Eric Trump claims coronavirus is Democratic hoax, will ‘magically’ vanish after 2020 election

Eric Trump claimed Saturday that the coronavirus will “magically” vanish after the November election and allow the country to fully reopen — an assertion that has no basis in science and is contradicted by health experts worldwide.

-Washington Post; 5/17/2020

A noose, an ax and Trump-inspired insults: Anti-lockdown protesters ratchet up violent rhetoric

Violent rhetoric appears to be increasingly common among people protesting stay-at-home orders amid a coronavirus pandemic that has killed 85,000 and sickened 1.4 million people in the United States. At another Thursday protest in Commack, N.Y., Long Island protesters waved Trump 2020 banners and one held a sign that read, “Hang Fauci. Hang Gates. Open all our states.”

-Washington Post; 5/15/2020