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New documentary reveals how Democrats have made fighting Coronavirus difficult

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New documentary reveals how Democrats have made fighting Coronavirus difficult

On Wednesday, the Senate Republican Conference released the first of a five-part documentary series to take the message around the government’s attempt to respond to the viruses of coronavirus.

The documentary “The Invisible Enemy,” shows the public how Republicans in Senate reacted to the outbreak of coronavirus.

This documentary was created by the communication team of the Republican Senate Conference and comprises seven Senators from the Republic, including Sens. Ted Cruz, Pat Toomey, Marco Rubio, and Marsha Blackburn.

SRC Sen. Sen John Barrasso claimed in a statement to the Daily Caller News Foundation that “the documentary is a retrospection of the Republican senator’s attempts to solve it. “We would like to educate and inspire people at home. America, together, is going to get through it.

“USA’s not the only way to combat the coronavirus, Barrasso said. Senate Republicans have dedicated themselves to battling this epidemic and to vaccinating.”

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In order to defend Republicans that were criticized by Democrats in preparation for the Nov. 3 election, it was created “the Invisible enemy.”

The campaign of the Democrat nominee Joe Biden has published several ads during the entire pandemic, including one on Tuesday, which criticizes the coronavirus response of President Donald Trump.

Biden, who told the Tuesday ad, said, “We need real planning to get Covid under control. “As president, I am committed to hearing science so that we are healthy and return to work.”

Wednesday’s first part of the documentary created by the Republicans concentrated on its early days. The Republican Senators alleged that Congress was turned away from the growing threat to the virus by the Democrats’ imposition.

In January, the Senators also blamed the Government of China for hiding the virus information and chastised China for “parrots.”

“There’s time to tell the story through a documentary,” Barrasso said. “For more than 8 months we have been battling the pandemic.”

“The CARES Act has established the best work-saving services and policies. It is important to clarify in detail the magnitude and scale of the pandemic, and the size and magnitude of the Republican response.

The Federal government introduced a total of 10 coronavirus bills, including the CARES Act according to the United States. The federal government introduced 10 bills relating to coronavirus. Publishing Bureau of the Nation. Trump signed on March 27 the $2 trillion CARES Act, which contains the provision of direct stimulus checks to 125 million Americans.

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NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins drank ‘heavily’ before dying on South Florida interstate

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NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins drank ‘heavily’ before dying on South Florida interstate

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins died with alcohol and ketamine in his system and had been out at a South Florida club and drank “heavily,” records from the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office released Monday say.

Haskins, 24, died April 9 after he was hit by two drivers on Interstate 595 near the Fort Lauderdale airport, first by a dump truck driver and then by the driver of a Subaru Outback, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Haskins died from multiple blunt-force injuries, and his manner of death was an accident, the report says.

The Medical Examiner’s Office report says Haskins had been training in South Florida with his teammates and they all went to dinner. Then Haskins and a relative went to a club, possibly in Miami, where they “drank heavily” and separated after a fight.

Haskins’ alcohol levels were at 0.20 and 0.24, the toxicology report found from two separate samples. A driver is considered to be driving under the influence in Florida if the blood-alcohol content is at 0.08 or more.

The urine sample also came back positive for ketamine and norketamine, which is found in the body after ketamine is metabolized. Ketamine is “a dissociative anesthetic,” according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, that can be used as a sedative and pain reliever and may also cause hallucinations.

The report does not say how much of the drugs were detected in the sample. It notes that Haskins’ medical history was unknown, but he did not take daily medications.

Drivers reported seeing Haskins “waving cars down” while in the shoulder on the westbound side of the interstate, the report says.

He had run out of gas, pulled over to the side of the highway and got out in search of fuel about 6:15 a.m., the Medical Examiner’s report says. The 911 calls started pouring in about 6:33 a.m.

One woman who saw Haskins waving cars down told investigators she saw a man wearing all black, standing on the right shoulder of the road waving at cars. By the time she pulled over, parked and went to help him, he had already been hit, the report says.

Troopers found the abandoned car on the side of the highway with a woman inside. The report does not say what Haskins relationship to the woman who was waiting inside the car was.

Haskin’s wife, Kalabrya, told a 911 operator that her husband told her he was “stuck on the side of the highway” and would call her back once he got gas, according to the call released by FHP in April. But he never did.

