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Factbox: 'Mr. No': Meet the U.S. congressman who requested a formal vote to delay the coronavirus bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Thomas Massie enraged President Donald Trump and leaders of Congress by trying to delay a planned Friday voice vote on a $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic rescue plan, drawing calls from the White House to throw him out of the Republican Party. Even before the 49-year-old drew Trump’s ire on Twitter, […]

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Brazil government ad rejects coronavirus lockdowns, saying #BrazilCannotStop

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s federal government launched an advertising campaign against social distancing measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak, the latest flashpoint in a battle between President Jair Bolsonaro and state governors trying to stop the virus’ spread. The “#BrazilCannotStop” television ad – featuring a slogan similar to a campaign in Milan before deaths in […]

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