You may have seen the first page of the Miami Herald summarizing the horns of the dilemma in which the United States finds itself above the coronavirus. Their main story was that Miami-Dade County restaurants and bars had to close again due to a surge in Covid-19 cases. Their second story? The state is pressing for the reopening of schools as soon as possible.
CNN’s Stephen Collinson considered Donald Trump’s positioning when schools reopened this morning:
The thorny task of reopening American schools amid fears of a lost generation of schoolchildren unless classes resume, is a microcosm of the administration’s slapdash approach. While demanding a return to normalcy – in business, education, leisure and even sport – the White House has rarely provided advice on how to take such measures safely. He left it to states, cities and individuals to wage their own battles by adopting a strict definition of federalism that rejects any traditional notion of presidential duty. Trump’s selfish implication that his opponents want to keep schools closed to harm him politically ignores the complex concerns administrators, teachers and parents have about the prospect of closing schools – and the dangers inherent in it. the reinstatement and operation of the classes.
You can read it in full here: CNN – Trump addresses old failures to push for school reopening as virus roars
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Amy Kennedy set to win second primary in Congress District of New Jersey
The primary was pushed a month later than planned due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and Democratic Governor Phil Murphy mandated that the election be held mainly by postal ballot. Since 1988, the 14 votes of the New Jersey electoral colleges have gone to the Democrats in each presidential election.
But in the most watched primary race yesterday, Amy Kennedy has the advantage in battle Jeff Van Drew in the second district of Congress in New Jersey. Van Drew defected from the Democratic Party to the Republicans last fall after disagreeing with the party hierarchy over the removal of Donald Trump.
With 254 of the 523 ridings declared so far, Kennedy finished 59.3%. His nearest challenger is Brigid Callahan Harrison on 25.5%.
“My message to Jeff Van Drew tonight is that we have had enough and we are demanding better,” said Kennedy. “We have had enough division, hatred and selfishness. We are tired of being abandoned, mistreated and forgotten. We are tired of you and Donald Trump. ”
Hello, welcome to our cover of American politics on the day when the President of Mexico is to visit the White House, but the events are likely to be overlooked by the nation reaching a grim pandemic event. Here’s what’s going on so far and a bit of what we expect to see today
- Johns Hopkins University coronavirus tracker will almost certainly register the three millionth case of Covid-19 in the United States today. The total is currently 2,996,098 American cases out of 11.8 million worldwide.
- The Trump administration has officially informed the UN that it is leaving the World Health Organization – in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic. WHO says “evidence is emerging” of the spread of airborne coronavirus
- US government tries to recover $ 80 million loaned to Planned Parenthood under coronavirus assistance program, following criticism from conservative lawmakers. But Christian anti-abortion groups have also received millions of taxpayer-guaranteed loans
- Mary Trump’s book is out in the wild despite legal attempts to muzzle – and he claims that the president’s personality was shaped by his “high-level sociopathic” father during his childhood. Here are eight of the most daring claims
- Delaware and New Jersey voted yesterday. Due to coronavirus restrictions, this was not your normal primary election, and it will take days for the end result to come, but in the key democratic fight in New Jersey’s second district, Amy Kennedy seems to have the edge so far
- It’s a busy day scheduled in Washington. There is a press point from the working group on coronaviruses and at 2 p.m. Donald Trump will host the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. There will be a joint statement released and they will make a joint statement around 6:35 p.m.
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