In Charlotte, N.C., RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel gavels in opening of the Republican National Convention. Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether there is more pressure on James Harden or Russell Westbrook to perform as the Houston Rockets take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 7.
✔️ The number of new coronavirus infections in France jumped more than 20,000 in one day for the first time since the start of the pandemic, health ministry data showed on Friday. Dr. Anthony Fauci addresses the false equivalence President Trump has drawn between the coronavirus and the flu, telling Andrea Mitchell that "there's absolutely no doubt, no doubt at all that this COVID-19, with its 210,000 deaths in the United States, 1 million deaths globally, 7 plus million infections in the united States, is far more serious than a seasonal flu." Aired on 10/08/2020.