Pelosi defends prioritizing impeachment over virus threat

Pelosi defends prioritizing impeachment over virus threat

by WorldTribune Staff, April 3, 2020 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in an April 2 interview said she was aware of the coronavirus threat but defended prioritizing the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told radio host Hugh Hewitt that the first reports of the outbreak in China and the threat to […]

Holding China accountable: New potent campaign issue emerges

Holding China accountable: New potent campaign issue emerges

by WorldTribune Staff, April 3, 2020 China’s initial cover-up of the coronavirus could become a key issue in U.S. elections this November. Washington Examiner columnist Paul Bedard noted in an Apirl 2 tweet: “47% of voters believe that China is primarily to blame for the coronavirus pandemic, 27% of voters think it’s at least somewhat […]

Florida Gov. DeSantis: ‘Essential’ churches play important role ‘in times like this’

Florida Gov. DeSantis: ‘Essential’ churches play important role ‘in times like this’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 3, 2020 Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has exempted religious services from his stay-at-home order aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. DeSantis, a Republican, deemed churches as “essential,” telling reporters during a Thursday press conference that the government does not have the authority to close a church and adding that […]

Gingrich awestruck: President Trump will defeat virus, emerge as ‘historical figure’

Gingrich awestruck: President Trump will defeat virus, emerge as ‘historical figure’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 2, 2020 President Donald Trump will be remembered as a “historic figure” for his response to the coronavirus crisis, Newt Gingrich predicted. “He is extraordinarily energetic. He is learning at an extraordinary pace,” Gingrich told radio host Hugh Hewitt on Thursday. “And he’s an historic figure, and I think that by […]

Lockdown prompts national gun-buying spree

Lockdown prompts national gun-buying spree

by WorldTribune Staff, April 2, 2020 Americans are buying firearms in record numbers as more and more state and local governments issue stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus outbreak. Small Arms Analytics and Forecasting (SAAF), which compiles firearms sale statistics, estimates that a total of 2,583,328 guns were sold in March. The FBI recorded 3,740,688 background […]

Virginia store employee faces multiple charges, jailed without bail after shooting robber

Virginia store employee faces multiple charges, jailed without bail after shooting robber

by WorldTribune Staff, April 2, 2020 An employee at a business in Arlington, Virginia was arrested after he confronted three people who allegedly broke into and attempted to rob the store. The employee, using a legally owned firearm, shot one of the suspects. “Following consultation with the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, the employee, Hamzeh Abushariah, 33, […]

Schiff calls for commission to investigate Trump’s response to coronavirus

Schiff calls for commission to investigate Trump’s response to coronavirus

by WorldTribune Staff, April 2, 2020 Rep. Adam Schiff, who was furiously pushing to impeach President Donald Trump as the coronavirus was spreading in the U.S., said he will introduce a bill to create a “nonpartisan commission” to study “our mistakes” in response to the virus. The California Democrat tweeted on April 1: “After Pearl […]

50 U.S. companies step up in response to President’s appeal

50 U.S. companies step up in response to President’s appeal

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2020 “The private sector is responding to President Trump’s call to step up and help combat the coronavirus,” the White House said in a March 31 statement. Some 50 companies have answered President Donald Trump’s call for help, including Facebook, Anheuser-Busch, Ford, Fiat Chrysler, and Toyota. “While by no means […]

Columnist: Susan Rice using China talking points on Wuhan virus

Columnist: Susan Rice using China talking points on Wuhan virus

by WorldTribune Staff, April 1, 2020 In an interview with MSNBC on Tuesday, Obama era national security adviser Susan Rice essentially parroted Chinese propaganda on the coronavirus. In criticizing Trump administration officials for calling it the “China virus” or “Wuhan virus,” Rice said: “It doesn’t serve us well, it doesn’t serve the objective of squelching […]

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