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Pence says CDC changing school reopening guidelines after Trump called them 'tough and expensive'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is revising its guidance on schools after Trump tweeted his disagreement with them, Pence said.
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Where’s Trump’s Financial Disclosure? The White House Blames the Pandemic

The annual report was due last week under federal ethics rules, but the White House says it needs more time. The president was already given a 45-day extension.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Mike, Pence, Trump Organization, Presidential Election of 2016, Donald J, Office of Government Ethics, Presidential Election of 2020, Trump Tax Returns


Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen

By COLLIN BINKLEY President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if America’s schools don’t reopen in the fall despite the coronavirus, and he lashed out at federal health officials over reopening guidelines that he complained are impractical and expensive. As Trump increased his pressure on state and local officials, New York City announced that most of its students would return to classrooms only two or three days a week and would learn online in between. “Most scho...
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Pence Hints At Using Fed Budget To Give States ‘Strong Incentive’ To Reopen Schools

Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday seemed to bolster President Donald Trump’s threat to cut funding for schools that don’t reopen in the fall. When asked during a press briefing if Trump was serious about his threat, Pence noted that “roughly percent” of states’ education funding comes from the federal government (however, that funding is ultimately determined by Congress, not the White House). “As we work with Congress on the next round of state support, we’re going to be working for way...
Tags: News, Education, Congress, White House, Schools, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, Cristina Cabrera, COVID-19, Pence Hints At Using Fed Budget


Pence says CDC changing school reopening guidelines after Trump called them 'tough and expensive'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is revising its guidance on schools after Trump tweeted his disagreement with them, Pence said.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Top Pence Aide Says Efforts To Make Her ‘More Compassionate’ In Child Separation Crisis ‘Didn’t Work’

Katie Miller, Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary, casually admitted to having zero empathy for the thousands of migrant children who suffered under the Trump administration’s infamous family separation policy at the border in 2018, according to NBC News reporter Jacob Soboroff. In his new book, titled “Separated: Inside an American Tragedy,” Soboroff recounts a jaw-dropping conversation with Miller, who was serving as deputy press secretary for the Department of Homeland Security at ...
Tags: News, White House, Immigration, Nbc News, America, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Miller, Trump, Mike Pence, Breitbart, Pence, Stephen Miller, Southern Border, Katie Miller, JACOB SOBOROFF


Dare criminal justice reformers imagine SCOTUS without both Justice Alito and Justice Thomas?

Because there are no more juicy criminal law or sentencing cases left on the SCOTUS docket as an unusual Term winds down, I cannot help but spend time speculating about the future of the Court.  In an election year, of course, that includes imagining who might be appointed (and might be doing the appointing) for the next four years.  But this recent Fox News piece, headlined "Supreme Court rumor: Hugh Hewitt claims Alito retirement being floated," has me eager to imagine some SCOTUS transitions ...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Conservative, Joe Biden, Gop, Fox News, Costa, Trump, Thomas, Hewitt, John Roberts, Hugh Hewitt, Pence


Trump steps back, done with being 'daily voice' of coronavirus response

The president will leave the playing field to Pence and the administration's public health officials.
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Trump news - US president struggles with series of words during Mount Rushmore speech as Pence calls him 'my father' in campaign ad

Donald Trump accused "angry mobs" of trying to erase US history by removing statues in a dark and divisive Independence Day speech on Friday evening from Mount Rushmore.Painting himself as a bulwark against left-wing extremism, the US president barely mentioned the coronavirus pandemic, despite the country that setting a new record for confirmed new cases, as he struggled to correctly pronounce a series of words.
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Trump Uses Mount Rushmore Speech to Deliver Divisive Culture War Message

Down in the polls and failing to control a raging pandemic, the president cast himself as waging battle against a “new far-left fascism” that imperils American values and seeks to erase history.
Tags: News, Secret Service, Biden, Fox News Channel, National Park Service, Trump, Mike, Pence, Kayleigh, Kristi, Ingraham, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, McEnany, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020


