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VOTE NOW: Should Sean SUE THE NY TIMES After Blaming Hannity, Fox News for Coronavirus Death

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.21.20

The New York Times published a disgusting smear against Sean Hannity over the weekend; blaming a New York man’s tragic death from the Coronavirus on Sean, and the Fox News Channel.

“Early in March Sean Hannity went on air proclaiming that he didn’t like the way that the American people were getting scared ‘unnecessarily.’’ He saw it all, he said, ‘as like, let’s bludgeon Trump with this new hoax,’” writes the NY Times Ginia Bellafante.

“Eventually, Fox changed course and took the virus more seriously, but the Joyces were long gone by then. A spokeswoman for Fox News said that Mr. Hannity made statements taking the spread of coronavirus seriously early on, (which have been documented here on this site at length) and that his comment about the public being scared by the coverage happened after the Joyces had left on their cruise,” adds the author.

The vicious accusation was picked up by news outlets across the country.

Should Sean Sue the New York Times?

Vote below:


Mediaite:

https://www.mediaite.com/tv/hannity-goes-off-on-ny-times-exploited-a-tragic-death-to-attack-me-fox-news/

The Hill:

https://thehill.com/homenews/media/493880-hannity-rips-nyt-columnist-for-linking-him-to-covid-19-death

The Wrap:

https://www.thewrap.com/hannity-accuses-ny-times-of-libel-for-linking-his-show-to-mans-coronavirus-death/

Red State:

https://www.redstate.com/joesquire/2020/04/21/it-is-all-fox-news-fault/

Daily Caller:

https://dailycaller.com/2020/04/21/sean-hannity-trashes-new-york-times-ginia-bellafante-coronavirus-death/

The Federalist:

https://thefederalist.com/2020/04/21/nyt-author-who-faulted-fox-news-for-mans-tragic-passing-also-downplayed-coronavirus/

Washington Examiner:

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/news/all-but-accused-yours-truly-of-murder-hannity-condemns-new-york-times-column-linking-his-coronavirus-coverage-to-mans-death

Newsbusters:

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/tim-graham/2020/04/21/hannity-rebuts-new-york-times-hit-piece-academics-say-hes-deadly

Fourth Watch Newsletter:

https://mailchi.mp/thefirsttv/fourth-watch-apr-20?e=d5749cb981

Original NYT article

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/18/nyregion/coronavirus-jjbubbles-joe-joyce.html

Mediaite

https://www.mediaite.com/opinion/nyt-story-rebuking-fox-for-coronavirus-coverage-written-by-reporter-who-tweeted-virus-is-not-deadly/

Mediaite Live from the Green Room

https://mailchi.mp/mediaite/mediaite-live-from-green-room-2020-993473?e=18b676893f

New York Post

https://nypost.com/2020/04/20/no-ny-times-fox-news-didnt-kill-joe-joyce/

Washington Examiner

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/media-still-trying-to-blame-fox-news-for-covid-19

https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/when-i-die-please-remind-me-how-wrong-i-was-about-everything

Townhall

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2020/04/20/nyt-fox-hit-piece-n2567204

Real Clear Politics

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/04/20/hypocrisy_in_nyts_reporting_on_a_covid-skeptics_death.html

Newsbusters

https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/curtis-houck/2020/04/20/poisonous-lies-nyt-blames-fox-news-mans-death-coronavirus

Daily Wire

https://www.dailywire.com/news/new-york-times-attacks-fox-news-on-covid-19-with-bogus-timeline-authors-tweet-comes-back-to-bite-her

The Daily Caller

https://dailycaller.com/2020/04/20/new-york-times-blame-fox-news-sean-hannity-death-man-coronavirus/

National Review

https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/04/coronavirus-media-stop-dancing-on-the-graves-of-trump-supporters-who-die-of-the-virus/

Yahoo *syndicates National Review

https://news.yahoo.com/stop-dancing-graves-trump-supporters-103046718.html

American Thinker

https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2020/04/the_new_york_times_mangles_facts_to_attack_fox_news.html

Breitbart

https://www.breitbart.com/the-media/2020/04/19/new-york-times-stealth-edits-article-blaming-sean-hannity-for-mans-death-from-coronavirus/

Legal Insurrection

https://legalinsurrection.com/2020/04/ny-times-blames-sean-hannity-for-bar-owner-coronavirus-death-but-timeline-bungled-and-ignores-reporters-own-tweet/

American Greatness

https://amgreatness.com/2020/04/20/new-york-times-quietly-changes-article-blaming-sean-hannity-for-coronavirus-death/

Twitchy

https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2020/04/20/comfortably-smug-trashes-the-nyt-for-the-obit-blaming-fox-news-for-brooklyn-mans-coronavirus-death/

ACTION NEEDED: Sen. Ron Johnson, Physicians Urge Immediate Action on Access to Hydroxychloroquine

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.14.20

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson released an urgent press release over the weekend; asking President Trump to help ease restrictions in obtaining doses of the life-saving malaria-medicine Hydroxychloroquine to support his state’s fight the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

“After spending the last weekend talking to agency heads helping to break the logjam holding up the distribution of 30 million tablets of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) donated by Novartis to the Strategic National Stockpile, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) turned his attention this week to helping give patients the right to try this drug early in the course of their COVID-19 diagnosis,” Johnson’s office said in a statement.

“Senator Johnson quickly determined that absent guidance from the FDA and the CDC encouraging its use, far too many doctors and hospitals were reluctant to assume the liability ‘off label’ use of HCQ posed. In fact, he heard reports that some state medical licensing boards were actually threatening doctors with sanctions if they prescribed HCQ ‘off label,’” the release added.

Senator Ron Johnson

Senator Ron Johnson

Johnson is asking President Trump to issue a presidential directive to remove the FDA Emergency Use Authorization Restrictions associated with the medication.

