NBC News

The amount of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States will soon surpass 16,000, with over 200 deaths. Millions of Americans are facing sudden unemployment as businesses across the country close their doors to help curb its spread.

In a bizarre Friday press conference designed to assure Americans that his administration was keeping the situation under control, President Donald Trump berated a reporter and made wild unverified promises about a drug that hasn't even seen clinical trials.

His behavior gave Americans even more reasons to be concerned.

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Fox Business

Attorney General William Barr criticized President Donald Trump's tweets about Justice Department prosecutors' sentencing recommendation for Trump ally Roger Stone.

Barr—who overrode the recommendation after Trump railed against it on Twitter—said Trump's tweets made it impossible to do his job, though some people believe his words weren't to rein in Trump, but to mitigate public outrage.

Fox Host Lou Dobbs is not one of those people.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 19: (AFP OUT) Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) attends a lunch with members of Congress hosted by US President Donald J. Trump (not pictured) in the State Dining Room of the White House on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Michael Reynolds - Pool/Getty Images)

President Donald Trump announced Senior National Security Advisor John Bolton's immediate departure from the Trump administration in a tweet on Tuesday morning. While Trump thanked Bolton for his service, he noted that he "disagreed strongly with many of [Bolton's] suggestions."

Thought by many to be a warmonger, Bolton championed a "maximum pressure" strategy against Iran, meaning he endorsed sanctions and threats against the country to pressure it into submission. The maximum pressure strategy hasn't worked. Like at all.

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The MC Files

As Hurricane Dorian continues to move toward the United States, self-proclaimed prophet Mark Taylor and conspiracy theorist Chris McDonald are saying the entire hurricane is a false flag.

On The MC Files, McDonald claimed coverage of the hurricane is a false flag to distract Americans from the recent announcement by the Justice Department that former FBI Director James Comey would not be charged for leaking memos related to President Donald Trump to the press.

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