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Dow Jumps 350 Points After Trump Signs Executive Orders To Extend Coronavirus Relief

TOPLINE The stock market finished higher on Monday, as coronavirus stimulus talks remained deadlocked and President Trump signed several executive orders over the weekend to extend economic relief to Americans amid the pandemic. The market has had a strong start to August so far. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images KEY FACTS The Dow Jones Industrial Average… Read More »

Trump Administration Bypasses CDC on Collection of Coronavirus Hospital Data

WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2020 As 64,000 new U.S. coronavirus cases were reported Tuesday and states struggled to control the spread of the virus, the Trump Administration stripped the country’s leading public health agency of the ability to collect hospitalization data on COVID-19. Instead of patient information going to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and… Read More »

Trump wears a mask in public for first time during coronavirus pandemic

President Trump wore a mask while visiting military personnel undergoing treatment at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday ⁠— his first time in public sporting a face covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading the coronavirus. Accompanied by medical staff, Trump walked through the entryway of the hospital in Bethesda,… Read More »

Herman Cain hospitalized with COVID-19 after attending Trump rally

Herman Cain (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Herman Cain has been hospitalized with COVID-19 at an Atlanta-area hospital, where he is reportedly “alert” and doing well.  The 2012 Republican presidential candidate tested positive for the virus on Monday, less than two weeks after attending President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Tulsa, Daily Mail reports.  He tweeted a… Read More »

Fauci: Trump never asked to slow down testing, ‘cautiously optimistic’ about vaccine by 2021

Dive Brief: Top Trump administration public health officials denied President Donald Trump ever asked them to slow down COVID-19 testing to tamp rising case counts, despite the president’s weekend remarks to the contrary, at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing Tuesday. The U.S. has conducted more than 27 million tests to date, with a… Read More »

Trump suggests US slow virus testing

President Donald Trump says he’s asked his administration to slow down coronavirus testing because robust testing turns up too many cases of COVID-19. Trump told supporters at his campaign rally on Saturday night that the US had tested 25 million people, far more than any other country. The “bad part,” Trump said, was that widespread… Read More »