Ingraham: Trump proves the ‘media-medical cartel’ wrong yet again with Operation Warp Speed success

President Trump proved the “media-medical cartel” wrong yet again with the success of Operation Warp Speed, an initiative once dismissed as nothing more than impractical wishful thinking by the administration, Laura Ingraham said Monday.

“When President Trump in May launched Operation Warp Speed, promising to deliver a vaccine to the American people by the end of the year, remember how the media and medical establishment reacted?” the “Ingraham Angle” host asked viewers.


Ingraham cued up a montage of liberal commentators and “medical experts” who chastised the president for setting an “irresponsible” “reckless,” “impossible,” and “preposterous” goal for the development and approval of a safe and effective vaccine by the close of 2020. 

“I love that montage. It’s impossible?” the host mocked.


Monday saw the distribution of the first doses in of

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US lawmakers ask Trump to keep tariffs off PPE, vaccine equipment | Coronavirus pandemic News

Personal protective equipment imported from China could face Trump’s trade war tariffs if exclusions are allowed to expire.

A bipartisan group of 75 United States lawmakers is urging the Trump administration to extend exclusions from import tariffs on medical products imported from China, including face masks, hand sanitising wipes and examination gloves as the country continues to battle record numbers of COVID-19 cases.

In a letter to US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the legislators said failure to extend the exclusions beyond December 31 would hurt small businesses already suffering from stay-at-home orders aimed at containing the spread of the new coronavirus.

They said they recognised that the exclusions were granted in part to give US companies more time to diversify their supply chains out of China. But companies needed more time to complete those efforts given continuing travel restrictions, they said.

“Extending exclusions before they expire will help with pandemic

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Manhattan DA’s office interviews Trump lenders as part of ongoing probe

The interviews are part of a criminal probe into Trump and his company.

Interviews with the lender, Deutsche Bank, and the insurance broker, Aon, are part of an ongoing criminal investigation into the president and his company, The Trump Organization, which will continue after he leaves office next month. The interviews were first reported by The New York Times.

As part of the same investigation, the district attorney’s office has sought via subpoena eight years’ worth of Trump’s personal and business tax returns. The president has fought the subpoena for more than a year, and the two sides are waiting to see whether

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Russian state media are calling for Trump – or ‘Trumpusha’

Vladimir Putin in a suit standing in front of a cake: Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. Associated Press

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump in Osaka, Japan, in June 2019. Associated Press

  • Russian state-media outlets are calling on President Donald Trump to seek asylum in Moscow to dodge potential prosecution in the US when he leaves office, The Daily Beast reported.
  • Trump and his businesses are facing multiple investigations by prosecutors in New York and Washington, DC, and he has vocalized his concern at the prospect of being indicted.
  • Olga Skabeeva, the host on the state-owned Russia 1 network, said on December 3 that asylum could solve Trump’s problems.
  • Igor Korotchenko, a member of the Defense Ministry’s public council, added: “But let him not simply arrive to Rostov or elsewhere, but also transfer his capital here and finally build his famous Trump City somewhere in our New Moscow.”
  • Dmitry Kiselyov, one of Russia’s most prominent Kremlin-aligned TV hosts, said Sunday that the
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