… and welcome to another day to cover the Coronavirus epidemic in the United States, and of course its policy and everything else.
According to the United States, Johns Hopkins University, the United States is in more than 4.1 million cases have been confirmed and more than 145,000 people have diedThe economy is still crumbling, and negotiations in Congress on the next stimulus and relief package are tightening ̵
The president resumed briefings on the coronavirus – without his senior public health experts and as the fun revolves around his fixation of a simple cognitive test he says he is proving to be sharper than his election opponent.
Ongoing protests over racial injusticemeanwhile, they have been greeted with a militarized response in Portland, Oregon, and federal agents are on their way to other cities at the request of Donald Trump, trying to present themselves as president of law and order.
And in the midst of all this, local television stations in the United States, owned by Sinclair Television, will this weekend broadcast an interview with a conspiracy theorist in which the question “DR TO FAUCI CREATE COVET-19?“It will appear on the screen.
Anthony Foci is the 79-year-old director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He has served six presidents, but that president tried to exclude him from television, called him an “alarmist,” and generally undermined his work.
The conspiracy theorist is Judy Mikovic, who is behind the widely discredited Plandemic video. Her lawyer, Larry Kleiman, also appears in the segment with former Fox News presenter Eric Boling, who is online online before airing this weekend.
Mikovic claims that over the past decade, Fauci has “produced” and transported coronaviruses to Wuhan, China, which is widely believed to be the source of the coronavirus outbreak.
Bolling told CNN he “doesn’t know about the video [Mikovits] it was before or after she appeared on my show, “and said,” Honestly, I was shocked when she brought the charge. “
Bolling said he questioned his claim to Foci, which he called “healthy” on the air, and added Dr. Nicole Sapphire, a Fox News staffer, to the show to balance the segment.
“I asked our producers to add Saphier to the show with the explicit goal of debunking the conspiracy theory,” he told CNN. “I believe that viewers see that I am not her and I do not support her theory.”
Sinclair is the largest owner of local television stations in the United States. The president told him that in 2016, he told Trump, “We are here to deliver your message.”
There is more. Here are some sobering further readings from the head of our Washington office, David Smith: