Today's Top Political and Coronavirus News Compilation - Sunday, August 23, 2020 (1 Viewer)

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Below are some of the top political news stories of the day:

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Trump hails FDA's authorization of plasma treatment for coronavirus, after slamming agency
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FDA authorizes plasma treatment despite scientists' objections'
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Before GOP convention, Trump pushes use of blood plasma treatment for COVID-19
Twitter hits Trump for 'misleading health claims' that could dissuade people from voting
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Many Republicans still in the dark about hastily arranged convention
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Biden: 'No new taxes' for anyone making under $400K
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Comey: 'I can't imagine that I'm a target' of Durham probe
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Trump delivered on some big 2016 promises, but others unmet
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Biden gains popularity in post-convention polling
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Muir presses Biden: Can you win a presidential election from home? 'We will'
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Firefighters, military planes, troops arrive in California to fight massive blazes
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Trump allies push back on recording of president's sister bashing him as a liar with 'no principles'
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Meadows: Trump claim that FDA 'deep state' is trying hurt him politically was about 'cutting red tape'
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Pelosi defends endorsing Joe Kennedy in Democratic primary'
ABC's David Muir presses Biden on his claim 'negligence' has cost lives in pandemic
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Pelosi calls Trump's sister's criticism 'heartbreaking' as White House dismisses it as a 'political attack'
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Emails show businesses held sway over state reopening plans
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Rep. Collins: Dems 'using the postal service' just 'like they used the Russia impeachment to get at' Trump
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Republicans see U.S. as better off now than 4 years ago ahead of convention — Battleground Tracker poll
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Twitter slaps warning label on Trump tweet for violating 'election integrity' rules
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Biden ally Coons hits back at Trump over tweet misspelling his name
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Transcript: Scott Gottlieb discusses coronavirus on "Face the Nation"
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Transcript: Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on "Face the Nation"
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Transcript: Former FBI Director James Comey on "Face the Nation"
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Transcript: RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel on "Face the Nation"
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Trump campaign has to work overtime to counter the President's message on mail-in voting
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Republicans look to use convention as election test bed
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WH chief of staff brushes off recordings
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Top U.S. security official says he cannot send law enforcement to polling sites
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RNC chair defends plans for Pompeo to address Republican convention
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Residents flee as Gulf Coast sees possible tandem hurricanes
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Gulf Coast braces for 'unprecedented' challenge as Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura surge toward landfall
Massive protests flood Belarus again
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Dem senator calls on Trump to denounce QAnon conspiracy theory
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Trump wants FDA to ‘feel the heat,’ chief of staff says
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What to expect from the 5 most interesting speeches at the RNC
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FDA authorizes COVID-19 plasma treatment amid Trump pressure
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Trump announces emergency use authorization for potential coronavirus treatment
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Trump to reveal coronavirus 'breakthrough' therapeutic, WH press secretary says
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Major Trump federal voting Pennsylvania lawsuit effectively shut down
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Republicans, Democrats trade blame for stalled U.S. coronavirus aid legislation
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Biden dismisses Trump's attacks on his mental fitness: 'Watch me'
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More than 176,000 in US have died of COVID-19. 57% of Republicans polled say that is 'acceptable.'
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Police arrest 14 after clashes in Portland
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Trump campaign announces speakers for Republican convention
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Rep. Ken Buck responds to Democrats $25 billion post office bailout vote: 'Postal Service has been bleeding money for 40 years'
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Belarus protests continue after president digs in
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Joe Biden 'has not been tested' for COVID-19 but his campaign is confident 'he has not had the virus'
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Thousands evacuate as dueling storms take aim at U.S. Gulf Coast
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RNC, DNC conventions amid Covid leave veteran journalist pining for normalcy
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Trump to hold unconventional White House convention
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RNC chair says GOP to pay for convention, dodges Pompeo speech report
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Trump dismisses secret audio of sister calling him ‘cruel': ‘Who cares?’
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Federal judge issues stay in Trump challenge of mail balloting in Pennsylvania
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The 8 most sensational quotes from secret recordings of Trump's sister
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2nd night of protests against GOP convention in Charlotte
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Barr asked Rupert Murdoch to 'muzzle' Fox News commentator Napolitano, book claims
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Fact check: DNC didn't leave out 'under God' from the Pledge of Allegiance
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House passes bill to reverse changes blamed for mail delays
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Pompeo to visit Israel and UAE with peace, Iran and China on agenda, sources say
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Chinese espionage in the US: A new 'red scare' or real threat?
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Rep. Chris Jacobs votes no to post office bill - by accident?
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Trump seeks to overcome eroding support among women
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Protest erupts over fatal police shooting of Black man
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Trump says could 'decouple' and not do business with China
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Pelosi hammers Trump for 'very dangerous' attack on FDA
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Portland protest turns violent, federal police clear plaza
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Can the Post Office Handle Election Mail? Why the Recession Could Actually Help - New York Times
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Kanye West files to appear on ballot in Louisiana
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Lara Trump: RNC will show a ‘very different depiction of America’ - Today
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Changing weather prompts more fire fears in California
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U.S. House votes to block Postal reforms seen as threat to mail-in ballots
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AOC, Bernie say Democratic National Convention was too moderate, not enough progressive voices
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Trump targets Democrats over Pledge of Allegiance
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Trump's sister bitterly criticizes him in conversations secretly recorded by her niece Mary Trump
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A Glimmer of Hope for Trump? How Bush Mounted a Comeback in 1988 - New York Times
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What Washington Can Do for Belarus
In recordings, Trump’s sister says he ‘has no principles’
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Anti-Netanyahu protests build momentum
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Missing Fort Hood soldier a victim of 'abusive sexual contact,' Army says
Mail Delays Could Hurt The Census, Too
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Denver anti-police protesters burn US flag, smash windows, throw bicycle at cop: reports
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Fact-check: DeJoy said USPS isn't changing policies for election mail. Internal documents show they were going to
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California wildfires: Trump declares major disaster
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California wildfire now 2nd-largest ever as total blazes scorch nearly 1M acres
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Two of Larry King's children die weeks apart
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'No Hope': A Deadly Tent Fire In Jordan Leaves Syrian Refugee Farm Workers In Despair
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"Lightning siege" hits California with nearly 12,000 strikes in a week

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Coronavirus News and Updates:

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FDA authorizes COVID-19 plasma treatment amid Trump pressure
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Trump touts COVID-19 convalescent plasma treatment
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Gottlieb defends FDA from Trump allegations of political influence
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CDC drops 14-day travel quarantine recommendation
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Iran says 164 health care professionals among pandemic dead
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Global coronavirus deaths exceed 800,000
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Experts flag risks in India’s use of rapid tests for virus
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Coronavirus pandemic: Children aged 12 and over should wear masks - WHO
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4 countries that say they haven't had a single coronavirus case
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COVID-19 treatments: What's taking the clinical trials so long?
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Mexico passes somber coronavirus milestone even as signs of hope emerge
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Instagram drops account advertising COVID parties
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Hospital staff members say they can't get coronavirus tests, are forced to reuse PPE
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Millions of coronavirus tests that can deliver results in 15 minutes will be available in September, but they're less accurate - BI
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Miami ICU nurse: I have never in my life seen so many deaths
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How big gatherings spread COVID-19: German scientists stage concert experiment
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About 70,000 lives could be saved in near future if people wear masks: researchers
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UK PM Johnson says failure to reopen schools not an option: Sunday Telegraph
 
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