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Internet piles on ‘knucklehead’ Ted Cruz for claiming climate change doesn’t affect inland areas

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On Thursday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) had a snarky response to former Senate challenger and Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke discussing his eight-year-old son’s fear that their home would cease to be livable in a climate change worst-case scenario:

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Several commenters on social media were quick to remind Cruz that rising sea levels are not the only thing climate change causes — and, in fact, that Cruz didn’t even bother to read the chyron he retweeted, which clearly showed O’Rourke was talking about “extreme heat” in the desert around his city:

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‘Blood on his hands’: Internet slams Ron DeSantis for claiming he hasn’t shut down Florida because Trump ‘hasn’t advised it’

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The Miami Herald reported this Tuesday that when Florida governor Ron DeSantis found out that someone had recommended to his Surgeon General that the state should issue a blanket stay-at-home order mandating the closure of non-essential businesses and social distance to slow the spread of the coronavirus, he was shocked.

“Who recommended that?” he asked the reporter who told him the news. After being told the recommendation was given by Ali Mokdad, a professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Health and Metrics Evaluation, DeSantis said it didn't hold much weight with him since the professor wasn't on the White House coronavirus task force.

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Larry David curbs his enthusiasm for coronavirus ‘idiots’ in a hilarious video — with a serious plea

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The coronaviruspandemic is no laughing matter. According to Johns Hopkins University, almost 900,000 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed around the world. The U.S. leads the way with almost 200,000 people infected by the coronavirus.Despite dire predictions from Dr. Anthony Fauci,thedirector of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases who predicted as many as 200,000 Americans could die from the coronavirus, people all across the country are not seriously embracing the call for self quarantines and social distancing.LATEST CORONAVIRUS UPDATES FROM NJ.COMThat prompted Califor... (more…)

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‘Leaders don’t whine’: Republicans beg Trump to quit risking re-election by attacking Michigan’s governor

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President Donald Trump's allies are begging him to stop feuding with the Democratic governor of Michigan -- a state he needs to win re-election.

Trump won the state by just 11,000 votes in 2016, but he's risking his chances in November by picking a fight with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over his response to the coronavirus pandemic, and his allies know it, reported the Associated Press.

“Everyone should be shedding the partisanship and coming together,” said Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, who lives in Michigan. “I think she’s done good things. ... I just didn't like her trying to lay every problem at the president’s feet.”

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