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    The Washington Examiner interviewed Sen. Mike Braun, a Republican from Indiana, to discuss many current events, including the economic relief package being negotiated, President Trump's response to the virus, criticism from Democrats, and more. In the Senate, he serves on the Aging Committee, Agriculture Committee, Budget Committee, Environment and Public Works Committee, and the Health,...
    (CNN)Moments before President Donald Trump entered the room for his recently reinstated daily coronavirus briefing Monday, three aides preceded him: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, budget chief Russell Vought and a new face."Wait, by the way, the gentlemen -- you know everybody ... This is Scott Atlas. Do you know that?" Trump asked.The man Trump was...
    President Donald Trump has been adamant in calling for schools to reopen in the fall, and many Republicans are afraid to publicly disagree with him. But journalist Erin Banco, in an article published by the Daily Beast on August 10, reports that some Trump aides — behind closed doors — are seriously worried about the...
    Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The Washington Post released a massive review of Donald Trump’s leadership on Saturday, and it describes the administration’s pandemic leadership as a hodgepodge of science denial, national strategic dysfunction, and a feedback loop designed to keep the president appeased. The paper interviewed 41 administration officials and others “directly involved in or briefed...
    (CNN)These five words may be the most un-Trumpian thing Donald Trump has ever said: "It is what it is." He said it in an interview with Jonathan Swan, of Axios, who asked how Trump could argue that the Covid-19 pandemic was "under control" since "1,000 Americans are dying a day." Trump responded, "They are dying,...
    Rep. Andy Biggs, a Republican, is calling for the firing of Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx from the White House coronavirus response team. “Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx have cased more damage to this nation with their COVID-19 prescriptions than can ever be restored,” Biggs tweeted along with an opinion article he...
    BOSTON (CBS/CNN) — The White House coronavirus task force is warning states about an uptick in coronavirus test positivity rates in a number of new cities this week. Task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx called out Boston as one of the cities of concern. “We are seeing a slow uptick in test positivity in cases...
    White House coronavirus task force coordinator Deborah Birx this week warned state and local officials about problematic coronavirus trends in nine cities. [ READ: Trump Takes Shot at Birx ]The nine cities are seeing a higher percentage of virus tests coming back positive, which leading infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said Thursday is a "pretty good predictor"...
    Dr. Deborah Birx, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, has warned state and local officials that nine cities across the country, as well as California’s Central Valley, have seen an “uptick” in positivity rates in the past week. "We are concerned that both Baltimore and Atlanta remain at a very high level,"...
    By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House health experts are warning of an uptick in the percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 in U.S. cities including Boston, Chicago and Washington, urging local leaders to maintain health safety measures to avoid a surge. "This is a predictor of trouble ahead," Dr. Anthony Fauci, director...
    Undertaking pressure coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx stated there are encouraging indications throughout the South, a area hit hard by a surging pandemic in new weeks, but she outlined new places of concern in a non-public cellular phone contact with condition and area officers Wednesday, according to a recording of the phone acquired by the journalism...
    (CNN) — El grupo de trabajo sobre coronavirus de la Casa Blanca advirtió a varios estados sobre un aumento en las tasas de pruebas positivas por coronavirus en varias ciudades nuevas esta semana. La coordinadora del grupo de trabajo, la Dra. Deborah Birx, dijo que hay señales alentadoras en todo el sur, una región afectada...
    White House trade adviser Peter Navarro approvingly cited a pro-Trump cartoonist on Wednesday night to make his case that the White House’s public health experts are wrong on controversial anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine. Over the past couple of weeks, Trumpworld has re-embraced hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment after a fringe doctor who believes in demon sperm...
    (CNN)The White House coronavirus task force is warning states about an uptick in coronavirus test positivity rates in a number of new cities this week.Task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said there are encouraging signs across the South, a region hit hard by a surging pandemic in recent weeks, but she outlined new areas of...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The White House Coronavirus Task Force sees troubling coronavirus numbers in 10 local areas across the country, including Baltimore, the group’s leader said Wednesday in a private call obtained by the Center for Public Integrity. The private call was between task force leader Dr. Deborah Birx and state and local officials, according to...
    "Right now, I think it's under control," Trump said during an interview with Axios. He added, "We have done a great job." But the surge in infections, hospitalizations, and deaths tells a different story. And it suggests that Trump is increasingly out of step with the federal government's own medical and public health experts. The...
