Bolsonaro attends rally as Brazil political scandal heats up

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has once again gone out on the streets to greet his supporters, ignoring growing calls for impeachment and accusations of interfering in police investigations to protect his sons. Removing his face mask, Bolsonaro hugged and kissed supporters who were out to encourage him and to rally against lockdown measures. Brazil is … Read more Bolsonaro attends rally as Brazil political scandal heats up

‘Fear no more’ | Anti-lockdown protesters call for Pennsylvania governor’s impeachment

Anti-lockdown protesters gathered in front of Pennsylvania’s Capitol building in Harrisburg demanding both the reopening of the state & the impeachment of Tom Wolf. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on Instagram http://instagram.com/rt Follow … Read more ‘Fear no more’ | Anti-lockdown protesters call for Pennsylvania governor’s impeachment

Trump could learn about leadership from Obama and Bush

Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush both faced difficult moments while in office, showing leadership when the country needed it most. Chris Cillizza explains what Donald Trump could learn from his predecessors during the coronavirus pandemic. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: How 2 ex-presidents showed what real leadership looks like https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/08/politics/barack-obama-george-w-bush-coronavirus-leadership/index.html Trump attacks Bush after … Read more Trump could learn about leadership from Obama and Bush

Does Brazil’s Bolsonaro care about coronavirus? | The Stream

When Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro was asked this week to respond to the fact his country had hit a record number of COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours, his response took even some supporters by surprise. “So what?” he replied, unleashing a deluge of criticism. Latin America’s largest country faces a growing health emergency as it … Read more Does Brazil’s Bolsonaro care about coronavirus? | The Stream

COVID-19 divides nation | Tensions build around Bolsonaro as Brazil’s death toll grows

Bolsonaro’s downplaying of COVID-19 – like calling it ‘a little flu’ and urging businesses to reopen – is dividing Brazil, a country with almost 70,000 confirmed cases. An impeachment poll shows 45 percent are in favor of removing him from office, with 48 percent opposed. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com … Read more COVID-19 divides nation | Tensions build around Bolsonaro as Brazil’s death toll grows

Covid-19 crisis and now potential impeachment crisis engulf Brazil’s Bolsonaro

IN THE PAPERS – Wednesday, April 29: We look at concerns over links between coronavirus and a potentially deadly childhood syndrome called Kawasaki syndrome that has Australian doctors on alert. Also, there’s anger over Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s handling of the coronavirus crisis as the death toll surpasses 5,000. He’s also the focus of a … Read more Covid-19 crisis and now potential impeachment crisis engulf Brazil’s Bolsonaro

Out of control? Covid-19 in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

As Brazil’s coronavirus death toll tops that of China, the pandemic could get much worse as the South American giant enters winter. Yet the country’s president is still resisting social distancing while his supporters clamour for a reopening of businesses in states where governors have issued lockdown orders. François Picard’s panel discusses how it’s turned … Read more Out of control? Covid-19 in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Brazilians take part in pot-banging protests against Bolsonaro’s coronavirus response

People protest against the Brazilian president after the resignation of popular minister Sérgio Moro. There were calls for Bolsonaro’s impeachment and an investigation into claims he had improperly interfered in the country’s federal police. Bolsonaro denied claims from his outgoing justice minister that he had sought to appoint a new federal police chief in order … Read more Brazilians take part in pot-banging protests against Bolsonaro’s coronavirus response

Shadow health secretary’s daughters gatecrash live TV interview

Jonathan Ashworth, the Labour shadow health secretary, had been giving a live interview on BBC News on Saturday when his daughters strolled in to show their dad what they had received from their grandmother for Easter. ‘I’m like that academic from Korea!’ Ashworth said, referring to the incident from 2017 when Robert Kelly had been … Read more Shadow health secretary’s daughters gatecrash live TV interview

COVID-19: Brazil’s Bolsonaro is putting ‘lives in danger’ | UpFront (Special Interview)

With some 7,000 cases and 200 deaths, Brazil has more coronavirus infections than any other country in Latin America. The country’s health minister warns the healthcare system could be overwhelmed by the end of April. Yet, President Jair Bolsonaro has been downplaying the pandemic. He has referred to the virus as a “little flu” and … Read more COVID-19: Brazil’s Bolsonaro is putting ‘lives in danger’ | UpFront (Special Interview)

Why has the coronavirus hit Iran so hard? | UpFront (Full)

In this episode of UpFront we challenge prominent Iranian political analyst Mohammad Marandi on how Tehran is handling the coronavirus. And in a Special Interview, Brazilian congresswoman Tabata Amaral explains why she thinks President Jair Bolsonaro is putting millions of lives at risk. COVID-19: Iran’s government ‘didn’t botch the response’ According to official figures, at … Read more Why has the coronavirus hit Iran so hard? | UpFront (Full)

Pelosi responds to claim that impeachment distracted Trump from virus

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tells CNN’s Anderson Cooper that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell “should not try to hide behind an excuse” in response to the suggestion from both the President and the Kentucky Republican that impeachment distracted the US government from the growing coronavirus crisis. #CNN #News

Gloria Borger blasts Trump’s Romney remark: Completely inappropriate

Speaking on US outlet, CNN, Gloria Borger blasted President Trump’s recent remarks about Mitt Romney being in isolation: President Donald Trump said it’s “too bad” that Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) is in self-isolation due to exposure to a fellow Senate Republican who tested positive for the coronavirus. #CNN #News CNN YouTube Channel Gloria Borger explained … Read more Gloria Borger blasts Trump’s Romney remark: Completely inappropriate

Why Republicans likely won’t take back the House

President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign has had impressive fundraising, but that does not mean Republicans will win enough down-ballot races to take back the House in November. Chris Cillizza explains why lack of opportunities and money will make it very hard for Republicans to take the House back from Democrats. SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: President … Read more Why Republicans likely won’t take back the House

‘This is impeachment all over again’: How Fox is reacting to the coronavirus outbreak

President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak has been met with mixed reactions. Here’s how Fox hosts have responded. Read more: https://wapo.st/38EKj8R. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/