“I don’t want you to panic, but I’m going to be honest with you,” the 911 operator said. “We do have an incident on the highway, but I can’t confirm if that’s your husband or not.”

Both drivers stopped and no criminal charges are expected to be filed in his death. Fire rescue crews pronounced Haskins dead at the scene at 6:48 a.m.

Staff writers David Fleshler and Chris Perkins contributed to this report.

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Lawmakers couldn’t reach deal to legalize sports gambling in Minnesota

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Lawmakers couldn’t reach deal to legalize sports gambling in Minnesota

A push to legalize sports betting in Minnesota failed to pass the Legislature before its regular session ended late Sunday night, despite bipartisan support in both the House and Senate.

Bills in both chambers would have allowed the state’s tribal casinos to run in-person and mobile sports betting for people 21 and older in Minnesota and set priorities for the modest state tax revenues the gambling would generate. But a disagreement over whether to allow two Twin Cities-area horse racing tracks to also host betting ultimately derailed the push.

The Senate’s version of the bill would have allowed Canterbury Park in Shakopee and Running Aces in Columbus to get in on sports betting. But the Minnesota Indian Gaming Association opposed that bill, and Gov. Tim Walz said he would not sign sports betting legislation not supported by the state’s tribal nations.

A Senate committee Thursday advanced that bill toward a vote of the full Senate. The next day, House Speaker Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park, said the inclusion of horse tracks threw a “monkey wrench” into the process and that she didn’t think the bill could move forward.

Although the House was able to pass its version May 12, the Senate bill never got a vote from the full chamber.

Minnesota is surrounded by states that allow legal sports betting in some form. More than 30 states have legalized it since 2018, when the Supreme Court threw out a federal law banning the practice outside of Nevada.

The odds of Minnesota legalizing sports betting appeared better than ever this year. Before lawmakers convened in January, Democrats and Republicans in key leadership positions in both the House and Senate expressed interest in getting a bill passed. In March, the tribal gaming association expressed support for the House bill to legalize sports betting.

Reps. Zack Stephenson, DFL-Coon Rapids, and Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, led legal sports betting efforts in the House. Sen. Roger Chamberlain, R-Lino Lakes, sponsored a bill in the Senate that had the support of DFL Sen. Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove.

Garofalo expressed frustration that a proposal with bipartisan support in both chambers did not reach the governor’s desk to be signed into law.

“(There are) too many legislators focused on short-term political considerations instead of thinking about what is best for the whole state,” he said. “The sports gambling issue is symbolic of how screwed up the lawmaking process is in Minnesota.”

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Would Malcolm Brogdon make sense with the Knicks or Nets?

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Would Malcolm Brogdon make sense with the Knicks or Nets?

If the reports suggesting the Knicks are interested in trading for Pacers’ PG Malcolm Brogdon are true, they would be in the company of at least seven other teams who could benefit from a deal for Indiana’s floor general – including their rival across the Brooklyn bridge.

In what projects to be an NBA offseason period mirroring a game of musical chairs, Brogdon is the most interesting trade target in all of basketball. As talented as the veteran guard is on both ends of the floor, all indications point to the rebuilding Pacers dealing Brogdon to a playoff contender this summer. He has three more years left on his contract worth $67.6M, but entering age 30, does not fit into Indiana’s ostensible rebuilding timeline.

Brogdon fits for any team, however, that needs a player who can do three specific things: run the offense, hit open threes and defend multiple positions. If it sounds like a dream come true, here’s Brogdon’s nightmare: injuries. His games played sheet looks more like a lottery ticket (36, 56, 54, 64, 48) than a player available for a full 82-game season.

That’s the risk a team’s going to have to take: A bet on Brogdon being healthy is a bet on a winning season. It also might be a bet on the piece that lifts a team to championship contention. Here are the teams that should be at least putting out feelers on what it would take to acquire the Pacers’ point guard in a trade:

NEW YORK KNICKS

If the last two seasons under head coach Tom Thibodeau told you anything about the Knicks, it’s that they, like many other teams, need a stable answer at their point guard spot. The Knicks have been eyeing incumbent Mavericks free agent Jalen Brunson, but Brogdon brings more size with a 6-foot-5, 220-pound, 6-foot-10 wingspan versus Brunson’s diminutive stature.

