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Trump Again Scorns Science on Masks and Vaccines

Trump Again Scorns Science on Masks and Vaccines

Trump Again Scorns Science on Masks and Vaccines

Aired 11 months ago

Ex-Pence adviser on coronavirus endorses Biden in blistering ad

Ex-Pence adviser on coronavirus endorses Biden in blistering ad

Ex-Pence adviser on coronavirus endorses Biden in blistering ad

Aired 11 months ago

Trump announces Bahrain, Israel will normalize relations

Trump announces Bahrain, Israel will normalize relations

Trump announces Bahrain, Israel will normalize relations

Aired 11 months ago

Chief of staff defends Trumps use of White House in convention; Source: CDC recommending fewer people be tested after pressure from the top of Trump administration; All NBA playoff games postponed tonight after Jacob Blake shooting - burst 12

Chief of staff defends Trumps use of White House in convention; Source: CDC recommending fewer people be tested after pressure from the top of Trump administration; All NBA playoff games postponed tonight after Jacob Blake shooting - burst 12

Chief of staff defends Trumps use of White House in convention; Source: CDC recommending fewer people be tested after pressure from the top of Trump administration; All NBA playoff games postponed tonight after Jacob Blake shooting - burst 12

Aired 1 year ago

Coronavirus cases on the way back up

Coronavirus cases on the way back up

Coronavirus cases on the way back up

Aired 1 year ago

How President Trump's False Claims Can Affect Society

How President Trump's False Claims Can Affect Society

How President Trump's False Claims Can Affect Society

Aired 1 year ago

Florida adds a record 186 coronavirus deaths

Florida adds a record 186 coronavirus deaths

Florida adds a record 186 coronavirus deaths

Aired 1 year ago

Joe Biden, Donald Trump And President discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper

Joe Biden, Donald Trump And President discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper

Joe Biden, Donald Trump And President discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper

Aired 1 year ago

Marine assigned to presidential helicopter unit tests positive for coronavirus

Marine assigned to presidential helicopter unit tests positive for coronavirus

Marine assigned to presidential helicopter unit tests positive for coronavirus

Aired 1 year ago

Trump Sends Well Wishes to Ghislaine Maxwell

Trump Sends Well Wishes to Ghislaine Maxwell

Trump Sends Well Wishes to Ghislaine Maxwell

Aired 1 year ago

Three vaccine trials show early promising results; Trump downplays virus threat, reappears claim it will disappear; Florida reporting more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases; Los Angeles County breaks daily record for hospitalizations; - burst 6

Three vaccine trials show early promising results; Trump downplays virus threat, reappears claim it will disappear; Florida reporting more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases; Los Angeles County breaks daily record for hospitalizations; - burst 6

Three vaccine trials show early promising results; Trump downplays virus threat, reappears claim it will disappear; Florida reporting more than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases; Los Angeles County breaks daily record for hospitalizations; - burst 6

Aired 1 year ago

New Pentagon policy effectively bans Confederate symbols

New Pentagon policy effectively bans Confederate symbols

New Pentagon policy effectively bans Confederate symbols

Aired 1 year ago

U.S. shatters daily case record: 77K recorded in one day; Pentagon effectively bans confederate flags on military property; GA Gov sues Atlanta mayor over citys mask mandate; U.S., U.K. & Canada accuse Russia of hacking vaccine research; Video raise questions about govt response to Portland protests; - burst 02

U.S. shatters daily case record: 77K recorded in one day; Pentagon effectively bans confederate flags on military property; GA Gov sues Atlanta mayor over citys mask mandate; U.S., U.K. & Canada accuse Russia of hacking vaccine research; Video raise questions about govt response to Portland protests; - burst 02

U.S. shatters daily case record: 77K recorded in one day; Pentagon effectively bans confederate flags on military property; GA Gov sues Atlanta mayor over citys mask mandate; U.S., U.K. & Canada accuse Russia of hacking vaccine research; Video raise questions about govt response to Portland protests; - burst 02

Aired 1 year ago

Trump pressures governors to reopen schools, as U.S. surpasses three million coronavirus cases; U.S. sets record of more than 60,000+ new cases Tuesday; Supreme Court allows employers to opt out of Obamacare's birth control mandate on religious, moral grounds - burst 06

Trump pressures governors to reopen schools, as U.S. surpasses three million coronavirus cases; U.S. sets record of more than 60,000+ new cases Tuesday; Supreme Court allows employers to opt out of Obamacare's birth control mandate on religious, moral grounds - burst 06

Trump pressures governors to reopen schools, as U.S. surpasses three million coronavirus cases; U.S. sets record of more than 60,000+ new cases Tuesday; Supreme Court allows employers to opt out of Obamacare's birth control mandate on religious, moral grounds - burst 06

Aired 1 year ago

Special Edition: U.S. hit record high: 52K+ cases in one day; CDC projects 20,000 more U.S. deaths by July 25th; 11-year-old now Floridas youngest covid-related death; Trump to attend massive July 4th event as COVID-19 cases soar; New restrictions in place as nation prepares for July 4th; U.S. placed on Britains Red List amid new travel rules; New movie based on Tappers 2012 book opens today; - burst 16

Special Edition: U.S. hit record high: 52K+ cases in one day; CDC projects 20,000 more U.S. deaths by July 25th; 11-year-old now Floridas youngest covid-related death; Trump to attend massive July 4th event as COVID-19 cases soar; New restrictions in place as nation prepares for July 4th; U.S. placed on Britains Red List amid new travel rules; New movie based on Tappers 2012 book opens today; - burst 16

