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Mar 12 2020
“President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed sweeping restrictions to prevent people from 26 European countries from traveling to the United States for a month… The travel order does not apply to the United Kingdom and Ireland, and does not apply to American citizens.” (Reuters)
The left is critical of the Trump administration’s response to the crisis to date.
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Feb 27 2020
“President Donald Trump assured Americans on Wednesday the risk from coronavirus remained 'very low,’ and placed Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the looming global health crisis.” (Reuters)
The left criticizes the Trump administration’s response, arguing that it is disorganized and marred by incompetence.
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Jul 09 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Thursday that political polarization has likely negatively impacted the Unites States' response to the coronavirus. A Reuters study reported 60,500 new cases of coronavirus across the U.S. Thursday.
Criticism of state governors' public health management quickly turns political as cases rise, and as the nation becomes more divided on the effectiveness ofNewsweek Reuters National Review
May 22 2020
The ways Americans are spending, saving and using their money during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic have become a measuring stick for evaluating the outbreak's financial impact on the general public. While some individuals are closing their small business for good or unable to make credit card payments, others are spending stimulus checks on non-essential items.
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Mar 27 2020
The state of COVID-19 coronavirus testing in the United States has quickly become a politicized focal point, both for White House press briefings and media coverage. Roughly 0.2 percent of the U.S. population had been tested as of Friday.
News coverage from many media outlets has framed the state of coronavirus testing in the U.S. in a critical light. Some outlets focused on fact-Washington Post USA TODAY Townhall
Apr 27 2020
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic emerged in the middle of the 2020 primary process, triggering some renewed calls for voting by mail, as well as concerns about election security.
Many left-rated voices advocated for vote by mail, arguing for its convenience and purported necessity for working people, the elderly, and those with disabilities. Many right-rated outlets rebuked vote byPolitico Associated Press Breitbart News
May 03 2020
As officials and experts continue to probe the origins of COVID-19, conflicting information has arisen about exactly how and where the novel virus began -- a fact that has also been reflected in news reports on the subject. Many outlets on the right have echoed statements in recent days by high-ranking officials like Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and President Donald Trump that claim theInsider Washington Post The Daily Caller
Mar 03 2020
Perspectives across the media spectrum have speculated about the potential impact of coronavirus on the US economy and jobs numbers.
Some left-rated voices expressed skepticism about economic growth during a potentially extended coronavirus pandemic, while right-rated voices generally expressed more optimism about the economy's ability to withstand pressure from the disease.New York Times (Opinion) CNBC Wall Street Journal (Opinion)
Mar 11 2020
Opinions range far and wide on the Trump administration's response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Many voices, particularly on the left, criticized the U.S. and White House responses. Others, especially on the right, tended to focus more on China's response to the virus as being worthy of stricter scrutiny. Some minimized the role that the administration was playing, focusing instead on other keyNew York Times (Opinion) Washington Post The Hill