Biden and other Democrats blast Trump’s health care rejection amid coronavirus

Biden and other Democrats blast Trump’s health care rejection amid coronavirus

The Trump administration’s decision to not open a special enrollment period for the health care marketplace because of the coronavirus pandemic has garnered strong criticism from the Democratic Party. A White House official told POLITICO that the Trump administration would be foregoing an SEP, and instead “exploring other options.” Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden criticized […]
Trump’s approval bump is puny and probably fleeting

Trump’s approval bump is puny and probably fleeting

President Trump is enjoying a modest improvement in his approval ratings, and he’s also proud of the TV ratings for his daily briefings. Trump should be alarmed instead. His approval ratings have risen far less than other leaders’ ratings during the coronavirus...
Coronavirus deaths will far outnumber Trump’s recession deaths

Coronavirus deaths will far outnumber Trump’s recession deaths

President Trump is right: recessions kill people. As with many things, however, he overstates the problem and draws flawed conclusions by misinterpreting the data. Trump is grappling with when to “reopen” the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, as businesses shut...
What Trump’s doing wrong in the coronavirus battle

What Trump’s doing wrong in the coronavirus battle

President Trump steps to a White House podium every day to brag about the terrific job he and his aides are doing to battle the coronavirus outbreak. Some disagree. “The president’s being foolish, and I think he is being irresponsible,” Democratic Sen. Kirsten...
Expect Trump’s approval to rise, then fall

Expect Trump’s approval to rise, then fall

It’s not a fluke: As the economy goes into freefall over a pandemic President Trump trivialized for weeks, the president’s approval rating is rising, not falling. Gallup’s latest survey finds Trump’s approval rating at 49%, matching his personal best, first set in...