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Pence 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.
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White House considers more coronavirus aid as jobs picture worsens

The White House has begun informal talks with Republicans and Democrats in Congress about what to include in another round of coronavirus relief legislation, officials said on Sunday, while predicting further U.S. jobs losses in the coming months.
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The most likely constitutional crisis, coming to a country near you

It appears that both Trump and Pence are now being tested daily, Trump because of a valet who apparently regularly served him meals and Pence because his press secretary (who is also Stephen Miller's wife) has tested positive.  The "adults" at the White House are now engaging in voluntary quarantine, but one surely can't expect that of our sociopathic President and his loyal lapdog.  (I would say "poodle," but that would be unfair to the breed.)  But what if Trump  Trump and Pence both in fact c...
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Vice President Pence self-isolating after exposure to aide with coronavirus

By KEVIN FREKING and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was self-isolating Sunday after an aide tested positive for the coronavirus last week, joining three of the nation’s top scientists in taking protective steps after possible exposure. An administration official said Pence was voluntarily keeping his distance from other people in line with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has repeatedly tested negative for COVID-19 since his exposure but w...
Tags: News, Cdc, Washington, Senate, White House, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Iowa, Food And Drug Administration, Long Beach, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Miller, Trump, Mike Pence


Coronavirus updates: Report of Pence isolation denied; unemployment could top 20%; unrest in some states

A series of developments have have brought COVID-19 close to the inner circle of the White House in recent days. Here is the latest news Sunday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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President Trump this weekend expressed concern that White House aides contracting coronavirus would undercut his message the outbreak is waning

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Vice President Pence spends weekend at home after exposure to infected aide

By KEVIN FREKING and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — 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. An administration official said Pence was voluntarily keeping his distance from other people in line with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has repeatedly tested negative for COVID-19 since his exposure but was following the advice of medical officia...
Tags: News, Cdc, Washington, Senate, White House, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Tennessee, Iowa, Food And Drug Administration, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Miller, Trump, Mike Pence


Despite White House virus cases, top aides defend reopening

Two top US economic advisers on Sunday defended the need for an expeditious reopening of the economy even as the coronavirus reached into the White House despite the extraordinary precautions taken there. The comments by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and economic adviser Larry Kudlow came just two days after the country recorded its steepest job losses in history, with 20.5 million jobs lost in April, and as virus cases continued rising in some states with far more deaths projected. Kudlo...
Tags: News, Abc, White House, US, Treasury, Larry Kudlow, Kudlow, Steven Mnuchin


White House enacts new safety precautions as coronavirus moves closer to Trump's inner circle

White House takes new safety precautions to protect President Donald Trump and his staff after two administration aides test positive for coronavirus.
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Coronavirus updates: White House denies Mike Pence self-isolating report; unemployment could top 20%; US death toll nears 80K

A series of developments have have brought COVID-19 close to the inner circle of the White House in recent days. Here is the latest news Sunday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, US, Usa Today, Mike Pence


Pence ‘Plans To Be At White House’ Amid Reports He Is Self-Isolating

The vice president's spokesperson, Katie Miller, tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday.
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Coronavirus updates: Unemployment could top 20%; White House adds safety precautions; Unrest in some states

A series of developments have have brought COVID-19 close to the inner circle of the White House in recent days. Here is the latest news Sunday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Usa Today


Pence will not self-quarantine and plans to be at the White House Monday

Vice President Mike Pence is not planning to enter self-quarantine after his press secretary tested positive for coronavirus on Friday and plans to be at the White House on Monday, a Pence spokesperson said on Sunday.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Mike Pence


CDC scientists overruled in White House push to restart airport fever screenings for COVID-19

Airport temperature screenings mark the latest discord between the Trump administration and the CDC over the federal coronavirus response and the science of public health
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VP Mike Pence Denies Reports He’s Self-Isolating After Aide Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday shot down reports that he is in self-isolation away from the White House after his press secretary tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a statement from his office.“Vice President Pence will continue to follow the advice of the White House Medical Unit and is not in quarantine,” reads a statement from Devin O’Malley, his spokesperson. “Additionally, Vice President Pence has tested negative every single day and plans to be at the White House tomorr...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Times, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Mike Pence, U S Navy, Pence, West Wing, U S Naval Observatory, Katie Miller


Contagion within the White House would be catastrophic for US national security

Samantha Vinograd writes that the Covid-19 cases in the White House threatens the administration's narrative that it is capable of keeping Americans safe. It also highlights the potential havoc the coronavirus could wreak on our government and national security.
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Coronavirus updates: Unemployment could top 20%; Britain takes small steps toward reopening; White House adds safety precautions

A series of developments have have brought COVID-19 close to the inner circle of the White House in recent days. Here is the latest news Sunday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Britain, Usa Today


Contagion within the White House would be catastrophic

President Trump's personal valet, the vice president's spokeswoman, Katie Miller, and Ivanka Trump's personal assistant (who has been teleworking for nearly two months) all tested positive for Covid-19, illustrating the manifold threats the pandemic poses to our government. The news raises questions about the legitimacy of the White House's own narrative about its ability to keep Americans safe, while highlighting the potential havoc the coronavirus could wreak on our government and national sec...
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Trump, Ivanka Trump, Katie Miller


