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'So much I want to say,' Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen says as he exits prison early

21 May 2020

WASHINGTON Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, returned to his New York home on Thursday after being released early from a federal prison due to concerns of possible coronavirus exposure. | Video

Whistleblower offers window into HHS’s flawed COVID-19 response

08 May 2020

WASHINGTON A new whistleblower complaint has drawn attention for its allegations that the Trump administration retaliated against a scientist who sent early coronavirus warnings. The case also provides an insider account of the dysfunction critics say paralyzed the Department of Health and Human Services at the dawn of the COVID-19 response.

Whistleblower offers window into HHS’s flawed COVID-19 response

08 May 2020

WASHINGTON A new whistleblower complaint has drawn attention for its allegations that the Trump administration retaliated against a scientist who sent early coronavirus warnings. The case also provides an insider account of the dysfunction critics say paralysed the Department of Health and Human Services at the dawn of the COVID-19 response.

Special Report: Former Labradoodle breeder was tapped to lead U.S. pandemic task force

24 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON On January 21, the day the first U.S. case of coronavirus was reported, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services appeared on Fox News to report the latest on the disease as it ravaged China. Alex Azar, a 52-year-old lawyer and former drug industry executive, assured Americans the U.S. government was prepared.

SPECIAL REPORT-HHS chief Azar had aide, former dog breeder, steer pandemic task force

22 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON, April 22 On January 21, the day the first U.S. case of coronavirus was reported, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services appeared on Fox News to report the latest on the disease as it ravaged China. Alex Azar, a 52-year-old lawyer and former drug industry executive, assured Americans the U.S. government was prepared.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen to be released due to coronavirus outbreak - sources

17 Apr 2020

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney to U.S. President Donald Trump, will be released early from prison because of the coronavirus pandemic, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters late on Thursday. | Video

Exclusive: Michael Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer, in solitary confinement

09 Apr 2020

Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, has been placed in solitary confinement at a federal prison in New York state where he is serving time for violating campaign finance laws, according to his lawyer and two sources familiar with the matter.

CDC removes unusual guidance to doctors about drug favored by Trump

07 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has removed from its website highly unusual guidance informing doctors on how to prescribe hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine, drugs recommended by President Donald Trump to treat the coronavirus.

Exclusive: Pressed by Trump, U.S. pushed unproven coronavirus treatment guidance

05 Apr 2020

WASHINGTON In mid-March, President Donald Trump personally pressed federal health officials to make malaria drugs available to treat the novel coronavirus, though they had been untested for COVID-19, two sources told Reuters. | Video

Government officials respond to Reuters report on secrecy of coronavirus discussions

13 Mar 2020

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention testified on Thursday on Capitol Hill that public health officials discussed coronavirus information in classified rooms on occasions “too numerous to count," though he said the information wasn't treated as classified.

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