Morning Greatness: Chinese Virus May Have Originated in Wuhan BioLab

Good Thursday morning.

Here’s what is on the president’s agenda today:

  • President Trump participates in a G7 Leaders’ video teleconference on coordinated action in response to COVID-19
  • The president hosts a phone call with members of the House of Representatives
  • President Trump hosts a phone call with members of the Senate
  • The president delivers remarks celebrating America’s Truckers
  • President Trump participates in a video teleconference with Governors on COVID-19 response and economic revival
  • 5:00PM  Members of the Coronavirus Task Force hold a press briefing

I have a condensed version of the Greatness for you this morning.

Sources believe coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab as part of China’s efforts to compete with US
Cotton says China’s leadership ‘must be made to pay the price’ if coronavirus came from Wuhan lab

Media activism masquerading as news:
Trump threatens to invoke never-used constitutional authority to adjourn Congress and push nominees through
New York taps McKinsey to develop ‘Trump-proof’ economic reopening plan
Republicans go on attack as loans for small businesses start to run out
15 times Trump praised China as coronavirus was spreading across the globe
Hot spots erupt in farm belt states where governors insist lockdowns aren’t needed
Trump wants to reopen America in a few weeks. In internal documents, federal health officials warn the bar to do so safely may be too high.
Unproven tests. Inaccurate results. Public health labs worry ‘bad data’ could taint US recovery from coronavirus crisis.
Millions of Americans could lose stimulus payments to debt collectors
Trump’s big show of opening the economy will hide the real story
Waiting for stimulus checks is ‘life and death’ for some
Governor fires back at Trump: Testing is a quagmire

Coronavirus News:
Airline passengers undergo Covid-19 blood tests before boarding
Tip leads police to 17 bodies at a New Jersey nursing home
Chris Cuomo announces wife has virus: It breaks my heart
California will pay illegal immigrants not included in coronavirus stimulus
3,000 NYC public hospital workers out sick, 924 coronavirus positive
Coronavirus may damage your kidneys, heart and liver
It’s Not Just the WHO: How China Is Moving on the Whole U.N.
White House points to CDC guidelines as more meatpacking workers infected
Trump Announces Test To Determine Whether People Have Had COVID-19, Have Immunity
Mississippi mayor reverses, will allow drive-in church with windows up
Pennsylvania state senate votes to override governor’s stay-at-home order
Face masks may be ‘new normal’ in post-virus life as U.S. prepares gradual reopening
Not a doctor or scientist. Gates ups pandemic funds to $250 million, says Trump WHO move makes ‘no sense’
Steve Scalise Rips WHO Director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus — ‘He Needs To Go’
Reaching Herd Immunity Would Require Significant Deaths. Some Experts Think It’s Inevitable
3M claims Florida company tried to price-gouge feds on ‘likely nonexistent’ masks
Nurses suspended for refusing to treat coronavirus patients without N95 masks
Thousands converge to protest Michigan governor’s stay-home order in ‘Operation Gridlock’
4 Michigan sheriffs say they won’t strictly enforce Whitmer’s stay-at-home order
Winn-Dixie surprises health professionals by paying for their groceries during coronavirus
Coronavirus stimulus checks reportedly get sent to dead people
Already done! MSNBC host suggests Biden form ‘shadow government’ to counter Trump on coronavirus
Judge denies release of Rikers Island inmates over COVID-19 concerns

Other morsels:
Trump ally Michael Caputo named as new HHS spokesperson
Department Of The Interior Proposes Access To 2,300,000 Acres For Hunting And Fishing
Parent company of The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard lays off 30 percent of staff

And that’s all I’ve got, now go wear your mask!

About Liz Sheld

Liz Sheld is the senior news editor at American Greatness. She is a veteran political strategist and pollster who has worked on campaigns and public interest affairs. Liz has written at Breitbart and The Federalist, as well as at PJ Media, where she wrote "The Morning Briefing." In her spare time, she shoots sporting clays and watches documentaries.

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