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TubbersUK's Journal
TubbersUK's Journal
August 27, 2020

Drug cocktail touted by Trump to treat coronavirus increases chance of death by 27%, study shows

But the researchers hope their meta-analysis, which incorporated data from more than 33,600 patients, will put any questions hydoxychloroquine’s efficacy to rest.

“There is already a great number of studies that have evaluated hydroxychloroquine alone or in combination and it seems unlikely at this stage that any efficacy will ever emerge” wrote the study's authors in the journal Clinical Microbiology and Infection. “Our results suggest that there is no need for further studies evaluating these molecules”.

The researchers,, including Thibault Fiolet of Paris's Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health, assessed 29 studies - processing the data of 11,932 patients who were treated with hydroxychloroquine, 8,081 who received hydroxychloroquine with azithromycin, and 12,930 in a control group that received neither.

Despite claims made by world leaders , the authors said the analysis “shows that hydroxychloroquine alone is not effective for the treatment of Covid-19 patients and that the combination of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin increases the risk of mortality".

February 12, 2019

Trump rally El Paso :- BBC cameraman Rob Skeans attacked by a Trump supporter.



4h4 hours ago

Just attended my first ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ rally where my colleague BBC cameraman Rob Skeans was attacked by a Trump supporter. The crowd had been whipped up into a frenzy against the media by Trump and other speakers all night #TrumpElPaso
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BBC Washington News Editor, previously BBC News World Cup producer and Defence and Security producer
August 27, 2018

Trump just tried to use speakerphone on live TV - it did not go well.


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Trump just tried to use speakerphone on live TV.

It did not go well.
4:49 PM - 27 Aug 2018



Aaron Blake
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Trump: "So we made a deal with Canada."

Aide corrects him that it's actually with Mexico.

4:57 PM - 27 Aug 2018
July 23, 2018

Trump advocated war with Iran back in 1980.


Trump advocated war with Iran back in 1980.

He also said he would have gone if he had been of-age. The interviewer noted he was, in fact, of-age. https://twitter.com/AaronBlake/status/1021387837613191168
July 17, 2018

NRA and GOP figures pictured with foreign agent Maria Butina:

Interesting thread containing an extensive gallery of NRA and GOP figures pictured with foreign agent Maria Butina:

Shannon Watts
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.@ScottWalker with arrested Russian nationalist and @NRA lifetime member Maria Butina.

11:41 PM - 16 Jul 2018

April 19, 2018

Justice Department watchdog to report on Clinton-related FBI leaks [AND THE NY FBI-GIULIANI LEAK]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A long-awaited U.S. Justice Department internal watchdog report on former FBI chief James Comey’s public disclosures on Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state and whether FBI employees leaked information to try to hurt her 2016 presidential bid is expected to be issued next month.

The report also is expected to address whether active and retired FBI agents in New York leaked information about investigations of the Clinton Foundation charitable organization and the discovery of a trove of Clinton-related emails.

Law enforcement officials previously told Reuters the information was leaked to former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an adviser to the Trump campaign who subsequently discussed the contents on Fox News.

Horowitz’s office also has sought to determine whether such leaks influenced Comey’s decision 11 days before the election to announce the reopening of the Clinton email investigation. Law enforcement sources with knowledge of the matter, speaking on condition of anonymity, said at the time a fear of leaks from within his own agency helped prompt Comey to make that public disclosure.

Report to be published in May apparently.

April 16, 2018

The Hill: Judge rejects Trump's bid to block access to Cohen materials

Source: The Hill

A federal judge dealt a blow to Michael Cohen, the president’s embattled personal lawyer, in a closely watched court decision on Monday afternoon.

Judge Kimba Wood of federal District Court in Manhattan denied an attempt by Cohen and President Trump to stop prosecutors from reviewing the materials that the FBI seized from his office, home and hotel room last week, according to multiple reports.

Cohen's legal team had asked for a temporary restraining order so that they could review the files and then turn over to prosecutors those that were "responsive, non-privileged items" — a request the government called unprecedented.

But in a victory for Cohen, Wood did order the government to create a database of what was taken from Cohen and share it with his legal team, according to The Associated Press.

Read more: http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/383428-judge-rules-cohen-can-see-seized-documents-before-prosecutors?__twitter_impression=true

April 12, 2018

Husband of former Trump household aide scores government job

A home improvement contractor married to one of Donald and Melania Trump’s former household staffers is now working as an official at the Environmental Protection Agency, the latest example of someone with a personal connection to the Trump family finding work in the administration.

New Jersey-based Steve Kopec joined EPA’s Region 2 office in New York as a special assistant on Dec. 18, according to a memo obtained by POLITICO. “Steve comes to us from private industry, where he fashioned his career around customer service and organizational efficiencies,” EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez wrote in the memo. “Steve is an experienced manager with skills in team building, management and organization.”


Different version of same story:

The husband of Melania Trump’s cleaning lady just got a job in a vital federal agency



From December.

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