2020-06-29 12:07:23

COVID Surges in US, Tops 10M Globally, as Pence Touts “Remarkable Progress”

As coronavirus cases top 10 million worldwide and spikes are being reported in 36 states, Vice President Mike Pence has touted “truly remarkable progress” on the pandemic.

“This has just been a massive case of denial, of idiotic government policy, of the lack of any strategic planning, any really specific strategic goal,”

Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Laurie Garrett says of the response to the pandemic. “We’re in very, very dire straits right now.”

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