    (CNN)President Donald Trump was still struggling to fully grasp the severity of the coronavirus pandemic during a task force meeting in the Oval Office on Tuesday, a source familiar with the meeting told CNN. "He still doesn't get it," the source said. "He does not get it."Trump's meeting with the task force in the Oval...
    Dr. Deborah Birx, who heads President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force, is reportedly “stung” by harsh attacks from her boss on Twitter after she gave an assessment of the pandemic that contradicts the one the White House is pushing, CNN reported. Last week, reports began emerging that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi had angrily...
    The United States needs to drive new COVID-19 cases downwards to under 10,000 per day by next month or risk a catastrophic situation in the fall, Dr Anthony Fauci says.      Fauci, the leading infectious disease expert in the US, said on Monday that coronavirus cases needed to decline rapidly in order to gain some...
    Piers Morgan, a notable friend of Donald Trump, penned a Tuesday op-ed for The Daily Mail in which he slammed the president for his Monday Axios interview and suggested he has “lost control of reality.” According to Morgan, every American crisis contains a moment that spotlights the character of the country’s leader — from Bill...
    White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany will hold a press briefing on Tuesday at 12:00 p.m. ET. It is likely McEnany will face questions about Donald Trump’s comments to Jonathan Swan during the president’s extensive interview with Axios. The conversation’s most stunning moments ranged from Trump comments about Covid-19 testing, to his defense of...
    President Trump claimed the coronavirus is "receding" in the U.S., as COVID-19 cases continue to climb and schools scramble to deal with plans to teach students virtually and in person. Meanwhile, negotiators on Capitol Hill are trying to reach a deal on aid for millions of Americans struggling and out of work. On Sunday, Dr. Deborah...
    Donald Trump predictably turned on his pet medical expert Monday after she began giving America a whiff of reality during a Sunday appearance on CNN's State of the Union. After Dr. Deborah Birx, a senior member of the White House coronavirus task force, admitted the coronavirus was "extraordinarily widespread" and was attacking "both rural and...
    (CNN)Dr. Deborah Birx was stung by President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing her after she offered what she believed was an accurate assessment of the current state of coronavirus outbreaks in the US, a person familiar with her reaction told CNN Tuesday.After Birx warned the pandemic is "extraordinarily widespread" across the country, Trump, who has otherwise...
    ▶ Watch Video: Trump claims coronavirus is “receding,” despite surge in cases President Trump claimed the coronavirus is “receding” in the U.S., as COVID-19 cases continue to climb and schools scramble to deal with plans to teach students virtually and in person. Meanwhile, negotiators on Capitol Hill are trying to reach a deal on aid for...
    With the coronavirus spreading widely across the United States, the White House's pandemic task force coordinator is advising those living with vulnerable people to wear a mask at home, as well as in public places.   "If you're in multigenerational households and there's an outbreak in your rural area or in your city, you need to...
    As the president woke Monday to exhort for the hundredth time that we should “OPEN THE SCHOOLS!” he had to do so despite a new warning from his heretofore favorite task force coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx. She’s the one who’d gushed over the president for being “so attentive to the scientific literature and the details”...
    August 4, 2020 at 12:16 AM EDTJust after months of favor, Birx raises Trump’s ire with grim coronavirus assessmentPresident Trump further more disparaged his senior wellbeing advisers on Monday even as the pandemic deepened its hold on the country, as the White House’s best coronavirus coordinator, Deborah Birx, joined Anthony S. Fauci and other experts...
    (CNN)Every time President Donald Trump and his political team claim great progress in the pandemic it's a dangerous sign: things are likely about to get worse.Forever spinning their failure in handling the crisis, Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Monday made selective claims of "significant" advances and "very encouraging" signs and celebrated "plateauing" cases...
    (CNN) — El presidente Donald Trump criticó a la Dra. Deborah Birx en un tuit el lunes después de que ella advirtiera que el coronavirus está «extraordinariamente extendido» en Estados Unidos. Trump y otros altos funcionarios de la Casa Blanca han atacado anteriormente de manera pública al Dr. Anthony Fauci. Sin embargo, el tuit marca...
    One top Republican senator publicly appealed to President Donald Trump on Twitter over his very public swipe at one of his own coronavirus task force members. Over the weekend, Birx — who was also criticized by Speaker Nancy Pelosi — warned that the U.S. is in a “new phase” of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump tweeted...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., showed herself to be a “slimeball politician” by her attacks on White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx’s character, Fox News Radio host Guy Benson said on “The Guy Benson Show.” “Shouldn't we be listening to the experts and the scientists like Dr. Birx?” Benson asked at the opening of Monday's show....
