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U.S. coronavirus 'extraordinarily widespread', say White House experts

03 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections "extraordinarily widespread" in rural areas as well as cities, White House coronavirus experts said on Sunday. | Video

U.S. election will be Nov. 3 as planned - Trump advisers

03 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON The White House and Donald Trump's campaign on Sunday sought to shut down the Republican president's musings on delaying the 2020 vote, saying there will be an election on Nov. 3. | Video

U.S. coronavirus 'extraordinarily widespread', say White House experts

03 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON The United States is in a new phase of the novel coronavirus outbreak with infections "extraordinarily widespread" in rural areas as well as cities, White House coronavirus experts said on Sunday. | Video

White House says not optimistic on near-term deal for coronavirus relief bill

02 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Sunday he was not optimistic on reaching agreement soon on a deal for the next round of legislation to provide relief to Americans hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Trump aides float piecemeal approach to coronavirus relief in Congress

26 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON Top aides to President Donald Trump on Sunday raised the possibility of the Congress passing piecemeal coronavirus relief legislation - an approach opposed by Democrats - with a deadline looming on the expiration of enhanced unemployment benefits.

As U.S. coronavirus surges, Trump officials press back-to-school plan

24 Jul 2020

July 24 With just weeks to go before U.S. schools begin to open, federal health and education officials on Friday stressed the need for children to get back into the classroom despite fears about safety as coronavirus infections surge.

U.S. Congress girds for a fight over new coronavirus aid bill

20 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 20 U.S. Senate Democrats are prepared to block Republicans from moving forward on a partisan coronavirus aid bill, the chamber's top Democrat warned on Monday, as Republican leaders were expected to meet at the White House to discuss legislation.

Trump, Portland mayor clash over causes of escalating unrest

20 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump condemned protests in Portland, Oregon, and violence in "Democrat-run" cities on Sunday as his Republican administration moves to intervene in urban centers he says have lost control of anti-racism demonstrations. | Video

Florida coronavirus cases surge for fifth day as Trump pledges outbreak will be under control

20 Jul 2020

Florida reported over 12,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the fifth day in a row the state has announced over 10,000 new infections, even as President Donald Trump pledged that "it's going to be under control." | Video

Trump says Confederate flag proud symbol of U.S. South

19 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump declined to say the Confederate flag was an offensive symbol in an interview broadcast on Sunday, saying it is a source of pride for people who love the South. | Video

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