Contagion within White House would be disastrous

President Trump's personal valet, the vice president's spokeswoman, Katie Miller, and Ivanka Trump's personal assistant (who has been teleworking for nearly two months) all tested positive for Covid-19, illustrating the manifold threats the pandemic poses to our government. The news raises questions about the legitimacy of the White House's own narrative about its ability to keep Americans safe, while highlighting the potential havoc the coronavirus could wreak on our government and national sec...
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Trump, Ivanka Trump, Katie Miller


Dr. Anthony Fauci Quarantines Himself After Coronavirus Exposure

Dr. Anthony Fauci, one of the lead members of the White House’s coronavirus task force, is quarantining himself after he made contact with a staffer who tested positive for COVID-19. The exposure was “low risk,” meaning he was not in close proximity to the infected person, according to CNN. To be safe, he’ll stay at […]
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Anthony Fauci


Could California really go it alone?

Gavin Newsom isn’t the first governor to describe California as a nation-state but he has been the term’s most vociferous gubernatorial exponent. What does it mean? Newsom offered this explanation in a recent interview with The Atlantic magazine: “Look, we’re the fifth largest economy in the world, 40 million strong, we’re as diverse a state as exists in this country, [with] 20-some percent of the state foreign-born.” He continued: “This narrative of punching above our weight, this narrative aro...
Tags: Congress, California, Opinion, Washington, White House, Sport, Canada, Atlantic, Soccer, United States, Social Security, Medicare, Jerry Brown, Donald Trump, Gavin Newsom, Doug Mcintyre


Boris Johnson's lockdown release leaves UK divided

Coronavirus lockdown stays in place but more outdoor activity will be allowed in England UK coronavirus – live updatesWork, public transport, schools and shops: what are the new rules?Coronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson urged the country to take its first tentative steps out of lockdown this week in an address to the nation that was immediately condemned as being divisive, confusing and vague.In a speech from Downing Street, Johnson said if the circum...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, England, Conservatives, UK News, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, England UK, Coronavirus outbreak


Boris Johnson's lockdown release condemned as divisive, confusing and vague

Coronavirus lockdown stays in place but more outdoor activity will be allowed in EnglandWork, public transport, schools and shops: what are the new rules?Coronavirus – latest global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson urged the country to take its first tentative steps out of lockdown this week in an address to the nation that was immediately condemned as being divisive, confusing and vague.In a speech from Downing Street, Johnson said if the circumstances were right, schools in...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Conservatives, UK News, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Coronavirus outbreak


Headsup: Let’s Talk About Sets, Baby!

“Madam Secretary stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth McCord, the shrewd, determined secretary of state who drives international diplomacy and circumvents protocol as she negotiates global and domestic issues, both at the White House and at home. A college professor and a brilliant former CIA analyst who left for ethical reasons, Elizabeth returned to public life at the request of President Conrad Dalton, who values McCord’s political leanings, deep knowledge of the Middle East, flair for languages and ...
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Trump charges Obama with 'biggest political crime in American history'

* Retweet storm after justice department drops Flynn case * Obama: US ‘rule of law’ is at risk under Trump * Opinion: Under Trump, American exceptionalism means misery * For God and Country: Christian case for Trump is a thin readDonald Trump continued to fume over the Russia investigation on Sunday, more than a year after special counsel Robert Mueller filed his report without recommending charges against the president but only three days after the justice department said it would drop its case...
Tags: News, Obama, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, House, New York Times, Moscow, Cia


Trump White House adviser says unemployment rate could pass 20% during coronavirus pandemic

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said Sunday he thinks the USA will reach the 20% unemployment mark "by next month."         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Usa Today, Trump White House, Kevin Hassett


Johnson address shows he has been swayed by hawks in his cabinet

PM attempted to strike a balance, but slogan change and back-to-work pledge will please libertarian rightCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson famously dislikes disappointing the people around him.The result is this weekend’s barrage of confused messaging over whether the lockdown is ending, as he tries to please both sides in the battle raging within the Tory party about how to respond to the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Conservatives, UK News, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Coronavirus outbreak


Pressure ramps up on China after report it withheld coronavirus information

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro told "Sunday Morning Futures" that China "hid the virus from the world behind the shield of the World Health Organization."
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Trump Adviser: It’s ‘Scary To Go To Work’ As Coronavirus Spreads Through White House

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett talked about the string of coronavirus cases in the White House on Sunday.
Tags: News, White House, Kevin Hassett


Sturgeon reveals irritation over Whitehall lockdown messaging

Scottish first minister stresses need for ‘clarity of message’ in rebuke to Boris JohnsonCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNicola Sturgeon made clear her irritation with Boris Johnson’s government on Sunday, after another chaotic few days of confused, ill-disciplined messaging about easing the lockdown from Whitehall.With UK ministers struggling to explain its new slogan “stay alert”, which Sturgeon said she had seen first in the newspapers, she pressed home the point ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Wales, Scotland, UK News, Northern Ireland, Nicola Sturgeon, Local Politics, Boris Johnson, Sturgeon, Whitehall, Coronavirus outbreak, Boris JohnsonCoronavirus



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