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Where Things Stand: 2020 On His Mind

While President Trump was moved on Sunday by the grim data experts showed him on death projections sans tight social distancing measures, there was another set of numbers that reportedly pushed Trump to abandon his Easter pipe dream. According to a new New York Times report, before Trump’s public appearances on Sunday, his political advisers showed him polling data regarding voter opinions on social distancing measures. The advisers told Trump that the majority of voters preferred to see soci...
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Pelosi Says She Hasn’t Spoken With Trump Since SOTU: ‘I Don’t Know What I Would Learn’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said on Tuesday morning that she and President Donald Trump haven’t spoken with each other in nearly two months. Pelosi told MSNBC “Morning Joe” that Trump’s State of the Union Address on February 4 was the last time they had talked directly. Since then, the Democratic leader said, the two of them have only communicated through Trump’s intermediaries as Congress and the White House collaborate on disaster relief efforts amid the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. ...
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Coronavirus: Trump is forcing doctors to decide who lives or dies and can do ‘much more’ to protect medics, Pelosi says

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed Donald Trump for what she called his resistance to “do much more” to protect medical workers from contracting coronavirus. The California Democrat also raised concerns about doctors being told, in some areas, to make abrupt life-and-death decisions, and panned the president for not doing more to ramp up testing faster.“We’re asking people to make a judgement on who gets a ventilator,” she said. “That should not be happening.”
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi will not take coronavirus test

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday she does not plan to be tested for coronavirus despite her proximity to the latest lawmaker diagnosed with the illness. U.S. Representative Nydia Velazquez, a Democrat from New York, said on Monday that she had been diagnosed with a presumed case of coronavirus after developing symptoms of the ailment on Sunday, although she had not been tested. Velazquez was in the Capitol on Friday and attended a ceremony at which Pelosi signed a $2.2 trillion ...
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Rep. Velazquez has presumed COVID-19 infection, was near Pelosi, other lawmakers last week

Rep. Nydia Velazquez spoke on the House floor Friday and stood near Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the signing of the $2 trillion stimulus bill.
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This is War. No Really.

Like many of you I’ve struggled to make sense of the so many ways our world has changed, been upended over the last month. Beyond the personal, the emotional and the professional, a key question is how our society gets through the coming months. I don’t mainly mean the clinical or public health dimensions of the crisis. That’s largely the domain of science and public health. I mean the broader question of how our society maintains itself while we are grappling with that public health crisis. Ame...
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Trump news – live: President now admits coronavirus deaths won’t slow until June as hospital ship arrives in New York harbour

Donald Trump has branded House speaker Nancy Pelosi “a sick puppy” during an interview with Fox and Friends after extending the timeline for the US to remain in lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic until at least 30 April, abandoning his “aspiration” to have the country back in business by Easter.The White House’s top infectious disease expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, has meanwhile warned that his projection of a potential 100,000 to 200,000 American deaths is “entirely conceivable” if not enough is...
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Trump adds 30 days to distancing guidelines as virus spreads

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.The initial 15-day period of social distancing urged by the federal government expires Monday and Trump had expressed interest in relaxing the national guidelines at least in parts of the country less afflicted by the pandemic. But instead he decided to extend them through April 30, a tacit acknowledgment he'd been too optimistic. M...
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'As the president fiddles, people are dying': Nancy Pelosi slams Trump's coronavirus delays – video

The House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, delivered a devastating critique of Donald Trump on Sunday, accusing the president directly of costing American lives through his constant denials and delays in response to the coronavirus outbreak. ‘The president’s denial at the beginning was deadly,’ the House Speaker told CNN’s State of the Union. ‘His delay in getting equipment to where it’s needed is deadly … As the president fiddles, people are dying’Pelosi accuses Trump of costing US lives with coronavirus...
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Pelosi: Trump's downplaying of coronavirus has cost American lives

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sharpened her criticism of President Trump’s early dismissal of the coronavirus, saying the delay cost American lives. She criticized the president's initial response to the virus during a Sunday morning interview on CNN.
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Pelosi on virus: ‘As the president fiddles, people are dying’

“As the president fiddles, people are dying,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during an interview on Sunday morning.
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Pelosi Thinks The Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Is ‘Just A Down Payment’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) expressed that the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill President Trump signed off on isn’t enough to combat the coronavirus outbreak, during an interview on CNN Sunday morning. After saying that Trump’s “denial” early in the crisis was “deadly,” Pelosi told CNN’s Jake Tapper that she shares a similar sentiment with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) in reaction to the stimulus bill. Cuomo said he was “shocked” that the bill was “irresponsible” in addressing bo...
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Partisan divide returns in U.S. Congress on coronavirus next steps

Fresh partisan divisions flared on Sunday on the next steps for the U.S. Congress in dealing with the coronavirus crisis, with the top House of Representatives Republican casting doubt on the need for more economic stimulus legislation while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signaled she plans to move forward with it. President Donald Trump on Friday signed into law a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest on record - to address the economic downturn inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic after the De...
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Nancy Pelosi: Trump’s Slow Response To Coronavirus Pandemic Was ‘Deadly’

“As the president fiddles, people are dying,” the House speaker said.
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Pelosi accuses Trump of costing US lives with coronavirus denials and delays

