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WH Says Trump Retweeted ‘White Power’ Video To Stand With ‘Demonized’ Supporters

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday defended President Trump’s now-deleted retweet of a video showing a supporter in Florida chanting “white power.” On Sunday morning, the President went on a tweet-storm that included retweeting a video showing his supporters at a retirement community in Florida on golf carts shouting back at anti-Trump critics. A Trump supporter is seen agreeing that he’s a racist and screaming “white power” at the start of the video. The President deleted ...
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Kayleigh McEnany: Trump ‘Didn’t Hear’ White Power Clip but Shared It to Stand With ‘Demonized’ Supporters

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday morning told Fox News that the reason why President Donald Trump tweeted a video featuring one of his supporters chanting “white power” is that he was trying to voice support for his “demonized” supporters.The president sparked intense backlash on Sunday morning when he shared a clip of residents of Central Florida senior community The Villages confronting protesters. At the beginning of the clip, one of the residents repeatedly shouts out t...
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White House says Trump did not hear 'white power' chant

The White House is doing damage control after President Donald Trump retweeted a video in which a man driving a golf cart with Trump campaign posters is seen chanting "white power." The retweet was deleted several hours later. In a statement, White House spokesman Judd Deere said Trump "did not hear the one statement made on the video. What he did see was tremendous enthusiasm from his many supporters." CNN's Jeremy Diamond has more.
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"Donald Trump has deleted a tweet in which he approvingly shared a video showing one of his supporters yelling 'White power!' at a group of anti-Trump demonstrators."

"The US president, or someone with access to his Twitter account, deleted the controversial tweet at 11am Eastern time, more than three hours after it was posted at 7.39am," The Guardian reports.White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere has issued a statement on Trump’s retweet, saying the US president “did not hear” the portion of the video in which one of his supporters yelled ‘white power’ in an argument with anti-Trump demonstrators.“President Trump is a big fan of The Villages,” Deere s...
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Trump Cancels NJ Golf Club Getaway Amid Guv’s Travel Restrictions

President Donald Trump suddenly cancelled his plans for a weekend trip to his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey on Friday. Trump’s getaway technically would have flouted New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy’s (D) new travel advisory mandating that individuals who are traveling from states “with significant community spread” of COVID-19, which includes Arizona, must first self-quarantine for 14 days. The President held a campaign event at a megachurch in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday. However, White Ho...
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Texas and Florida shut down bars in effort to control Covid-19 surge – live

Greg Abbott: decision ‘essential to our mission to contain this virus’Surge in US cases as Arizona joins Texas in halting reopeningWhy are California’s Covid-19 cases surging?Sign up to our First Thing newsletter 5.22pm BST White House spokesperson Judd Deere denied that the president’s decision to cancel his planned trip to Bedminster this weekend was related to New Jersey’s new travel restrictions.“It has nothing to do with that,” Deere said, according to a White House pool report. 5.04pm...
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WH Ends Mandatory Temperature Tests For Staffers And Visitors

The White House is no longer requiring its staffers and visitors to take temperature checks before entering the premises amid COVID-19. “In conjunction with Washington, D.C. entering Phase Two today, the White House is scaling back complex-wide temperature checks,” White House spokesperson Judd Deere said in a statement. Staffers and visitors “in close proximity” to Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are “still being temperature checked, asked symptom histories, and tested for COVID-19,” acc...
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As Protests and Violence Spill Over, Trump Shrinks Back

WASHINGTON -- Inside the White House, the mood was bristling with tension. Hundreds of protesters were gathering outside the gates, shouting curses at President Donald Trump and in some cases throwing bricks and bottles. Nervous for his safety, Secret Service agents abruptly rushed the president to the underground bunker used in the past during terrorist attacks.The scene Friday night, described by a person with firsthand knowledge, kicked off an uneasy weekend at the White House as demonstratio...
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Rattled Trump Whisked Away To Underground White House Bunker Amid Protests

President Donald Trump reportedly took cover in the White House’s underground bunker during the protests that turned violent nearby in Lafayette Park on Friday night. According to the and Associated Press, the Secret Service grew alarmed at the hundreds of protesters near the White House, some of whom were throwing bricks at police officers guarding the building, and decided to bring Trump to Presidential Emergency Operations Center, famously known as the bunker in which Vice President Dick...
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Trump to participate in Memorial Day wreath laying at Arlington National Cemetery