Special Edition: U.S. hit record high: 52K+ cases in one day; CDC projects 20,000 more U.S. deaths by July 25th; 11-year-old now Floridas youngest covid-related death; Trump to attend massive July 4th event as COVID-19 cases soar; New restrictions in place as nation prepares for July 4th; U.S. placed on Britains Red List amid new travel rules; New movie based on Tappers 2012 book opens today; - burst 16

Aired 1 year ago

Florida leads nation in average number of daily new coronavirus cases

Florida leads nation in average number of daily new coronavirus cases

Florida leads nation in average number of daily new coronavirus cases

Aired 1 year ago

What to know about COVID-19 in Houston, Harris County

What to know about COVID-19 in Houston, Harris County

What to know about COVID-19 in Houston, Harris County

Aired 1 year ago

Pandemic projections suggest requiring masks could save 33,000 lives in U.S.

Pandemic projections suggest requiring masks could save 33,000 lives in U.S.

Pandemic projections suggest requiring masks could save 33,000 lives in U.S.

Aired 1 year ago

Trump suggests healing racial divide will be quick and easy; Sources: Trump resists adapting his tone despite push from aides; Infectious disease expert: COVIDs not taking a summer vacation; Protests, coronavirus, economy: Voting issues in battleground Arizona; What Pompeo knew when he had Trump fire govt. watchdog; - burst 9

Trump suggests healing racial divide will be quick and easy; Sources: Trump resists adapting his tone despite push from aides; Infectious disease expert: COVIDs not taking a summer vacation; Protests, coronavirus, economy: Voting issues in battleground Arizona; What Pompeo knew when he had Trump fire govt. watchdog; - burst 9

Trump suggests healing racial divide will be quick and easy; Sources: Trump resists adapting his tone despite push from aides; Infectious disease expert: COVIDs not taking a summer vacation; Protests, coronavirus, economy: Voting issues in battleground Arizona; What Pompeo knew when he had Trump fire govt. watchdog; - burst 9

Aired 1 year ago

City mayors, police chiefs launch national police reform group; WH officials: Trump weighing executive action on police reform; George Floyd's brother makes emotional plea to lawmakers; Hospitalizations from COVID-19 increasing in at least 12 states - burst 10

City mayors, police chiefs launch national police reform group; WH officials: Trump weighing executive action on police reform; George Floyd's brother makes emotional plea to lawmakers; Hospitalizations from COVID-19 increasing in at least 12 states - burst 10

City mayors, police chiefs launch national police reform group; WH officials: Trump weighing executive action on police reform; George Floyd's brother makes emotional plea to lawmakers; Hospitalizations from COVID-19 increasing in at least 12 states - burst 10

Aired 1 year ago

Trump's former chief of staff John Kelly: 'we need to look harder at who we elect'

Trump's former chief of staff John Kelly: 'we need to look harder at who we elect'

Trump's former chief of staff John Kelly: 'we need to look harder at who we elect'

Aired 1 year ago

Minneapolis police to undergo civil rights investigation; Peaceful protesters tear gassed for Trump church photo-op; Protesters gather in George Floyds hometown of Houston; Trump threatens to deploy US military to dominate protesters; U.S. coronavirus death toll at more than 105,000; - burst 2

Minneapolis police to undergo civil rights investigation; Peaceful protesters tear gassed for Trump church photo-op; Protesters gather in George Floyds hometown of Houston; Trump threatens to deploy US military to dominate protesters; U.S. coronavirus death toll at more than 105,000; - burst 2

Minneapolis police to undergo civil rights investigation; Peaceful protesters tear gassed for Trump church photo-op; Protesters gather in George Floyds hometown of Houston; Trump threatens to deploy US military to dominate protesters; U.S. coronavirus death toll at more than 105,000; - burst 2

Aired 1 year ago

Trump insists he'll open churches, has no authority to do so; Jersey shore towns put restrictions in place for holiday weekend; Zuckerberg: Half of Facebook employees could work remotely in 5-10 years; Brazil cases surpass 300,000, deadliest day on record; - burst 3

Trump insists he'll open churches, has no authority to do so; Jersey shore towns put restrictions in place for holiday weekend; Zuckerberg: Half of Facebook employees could work remotely in 5-10 years; Brazil cases surpass 300,000, deadliest day on record; - burst 3

Trump insists he'll open churches, has no authority to do so; Jersey shore towns put restrictions in place for holiday weekend; Zuckerberg: Half of Facebook employees could work remotely in 5-10 years; Brazil cases surpass 300,000, deadliest day on record; - burst 3

Aired 1 year ago

President, Press Secretary And White House discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper

President, Press Secretary And White House discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper

President, Press Secretary And White House discussed on The Lead with Jake Tapper

Aired 1 year ago

President Trump holds cabinet meeting in WH East Room;Trump's cabinet backs up his use of unproven drug despite study showing dangers of hydroxychloroquine;CDC confirms inflammatory syndrome in kids linked to COVID-19; Mnuchin: Job numbers will get worse before improvement; - burst 2

President Trump holds cabinet meeting in WH East Room;Trump's cabinet backs up his use of unproven drug despite study showing dangers of hydroxychloroquine;CDC confirms inflammatory syndrome in kids linked to COVID-19; Mnuchin: Job numbers will get worse before improvement; - burst 2

President Trump holds cabinet meeting in WH East Room;Trump's cabinet backs up his use of unproven drug despite study showing dangers of hydroxychloroquine;CDC confirms inflammatory syndrome in kids linked to COVID-19; Mnuchin: Job numbers will get worse before improvement; - burst 2

Aired 1 year ago