White House Mechanics

The mechanics of getting in the White House.  On this page you will find relevant news stories and tools to help you track the progress of the US Presidential Elections.  I created this page during the 2008 Election, but it remains relevant because, in the US, someone is always running for the White House.

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Trump, Pence and Reassessing Coronavirus

In a little more than a month, President Donald Trump's language about the coronavirus has shifted, from talk of 15 cases that "within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero" to warning of as many as 2.2 million deaths in the country if no social distancing efforts were undertaken. 

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Trump Falsely Claims He Inherited ‘Empty’ Stockpile

More than once, President Donald Trump has falsely claimed that the federal stockpile of emergency medicine and supplies he inherited from his predecessor was an “empty shelf.”

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Misinformation on COVID-19 Death Protocols in New York

A viral Facebook post about COVID-19 falsely claims that in New York "every contaminated corpse belongs to the state" and will be incinerated without any "wakes or memorial services to pay your last respects." The state is allowing funeral services with limited visitors; cremation is not mandated.

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Video Misconstrues Pelosi Tweet on ‘un-American Travel Ban’

A viral video makes the bogus claim that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Jan. 31 tweet criticized the Trump administration’s restriction on travelers from China to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Her tweet was unrelated to those travel restrictions.

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Trump, Biden and the Defense Production Act

Leading Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden repeatedly has criticized President Donald Trump for failing to make timely use of the Defense Production Act to compel companies to manufacture medical supplies that are expected to be needed to treat those infected with the novel coronavirus. There's a bit of spin coming from both sides on this issue.

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