Erin Banco (@ErinBanco )

Erin Banco

Bio National Security reporter/ covering covid19 @thedailybeast. Author. Retired Team USA skater. On Wisconsin. DMs open. erinbanco@protonmail
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iPhone : SCOOP: The DeSantis admin forced these two counties into reopening schools for in person learning after they’d approved plans to implement virtual education.

Hendry Country has one of the highest infection rates in the state. thedailybeast.com/these-counties…

iPhone : ”I made the choice because I didn’t want to risk losing funding for this district,” Puletti, who is set to retire in November, told The Daily Beast. “It’s all very stressful.”

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iPhone : SCOOP: The DeSantis admin forced these two counties into reopening schools for in person learning after they’d approved plans to implement virtual education.

Hendry Country has one of the highest infection rates in the state. thedailybeast.com/these-counties…

Twitter Web App : Yesterday, the State Dept tried to pull a Bill Barr, announcing that an IG report that hadn’t yet been released on Pompeo/Saudi arms sales found Pompeo did no wrong. The report is out now. Unsurprisingly, State forgot to mention a few things: stateoig.gov/system/files/i…

iPhone : One individual familiar with the matter said Republicans on the committee, in anticipation of Peters’ disapproval of issuing the subpoenas, have in recent weeks honed in on securing the vote of Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) twitter.com/ErinBanco/stat…

iPhone : NEW: sources said they are unlikely to appear before November, pointing to the recent ODNI statement that said Andriy Derkach is spreading claims about corruption—including through publicizing leaked phone calls—to undermine former Vice President Biden
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iPhone : NEW: Two key witnesses in Johnson’s probe are unlikely to appear before the committee before the 2020 presidential election even if subpoenaed, according to an individual familiar with the matter and another individual with knowledge of the probe. thedailybeast.com/biden-aides-wi…

Twitter Web App : Don't forget: Two State IG's have left the office since this probe began, Linick and Akard.

Twitter Web App : INBOX: State OIG has confirmed in a final report that the department found no wrongdoing in the admin's exercise of emergency authorities available under the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) to expedite $8 billion in critical defense systems to key Middle East partners.

Twitter Web App : Kelly Loeffler has been breathing fire about athlete BLM activism in her capacity as the co-owner of the Atlanta Dream. But she struck a different tone just last year when asked about Megan Rapinoes national anthem protests thedailybeast.com/from-taxes-to-…

Twitter Web App : After students tested positive in a Georgia school, officials working on gov's response to COVID19 said the admin has not accurately warned the public of health risks assoc w/ having hundreds or thousands of kids gather back at school:

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Twitter Web App : WH officials have pushed back on the idea of spending time on warnings; some instead suggested dedicating additional air time to underscoring the president’s leadership on the government’s virus response.

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Twitter Web App : “If you have Trump going out there and saying everything is fine there’s a risk that that’s what people are going to think going back. There’s a real possibility that counties won’t implement all the measures outlined in the CDC guidelines"

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Twitter Web App : NEW: The CDC is working on an additional doc with recs for schools on how to better protect teachers from contracting the virus. One official described it as an “update” and said the agency has been working on the doc for several weeks.

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