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'The Trump Stink': White House officials panicked no one will hire them if the president crashes

At one time, veterans of White House administrations were sought after for prestigious positions at universities, think tanks, etc. That has not been the case for many folks who left the Trump administration either by their own will, or who were forcibly removed by Federal agents. One person who lucked out was Trump's former chief of staff, Reince Priebus. He joined the Navy.

'The Trump Stink': White House officials panicked no one will hire them if the president crashes and burns



COVID-19 cases in US grow at a speed not seen since June, the start of the summer peak

Source: USA Today

Nineteen days from the presidential election, the U.S. has more confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths than any other country, and cases are growing at a speed not seen since the start of the summer peak.

At the current rate of growth, the nation could set a record for new cases in a single week within the first few days of November, according to a USA TODAY analysis of data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. If the spread of cases picks up momentum as was seen in late June and July the U.S. could set a record in little more than a week.

"I don't think it's out of the question. Yesterday, we had about 50,000 new cases," said Caitlin Rivers, an epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins. "It's not crazy to think that we would get there sooner than we would all like."

The U.S. added more than 366,400 cases in the past week a number nearly 50,000 higher than the tally the previous week, which is a speed of growth not seen since late June.

Read more: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/10/15/coronavirus-cases-us-growing-speed-not-seen-since-july/3662942001/

When I read this article, I felt a surge of fear. The fear from the knowledge that we are losing control.

Favorite Covid-19 Quotes

If we underestimate the virus, it will find us. - Recovered Patient

Covid-19 has ... enormous capabilities of spreading like wildfire. This is a virus that spreads as easily as any virus I've ever known. - Dr. Anthony Faucci

Things you should never do: thinking you are immune.

It's a lot easier to wear a mask then a ventilator.
-- CDC Advisor

I have never seen a virus in which the spectrum is so extreme. This disease goes from nothing to death! - Dr. Anthony Faucci

The key is to act as though everyone has it.

The virus decides. - Dr. Anthony Faucci

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