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Politics May 03In televised town hall, Trump pushes for economic reopening
But while Trump increased his projection for the total U.S. death total to 80,000 or 90,000 — up by more than 20,000 fatalities from what he had suggested just a few weeks ago — he struck a note of urgency…
Health May 01White House blocking Fauci testimony, House panel spokesman says
A spokesman for a key House panel says the White House has blocked Dr. Anthony Fauci from testifying next week at a hearing on the coronavirus outbreak.
Politics Apr 24Trump says Postal Service must charge Amazon more to receive aid
President Donald Trump says he won't approve a $10 billion loan for the U.S. Postal Service unless the agency raises charges for Amazon and other big shippers to four to five times current rates.
World Apr 22Trump tweets he’s ordered Navy to destroy Iranian gunboats that harass U.S.
Trump did not cite a specific event in his tweet or provide details. The White House had no immediate comment.
Politics Apr 13Michelle Obama group backs expanding voting options for 2020
When We All Vote, a nonpartisan voting initiative, says Americans should have greater access to voting by mail, early in-person voting and online voter registration.
Politics Apr 10WATCH: Trump says he’ll listen to health experts about when to ‘open’ the U.S.
At the end of a week officials had warned would be this generation's Pearl Harbor, White House officials pointed to hopeful signs Friday that the spread of the coronavirus could be slowing.
Health Mar 27WATCH: Trump warns governors to be ‘appreciative’
After days of pleading by the nation's governors, Trump on Friday signed an order aimed at compelling General Motors to prioritize the production of ventilators under the Defense Production Act.
Politics Mar 27Trump signs $2.2 trillion stimulus after swift congressional votes
Acting with unity and resolve unseen since the 9/11 attacks, Washington moved urgently to stem an economic free fall caused by widespread restrictions meant to slow the spread of the virus that have shuttered schools, closed businesses and brought American…
Health Mar 24Trump wants U.S. reopened by Easter despite expert warnings
Health experts have made clear that unless Americans continue to dramatically limit social interaction, the number of infections will overwhelm the healthcare system, leading to many more deaths.
Health Mar 07Trump ‘not concerned’ as coronavirus cases rise in DC area
President Donald Trump says he isn't concerned “at all” about the coronavirus getting closer to the White House after the nation's capital reported its first case Saturday.