"Grossly incompetent" Trump dismisses Obama over second Covid-19 criticism

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"If the world is going to get better, it's going to be up to you", said Obama in a virtual commencement address. Unfortunately, a lot of so-called grownups, including some with fancy titles and important jobs, still think that way.

The Saturday event included appearances from the Jonas Brothers, soccer star Megan Rapinoe, hit singer and composer Pharrell Williams, country singer Maren Morris and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai.

Trump, who has had a long-running feud with Obama that starter with the birther movement, was angry that over the weekend, the Democratic politician took a swipe at him while delivering a speech to historically black colleges and universities.

Trump's reaction came after Obama on Saturday criticised the USA authorities' response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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China should actively participate in the work of independent review of the WHO's COVID-19 response, the Commission added. The probe is expected to shed light on the origins of the virus and China's early handling of the outbreak.

But the news that we have out of this speech, out of this appearance is, he says, 'The pandemic has finally fully torn back the curtain that so numerous folks in charge don't know what they're doing.

"A lot of them aren't even pretending to be in charge", he added.

But he said he aimed to stop a cycle of using the United States justice system for what he called political investigations, including of Obama and Biden, who is Trump's rival in the upcoming presidential vote. "I will say this: we have an honorable attorney general".

Barr said there have been "increasing attempts to use the criminal justice system as a political weapon", and that what happened to President Trump was "abhorrent" and "grave injustice" as law enforcement was used to advance what he called a "false and utterly baseless" Russian Federation collusion narrative. We see it in the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on our communities, " Obama was quoted as saying.

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Mr Littleproud said his Chinese counterpart had indicated he would not discuss trade issues in the near future. But China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi lashed out at foreign lawmakers for politicising the pandemic.

Trump, however, is still being held accountable for allowing the COVID-19 pandemic to rage out of control.

Bill Barr said the original investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election was a "grave injustice" to the president and based on "utterly baseless" suspicions.

Thus far, 36 million Americans have lost their jobs, and there are almost 1.5 million infected with the coronavirus and more than 89,000 deaths in the U.S.

During a Sunday interview on CNN's "State of the Union," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar defended the administration's response to the outbreak, highlighting that the United States has conducted 10 million tests over the last several months. It's one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. "These people were corrupt, the whole thing was corrupt, and we caught them". "And we could be at just one or two people over the next short period of time".

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A points-per-game average was used, with Celtic 13 points clear of Rangers at the top with eight games to go. Celtic had 80 points from 30 games so has 2.66 points per game.

Last week's declassification of the list of Obama administration and career government officials that requested the "unmasking" of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn stoked Republican claims that former Vice President Biden was involved in an "abuse of power".

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