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Amid ‘critical’ coronavirus period in LA County, picture begins emerging of impact by ethnicity

An early picture began emerging this week of how COVID-19 is coursing though the diverse contours of Los Angeles County’s populations. For weeks, that as-yet unrevealed breakdown had been defined by a limited number of tests, where they are taken and who was deemed eligible to take them. But the data will grow — and the data mosaic will grow more complete — in the weeks ahead, as the scope of testing expands and the resulting demographics are scutinized. The limited scope of testing has been a s...
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Trump campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany to replace White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham

Kayleigh McEnany will replace White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, who announced Tuesday she will return to the East Wing as chief of staff to the first lady.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Kayleigh McEnany said the White House had the outbreak 'under control' and said Democrats were rooting for the coronavirus

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Trump Walks Back Claim That US Will Put ‘Very Powerful Hold’ On WHO Funding

President Trump is now going after the World Health Organization in response to its criticisms of the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic. Trump kicked off Tuesday’s White House coronavirus task force briefing by saying that the U.S. will place a “very powerful hold” on sending funds to the World Health Organization. “The WHO, that’s the World Health Organization, receives vast amounts of money from the United States,” Trump said. “And we pay for a majority, the biggest portion of their money, an...
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California Ventilators En Route To New York, Other States To Help With Coronavirus Hospitalizations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California National Guard flew ventilators Tuesday to New York, New Jersey and Illinois as part of an effort to help other states manage a crush of coronavirus hospitalizations, the governor’s office said. “We couldn’t be more proud as a state to be sending those ventilators back East,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said. The announcement that ventilators had been shipped — 100 to each state — came a day after Newsom said the state would lend 500 to states in need. The remainin...
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Coronavirus live news: Trump threatens to stop WHO funding as global cases pass 1.4 million

Boris Johnson still in intensive care; top EU scientist resigns over bloc’s response to virus; cases in Africa pass 10,000; Follow the latest updates. Boris Johnson ‘stable’ in intensive care and not on ventilator, says No 10US coronavirus updates – liveAustralia coronavirus updates – liveAt a glance: latest developmentsSee all of our coronavirus coverage 12.28am BST Taking a short break from that White House briefing now to focus on London, where the first patients were admitted on Tuesday ...
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The Latest: European Union science official resigns

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— New York City records more deaths from virus than 9-11.—Trump criticizes World Health Organization for virus response.—France reaches 10,000 coronavirus deaths.—U.N. estimates loss of 195 millon full-time jobs in 2nd quarter.___BRUSSELS — The chief of th...
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White House creates 'Team Telecom' to probe whether foreign telcos should be allowed near US networks

Speedier license applications possible, uncertainty remains for many The White House has issued an executive order establishing a committee to help the Federal Communications Commission review the participation of foreign companies in US telecommunication services.…
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A week after the White House released a stunning prediction, the CDC director says the death toll could be lower than originally projected

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Kayleigh McEnany set to become fourth Trump press secretary

The White House's communications staff got a shakeup Tuesday with the announcement that Kayleigh McEnany, the Trump 2020 campaign's press secretary and high-profile Republican communicator, is joining the team as the Trump administration's fourth White House press secretary.
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WH Holds Briefing After Acting Navy Secretary Resigns

President Trump and the White House coronavirus task force are scheduled to hold a briefing at 5:30 p.m. ET. Trump is likely to discuss Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly’s resignation after his screed against firing Capt. Brett Crozier, who raised alarms about the coronavirus situation on his ship. Follow along with the TPM staff below: [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Top public health official says number of dead could be lower as Americans practice social distancing

A week after unveiling a stunning projection for the number of people who would die from coronavirus in the US -- 100,000 to 240,000 -- White House officials have yet to fully explain how they arrived at those numbers.
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WH Holds Briefing After Acting Navy Secretary Offers To Resign

President Trump and the White House coronavirus task force are scheduled to hold a briefing at 5 p.m. ET. Trump is likely to discuss Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly’s reported offer to resign after his screed against firing Capt. Brett Crozier, who raised alarms about the coronavirus situation on his ship. Follow along with the TPM staff below: [Author: Summer Concepcion]
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Your Evening Briefing

(Bloomberg) -- Some on Wall Street are bridling at stay-at-home orders when they would rather see employees in the office, pandemic notwithstanding. As New York City suffers a ghastly death toll and even after their Manhattan headquarters saw 16 people infected on one trading floor, JPMorgan managers have nevertheless been making plans to get workers back to their desks.Bloomberg is mapping the pandemic globally and across America. For the latest news, sign up for our Covid-19 podcast and daily ...
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How Peter Navarro went from an anti-China 'gadfly' to trusted Trump coronavirus adviser

