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Top doctor says White House coronavirus task force still missing 50% of testing data

Friday  03:55,   03 april 2020

Dr. Deborah Birx said that the White House coronavirus task force is missing 50% of the data for coronavirus tests that have been conducted. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Pence expected to brief faith leaders in second coronavirus call in two weeks

Friday  02:25,   03 april 2020

For at least the second time in two weeks, Vice President Mike Pence is expected to hold a conference call with faith leaders and other conservatives to bring them up to date on the rapidly changing coronavirus pandemic. © Jim Watson/AFP/Getty... >>>

Some virus stimulus checks may not arrive until September

Friday  01:55,   03 april 2020

Some people counting on $1,200 stimulus checks from the government may not see the money until mid-September, according to a House Ways and Means Committee analysis. The Internal Revenue Service will begin making about 60 million direct deposit... >>>

Gingrich calls Pelosi attacks on Trump 'utterly, totally irresponsible, dishonest'

Friday  00:45,   03 april 2020

Newt Gingrich on Thursday slammed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's (D-Calif.) recent comments about President Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. © The Hill Gingrich calls Pelosi attacks on Trump 'utterly, totally irresponsible,... >>>

Biden says his campaign is setting up call with Trump

Friday  00:26,   03 april 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that his aides are working to set up a call between him and President Trump to discuss the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic. Biden offered earlier this week to speak with Trump about the... >>>

Trump set to urge Americans to wear face coverings when outside

Friday  00:25,   03 april 2020

Trump's planned guidance would encourage Americans to use homemade coverings, like cloth masks, scarves or bandannas, when outside the home. Health experts believe that the practice, which is common in nations like Singapore and Japan but... >>>

Kushner Puts Himself in the Middle of the White House’s Chaotic Coronavirus Response

Friday  00:05,   03 april 2020

WASHINGTON — Peter T. Gaynor, the federal government’s top emergency manager, was about to go on television last week to announce that he would use wartime production powers to ensure the manufacture of about 60,000 desperately needed coronavirus... >>>

‘I’m Scared’: Wisconsin Election Puts Poll Workers at Risk of Virus

Thursday  23:50,   02 april 2020

Angie Copas has high blood pressure and asthma, and her job as clerk for the village of Mattoon, Wis., does not provide health insurance. For weeks, voters have streamed into her office to request or cast absentee ballots, and she has no protective... >>>

Despite announcing he'd force GM to make ventilators, Trump hasn't ordered any

Thursday  23:40,   02 april 2020

Nearly a week after Trump said he'd force GM to make ventilators, a FEMA official said agencies are still "reviewing these delegated authorities."As governors warn of severe shortages of ventilators, Trump has been hesitant to use his wartime... >>>

Trump invokes Defense Production Act for ventilator manufacturing

Thursday  23:25,   02 april 2020

Trump invokes Defense Production Act for ventilator manufacturingThe world is battling the COVID-19 outbreak that the World Health Organization declared a global... >>>

Martha McSally calls on WHO director to resign

Thursday  23:05,   02 april 2020

The Arizona Republican says the organization needs to stop covering up for China.The Arizona Republican said on Fox Business on Thursday that Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus needs to resign over the organization's handling of the virus, which... >>>

Trump campaign tells Sessions to stop promoting himself as Trump ally

Thursday  22:15,   02 april 2020

Trump campaign tells Sessions to stop promoting himself as Trump ally"We only assume your campaign is doing this to confuse President Trump’s loyal supporters in Alabama into believing the president supports your candidacy in the upcoming primary... >>>

Lawmakers plead for more cash for local governments

Thursday  21:51,   02 april 2020

Democrats warn that less-populated regions will need a quick cash infusion.The group of lawmakers, led by Reps. Ben Ray Lujan (D-N.M.), Andy Levin (D-Mich.), Tom Malinowski (D-N.J.) and Joe Neguse (D-Col.), warned in a letter to Pelosi that... >>>

Many Americans may have to wait months for coronavirus relief checks

Thursday  21:51,   02 april 2020

The first Americans to get relief payments from the government won't see checks til mid-April and many will have to wait longer.Many people who don't have direct deposit information on file with the IRS might have to wait months to get the... >>>

Democratic Party delays July convention until August over coronavirus concerns

Thursday  20:02,   02 april 2020

The event is now slated to begin on August 17.The four-day convention, set to take place in Milwaukee beginning July 13, will take place the week of August... >>>