Paul Mooney 慕亦仁

Paul Mooney 慕亦仁

American journalist based in China from 1994-2012. Moved to Rangoon 2014, now in Berkeley. US Army Vietnam Veteran, USMCR. 自由撰稿人,在台北,香港,北京, 仰光工作30多年。

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Milbank: Senate Republicans knew the coronavirus danger. Richard Burr while saying publicly that we were “better prepared than ever,” was spooked enough to sell off stock worth as much as $1.7 mln in mid-Feb and is now under DOJ investigation. @senatemajldr 

Republicans were warned. Yet they persisted in defending Trump. This article pinpoints the failure by Trump and the GOP to deal with this problem. @realDonaldTrump  @GOPLeader  @senatemajldr 

Milbank: In 2018, Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) repeatedly warned the White House that we are “unprepared for pandemic outbreaks.” @senatemajldr  @GOPLeader  @realDonaldTrump 

Milbank: Sen Ron Johnson, GOP chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, complained administration officials refused to participate in a hearing where he received alarming forecasts about the virus. @senatemajldr  @GOPLeader  @realDonaldTrump 

Milbank: With few exceptions they didn’t sound the alarm. And so a bad situation turned into a catastrophe because of a familiar pathology: a president who repeatedly puts self-interest above the national interest — and allies who let him @senatemajldr  @GOPLeader  @realDonaldTrump 

Justice Dept. investigates at least one lawmaker’s stock trades before coronavirus spike in U.S. @SenRichardBurr  @senatemajldr  @GOPLeader 

WP: The Justice Department is investigating stock trades made by at least one member of Congress as the United States braced for the pandemic threat of coronavirus, according to a person familiar with the matter. @SenRichardBurr 


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