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11 times Donald Trump has ‘belittled’ coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence said something truly unbelievable in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Wednesday. “I don’t believe the President has ever belittled the threat of the coronavirus,” the vice president told Wolf. Which, even by Pence standards — the VP is an unstinting, 100% supporter of President Donald Trump — is pretty…MORE

Trump threatens heavy price if Iran conducts ‘sneak attack’ on US troops

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday, without citing any evidence, that the administration has information that “Iran or its proxies are planning a sneak attack on US troops and/or assets in Iraq.” Trump added, “If this happens, Iran will pay a very heavy price, indeed!” The President’s tweet, which the White House did not elaborate upon,…MORE

Last rounds of protective gear in national stockpile being shipped

The Strategic National Stockpile is deploying the last round of shipments in its inventory, depleting the bulk of its protective gear, according to a source familiar with the matter. The official added that the stockpile was never meant to serve as the only source of protective gear for the entire coronavirus response and said the…MORE

Gun retailers deemed ‘essential service’ by federal government

Gun retailers deemed ‘essential service’ by federal government

As states around the country issue “stay-at-home” orders amid the coronavirus pandemic, firearm and ammunition retailers have been designated an “essential service,” according to updated guidance from the federal government. Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, identified “firearm and ammunition product manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors, and shooting ranges” as critical infrastructure…MORE