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Joe Biden accused Facebook of “killing people” last week due to allowing “misinformation” on the platform about the coronavirus vaccine, according to Townhall.
Biden attempted to walk back his comments about Facebook and argued while the company isn’t killing people, a number of individuals using the site are responsible for people dying, Townhall reports. These remarks came at the White House on Monday.
Facebook responded to the White House of the work they’ve done to promote the vaccine. A Facebook spokersperson said, “We will not be distracted by accusations which aren’t supported by the facts. The fact is that more than 2 billion people have viewed authoritative information about COVID-19 and vaccines on Facebook, which is more than any other place on the internet. More than 3.3 million Americans have also used our vaccine finder tool to find out where and how to get a vaccine. The facts show that Facebook is helping save lives. Period.”
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Joe Biden’s message to platforms like Facebook regarding “misinformation”:
“They’re killing people.” pic.twitter.com/i8OCWcL9iw
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) July 16, 2021
Joe Biden: It's not Facebook that is killing people, but Facebook users who are spreading "outrageous misinformation." pic.twitter.com/qEifueCmva
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) July 19, 2021
NEXT STORY: Days After Meeting with Infected TX Lawmakers, Kamala Harris Goes to Walter Reed Hospital for Supposed ‘Routine’ Appointment on Sunday
Vice President Kamala Harris is going for what a White House official told Fox News is a “routine doctor’s appointment” at Walter Reed Medical Center on Sunday, Fox News reports.
Harris met with Texas Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday, three of whom had tested positive for coronavirus. Despite requests from Fox News about whether Harris is showing any symptoms of COVID-19, Harris’ office did not immediately respond.
A released statement said, “Based on the timeline of these positive tests, it was determined the Vice President and her staff present at the meeting were not at risk of exposure because they were not in close contact with those who tested positive and therefore do not need to be tested or quarantined.”
NEXT STORY: New Poll Is Devastating News for Kamala Harris, Shows Americans Have Serious Lack of Confidence in Her
A devastating new poll conducted by The Trafalgar Group found that the majority of Americans lack confidence in Vice President Kamala Harris, Western Journal reports. The poll found that 63.6 percent of those surveyed were either “not confident at all” or “not very confident” in Harris.
Even worse, among that 63.6 percent, 58.6 percent gave her the poll’s lowest possible ranking of “not confident at all.” The poll question asked a nationwide sample whether they were confident that Harris is ready to be president.
More from Western Journal:
The poll found that 31.6 percent of those responding were either “very confident” or “somewhat confident” in Harris, with only 22.2 percent saying they were “very confident”… The poll, with the conservative group Convention of States Action, was conducted July 12 and 13 and surveyed 1,161 likely general election voters, Trafalgar reported. Its margin of error was 2.88 percent.
Democrats were split over Harris. According to the poll, 35.7 percent of those responding were “not confident at all” about her, while 38.3 percent were “very confident”… There was no such division among Republicans, with 83.8 percent saying they were “not confident at all” in her, and only 6.3 percent saying they were “very confident.”
When the poll sampled political independents, an overall total of 61.8 percent were not confident in Harris while 30.8 percent voiced some level of confidence in her… In breaking down the poll by race, black respondents were the only group to show much confidence in Harris, with 62.2 percent of respondents saying they had some level of confidence in her.
NEXT STORY: Leaked Hot Mic Moment Reveals Sharon Osbourne’s ‘Racist’ Scandal was Planned
In audio obtained by Daily Mail, “The Talk” co-host Elaine Welteroth, 34, appears to apologize for the incident that occurred with 68-year-old Sharon Osbourne.
Welteroth claims that she was asked to spark the conversation that spiraled out. “They asked me to ask that question. I said, ‘No I’m not going to ask that question,’” she explained. “I said, ‘Wait, what’s the intention of this conversation? Because this can go left so fast. … I to them, ‘This is going to be a train wreck.’”
She added: “Sharon I’m just so sorry that went the way that it went.” The audio was allegedly recorded by a mic that was still hot. “I just want you to know, Sharon, [co-host] Sheryl [Underwood] loves you and respects you so much and had your back behind the scenes,” Welteroth continued. “She was not trying to attack you and I also understand when you have a night … of trolls f–king attack you online, that puts you in a position where you have to defend yourself.”
Osbourne was confronted about her support of Piers Morgan during an episode of the daytime talk show. Fox News reported, ‘Back in March, Morgan walked off the set of his own television show after fielding criticism for his comments on Meghan Markle, which some have deemed racist. Osbourne fired off a tweet supporting Morgan, which drew backlash… During a March episode of “The Talk,” Osbourne addressed her support for Morgan, 56, and insisted that she does not share his opinion, but supports his right to voice his own… The conversation became tense and profanity-laden and ultimately resulted in Osbourne’s exit from the show.”
NEXT STORY: Celebrity ‘Pitbull’ Roasts World Leaders Over Lack Of Support For Protesters in Cuba: ‘Get With The Motherf***ing Program’
Celebrity rapper Pitbull posted a video to social media telling world leaders to immediately act to save the lives of pro-freedom demonstrators in Cuba, Daily Wire reports.
Pitbull said, “This is a message to the world. We need to stand up, step up. But if you don’t understand what’s going on, then you need to wake the f*** up. Not only is this a Cuba event, a Cuba thing, this is a world event. This isn’t about politics. This is about saving lives. This is about unity, not division. And bottom line it’s about taking action. Let me tell you something, why I’m frustrated and when I see everybody out there and doing what they’re doing, which I love what they’re doing. Okay, because not only do we live for freedom, we ride for freedom, we die for freedom, but we motherf***ing appreciate freedom.”
He continued, “And it gets me hat bothers me and it frustrates me to a certain extent, being a Cuban American, and having a platform to speak to the world and not being able to help my own people, not being able to get them food, not being able to get them water, not being able to get the medicine. But most of all, not being able to help and really get them what they deserve, which is freedom. And this is my way of talking to the world. All world’s allies get together to help. Global businesses get together to help. People that we’re so proud of, people such as a Jeff Bezos, a Cuban American, graduated from high school in Miami, built one of the biggest companies in the world, the richest man in the world. He’s somebody that can get involved and really help us and what we got. All we can do is create awareness, but politics are gonna be polititricks.”
“And while they figure out what they figure out, we need to figure out how to really help,” he said. “We need to get creative, we need to figure out solutions while they’re losing their lives over there literally for something that we wake up every day and appreciate, which is freedom. So to everybody out there, stand up, step up. And if you don’t understand, get with the motherf***ing program and wake up because this is about freedom and it’s about human rights. And everybody in Cuba keep the fight up.”