The Knicks have been monitoring Brogdon since last season, but he was ineligible to be traded because he signed a contract extension last offseason. A home-run deal with the Pacers also includes Myles Turner in a Brogdon deal, but it’s unclear if the Knicks have the assets to pull off such a move.

BEST OFFER: Alec Burks, Kemba Walker and a first-round pick (top-10 protected in 2023, top-8 in 2024) for Brogdon – add Evan Fournier, Cam Reddish and additional pick consideration to include Turner

BROOKLYN NETS

James Harden’s quick exodus from Brooklyn exposed one of the Nets’ biggest flaws: Harden was their point guard, and without that floor general on the floor, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving were forced to both feed themselves and their teammates.

Ben Simmons could be the point guard in Brooklyn, but don’t be surprised if the Nets pop up in Brogdon trade rumors, either. A lineup with both Brogdon and Simmons sharing point guard responsibilities and defending the opposing team’s best perimeter scorers makes life easier for both Seven and Eleven to focus on what they’re best at: supercharging an offense and hitting big shots.

BEST OFFER: Joe Harris, Cam Thomas and a second-round pick

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS

Assuming Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are healthy next season, the Clippers need the same thing the Nets do: a floor general who can also defend multiple positions and hit threes.

Reggie Jackson flourished with George and Leonard out with injuries, but his best role is coming off the bench as a scoring punch for a playoff contender. The Clippers have multiple chips they can use to put together a trade this summer and have already been linked to a potential deal with Houston for John Wall. They can use those same chips on Brogdon if they’re seeking a different flavor.

BEST OFFER: Luke Kennard, Nic Batum and Jason Preston

LOS ANGELES LAKERS

The Russell Westbrook trade to the Lakers was never a good idea, and to compound matters, Westbrook’s contract makes him difficult to trade: He will earn $47M after one of the worst statistical seasons of his career. But the Lakers have already proven they don’t need a third star: They won in the bubble with LeBron James and Anthony Davis – and a bunch of other pieces that fit.

The Pacers have those pieces and should be able to trade Westbrook elsewhere for additional assets closer to the trade deadline or find an additional suitor to make this a three-team deal.

BEST OFFER: Russell Westbrook, Talen Horton-Tucker, Top-4 protected first-round pick in 2025 or 2026 for Malcolm Brogdon and Buddy Hield

PHOENIX SUNS

If Chris Paul is retiring from basketball and the Suns still want to compete for a championship next season, their next best bet is a trade for Brogdon, because even though Paul won’t earn his $75M guaranteed salary over the next three years, it’ll still hit the Suns’ cap sheet. That’s not money they’ll be able to spend elsewhere. The collective bargaining agreement ensures it.

BEST OFFER: Landry Shamet, Dario Saric and a first-round pick

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS

The Pelicans have accomplished objective No. 1: Build a team competitive enough to make Zion Williamson want to stay and play. Now it’s time for objective No. 2: Build a team that can compete for a championship.

Acquiring CJ McCollum legitimized the Pelicans as a playoff contender. Bringing Williamson back into the fold will make New Orleans scary, but not as scary as they’d be with a true point guard running the offense. Devont Graham is a flamethrower from downtown, but acquiring Brogdon shores the Pelicans’ defense and brings a high I.Q. playmaker into the fold.

BEST OFFER: Devonte Graham, Larry Nance and a second-round pick

UTAH JAZZ

The Jazz have to shake things up, and Mike Conley is one of the likely suspects for a trade. Conley lacks size, which is especially detrimental on the defensive end because franchise cornerstone Donovan Mitchell also lacks size as the two guard. Conley grew up in Indianapolis and could be a mentor for Tyrese Haliburton and Chris Duarte, and Nickeil Alexander-Walker can play minutes for the Pacers immediately.

BEST DEAL: Mike Conley, Nickeil Alexander-Walker and second-round pick consideration

SAN ANTONIO SPURS

A high I.Q. player like Brogdon paired with the league’s highest I.Q. coach in Gregg Popovich sounds like a match made in basketball heaven. The Spurs are also armed with cap space and could make a run at a player like Deandre Ayton this offseason. A deal for Brogdon could bring San Antonio back to the playoffs.

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