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Trump confronts most difficult week yet in coronavirus battle

Tuesday  04:45,   07 april 2020

President Trump and his administration are confronting the most difficult week yet of the novel coronavirus outbreak as cases are expected to approach peak levels in some of the hardest-hit areas of the country. Bing COVID-19 tracker: Latest numbers >>>

Bipartisan group of senators calls on Trump to address protective equipment shortage for first responders

Tuesday  04:15,   07 april 2020

A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday calling for him to "lead a strong, coordinated federal effort to support first responders" by addressing a national shortage of personal protective equipment as the US... >>>

House Armed Services chairman calls for removal of Navy chief

Tuesday  04:15,   07 april 2020

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith on Monday called for the removal of acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly after audio leaked in the media of Modley saying an ousted ship captain was "too naive or too stupid" to be in charge of >>>

Bernie Sanders’s supporters take sides over whether he should stay in the race or consider departing

Tuesday  03:50,   07 april 2020

Some of the Vermont senator’s top allies have suggested that he consider ending his campaign, but his activist supporters strongly oppose his departureSen. Bernie Sanders’s lengthy deliberations about the future of his presidential campaign have... >>>

Trump, Biden spoke by phone about coronavirus outbreak

Tuesday  03:16,   07 april 2020

President Donald Trump said he had a “really wonderful, warm conversation” with Joe Biden on Monday about the coronavirus outbreak.WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he had a “really wonderful, warm conversation” with Joe Biden on Monday about >>>

Trump says he 'may look into' dismissal of ousted Naval captain

Tuesday  02:26,   07 april 2020

President Trump on Monday said he may look into the dismissal of a Naval captain who was relieved of his duty aboard the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt after warning of an outbreak of coronavirus on board in a letter that leaked to the press. © The Hill... >>>

Hundreds of US hospitals warn of critical supply shortages in new government report

Tuesday  02:05,   07 april 2020

More than 300 US hospitals warn of supply shortages in coronavirus fight, HHS watchdog says.(Pictured) People walk down a street wearing face coverings on April 6, in St. Louis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends wearing... >>>

White House reaches deal with 3M over mask production

Tuesday  01:50,   07 april 2020

“The 3M saga ends very happily,” Trump said.(Pictured) People walk down a street wearing face coverings on April 6, in St. Louis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings after... >>>

Trump ‘saddened’ over Boris Johnson’s coronavirus condition, offers 'help' of 'brilliant' companies

Tuesday  01:40,   07 april 2020

President Trump expressed his best wishes as he announced at the White House coronavirus briefing on Monday that he has enlisted the "help" of "brilliant" companies to assist British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was moved to the intensive-care... >>>

Infrastructure falls apart: White House and Congress retreat from road building in next relief bill

Tuesday  01:20,   07 april 2020

The White House is scaling back expectations of a huge infrastructure bill to energize the coronavirus-crippled economy as focus returns to delivering money to struggling businesses and workers amid record unemployment increases. Last week,... >>>

Why Trump probably can't impose a national lockdown or quarantine

Tuesday  00:45,   07 april 2020

The president has said such an event is "pretty unlikely," but does he have the authority?So far, President Trump has mostly dismissed the notion of an undefined national lockdown or national quarantine, and has repeatedly declined to recommend that >>>

'Something may be changing in Florida': Trump polling dips in key swing state during coronavirus crisis

Tuesday  00:31,   07 april 2020

President Trump's polling took a nosedive in Florida as the vast majority of the key swing state's residents say they are concerned about contracting the coronavirus. A poll released by the University of North Florida on Monday showed... >>>

Biden campaign reaching out to White House to set up a call on coronavirus response after Trump tweet

Monday  23:55,   06 april 2020

President Trump criticized Biden in a tweet, saying “what ever happened to that phone call he told the Fake News he wanted to make to me.”  “Joe Biden wanted the date for the Democrat National Convention moved to a later time period,” Trump tweeted. >>>

Analysis: The White House continues to downplay the coronavirus threat to much of the country

Monday  23:45,   06 april 2020

Trump's claim that some states are "not in jeopardy" is obviously false.Bing COVID-19 tracker: Latest numbers by country and... >>>

Pelosi forges ahead with 4th coronavirus relief bill despite naysayers

Monday  23:05,   06 april 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is forging ahead on her plans to develop another coronavirus-related relief package to address the ongoing public health crisis.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is forging ahead on her plans to develop another... >>>