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Politics Mar 17WATCH: Trump wants quick checks sent to public in virus response
President Donald Trump is asking Congress to unleash a torrent of emergency economic aid to help people through the financial storm of the coronavirus crisis. Sizable checks directly to Americans are part of the deal he wants.
Politics Mar 17White House seeks $850 billion economic stimulus amid virus crisis
The White House is proposing a roughly $850 billion economic rescue package Tuesday amid the coronavirus outbreak, a sweeping stimulus for businesses and taxpayers amid unseen since the Great Recession of 2008.
Health Mar 16Trump administration alleging foreign disinformation is stoking virus fears
The Trump administration is alleging that a foreign disinformation campaign is underway aimed at spreading fear in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic, three U.S. officials said Monday.
Nation Mar 13Trump declares national emergency, Pelosi announces aid deal
Trump says the emergency will open up nearly $50 billion for state and local governments to respond to the outbreak.
Politics Mar 13As virus inches closer to Trump, questions swirl on testing
The White House is grappling with a string of potential and confirmed exposures. A top Brazilian official tested positive after spending time with Trump and others at the president's private club in Florida last weekend.
Politics Mar 11WATCH: Trump’s address to nation on U.S. novel coronavirus measures
Taking dramatic action, President Donald Trump announced he is sharply restricting passenger travel from 26 European nations to the U.S. and moving to ease the economic cost of a viral pandemic that is roiling global financial markets and disrupting the…
Economy Mar 10WATCH: Trump pitches payroll tax relief to wary lawmakers
Trump's economic team joined in presenting the economic stimulus package privately to wary Senate Republicans. They've been cool to additional spending at this stage.
Health Mar 09WATCH: Trump to request payroll tax relief to calm financial markets
Trump told reporters Monday that the administration was seeking "very substantial relief."…
Politics Mar 04Warren reassesses path forward after dismal Super Tuesday
An aide to the Massachusetts senator said she was speaking to staffers and assessing the path forward Wednesday.
Health Feb 29WATCH: Trump, on 1st death from virus in U.S.: ‘No reason to panic”
The U.S. is banning travel to Iran in response to the outbreak of the new coronavirus and elevating travel warnings to regions of Italy and South Korea.