brexit-promoting IEA? https://t.co/37OjBXaguf
— Tom Scott (@Tom___Scott) August 22, 2020
They’re ‘queue-jumping’ a ‘queue’ that doesn’t exist. This is simply fake news. https://t.co/3lgMkRwmaQ
— Paul Bernal (@PaulbernalUK) August 22, 2020
Everyone will be sharing Ken Robinson’s TED talk, and rightly so. Here’s a sequel brilliantly augmented by @wearecognitive.#RIPSirKen https://t.co/QOCx9N1ecn
— Terry Anderson (@Schism_Schasm) August 22, 2020