🚨BREAKING: the Feds ask states NOT to hold back the 2nd dose of vaccine to speed delivery of #COVID19 vaccines to people over 65 and others at risk, per @AP.

Although this may help speed the 1st dose, the risk is that the 2nd dose may not be delivered on time.💉🦠

The UK already elected to delay 2nd doses of vaccines so more people could get the 1st shot, but US officials have been adamantly opposed, including Dr. Fauci. “I would not be in favor of that. We’re going to keep doing what we’re doing.”

A major risk is that there are NO data to tell us whether delaying the 2nd dose (and for how long) could reduce the overall efficacy of the vaccines.

Worse, delaying an immunity-boosting 2nd dose might give the #coronavirus more opportunity to mutate in partly protected people.
Furthermore, the main issue in the US with vaccination is NOT the supply of the actual vaccine doses, but instead, the ability to vaccinate many millions of people quickly.

Increasing supply won’t fix the main problem, while increasing risk for lack of efficacy, new mutants, etc
Bottom line: if vaccine supply becomes the bottleneck, I’m open to revisiting this potentially risky strategy.

For now, we need to ramp up vaccination programs — it’s INSANE that Trump Administration had NO PLAN to vaccinate broadly.


#coronavirus #COVID19

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13 Jan
‼️Seditionist on a police motorcycle is retired @USNavy SEAL Adam Newbold—who boasted on Facebook that he was “proud” about "breaching the Capitol" in the #TrumpCoupAttempt and hoped to ignite a "positive revolution."

He now faces questions from the FBI.

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🚨Newbold—who served 24 years in the Navy and now trains civilians and police in tactical shooting—said he wanted to make lawmakers "think twice about what they're doing" and to be left "shaking in their shoes."🤬

h/t @drc573 #TrumpInsurrection #Sedition
"There are stories to tell from generations upon generations, um, that hopefully, uh....that hopefully it pans out to be a positive revolution. HOOYAH!"

WRONG. There’s nothing “positive” about trying to overthrow our government.🤬

#TrumpInsurrection #Sedition #TrumpCoupAttempt Image
Read 4 tweets
12 Jan
‼️A day before the #TrumpCoupAttempt, an @FBI office in #VA issued an explicit internal warning that extremists were preparing to travel to DC to commit violence and “war.”


#GOPSedition #TrumpTraitor
This FBI warning *contradicts* a senior official’s declaration that the FBI had no intelligence indicating anyone at last week’s pro-Trump protest planned to do harm.

#coverup #TrumpInsurrection #GOPSedition

😱An FBI report approved for release the day before the #TrumpInsurrection painted a dire portrait of dangerous plans, including individuals *sharing a map of the complex’s tunnels* and possible rally points for conspirators to meet in KY, PA, MA and SC and head in groups to DC.
Read 14 tweets
10 Jan
‼️“That was a heavily trained group of militia terrorists that attacked us. They had radios...2-way communicators and earpieces...bear spray...flash bangs. They were prepared.” ~Black veteran of the US Capitol Police.


“They strategically put 2 IEDs, pipe bombs in 2 different locations. These guys were military trained. A lot of them were former military,” the veteran said, referring to 2 pipe bombs found outside the headquarters of the @DNC and the Republican National Committee.🤬
“I found out what (the terrorists) were planning when a friend of mine screenshot me an Instagram story from the Proud Boys saying, ‘We’re breaching the capitol today, guys. I hope y’all ready.’”

Yet officers were unprepared and then outmanned and overpowered by the violent mob.
Read 11 tweets
8 Jan
🚨BREAKING: Sen. @lisamurkowski said Donald Trump should RESIGN immediately and that if the @GOP cannot separate itself from Trump, she isn’t certain she has a future with the party.💥

FINALLY, a Republican stands up for democracy.

#RemoveTrump #sedition
🔥Murkowski: “I want him to RESIGN. I want him out. He has caused enough damage.

“He hasn’t been focused on what is going on with #COVID. He’s either been golfing or he’s been inside the Oval Office fuming...
...and throwing every single person who has been loyal and faithful to him under the bus, starting with the @VP. He only wants to stay there for the title...for his ego. He needs to get out. He needs to do the good thing, but I don’t think he’s capable of doing a good thing.”💥
Read 7 tweets
8 Jan
🚨“Operation Occupy the Capitol"

The seditionists made little secret of their violent plot in Instagram and Facebook posts in December, and there were MANY warning signs on extremist sites and mainstream social media that were ignored by law enforcement.

On the fringe right-wing site 8kun (popular with QAnon followers), users talked for WEEKS about a "siege of the Capitol," some as if it were a foregone conclusion. Others debated how violent the uprising should be, and if police should be exempt.

An 8kun user posted just 1 day before the coup attempt: "You can go to Washington on Jan 6 and help storm the Capitol. As many Patriots as can be. We will storm the government buildings, kill cops, kill security guards, kill federal employees and agents, and demand a recount.”🤬
Read 7 tweets
8 Jan
🔥David Humphreys—who along w/his family has donated $6 million to Josh @HawleyMO—denounced Hawley as a “political opportunist” who used “irresponsible, inflammatory, and dangerous tactics” to incite the seditious attack of the US Capitol.

Humphreys: “Hawley’s irresponsible, inflammatory, and dangerous tactics have incited violence and further discord across America. And he has now revealed himself as a political opportunist willing to subvert the Constitution and the ideals of the nation he swore to uphold.”💥
“In October 2016 I publicly voiced my opposition to Trump in the @nytimes: ‘At some point, you have to look in the mirror and recognize that you cannot possibly justify support for Trump to your children…I need to say the same about Hawley.”🔥
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