President Donald Trump on Monday will participate in the annual wreath laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery to help commemorate Memorial Day, White House spokesman Judd Deere confirmed to CNN.
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Oops: WH Press Secretary Accidentally Flaunts Trump’s Bank Info During Briefing

Who says the White House is hostile to the notion of transparency? White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany got a little too honest with the media during Friday’s press briefing as she touted President Donald Trump’s $100,000 donation from his salary to the Department of Health and Human Services’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Here’s the check amounted to $100,000 that will go directly from President Trump and his paycheck that he does not take but rather donates it to various nobl...
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WH Rejects Baltimore Mayor’s Request For Trump To Cancel Visit Amid COVID

The White House on Thursday refused to cancel President Donald Trump’s upcoming Memorial Day visit to the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, Maryland, despite Mayor Jack Young’s request. “The brave men and women who have preserved our freedoms for generations did not stay home and the President will not either as he honors their sacrifice by visiting such a historic landmark in our Nation’s history,” White House spokesperson Judd Deere said in a statement. Earlie...
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WH Declines Invitation For Peter Navarro’s Testimony On Whistleblower Complaint

President Donald Trump’s trade adviser, who features prominently in a lengthy whistleblower complaint on the administration’s response to COVID-19, declined an invitation to testify at a House hearing on the matter. Dr. Rick Bright, who until recently was the head of a crucial research and development office in the Department of Health and Human Services, wrote in a lengthy complaint last week that Navarro was a lonely voice in the Trump administration pushing to prepare for the pandemic in e...
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Trump spoke with Russia's Putin today, wonder what advice Vladimir gave Donald

Impeached U.S. President Donald Trump spoke today with Russian crimelord Vladimir Putin today, ostensibly to mark the 75th anniversary of V-E Day, but one wonders what other information may have been exchanged, don't one. Trump and Putin are reported to have also talked about what Trump refers to as the war on Coronavirus. The White House readout of their call says the two leaders also talked about ways to avoid a costly arms race that would include China. “President Trump reiterated that t...
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CDC Projects 200K New COVID-19 Cases in the U.S. & 3,000 Deaths PER DAY By June 1st As Dozens of States Re-Open

Well, this is certainly alarming. The United States could see up to 3,000 COVID-19 deaths and 200,000 new cases PER DAY by June 1st, according to a leaked CDC report obtained by a number of newspapers, including the New York Times and the Washington Post. This is incredibly shocking considering the number of new cases at this time is about 25,000 per day, while the daily death toll is just under 2,000 per day. “The numbers underscore a sobering reality: while the United States has been hunkered ...
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WH Blocks COVID Task Force Members From Testifying Before Congress Without Permission

The White House has ordered officials on the White House coronavirus task force to seek permission from White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows before accepting Congress’ request for testimony, a senior administration official confirmed to TPM via email on Tuesday. Per a White House memo to task force leaders obtained by the Washington Post, officials are prohibited from testifying without Meadows’ “express approval.” The White House has also limited the number of hearings on COVID-19 that of...
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Trump Administration Models Predict Near Doubling of Daily Death Toll by June

As President Donald Trump presses for states to reopen their economies, his administration is privately projecting a steady rise in the number of cases and deaths from the coronavirus over the next several weeks, reaching about 3,000 daily deaths June 1, according to an internal document obtained by The New York Times, nearly double from the current level of about 1,750.The projections, based on government modeling pulled together in chart form by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, forecas...
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New Gov’t Document: COVID Deaths Projected To Increase To 3,000 Per Day By June 1

The Trump administration anticipates that more than 3,000 Americans will be dying each day of COVID-19 by June 1, according to a newly revealed internal government document obtained by the New York Times. The Times obtained an internal Centers for Disease Control document providing detailed projections on the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic around the country. The data goes up to May 2. The document says that new cases will grow to a rate of around 225,000 per day by June 1, and that dea...
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WH Won’t Allow Fauci To Testify In Front Of House Next Week, Claims It Would Be ‘Counterproductive’

President Donald Trump is refusing to let National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci, who also serves on the White House COVID-19 task force, testify before a House subcommittee hearing scheduled for next week. White House spokesperson Judd Deere confirmed in an emailed statement to TPM on Saturday that Fauci would not be allowed to appear in front of the the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agen...
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White House blocks Fauci from testifying at 'counter-productive' House hearing, Senate appearance still on

