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Trump says, ‘Anybody who wants a test gets a test’ after Pence says US can’t meet coronavirus testing demand

US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar (L) speaks next to US President Donald Trump during a tour of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 6, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) JIM WATSON Topping a week of conflicting… Read More »

Trump faces credibility test as he plays down virus threat

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump faces a critical challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: Asking Americans to believe him after he and top advisers have contradicted federal scientists in playing down the threat. The stakes could be enormous from a public health and economic perspective, and also for Trump’s personal credibility. As Americans… Read More »

Trump talks with Xi about coronavirus as Chinese scientists track possible outbreak origin to pangolins

President Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the deadly coronavirus as officials look to determine its source and how to contain it. “Just had a long and very good conversation by phone with President Xi of China. He is strong, sharp and powerfully focused on leading the counterattack on the Coronavirus,” Trump said… Read More »