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By MARY PAPENFUSS

An ominous new ad released Monday by a conservative Republican group features Donald Trump as a kind of White House Grim Reaper who relentlessly lies while people die of COVID-19.

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The president feels the need to shower lies and blame upon his predecessor.

By CHARLES BLOW

No one irritates Donald Trump quite like Barack Obama.

EDITOR'S NOTE: Overwhelmed by the flood of news stories and commentary about the coronavirus pandemic? Who isn't? For the duration of the crisis, we're going to add two features to the website, "COVID-19 News" and a regular roundup of breaking news stories. Most of our coverage will focus on how the pandemic is affecting Kentuckians, especially union members and their families. We will regularly update "COVID 19 News" at the top of the page.

By ALDOUS J. PENNYFARTHING

The redoubtable Gabriel Sherman has another dispatch from the Phantasmagorical Land of Cray-Cray. It seems Fox News is not nearly obsequious enough for Donald John Trump, so he’s itching to cut them off at the very knees they’ve been shamelessly bending for the past five years.