Pence Delayed AZ Trip After Eight Secret Service Agents Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence’s trip to Arizona earlier this week was postponed by a day reportedly after several Secret Service agents in his detail tested positive for the coronavirus. The Washington Post first reported the news on Thursday night. CNN reported the following morning that eight Secret Service agents in Pence’s detail tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the VP’s Arizona trip. According to the Post, citing two senior administration officials, Pence went to Phoenix on Wednes...
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Trump’s Mount Rushmore Trip Highlights Disconnect With Virus’s Surge

The president’s insistence on celebratory gatherings — and his focus on the culture wars — is jarring as health officials stress the dangers of a raging pandemic.
Tags: News, Secret Service, Biden, Fox News Channel, National Park Service, Trump, Mike, Pence, Kayleigh, Kristi, Ingraham, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, McEnany, Joseph R Jr, Presidential Election of 2020


Secret Service agents assigned to Pence's detail tested positive for coronavirus ahead of his Arizona trip

Eight Secret Service agents assigned to Vice President Mike Pence's detail ahead of his trip to Arizona tested positive for the coronavirus right before Pence was scheduled to travel there, a law enforcement source told CNN.
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Pence Postponed Arizona Trip After Secret Service Agents Showed Signs of Virus

The agents’ conditions were among several virus-related factors that led the vice president to change his plans for a visit on Tuesday.
Tags: News, Arizona, Secret Service, Mike, Pence, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Mike Pence Arizona trip was delayed because Secret Service agents got coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence's trip this week to Arizona was held off for a day after Secret Service agents who were organizing the VP's junket either tested positive for coronavirus, or displayed obvious symptoms of infection. What a mess this government is. NEWWWWS >>Secret Service agents sick with COVID forced VP Pence to delay his trip this week to Arizona. Agency had to find healthy agents and officers to replace sick ones.Second time they have tested positive while helping plan WH trips...
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Pence Thinks There’s No Need For A National Mask Mandate As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Vice President Mike Pence is on board with encouraging the public to wear masks, but he doesn’t believe that there needs to be a nationwide mask mandate to help slow the spread of the coronavirus as several states experience spikes in cases. During an interview on CNBC Thursday morning, Pence blamed the surge of coronavirus cases in California, Arizona, Texas and Florida on the expansion of testing and younger people gathering “in settings where the coronavirus was apt to spread.” Pence argued...
Tags: Florida, News, White House, Masks, Cnbc, Fox Business, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, Sun Belt, Kayleigh McEnany, California Arizona Texas, Summer Concepcion, TV Clip, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Arizona tells Pence it needs additional 500 health care workers as COVID-19 cases soar

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey told Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday that the state needed an additional 500 health care workers as the number of cases of COVID-19 continues to set records there.
Tags: News, Arizona, Mike Pence, Pence, Doug Ducey, COVID


Why Does Trump Put Russia First?

It’s exceedingly difficult to believe that no one told the president about the intelligence on Russian efforts to harm Americans in Afghanistan.
Tags: News, Putin, Russia, Trump, Mike, Pence, Group of Seven, Vladimir V, Donald J, United States International Relations, United States Defense and Military Forces, Afghanistan War (2001-


Pence Raised Nearly $500,000 From Donors to Pay Mueller Legal Defense

A financial filing released on Tuesday indicated that a handful of prominent Republicans footed the bill.
Tags: News, Republican National Committee, Campaign Finance, Trump, Mike, Marty, Pence, Politics And Government, James D, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2020, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Obst, Atterholt


Fauci says US death toll 'going to be very disturbing' and fears 100,000 daily cases

* Infectious disease expert says US ‘going in the wrong direction’ * ‘I’m very concerned. I’m not satisfied with what’s going on’Dr Anthony Fauci, the top US infectious disease expert, has said the country could see 100,000 new coronavirus cases daily unless action is taken to reverse the epidemic.Appearing before the Senate health, education, labor and pensions committee on Tuesday, Fauci warned that the US is “going in the wrong direction” over handling the coronavirus, and said the death toll...
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WH Still Won’t Explicitly Recommend Masks Even After Pence Encourages Wearing Them