House speaker criticized president on CNN, saying his ‘denial at the beginning was deadly’ as US death toll passes 2,000Coronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, delivered a devastating critique of Donald Trump on Sunday, accusing the president directly of costing American lives through his constant denials and delays in response to the coronavirus outbreak.“The president’s denial at the beginning was deadly,” the ...
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Pelosi on Trump's statement: It's ridiculous

In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticizes President Trump after the President seemed to brush aside a provision in the coronavirus stimulus bill that would provide oversight into how the Treasury loans out money to businesses.
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Pelosi on Trump's coronavirus response: 'As the President fiddles, people are dying'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying "his denial at the beginning was deadly" and that as he "fiddles, people are dying."
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How Trump Learned to Trust Steve Mnuchin With His Presidency

Over the last few weeks, the fate of Donald Trump’s presidency, the global economy, and millions of American lives have hinged on the man who executive-produced The Lego Movie.That man, Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin, might seem like an unusual point person to handle the widespread fallout of a global pandemic. But it’s an unusual moment, and Mnuchin—personally tasked by President Trump to represent him in high-stakes congressional negotiations over coronavirus legislation—has seemingly me...
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NOT REAL NEWS: Debunking yet more false coronavirus content

None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. CLAIM: Nancy Pelosi snuck $25 million worth of pay raises for Congress into the federal relief bill intended to help Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic. THE FACTS: A proposal in the economic rescue package sets aside $25 million for the House of Representatives but “none of those funds will go to member salaries,” Evan Hollander, the communications director for the House Appropriations Committee, told The Associ...
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Trump Signs $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Package

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic. 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 ...
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House Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting with exceptional resolve in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic. The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice vote, as strong majorities of both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation’s history. It will ship payments of up to $1,200 to millions of Americans...
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House Leaders Thwart GOP Lawmaker’s Attempt to Delay Stimulus

(Bloomberg) -- House leaders thwarted a Kentucky Republican’s attempt to force a roll-call vote on the $2 trillion virus relief package that risked delaying final passage.Representative Thomas Massie drew whithering criticism from President Donald Trump and some House members for trying to require a recorded vote, which meant hundreds of lawmakers had to travel to Washington as most of the nation stays home to avoid spreading the coronavirus.Democratic leaders ultimately got around Massie’s requ...
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Texan man threatens to kill Nancy Pelosi, other politicians

"Dems of the establishment will be removed at any cost necessary, and yes, that means by death," the 27-year-old wrote on Facebook.
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Where Things Stand: Will We Have A Grandstander?

It appears that we will. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) pledged Friday that he will stand in the way of passage of a $2 trillion COVID-19 relief bill in the House today, a stimulus package that President Trump himself has vowed to sign once it makes it’s way through Congress. Massie said Friday that he will stop the Senate-approved bill from passing via voice vote in the House, which will force lawmakers to come back to Washington, D.C. for a recorded vote. Massie’s grandstanding appears to be fue...
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Coronavirus stimulus might be delayed another day after 1 congressman threatens to disrupt unanimous vote

Even with a massive economic stimulus bill on the horizon, House members had recently returned home to wait out the new coronavirus outbreak upon reassurance the bill would pass unanimously.But on Thursday, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) disrupted that plan by suggesting he might oppose a unanimous voice vote. His waffling now has much of the House rushing back to Washington, scrambling to find uncancelled flights and worried about spreading COVID-19 even further, Politico reports.Beyond just allowi...
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Man Charged With Making Death Threats to Nancy Pelosi in Coronavirus Rant

A Texas man, ranting on social media about the congressional response to the coronavirus outbreak, has been charged with making death threats to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.Gavin Weslee Blake Perry, 27, of Wichita Falls, Texas, wrote on his personal Facebook page Monday that Pelosi was part of a satanic cult and that she and other Democrats should be killed, authorities said.The posts were still online as of Thursday night.Prosecutors said tha...
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Members of Congress race back for $2.2tn stimulus vote amid fears of delay

Politicians return to Washington for possible rollcall vote as Kentucky Republican threatens to hold up passage of stimulus billMembers of Congress are racing back to Washington, despite social isolation guidelines, out of fear that a lawmaker could delay a Friday vote on the $2.2tn economic stimulus package designed to rush federal aid to workers, businesses and a healthcare system ravaged by the coronavirus. Related: Coronavirus live news: Spain records highest single-day death toll and with...
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United States: Speaker Nancy Pelosi Circulates Legislation Which Would Make Significant Amendments To The Family And Sick Leave Provisions Of The Recently Enacted "Families First Coronavirus Response Act;" Future Uncertain - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

This morning Speaker Nancy Pelosi circulated legislation for introduction, entitled the "Take Responsibility for Workers and Families Act" (the "Pelosi bill") (which is over 1,100 pages long)
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Coronavirus US live: US now has more cases than any other country – as it happened

US now has 82,404 confirmed cases, according to trackerNew York governor rails at Congress for lack of aidAfter surviving Katrina, New Orleans battles Covid-19Record 3.3 million Americans file for unemploymentSee all our coronavirus coverageSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 12.21am GMT 12.14am GMT The Guardian’s Vivian Ho reports: California’s homeless census was already troubled. Covid-19 is making it impossible. Related: California's homeless census...
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