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Associated Press 3 Feb 2020

Trump's defense: Acquittal only appropriate result

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Defense attorneys for President Donald Trump argued Monday the "fast-track" impeachment case against Trump was flawed and rushed, nothing short of an effort to undo the 2016 election and to try to shape the next one. (Feb. 3)


Remarks by Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, on 'Joining Forces: Effective Policy Solutions for Covid-19 Response' - ECOSOC Informal Briefing.

Speaking at the event via videolink from Geneva, Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) said "strong and resilient health systems are the best defense not only against outbreaks and pandemics, but also against the multiple health threats that people around the world face every day."

He also said "Covid-19 pandemic will eventually recede, but there cannot be going back to business-as-usual," and added that "as we work on responding to this pandemic, we must also work to lay the foundations for healthier, safer, fairer world."

"That's how we can say enough is enough and never again," Dr Tedros underlined.
Longtime legal expert and attorney, Harvard Law's Alan Dershowitz, who served on President Donald Trump's defense team during the Senate impeachment trial, speaks exclusively on newly-revealed details regarding FBI agents, the case against General Michael Flynn, and various legal struggles the president has faced over the course of his time in office. - with Newsmax TV's Sean Spicer

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Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA), a member of the Oversight and Financial Services Committees, tells Lawrence O'Donnell she is demanding the Trump administration to make public the contracts made under the Defense Production Act to acquire and distribute essential medical supplies. Rep. Porter also says President Trump's "lack of consistent information" is the "worst response that you can have to a public health crisis." Aired on 04/29/2020.
On today's What America's Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX finds President Trump's job approval on handling the coronavirus is steady, while still receiving high marks on the economy and stimulating jobs. Public Opinion Analyst and Senior Fellow at AEI, Karlyn Bowman, and Deputy Politics Editor at Salon.com, Sophia Tesfaye, join Hill TV to discuss Trump's approval numbers. This survey was conducted online within the United States from April 02-03, 2020 among 933 registered voters by HarrisX. The sampling margin of error of this poll is plus or minus 3.21 percentage points. The results reflect a nationally representative sample of registered voters. Results were weighted for age within gender, region, race/ethnicity, income, political party, and education where necessary to align them with their actual proportions in the population.

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