Donald Trump lashed out at his Democratic rivals in Washington by branding them “Stone Cold Left – Venezuela on steroids!” after the House of Representatives voted in favour of the No Ban Act, shifting to repeal his travel ban on guests from a number of Muslim-majority international locations.
The president has in the meantime described the coronavirus as a “downer” and a “dampner” on his ballot numbers because the US got here near its report single-day rise in circumstances on Friday, seeing 73,400 new infections and 1,100 deaths from the virus.
“We were doing a great job. We were sailing. George Washington would’ve had a hard time beating us,” the president mentioned throughout an interview with Dave Portnoy of Barstool Sports on the White House. “And then when the China virus came in. It’s a dampener, it’s a downer.”
The variety of each day deaths handed 1,000 within the US for the fourth consecutive day. In one other signal of how persistent the virus’s grip on the nation is, Florida overtook New York – as soon as the world epicentre of the pandemic – for confirmed circumstances.
Meanwhile, there have been continued clashes in Portland, Oregon between demonstrators for racial justice and federal officers controversially deployed by Mr Trump. The federal brokers deployed flash-bangs and tear fuel to disperse demonstrators, at one level swarming a person holding a US flag and a leaf blower.
The president, who’s spending the weekend at his golf membership in Bedminster, New Jersey tweeted a tribute to his previous buddy Regis Philbin, the veteran TV broadcaster who has died aged 88.
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