House Progressives Slam Pompeo and Mnuchin For Coronavirus Crisis in

Source: National Interest - View Original Article
Published: Mar 25, 2020
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67% Liberal


Top 5 sentiments contributing towards policies:

82% : The first confirmed case of the new coronavirus disease in the state of New York was a healthcare worker returning from Iran, although other carriers spread the virus more widely.
80% : Josep Borrell, the top European Union diplomat, stated that Iran and Venezuela "are in a very difficult situation mainly due to the U.S. sanctions that prevent them from having income by selling their oil" at a Monday meeting about the coronavirus crisis.
64% : "Allowing this crisis to become more dire in Iran threatens significant harm not only to the people of Iran but also to people in the United States and around the world."
54% : The Trump administration insists that its "super-maximum economic pressure" campaign against Iran has not hampered the country's response to COVID-19, the deadly coronavirus disease that has killed over two thousand Iranians.
45% : Nine members of Congress signed a letter on Monday calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to "substantially suspend sanctions on Iran in a humanitarian gesture to the Iranian people" amid the growing coronavirus crisis there.

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

82% : The first confirmed case of the new coronavirus disease in the state of New York was a healthcare worker returning from Iran, although other carriers spread the virus more widely.
80% : Josep Borrell, the top European Union diplomat, stated that Iran and Venezuela "are in a very difficult situation mainly due to the U.S. sanctions that prevent them from having income by selling their oil" at a Monday meeting about the coronavirus crisis.
64% : "Allowing this crisis to become more dire in Iran threatens significant harm not only to the people of Iran but also to people in the United States and around the world."
54% : The Trump administration insists that its "super-maximum economic pressure" campaign against Iran has not hampered the country's response to COVID-19, the deadly coronavirus disease that has killed over two thousand Iranians.
45% : Nine members of Congress signed a letter on Monday calling on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to "substantially suspend sanctions on Iran in a humanitarian gesture to the Iranian people" amid the growing coronavirus crisis there.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization