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‘Where were you in April guys?’ Sports columnist shreds GOP senators’ ‘tantrums’ over college football cancellation

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A sports columnist on Wednesday hammered Republican lawmakers who are complaining about college football being cancelled even though they spent months doing nothing to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic that so far has killed more than 165,000 Americans.

Appearing on CNN, USA Today’s Christine Brennan argued that we could be seeing college football begin right now if public officials had done the necessary work to contain the pandemic earlier this year.

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“What we’re hearing from all of these politicians, the temper tantrums that were thrown by people from Jim Jordan to Ben Sasse to Marco Rubio to Ron DeSantis, ‘We want our football!'” she said. “Where were you in April, guys? Where were you in May? Where were you in June?”

Brennan then speculated that many of these politicians are more worried about facing voter backlash instead of missing college football, although she said they have no one but themselves to blame if they take the heat for seasons being cancelled.

“We’re seeing people arrive to this too late when we could see the warning signs,” she said. “The Ivy League, five weeks ago today, the Ivy League canceled fall sports. Five weeks ago, they knew exactly what they were doing.”

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MSNBC's Joe Scarborough ripped Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for lying about blocking President Barack Obama's nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Graham opposed Merrick Garland's nomination in 2016 because the election was just months away, but the "Morning Joe" host called out that reasoning as a lie after the South Carolina Republican signaled support for President Donald Trump nominating a justice to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg weeks away from the election.

"Lindsey is not deconstructing language there," Scarborough said. "Lindsey's not engaging in moral equivocation. Lindsey is just lying, and he's lying openly."

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Trump-loving former GOP official who hated face masks dies from COVID-19

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Nashville Mayor John Cooper expressed his condolences after hearing of Tenpenny's passing.

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