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany on Monday continued deferring to local officials on mask-wearing requirements, even after Vice President Mike Pence finally encouraged people to wear facial coverings to slow the spread of COVID-19. When pressed on whether President Trump’s view on mask wearing has changed in light of increased coronavirus cases and city officials in Jacksonville, Florida — the site of the Republican National Convention in late August — announcing a new policy requi...
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Coronavirus: Texas governor warns pandemic has taken 'very swift and very dangerous turn'

The governor of Texas has warned the coronavirus outbreak in the state has taken a "very swift and very dangerous turn". Greg Abbott was joined at a news conference by US vice president Mike Pence, who strongly recommended that Texans follow local coronavirus rules on wearing masks. Mr Pence has been forced to cancel re-election campaign events due to the virus, which is now confirmed to have taken 500,000 lives worldwide .
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Pence Shifts From Trump: ‘Wearing A Mask Is Just A Good Idea’

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday said that he is now on board with encouraging the public to wear masks after initially punting to local health officials for guidance amid recent spikes in coronavirus cases. After praising Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) efforts to restart the economy last month during a press conference at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Pence acknowledged the surge of coronavirus cases in the state and touted Abbott’s efforts to promote social distancing...
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Pence Shifts From Trump : ‘Wearing A Mask Is Just A Good Idea’

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday said that he is now on board with encouraging the public to wear masks after initially punting to local health officials for guidance amid recent spikes in coronavirus cases. After praising Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) efforts to restart the economy last month during a press conference at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Pence acknowledged the surge of coronavirus cases in the state and touted Abbott’s efforts to promote social distancing...
Tags: Texas, News, White House, Masks, America, Cbs, Abbott, Trump, Greg Abbott, Mike Pence, HHS, Pence, CBS Face the Nation, Azar, Summer Concepcion, Alex Azar


Pelosi Says It’s ‘Definitely Long Overdue’ For Mask Wearing Mandate

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Sunday said that it’s “definitely long overdue” for a federal mandate on wearing masks as coronavirus cases spike in several states during an interview on ABC News. After acknowledging that the Centers for Disease Control recommended the use of masks because it didn’t want to “offend the President,” Pelosi proceeded to tear into President Trump. “And the President should be example,” Pelosi said. “You know, real men wear masks. Be an example to the country ...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, Masks, America, House, Cbs, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Centers for Disease Control, Pence, Pelosi, Pres Trump, Summer Concepcion, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Pence Blames The Media When Pressed On Trump’s Baseless COVID-19 Testing Claims

Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday continued backing President Trump’s misleading claims on COVID-19 testing by blaming the media. On Friday, Pence insisted during the first briefing in nearly two months from the White House Coronavirus Task Force that despite the country setting a new daily record for new COVID-19 cases, “this moment is different.” The VP also argued that states such as Florida, Texas and Arizona emerging as coronavirus hot spots can be attributed to more people under 35 yea...
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Pence cancels some political events due to coronavirus spikes

By ZEKE MILLER | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence called off campaign events in Florida and Arizona this coming week as the states experience a surge in new coronavirus cases. Pence will still travel to those states, which have set records for new confirmed infections in recent days, the White House confirmed, saying he will meet with governors and their health teams. Pence said Friday during a briefing by the White House’s coronavirus task force that he would be visiting ...
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Pence cancels some political events because of virus spikes

Vice President Mike Pence called off campaign events in Florida and Arizona this coming week as the states experience a surge in new coronavirus cases. Pence will still travel to those states, which have set records for new confirmed infections in recent days, the White House confirmed, saying he will meet with governors and their health teams. Pence said Friday during a briefing by the White House’s coronavirus task force that he would be visiting Florida, Texas and Arizona to receive a “grou...
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Mike Pence postpones Florida campaign tour as push to reopen US stalls

Miami closes beaches while state grapples with record rise in daily cases for second day in a row * Coronavirus – latest US updates * Coronavirus – latest global updatesAs reopening plans went into a dramatic reverse or stalled across the US in the face of a resurgent virus, Mike Pence called off a planned campaign bus tour in Florida amid a surge in confirmed Covid-19 cases.The vice-president had been set to appear in Lake Wales at an event next week organized by pro-Trump group America First...
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