MARC SHORT, the VP’s chief of staff and a longtime fixture of MIKE PENCE’S inner circle, was diagnosed with the virus. MARTY OBST, a Pence political adviser, also has the virus. As do three other PENCE world figures, according to NYT’S MAGGIE HABERMAN.
REMEMBER, PENCE is the head of the White House Covid task force. And his staff is now in the eye of an outbreak.
Why Trump’s latest conspiracy theory can’t stick
“On Saturday at a North Carolina rally, he claimed the media would no longer report on the pandemic after Election Day,” Alexis Benveniste writes. “He implied that news organizations are trying to drum up fear about the pandemic” to get Biden elected. This is a conspiracy theory, full stop. “But facts are facts: Cases are rising sharply and the American public is increasingly at odds with the president’s views on the coronavirus…”
Wolf Blitzer tweeted: “I just checked. While the U.S. and South Korea had their first Covid-19 cases and deaths in February, more than 225,000 Americans have died from the virus since then. South Korea, a country of 55 million, has had fewer than 500 deaths. They controlled the virus. The U.S. didn’t.” (Twitter)
And just as Our Fake President is touting his victory over the virus, reality hits, Read about it HERE.