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What We’re Reading Today: Reopen Wars, Blame Trump First, Coronavirus Puzzles … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

To Reopen Or Not To Reopen

Governors on East and West coasts form pacts to decide when to reopen economies — CNN

Trump says decision on coronavirus reopening belongs to him, not governors — Axios

No, Trump Can’t Force States to Reopen — National Review

Who decides when and how America re-opens from its coronavirus shutdown? — USA Today

How to Reopen America Safely, But Soon — Fox News

Blame Trump First

Cuomo says Trump has ‘delivered for New York’ but can be ‘vicious’ — Fox News

Timeline: Dr. Anthony Fauci Repeatedly Downplayed Coronavirus Threat — Breitbart

Dems Praise Trump’s Coronavirus Response in New RNC Ads — PJ Media

Dr. Anthony Fauci: China misled the world; virus erupted in mid-December — Washington Times

The World is Waking Up to China’s Misconduct — Legal Insurrection

Democrats Would Rather Blame Trump than China for the Pandemic. — The Epoch Times

Election 2020

Bernie Sanders endorses Joe Biden, they announce ‘working groups’ on policy issues — ABC News

Biden’s Incremental Medicare Play For Bernie’s Backers — Kaiser Health News

Why Biden’s Polling Lead vs. Trump Isn’t as Solid as It Looks  —  New York Times

Trump: Obama Hasn’t Endorsed Biden Because ‘He Knows Something That You Don’t Know’ — Western Journal

Sanders aide calls Biden sexual assault allegation ‘credible’  — Fox News

WHO Are You?

WHO’s Anti-Israel Bias Raising Questions About Organization’s Direction — Washington Free Beacon

Trump likely to announce new curbs on funding for World Health Organization this week — Washington Post

Stimulus

When will stimulus payments arrive? A primer on the federal relief plan — Los Angeles Times

Congressional Deadlock Deepens on Small-Business Relief Program — Politico

Misc

With People Stuck At Home, Jigsaw Puzzle Sales Soar — NPR

Amazon plans to hire 75,000 more workers in response to coronavirus — CNET News

COVID-1984: How The Virus Is Infecting Americans’ Civil Liberties — Daily Caller

New saliva test developed at Rutgers could be a game-changer nationwide — North Jersey

America’s Hyper-Regulated Health Care Industry Has Been Exposed by COVID-19 — FEE

White House wants delay in census — AP

FCC’s Carr: Internet Speed Up 70% Since Repeal of Net Neutrality — Breitbart

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