Trump Vacations As Coronavirus Crisis Surges
June 12, 2020
While Trump continues his victory lap this weekend with a vacation at his Bedminster golf club, this crisis is still far from over.
Trump is continuing his victory lap with a weekend vacation at his golf club.
NJ Advance Media: “Trump arrives in N.J. for weekend stay at his golf club”
Trump continues to wind down the White House coronavirus task force.
CNN: “The panel of administration doctors and public health experts that once convened daily and regularly updated the President on the disease have been relegated to meeting once or twice a week, and their engagement with Trump has diminished. The administration’s own social distancing and mask wearing guidance that was once broadcast from the White House podium has gone quiet.”
Meanwhile, coronavirus cases continue to rise across the country.
Associated Press: “Alarming rise in virus cases as states roll back lockdowns”
Reuters: “Fears of second U.S. coronavirus wave rise on worrisome spike in cases, hospitalizations”
Health care workers and nursing homes still face major shortages of PPE.
NBC News: “Health care workers are still facing major shortages of N95 respirators, gowns and other safety gear, especially at hospitals in minority communities.”
Kaiser Health News: “Federal Help Falters As Nursing Homes Run Short Of Protective Equipment”