When President Donald Trump's hawkish trade adviser Peter Navarro warned in a late January internal memo that an outbreak of coronavirus in China could become a "full-blown pandemic," many top White House officials dismissed Navarro's warnings as alarmist. The President, for his part, continued to minimize the threat.
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Trump lies that Ivanka 'created over 15 million jobs'

Trump seems to be be grooming daughter Ivanka for a political future. As the coronavirus raged today and claimed more American lives, Ivanka Trump was at the White House for her daddy's phone call with business leaders. Trump just told the completely egregious lie that Ivanka Trump "created over 15 million jobs." That would be more than twice the total number of jobs created in the country before coronavirus wrecked the economy. pic.twitter.com/zniSteAbv6 — Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April 7, ...
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Wyoming the last U.S. state with no Covid-19 deaths yet reported

According to the latest figures from NBC News, Wyoming is the only U.S. state or territory not to have marked a single death from Covid-19. ... the White House’s best-picture scenario of 100,000 to 240,000 deaths ... predicts the U.S. will hit a peak death rate of more than 2,000 deaths per day in mid-April. President Donald Trump warned that this week in particular would be the "toughest." Finland has a number of deaths, but had an even better day than Wyoming yesterday, tallying "-1" deaths....
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Stephanie Grisham steps down as White House press secretary, will return to role as Melania Trump's aide

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is leaving her role and returning to the East Wing as chief of staff to first lady Melania Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump shakes up press team as White House deals with virus

President Donald Trump shook up his communications team on Tuesday, replacing his press secretary and adding new staffers as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic.
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Hints and Clues

We are still in a space where we’re just getting hints and clues about just how this COVID-19 Crisis response is being handled, who’s doing what and just how much private companies are involved – and if so whether they are being allowed to extract windfall profits. Here’s a snippet from yesterday’s Morning Joe where The Washington Post’s Robert Costa reported that Jared Kushner’s role in the taskforce is largely to liaise with GOP donors and the White House’s corporate allies. I think that speak...
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Treasury seeks $200 billion more for small business coronavirus aid

By Laura Litvan, Steven T. Dennis and Saleha Mohsin, Bloomberg The Treasury Department will ask Congress for $200 billion more to aid small businesses, according to a person familiar with the matter, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate could act as soon as this week to provide additional money. Businesses have rushed to tap the $350 billion Paycheck Protection Program that was part of the massive $2.2 trillion stimulus passed by Congress in response to the economic crisis ...
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United States: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on Business Aviation

United States Entry restrictions: Passengers with travel to the following countries will be denied entry: China, Iran, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. Exceptions: Cargo flights are exempt. Crew only ferry flights will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. ...
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Kayleigh McEnany replaces Stephanie Grisham as Trump press secretary – report

Controversial spokesperson for Trump re-election campaign takes over for Grisham, who never held a press briefing Donald Trump has shaken up his communications operation by hiring Kayleigh McEnany, a controversial spokesperson for his re-election campaign, as his fourth White House press secretary, according to multiple media reports.She replaces Stephanie Grisham, who had only been in the position for nine months and was the first press secretary in modern times never to hold a formal briefing ...
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Where Things Stand: Trump Speaks For Himself

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is returning to the first lady’s team as chief-of-staff, leaving behind a likely calculated legacy of not once holding a press briefing. White House chief-of-staff Mark Meadows is reportedly appointing Kayleigh McEnany, who serves as a spokesperson for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign, to replace Grisham. But is the replacement just a formality, at least for now? Since the coronavirus task force began holding it’s daily briefings, Pres...
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Trump Keeps Fuming Over HHS IG’s Time In Obama Admin

President Trump on Tuesday continued airing his grievances against the HHS inspector general, who authored a new report finding “severe” shortages of testing supplies. During the White House coronavirus task force briefing Monday evening, Trump grew increasingly exasperated as reporters pressed him about the testing shortages mentioned in the HHS inspector general’s report. Trump then took aim at the the author of the report, HHS principal deputy inspector general Christi Grimm, by falsely acc...
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Stephanie Grisham stepping down as White House press secretary, will return to role as Melania Trump's aide

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is leaving her role and returning to the East Wing as chief of staff to first lady Melania Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus Live Updates: New York Sees Its Highest Daily Death Toll

A senior White House official warned the Trump administration in January that a pandemic would cost millions of lives and trillions of dollars. Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, remains in intensive care. China reported its first day since January with no deaths.
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How Stephanie Grisham made a mockery of the job of White House press secretary

Stephanie Grisham was the White House press secretary in name only.
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Analysis: How Grisham made a mockery of the job of White House press secretary

Stephanie Grisham was the White House press secretary in name only.
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