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What We’re Reading Today: China-WHO Virus Cover-Up, Avoiding ‘Permanent’ Economic Damage, Why Flynn Is Innocent . . . And More

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Some headlines that caught our eye.

COVID-19

China’s Xi Asked the WHO to Cover Up Coronavirus – PJMedia

Trump Advisers Cite Need To Halt ‘Permanent’ Economic Toll – AP

Pence Spokesman Denies Vice President ‘In Quarantine’ After Aide Tests Positive For Foronavirus – Washington Examiner

Anthony Fauci And Two Other White House Covid-19 Taskforce Members To Self-Quarantine – The Guardian

FDA Approves First COVID-19 Antigen Test – Just The News.com

Scientists Expect An Acceleration Of Coronavirus Cases As states Reopen – MarketWatch

Birx: ‘There Is Nothing From CDC That I Can Trust’ In A White House Coronavirus Task Force Meeting – The Business Insider

The Economy, Stupid

Steven Mnuchin: Reopening Needed To Avert ‘Permanent Damage’ To Economy – Washington Examiner

Unemployment Numbers To Get Worse, ‘Could Be’ 25%: Mnuchin Fox Business

California Democrat Reacts To Tesla Lawsuit, Pullout Plan Over Coronavirus ules: ‘F#%k Elon Musk – Fox News

Job Losses Approach Depression Territory As Election Looms – The Hill

Little Richard, RIP

The King Is Dead, Long Live The King – American Greatness

L’Affaire Flynn

Dirty Dozen: The 12 Revelations That Sunk Mueller’s Case Against Flynn – Just The News

Short Timeline Of how Flynn Affair Was Integral To Russia-Trump Hoax – Independent Sentinel

Andy McCarthy: FBI Targeted Flynn Because They Knew He’d Uncover Illegitimacy Of Russia Probe – Fox News

Think Tanks & Longreads

The Pandemic That Didn’t Break The Internet – City Journal

Rightsizing Fed Ed: Principles For Reform And Practical Steps To Move In The Right Direction – The Cato Institute

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