Top 5: Donald Trump’s coronavirus response

Top 5: Donald Trump’s coronavirus response

The coronavirus outbreak has dominated headlines this week, becoming the biggest story worldwide and in US politics. Additionally, the stock market has plummeted and the biggest 2020 primary voting day yet — Super Tuesday — is approaching. Chris Cillizza walks you through the top five stories you need to know this week.

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING:
Elizabeth Warren Challenges Michael Bloomberg on ‘Kill It’ Abortion Comment
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/25/us/politics/michael-bloomberg-pregnancy-employee.html.

Mike Bloomberg for years has battled women’s allegations of profane, sexist comments
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/politics/michael-bloomberg-women/.

The Worst Things Michael Bloomberg Has Said About Women
https://www.thecut.com/2020/02/mike-bloomberg-accused-of-workplace-sexual-harassment.html.

As Coronavirus Infections Top 72,000, ‘We Are Learning About This as We Go’
https://www.thestreet.com/latest-news/questions-about-coronavirus-still-baffle-experts-after-wild-week-of-headlines.

Locations with Confirmed COVID-19 Cases. Global Map
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/locations-confirmed-cases.html.

Donald Trump Is Not a Doctor. But He Plays One on Twitter.
https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/01/29/donald-trump-public-health-twitter-108236.

Pence seizes control of coronavirus response amid criticism of his qualifications
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/pence-coronavirus-response-trump/2020/02/27/9ef2357a-597e-11ea-ab68-101ecfec2532_story.html.

Mike Pence ‘not up to task’ of leading US coronavirus response, say experts
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/feb/27/mike-pence-coronavirus-response-experts.

Dow falls 1,191 points — the most in history
https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/27/investing/dow-stock-market-selloff/index.html.

Trump blames Monday and Tuesday’s stock market slide on Dem debate that happened Tuesday night
https://www.vox.com/2020/2/27/21155882/trump-coronavirus-news-conference-stock-market-democrats.

CNN polls: Bernie Sanders holds big leads in California and Texas ahead of critical Super Tuesday vote
https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/28/politics/super-tuesday-2020-polls/index.html.

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