DC Mayor Says WH Keeping DC Govt In The Dark With Positive COVID Tests

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser stated on Monday that the White House has not provided much-needed information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak at the White House that infected several top staffers and President Donald Trump himself, preventing the D.C. government from carrying out its own contact tracing.


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“The White House has a robust contact tracing program in place led by the White House Medical Unit with CDC personnel and guidance,” White House spokesman Brian Morgenstern told NBC News.

What he failed to mention (no doubt intentionally) is that this White House’s contact tracing program may be “in place” (yes, it exists) but they are not bothering to implement it on orders of Hair Furor.

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“The White House has a robust contact tracing program in place…"

Bullshit.

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This would be the medical unit that refused to let the CDC do contact tracing.

What are they trying to hide?

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“The White House has a robust contact tracing program in place led by the White House Medical Unit with CDC personnel and guidance,” White House spokesman Brian Morgenstern told NBC News.

And yet Conley (the person in charge of the WH medical unit) denied ANY involvement in contact tracing just yesterday.

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Is that the one run by newly installed quack Dr. Atlas?

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We can no longer believe ANYTHING they say unless it can be verified independently. They say it’s raining; indeed they insist it’s raining. We look outside, and the sun is shining brightly. The bad news is that his supporters keep the curtains closed and the shades down and believe anything.

The good news is that the majority of us don’t and no longer will give them the benefit of the doubt.

Edit: Trust, but verify. :roll_eyes: Don’t trust them as far as I can throw them.

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…but of course, this WH has NOTHING in place. Nothing. That is why so many people are sick with this virus.

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The wheels are coming off fast for Team Trump.

All they have is word salad and lies.

It’s getting pathetic.

Sorry…it’s past that and “pathetic” is a weak word to describe Genocide

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Here is the latest info:

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So what public health powers does the city have with respect to WH employees? Can it simply detain them for isolation and testing?

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Well, color me shocked and surprised by this news.

But mostly furious.

:face_with_symbols_over_mouth: :face_with_symbols_over_mouth: :face_with_symbols_over_mouth:

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I think I might need stronger coffee today. I think this might be another day of watching the media swatting down tRump’s lies one after the other all day. Its gotten to be a horrifying spectacle that’s literally costing the country lives; shameful lies leading to unnecessary deaths that could be prevented. They ought to just talk about how great Biden’s doing in comparison to the crash and burn style of his campaign all day and ignore his tweeting, his constant self-aggrandizement, and his negligent behavior about this pandemic. He is not leading and he ought to be in bed and in seclusion away from all human life. Giving him any attention just makes him want more. He’s creating way too much harm about public health than anyone could ever do. Its like a driveby shooter scenario causing untold harm and death.

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It’s worse than nothing. They have it and are simply refusing to use the tools.

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We have not completely torn down the Roy Cohn Bluster allowing for Trump to command fear in his (1) opponents and (2) slaves, minions, voters.

We are getting there…as relected in the Fourth Estate, which has had, lately, a notable degree of disdain for the Orange Menace.

As much as the words, “dictator” and “fascist” are bandied around, the fact remains that Trump was always ALWAYS a con-man heavily dependent on having a mike shoved in his face and having people buy the con.

Less people are buying it.

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Berman had two great quote in that segment – “Chernobyl”, of course, but also

“an episode of Sunset Boulevard”…

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Maybe replace “pathetic” with negligent homicide, and skip the genocide.

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Make America Great Santini Again

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“The White House has a robust contact tracing program in place led by the White House Medical Unit with CDC personnel and guidance,” White House spokesman Brian Morgenstern told NBC News.

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The super spreader event for the Republican Party judge Amy Barrett appears to have become the epicenter for uncontrolled spread of COVID-19 across the densely populated Washington DC-Northern Virginia-Maryland metropolitan area and New Jersey.

Remember the Rushmore and Sturgis rallies infected 250,000 people and cost upward of $12 billion. And South Dakota is not as densely populated as DC and there was not that much hugging and back slapping at Sturgis.

The Judge Barrett strain of trumpvirus appears rapidly progressive, very contagious and could prove to be pretty virulent. This epidemic is merciless could spread faster than the Western wildfires. The trees in this metaphor are the lives of innocent Americans men, women and children.

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