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Bill Shine resigns from the White House after just 8 months

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Former Fox News executive Bill Shine has reportedly resigned from the Trump White House — just over seven months after he joined it.

Bloomberg News’ Jennifer Jacobs tweeted that Shine resigned from his communications strategist position on Friday morning but is still going to serve as a senior adviser to the 2020 Trump campaign.

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New York Times White House correspondent Katie Rogers noted that although there was some tension between Trump and Shine in the White House because the former Fox News exec “wasn’t getting the results” the president expected, his allies in the administration were “surprised” by the announcement.

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The Washington Post reported similar fissures between Trump and Shine as described by White House aides.

In recent months, former and current administration officials said, Trump “complained about his media coverage and blamed Shine in part for not making it more positive.”

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They also had “a number of disagreements in recent weeks,” the aides told the Post.


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‘Recipe for disaster’: Officials in Florida city say they face ‘unimaginable’ potential death from COVID-19

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Officials in the Florida city of Hialeah are warning that they are uniquely vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic and face the possibility of "unimaginable" death from the disease.

In interviews with The Daily Beast, the officials explained how their large population of senior citizens is at grave risk if Hialeah erupts as a major COVID-19 hotspot.

"I think it is going to get a lot worse," Hialeah Councilman Jesus Tundidor tells The Daily Beast. “The experts have been telling us to expect a peak [in Florida] near the end of the month. As we get more testing sites up and running, the more positive cases we will see. And that will create more fear."

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November 2019 intel report warned of COVID-19 ‘cataclysmic event’ — even as Trump still insists no one saw it coming

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An intelligence report issued in November 2019 warned that COVID-19 could severely disrupt daily life throughout the world and described it as a potential "cataclysmic event."

ABC News reports that the military's National Center for Medical Intelligence (NCMI) late last year issued a report that raised alarms about "an out-of-control disease" that "would pose a serious threat to U.S. forces in Asia."

"Analysts concluded it could be a cataclysmic event," one source tells ABC News, who also says that the report was briefed "multiple times" to the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Pentagon’s Joint Staff and the White House.

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Increasingly detached Trump frequently fantasizes about proving critics wrong about unproven coronavirus treatment: report

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President Donald Trump is leaning on the comfort of Fox News pals, Rudy Giuliani and his family as the coronavirus overwhelms his presidency and keeps him from the campaign trail.

The president has grown even more detached and distrustful of the government he oversees and the medical experts trying to guide him through the pandemic, and he's betting heavily on the antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine as a miracle cure for the virus, reported The Daily Beast.

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