Trump Announces Distribution of 150m Rapid Coronavirus Tests
“President Trump announced on Monday that his administration will distribute 150 million Abbott coronavirus tests that produce results in just 15 minutes,” Cassidy Morrison writes for the Washington Examiner.
“Trump said that 50 million tests would go to the most vulnerable communities: 18 million to nursing homes, 15 million to assisted living facilities, 10 million for hospice care providers, and nearly 1 million to historically black colleges and universities and colleges in tribal nations. Another 100 million tests will be allocated to states and territories to support efforts to reopen their economies and schools.”
“Judge Amy Coney Barrett, whom President Donald Trump has nominated to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is a distinguished scholar whose judicial philosophy balances a commitment to originalism with a respect for precedent,” Adam Freedman writes for City Journal.
“An important piece of economic news has been overshadowed recently due to the important coverage of [the] Supreme Court . . . Released two weeks ago, the Census Bureau’s report on ‘Income and Poverty in the United States’ for 2019 clearly shows that, pre-pandemic, President Trump’s economic success blew past that of any other presidency,” Andy Puzder writes in Fox Business.
“Minneapolis, Minnesota’s plan to defund and then disband their local police force has ‘collapsed’ according to a New York Times report from over the weekend. Some of the Minneapolis City Council members who pledged to abolish the city’s law enforcement—including the City Council president—now say they regret making that promise,” Emily Zanotti reports for The Daily Wire.