NEWS I’M READING 5/21/2020

(NY Times) Coronavirus Live News and Updates Delay in Lockdown Led to at Least 36,000 More Deaths, Models Find:

(Atlantic) The president appears to be gambling that openly tweeting his threats will let him get away with them. Imagine that the White House chief of staff wrote a secret memo, at the behest of the president of the United States, to the Treasury secretary and the director of the Office of Management and B… View the article.

(CNN) — On Tuesday, there was supposed to be an election in Georgia to fill the seat of a retiring state Supreme Court Justice. But that election never happened because — wait for it — the state Supreme Court sided with Georgia Republicans, led by … View the article.

(NPR) Trump escalates his war against mail in balloting with false information about Michigan