An additional letter from more than 1,000 physicians also called for immediate action on access to the potentially life-saving drug.

“Physicians taking care of patients in our communities across the country must be free to use the available medicines free of politicians’ and bureaucrats’ second-guessing and threats. It is unprecedented—and lethal— for state governors and medical boards to forbid physicians’ freedom to prescribe long-approved and safely used medications to save lives,” write the physicians.

Read the Senator’s full letter below, Read the physicians’ full letter here.

Johnson Organizes Physician Letter to President Urging Action on Hydroxychloroquine

WASHINGTON – After spending the last weekend talking to agency heads helping to break the logjam holding up the distribution of 30 million tablets of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) donated by Novartis to the Strategic National Stockpile, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) turned his attention this week to helping give patients the right to try this drug early in the course of their COVID-19 diagnosis.

Senator Johnson quickly determined that absent guidance from the FDA and the CDC encouraging its use, far too many doctors and hospitals were reluctant to assume the liability “off label” use of HCQ posed. In fact, he heard reports that some state medical licensing boards were actually threatening doctors with sanctions if they prescribed HCQ “off label.”

In order to break this prescribing logjam, Senator Johnson has spearheaded a campaign to solicit support for a letter urging President Trump to take two specific actions:

  1. Issue a presidential directive to remove the FDA Emergency Use Authorization restriction that states hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and chloroquine (CQ) from the Strategic National Stockpile are only approved “for certain hospitalized patients,” and to direct the FDA to include the option of early outpatient use of these medications.
  2. Issue a presidential directive or executive order to a) prohibit governors from arbitrarily restricting hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to only hospitalized patients, and b) prohibit state medical boards and state pharmacy boards from threats of disciplinary action (now occurring in multiple states) against doctors and pharmacists legally prescribing and dispensing HCQ and CQ off-label for early treatment or prophylaxis for COVID-19 in outpatients or at-risk or exposed persons.

That letter began circulating among practicing physicians Thursday evening at 10 p.m. ET.   By noon ET, 776 practicing physicians had already agreed to sign the letter.  Having obtained that level of support in only 14 hours, Senator Johnson submitted the letter to the White House.

Until the president has taken this action, Senator Johnson is asking practicing physicians around the country to add their voice to this effort by reviewing and signing the letter showing their support for giving patients the right to try HCQ early in the treatment of COVID-19 when it is believed to be most effective.

Text of the letter is below. CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE LETTER.

Dear Mr. President:

We, the undersigned practicing physicians, urgently ask that you take two steps to help us treat patients according to our best ability and medical judgment, using the clinical and basic science data we already have on the effectiveness of certain established medicines in this war against COVID-19:

  1. A Presidential Directive to remove the FDA Emergency Use Authorization restriction that states Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and Chloroquine (CQ) from the Strategic National Stockpile, are only approved “for certain hospitalized patients,”  and to direct the FDA to include the option of early out-patient use of these medications.
  2. A Presidential Directive or Executive Order to a) prohibit Governors from arbitrarily restricting hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to only hospitalized patients, and b) prohibit State Medical Boards and State Pharmacy Boards from threats of disciplinary action (now occurring in multiple states) against doctors and pharmacists legally prescribing and dispensing HCQ and CQ off-label for early treatment or prophylaxis for COVID-19 in out-patients or at-risk or exposed persons.

Restricting use to hospitalized patients means loss of the critical early window of opportunity to: (1) prevent the virus attaching to host cells, (2) reduce viral replication that prolongs time of infectivity and spread, (3) reduce the number of hospitalizations and need for intubation and mechanical ventilators, and (4) reduce risk of multi-organ damage and death or permanent lung impairment after recovery.

Evidence of successful treatment in thousands of patients is accumulating from many countries as well as U.S. physicians; it is far beyond “anecdotal.”

HCQ has been FDA-approved for malaria since 1955, and it is now also approved for treating lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, with an impressive safety record.

When World Health Organization and U.S. academic experts say there is “no evidence that any medicine can prevent or cure” COVID-19, they correctly mean that we don’t yet have a randomized, placebo-controlled, doubleblind clinical trial (RCT). But designing, setting up, conducting, and analyzing any RCT takes many months or years.

We can’t wait months for a completed RCT or a vaccine. People are dying every day. Staggering numbers of people have lost jobs, incomes, and ability to live life normally, all of which lead to loss of life that could quickly exceed losses from the virus.

Physicians taking care of patients in our communities across the country must be free to use the medicines at hand free of politicians and bureaucrats’ second-guessing and threats. It is unprecedented—and lethal—for state governors and medical boards to forbid physicians’ freedom to prescribe long-approved and safely used medications.

In a war to save lives and our country, we must fight with all the weapons we have at hand.

BAIER on HANNITY: Sources Say It’s ‘Increasingly Likely’ Coronavirus Escaped Wuhan Lab

posted by Hannity Staff - 4.16.20

Fox News’ Bret Baier stopped-by ‘Hannity’ Wednesday night to weigh-in on recent reports the Coronavirus escaped a Chinese laboratory; telling Sean it’s “increasingly likely” the disease somehow leaked from a Wuhan research facility.

“You’ve gotten these emails… I’ve been sent so many of these things. You have evidence, what have you uncovered?

“This is from multiple sources… They’ve seen documents, they are saying that it’s increasingly likely that the virus started in a Wuhan lab, not as a bio-weapon, let’s be clear about that,” said Baier.

“They’re saying it occurred naturally, because China was trying to show they were as good as the US in handling viruses. This was a botched effort to contain this. It got out to the population,” he added. “They are 100% confident that China altered the data and the statistics.”

Watch Baier on ‘Hannity’ above.

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