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Politics May 19Aides scramble to defend Trump’s use of hydroxychloroquine
He's making himself an example for use of the drug, and that's drawing criticism from some health experts as well as Democratic leaders.
Nation May 18Trump says he’s taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine, despite FDA warnings
President Donald Trump says he is taking a malaria drug to lessen symptoms should he get the new coronavirus, even though the drug is unproven for fighting COVID-19.
Politics May 15WATCH: Trump expresses confidence in ‘warp speed’ vaccine push as studies ramp up
Trump expressed his confidence in the test from Abbott Laboratories after a preliminary study by New York University researchers reported problems with it.
Health May 11WATCH: Trump encourages U.S. to ‘reopen,’ while administration faces virus cases at White House
In a potent new symbol of the risk, Trump addressed a Rose Garden audience filled with mask-wearing administration officials. That was after two known cases of COVID-19 among staffers in one of the most-protected complexes in America sent three of…
Politics May 10Pence spends weekend at home after exposure to infected aide
Vice President Mike Pence was self-isolating Sunday after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week, but he planned to return to the White House on Monday.
Nation May 08Trump says ‘no rush’ on more aid as jobless crisis grows
President Donald Trump said Friday he’s in “no rush” to negotiate another financial rescue bill, even as the government reported that more than 20 million Americans lost their jobs last month due to economic upheaval caused by the coronavirus.
Nation May 07WATCH: Trump, Pence speak from White House on National Day of Prayer
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are expected to deliver remarks at the White House National Day of Prayer Service in the White House Rose Garden.
Nation May 06COVID-19 task force is not dismantling, just refocusing, Trump says
One day after saying that the COVID-19 task force would be winding down, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it would continue indefinitely, but focus more on rebooting the economy.
Politics May 05WATCH: Trump tours Honeywell face mask factory in Phoenix
Trump is scheduled to travel to Arizona Tuesday to visit a Honeywell facility that makes N95 masks in what the president suggests will mark the return to more regular travel.
Politics May 03Sidelined by pandemic, Trump campaign turns to digital shows
WASHINGTON — The streaming video began and, within minutes, the president’s eldest son was musing that Osama bin Laden had endorsed Joe Biden. Subtle, it was not. Welcome to the Trump campaign, digital edition. Seven nights a week, President Donald…