This chart lays bare the grim reality of the Trump pandemic

The Backup Quarterback repeatedly fumbles the ball…

In just four weeks we have seen 22 million jobs disappear. That’s a huge number, the equivalent of the combined workforces of Georgia, Illinois, Maryland and Pennsylvania. A Federal Reserve study suggests we will reach a 32% unemployment, far worse than in the depths of the 1930s Great Depression, when the rate was just shy of 25%.


Trump’s call to ‘liberate Virginia’ is even worse than you think — and echoes one of the craziest lies of his presidency

The governor of Virginia, Ralph Northam, is back on Donald Trump’s grievance radar. This time it’s for supporting a series of common sense gun safety proposals working their way through the newly Democratic-controlled legislature in Richmond.

This article was originally published at Salon

Trump says the country is in “very good shape” on COVID-19 testing, even as governors continue to report issues with procuring adequate supplies.

So why is the Republican Governor of Maryland bringing in 500,000 test from South Korea?

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced Monday that Maryland has purchased 500,000 tests from South Korea, saying the Trump administration “made it clear over and over again” that states “have to go out and do it ourselves.”

When Republican Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland addressed the media at his Monday afternoon news conference, he made it clear his wife, Yumi Hogan — and not the federal government — was the reason his state secured half a million coronavirus test kits.