    The media has sought to drive a wedge between President Donald Trump and the White House coronavirus task force and Dr. Deborah Birx is just the latest victim, according to Dr. David Samadi on Newsmax TV. "I think what is happening here is that as we are getting closer and closer to November, there is going to be more pressure...
    President Trump and public health officials touted the promise of convalescent plasma therapy as a treatment for the coronavirus disease. “We're also very encouraged about the prospects for plasma therapies,” Trump said Monday. “This really makes people better.” Plasma therapy is an experimental treatment in which doctors take blood from a patient who...
    President TrumpDonald John TrumpOklahoma City Thunder players kneel during anthem despite threat from GOP state lawmaker Microsoft moving forward with talks to buy TikTok after conversation with Trump Controversial Trump nominee placed in senior role after nomination hearing canceled MORE on Monday declined to say whether he disagreed with Deborah Birx's characterization that the coronavirus...
    President Donald Trump was asked during Monday’s coronavirus press briefing about his tweet swiping at Dr. Deborah Birx, a member of his own task force. On CNN Sunday, Birx warned that the pandemic is “extraordinarily widespread.” Today Trump tweeted, “So Crazy Nancy Pelosi said horrible things about Dr. Deborah Birx, going after her because...
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., must apologize to White House coronavirus task force leader Dr. Deborah Birx, former House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy told "The Daily Briefing" Monday. Pelosi said over the weekend that she did not have confidence in Birx days after the speaker reportedly called Birx "the worst" in a closed-door meeting and said the...
    CNN’s Dana Bash said that President Donald Trump attacked Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx for the first time on Monday because “she made the error in Trump’s mind of telling the truth.” Trump ripped Birx on Monday, responding to her interview with Bash on Sunday where she faced questions about the recent...
    President Trump is holding a news conference at the White House Monday, as coronavirus cases continue to climb and schools scramble to deal with plans to teach students virtually and in person. Meanwhile, negotiators on Capitol Hill are trying to reach a deal on aid for millions of Americans struggling and out of work. Treasury...
    President Donald Trump on Monday criticized Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx for being too negative about the country’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. “In order to counter Nancy, Deborah took the bait & hit us,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Pathetic!” So Crazy Nancy Pelosi said horrible things about Dr. Deborah Birx, going after...
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday fuming over the federal response to the pandemic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday slammed the federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic as the 'worst government blunder in modern history' and said states like Florida and Texas were foolish to follow the advice coming from the Trump...
    President Donald Trump attacked Dr. Deborah Birx for the first time on Monday after the White House coronavirus task force coordinator said she believed the virus had entered a “new phase” and that counties with significant community spread should not reopen schools in the fall. Birx’s comments came on CNN just two days after House...
    President Donald Trump is set to hold a coronavirus press briefing at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on Monday. Earlier on Monday, President Trump criticized Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx for her response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s attack against her. “So Crazy Nancy Pelosi said horrible things about Dr. Deborah Birx, going...
    Dr. Deborah Birx warned on Sunday that the coronavirus pandemic has entered "a new phase" in the U.S. and said the virus is "extraordinarily widespread" in rural areas that missed earlier waves.  "What we are seeing today is different from March and April," Birx, the White House coronavirus task force coordinator, said in an interview...
    Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy said that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi owes White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Deborah Birx “an apology.” The former Republican South Carolina lawmaker’s comments on Fox News’ “The Daily Briefing” came after Pelosi reportedly called Birx “horrible” and “the worst” during a private White House meeting last Thursday, then...
    WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday criticized a key White House coronavirus adviser after she told a national television audience that a new surge in infections was “extraordinarily widespread” in rural areas of the country and cities.  Trump, in a Twitter comment, claimed, “Much of our Country is doing very well. Open...
    The U.S. government should order a strict nationwide lockdown for a month or longer in order stem the spread of COVID-19 and spur the flagging economy, a top Federal Reserve official said on Sunday. “That’s the only way we’re really going to have a real robust economic recovery,” Neel Kashkari, president of the Minneapolis Federal...
    AT LEAST two-thirds of United States counties have seen an "uncontrollable spread" of coronavirus. Data shows that almost every state across the country has at least one county experiencing an "epidemic trend" of confirmed cases. 2At least two-thirds of the country is seeing an 'uncontrollable spread'Credit: ESRI The data, compiled by analytics company Esri,...