The President says the pandemic is over?….
(Which was stupid and he tried to ‘clarify’ his comment afterwards after receiving criticism)
Monkeypox gets tagged to sexual contacts….
The FBI announces a hundreds of millions covid money rip off….
Democrats know that more money right now over the money already allocated isn’t gonna generate support from Republicans that are needed in the showdown on the budget vote coming in a few days….
A White House request for emergency funding to support coronavirus and monkeypox response efforts is missing from the recent must-pass spending bill rolled out by Senate Democrats after staunch GOP opposition.
The White House pushed for billions in funding to bolster those efforts as part of a short-term funding Congress is aiming to pass this week to avert a government shutdown.
But the request has drawn considerable pushback from Senate Republicans in recent weeks, who have pushed for the funding to be offset. Republicans also expressed more opposition to the funding in light of Biden’s recent comments declaring the COVID-19 pandemic “over.”….
In comments to The Hill earlier this month, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), who serves on the of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, said the funding is crucial to the nation’s response efforts, but acknowledged some Republicans have “legitimate questions” about funding….