After three weeks of protests in the street and more than 40 million people filing for unemployment, desperate Republicans are turning to the White House for guidance.
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From the beginning of the pandemic, many conservatives have argued that the lockdowns were an overreaction to the novel coronavirus and that they are causing unnecessary economic pain. Recent studies, however, show that this argument is wrong.
The Big First is one of the most deeply red Congressional districts in the nation, having been in Republican hands since 1955.
As an emboldened President Trump continues to speak the language and project the image of a tinhorn dictator, Americans keep waiting for signs that Congressional Republicans have reached a point where they’re ready to put country over party, or refuse to sacrifice our democracy for fear of a presidential tweet.
A normal president of either political party would have read by now the dark milestone that the country passed this week, when American deaths from coronavirus passed 105,000 in a space of three months. A normal president would have acknowledged when jobless claims passed 40 million.