The White House confirmed Saturday it is blocking Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease who has taken on a prominent role in the Trump administration's coronavirus response, from testifying before the Democrat-led House Appropriations Committee about the pandemic next week.White House spokesman Judd Deere said "it is counterproductive" to have someone like Fauci, who is heavily involved in the government's efforts to re-open the Ameri...
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White House blocks Fauci from testifying to Congress on coronavirus response

Top U.S. health official Anthony Fauci will not testify next week to a congressional committee examining the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic, the White House said on Friday, calling it "counterproductive" to have individuals involved in the response testify. The White House issued an emailed statement after a spokesman for the House of Representatives committee holding the hearing said the panel had been informed by Trump administration officials that Fauci had be...
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Trump Calls HHS Chief Azar After Reports Cast Him as Imperiled

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump called Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar this weekend to say his job is safe after reports the White House may oust the health chief as the administration faces criticism over its coronavirus response.The call, described by a person familiar with the matter, and a Trump tweet on Sunday backing Azar came after multiple news accounts saying some officials within the White House had discussed his dismissal and potential replacements. Azar also weigh...
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The White House is reportedly discussing a plan to replace HHS chief Azar

It may seem unlikely that the White House would implement any major departmental leadership changes during a global health crisis, especially in the Department of Health and Human Services, but don't count it out just yet.Though they're indeed reluctant to complete any major shakeups during the coronavirus pandemic, White House officials are discussing a plan to replace HHS Secretary Alex Azar, Politico and The Wall Street Journal report. Criticism of Azar's role has reportedly mount...
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Japan Mulls Extending Emergency; Johnson Returns: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Japanese officials are weighing the need to extend an emergency declaration beyond the Golden Week holidays, reports indicate. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to return to work Monday after being sidelined by the coronavirus for a month.Spain and France took steps toward considering an easing of their lockdowns, while emerging economies including Argentina and Kenya are lengthening theirs. Hawaii extended a stay-at-home order until May 31. The global death toll has topped...
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Pelosi Torches Trump’s Response To Outbreak, Says POTUS Caused ‘Unnecessary Death And Disaster’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) issued a scathing letter to her Democratic colleagues on Tuesday night that ripped into President Donald Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 outbreak roiling the country. “The truth is,” Pelosi wrote, that among other things, Trump “took insufficient action and caused unnecessary death and disaster” after ignoring warnings of the looming pandemic, that he “dismantled the infrastructure handed to him which was meant to plan for and overcome a pandemic,” and that ...
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Global pact to contain oil price crash takes shape

By JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The OPEC oil cartel and nations including Russia have agreed to boost oil prices by cutting as much as 10 million barrels a day in production, or a tenth of global supply. More countries, including the United States, were discussing Friday their own cuts in what would be an unprecedented global pact to stabilize the market. The agreement between OPEC and partner countries aims to cut 10 million barrels per day until July, then 8 million barrels per d...
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Why Hasn’t Trump Issued Nationwide Stay-At-Home Order Yet?

The resistance some states have shown to implementing aggressive coronavirus responses has led public health experts to call for President Trump to issue nationwide stay-at-home guidance. Across the country, mayors have battled their governors over how broadly business-closure orders should be implemented. In some cases, it appears that governors will only implement statewide orders when they feel they have the White House’s full backing in doing so. A nationwide stay-at-home order would...
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Trump’s gay press aide says it’s wrong to link President to rise in anti-LGBTQ hate

Judd Deere (Photo: @JuddPDeere45 | Twitter) A White House press aide has dismissed the notion that President Donald Trump can be any way linked to a rise in anti-LGBTQ hate groups in the US. White House spokesman Judd Deere, who is himself gay, was responding to a document produced by the respected Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The SPLC recently published its annual report on hate groups in the US. It found that the number of what it identifies as hate groups fell from a record of 1,020...
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Public radio station in Washington state says it won't air Trump briefings because of 'false or misleading information'

KUOW, a public radio station in Washington state announced on Twitter that it will no longer air live Trump briefings because the gentleman in the oval office is a prevaricator: "KUOW is monitoring White House briefings for the latest news on the coronavirus — and we will continue to share all news relevant to Washington State with our listeners. However, we will not be airing the briefings live due to a pattern of false or misleading information provided that cannot be fact checked in real time...
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Trump cancels G7 at Camp David and makes it a teleconference due to coronavirus

President Donald Trump made a gathering of world leaders at the Group of 7 summit a video teleconference and canceled plans to hold the June meeting in person at Camp David due to the coronavirus pandemic, White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere said Thursday.
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