Monica Sanchez
Assistant Editor, Reporter
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Monica is MRCTV’s assistant editor and West Coast correspondent. Prior to working at MRCTV, Monica worked for CNS News and The Heritage Foundation, operating primarily in digital media and video production. 

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Mexico is reportedly considering shutting down or restricting its border with the U.S. amid fears over the coronavirus outbreak. Mexican health officials on Friday said that given the numbers, they are worried that the U.S. could bring the virus over and infect its cities.  “If it were technically necessary to consider mechanisms of restriction or stronger surveillance we would have to take…
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U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams during a White House press conference over the weekend urged the media not to “spread fear and distrust and misinformation” amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, emphasizing that doing so would only drag out the situation and “more people will be hurt.” As many have taken the coronavirus crisis as an opportunity to bash President Trump, Dr. Adams called for…
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Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases which is one of the institutes that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), said on Sunday that the coronavirus is worse than the flu and that America needs to “face that fact.” Fauci explained on Fox News Sunday that the virus is worse than the flu for three reasons: it is brand new, it spreads…
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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is refusing to bow out of the 2020 presidential race. The Democratic socialist made the announcement on Wednesday in Burlington, Vt., after suffering primary losses in four states—Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, and Idaho—against Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday. Sanders said that he "strongly" disagrees with the argument over electability. "We are losing the…
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The World Health Organization has officially declared that the global coronavirus outbreak is a now a “pandemic.” “We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic,” said WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, speaking from Geneva, Switzerland on Wednesday. He added that the word "pandemic" should not be taken lightly or used to cause "unnecessary fear,"…
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Music festivals Coachella and Stagecoach have been postponed this year over concerns surrounding the coronavirus outbreak, the festivals’ concert promoter announced on Tuesday, but would-be attendees are up in arms as if both events have been outright cancelled. Actually, many are spreading misinformation that the events have been cancelled, period. Goldenvoice made the announcement in a…
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Telsa CEO Elon Musk stirred up controversy over the weekend with one simple tweet: The coronavirus panic is dumb — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 6, 2020 Musk wrote the tweet without any follow up or explanation, but said what many people were thinking. He also triggered many others who believe the media hype and disagree: This comes as panic is overshadowing commonsense…
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The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning to Americans over 60 to stock up on food, medication, and other supplies, and to avoid unnecessary travel amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. Director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease Dr. Nancy Messonnier during a media briefing on Monday said that “the highest risk is those who…
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A new California bill is taking aim at retail stores for having boys’ and girls’ departments for “childcare articles, children’s clothing, or toys.” AB 2826, recently introduced by Democratic Assemblymember Evan Low from Silicon Valley, states that if retail department stores with 500 or more employees fail “to maintain undivided areas of its sales floor” starting January 1, 2023, they stand to…
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The U.S. Surgeon General is alerting the American public the following: “STOP BUYING MASKS!” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams tweeted over the weekend a series of tips regarding the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., including how masks “are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching” the virus. He added that by purchasing these masks, the American public is in turn putting at…