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What We’re Reading This Weekend: Thief Steals TP, Biden Cribs Trump Plan, Dems Balk At Checks … And More

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Some stories we’ll be reading while sheltering in place this weekend.

Economic Pandemic

Dow’s Dive Erases All Gains Under Trump — NPR

Goldman sees unprecedented stop in economic activity, with 2nd quarter GDP contracting 24% — CNBC

Politicizing the Pandemic

Politicizing the Pandemic: Will Dems’ Dark-Money Ads Work? — Real Clear Politics

Democrats balk at $1,200 rebate checks in stimulus plan — The Hill

Greedy Politicians

Sen. Kelly Loeffler Dumped Millions in Stock After Coronavirus Briefing  —  The Daily Beasts

Dianne Feinstein who sits on the Intelligence Committee which was also briefed on coronavirus, sold up to $6m in stock — The Daily Mail

Generous CEOs

Here’s a list of CEOs taking pay cuts amidst the coronavirus crisis — Yahoo Finance

Blame Trump First

Here’s A Timeline Of The Coronavirus Outbreak And China’s Coverup — Daily Wire

Taiwan Says It Warned WHO About Coronavirus In December, But Its Warnings Were Ignored — Daily Caller

China deliberately hid coronavirus, admonished whistleblowers — Washington Times

The Mask Comes Off: Why China Spreads Anti-U.S. Lies — Fox News

City Hall didn’t order emergency COVID-19 supplies for NYC until March 6 — New York Post

De Blasio’s senior staff in near revolt over his coronavirus response. — New York Post

Joe Biden Blames President Trump For The Chinese Coronavirus — WRVA

Joe Biden Plagiarizes Trump’s Coronavirus Response—AGAIN — PJ Media


ABC News/Ipsos Poll: 55% Approve of Trump’s Handling of Coronavirus — CNS News

Despite Media Attacks, Public Rallies Behind Trump During Coronavirus Pandemic.  — PJ Media

Trump: Federal student loan borrowers can suspend payments for 60 days  — Politico


Our Best Weapon Against Coronavirus Is to Test Everybody — Reason

Rethinking the Coronavirus Shutdown — Wall Street Journal

California’s Stay-at-Home Order Raises Constitutional Questions — Washington Free Beacon

Death Rate Drops: Better Math, Treatment or More Testing? — Just The News

Are colleges offering room and board refunds to students? It depends  — Hot Air

Single-Use Plastic Bag Ban Backfires — Could Increase Wuhan Coronavirus Transmission Risk — Legal Insurrection

Parody (?)

Crook Breaks Into Car To Steal Toilet Paper. — Lid Blog

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