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Trump’s Mishandling of COVID-19 Led To Economic Collapse In Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

By Chai Karve on June 25, 2020.

As the United States enters what looks to be a prolonged recession, more and more of the small town and rural voters in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin who sent President Donald Trump to the White House in 2016 are turning away from the president and towards Vice President Joe Biden. These voters are likely attracted to Vice President Biden’s long record of public service, including his instrumental efforts in helping steer the U.S. out of the Great Recession in 2009. 

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Trump’s COVID-19 Leadership Created Economic Catastrophe In Michigan

By Chai Karve on June 25, 2020.

As the United States enters what looks to be a prolonged financial recession, Michiganders are feeling the pain of President Donald Trump’s catastrophic failure to lead the nation through the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Report: New Revelations Expose Trump’s Deepening Coronavirus Failure in Michigan

By Cole Driver on March 31, 2020.

According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, as late as February 2020 Trump’s General Services Administration (GSA) was auctioning off cases of N95 masks that are now in national shortage for health care workers who are treating coronavirus patients. This comes mere days after the president created the coronavirus task force and calls into question Trump’s control over the process and lack of concern he took regarding the fatal virus. 

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Amid COVID-19 Crisis, Trump Continues to Deny Michigan Hospitals Equipment and Aid

By Cole Driver on March 27, 2020.

In January, President Trump was briefed by his own intelligence officials on the potential widespread threat of coronavirus should it catalyze within U.S. borders, and instead of taking immediate action to prevent the potential pandemic, the president continued to deny its very existence.

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President Trump Admits He Wants to Slash Michigan’s Medicare, Social Security Programs

By Cole Driver on January 24, 2020.

On Wednesday, President Trump admitted that, if elected to a second term, he will seek to cut the budgets for vital entitlement programs like Medicare, Social Security and Medicaid -- which millions of Americans rely upon every day.

When asked in an interview with CNBC if he would consider budget cuts to programs like Medicare, President Trump sharply answered yes. “At some point they will be,” Trump said. “At the right time, we will take a look at that.”

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John James Repeatedly Called to Terminate The Affordable Care Act, Slash Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions

By Cole Driver on November 19, 2019.

In a video posted to Youtube, Michigan Republican John James repeatedly called for the dismantling of the Affordable Care Act, even going as far as labeling the law a “monstrosity,” which protects millions of Americans living with pre-existing conditions from discrmination by their health insurance provider.

“Our failure to repeal and replace Obamacare is the surest sign that we need new conservative leadership in Washington,”James said in Nov., 2017. “Someone who will go and work their tail off to remove this monstrosity.”

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Former GM Employee Blasts Trump For Broken Promise to Autoworkers

By Cole Driver on August 27, 2019.

In a heartfelt op-ed penned yesterday in the Akron Beacon Journal, John DeGarmo, a decades-long employee of General Motors, called on President Trump to finally make good on his broken campaign promise to revive the auto industry across the Rust Belt. DeGarmo demanded action after he and others lost their jobs when the GM Lordstown plant in Ohio shuttered in March 2019.

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