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August 21, 2019

Biden’s Doctor Says His Brain is Fine

Does this sound like a solid endorsement to you? 

“He is every bit as sharp as he was 31 years ago. I haven’t seen any change,” Dr. Neal Kassell, who performed brain surgery on Biden three decades ago, told Politico

As Biden’s campaign gaffes pile up, many are wondering about his mental fitness to be president.  Meanwhile, one of Biden’s former Senate colleagues is sounding the alarm, He says 2020 Democrats who support the “green new deal” and “medicare for all” are not going to beat Trump.  The federal government says it will not provide the flu vaccine to migrant families. Walmart is suing Telsa over fires it says were caused by the companies solar panels.  Plus nine kids are hospitalized after vaping in New Jersey. 

– Fraser Dixon 

Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid: 2020 Democrats Are Focusing on the Wrong Things

(VICE) – Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he thinks Medicare for All and decriminalizing border crossings are the wrong issues to focus on for Democrats to win the White House in 2020.

“I think that we should focus on improving Obamacare. We can do that — without bringing something that would be much harder to sell.”

Read more from Vice News here.

The US Won’t Provide Flu Vaccines to Migrant Families

(CNBC) – The U.S. won’t be vaccinating migrant families in holding centers ahead of this year’s flu season, despite calls from doctors to boost efforts to fight the infection that’s killed at least three children at detention facilities in the past year.

Learn more from CNBC here.

Walmart Sues Tesla Over Fires at Stores Fitted with Its Solar Panels

(Reuters) – The fires destroyed significant amounts of store merchandise and required substantial repairs, totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket losses, Walmart said in the lawsuit.

Read more from Reuters here

9 Hospitalized with Mystery Illness in N.J. After Vaping

(NJ.com) – Most of the patients are young — between 17 and 35 — and have no history of significant health problems. It is unclear why all the reported cases were in North Jersey.

Read more from NJ.com.

This Day in History: President Dwight Eisenhower signs a proclamation making Hawaii the 50th state.  


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