Kanye spends nearly $6 million on presidential campaign

West’s campaign is almost entirely self-funded. The rapper reported loaning his campaign nearly $6.8 million and receiving just over $11,000 in outside contributions. He reported spending $5.9 million and has over $1.2 million in outstanding debt owed to consultants. Kanye spends nearly $6 million on presidential campaign – POLITICO

Controversial Forecast Of COVID-19 Death Toll Worldwide

New estimates released this week suggest the global impact of the coronavirus pandemic will reach even greater levels of awfulfulness before 2020 is over: A prominent forecasting team projects that between now and Jan. 1, the virus will kill an additional 1.9 million people worldwide, pushing the total death toll by year’s end to aboveContinue reading “Controversial Forecast Of COVID-19 Death Toll Worldwide”

Trump Denies Calling Fallen Soldiers ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’

A report in The Atlantic said the president called troops killed in combat “losers” and “suckers.” He strenuously denied it, but some close to him said it was in keeping with other private comments he has made disparaging soldiers. Trump Denies Calling Fallen Soldiers ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ – The New York Times

Judge strikes down DeVos plan to boost pandemic relief for private schools

A federal judge on Friday ruled that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ effort to boost the amount of emergency pandemic relief that flows to private school students is illegal and struck down the policy. Judge strikes down DeVos plan to boost pandemic relief for private schools – POLITICO Leave the kids alone, wealthy students should notContinue reading “Judge strikes down DeVos plan to boost pandemic relief for private schools”