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White House scrambles amid fears of coronavirus resurgence during George Floyd protests – National

White House scrambles amid fears of coronavirus resurgence during George Floyd protests - National

For weeks, President Donald Trump has been eager to publicly turn the page on the coronavirus pandemic. Now fears are growing within the White House that the very thing that finally shoved the virus from center stage — mass protests over the death of George Floyd — may bring about …

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Trump pushes back G7 summit as U.S. cities burn over George Floyd protests – National

Trump pushes back G7 summit as U.S. cities burn over George Floyd protests - National

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 31, 2020 11:41 am Updated May 31, 2020 11:43 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ As U.S. cities seethe with racial unrest, U.S. President Donald Trump has abruptly abandoned …

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Memorial Day: Trump honours America’s fallen veterans amid the coronavirus pandemic – National

Memorial Day: Trump honours America’s fallen veterans amid the coronavirus pandemic - National

U.S. President Donald Trump honoured America’s war dead Monday in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic struggle off the battlefield, against the coronavirus. Eager to demonstrate national revival from the pandemic, Trump doubled up on his Memorial Day public schedule, while threatening to pull the Republican National Convention …

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China blasted for ‘brutal’ economic, human rights policies in White House report – National

China blasted for ‘brutal’ economic, human rights policies in White House report - National

Beyond its hard-hitting rhetoric against China over its handling of the coronavirus, the White House on Wednesday issued a broad-scale attack on Beijing’s predatory economic policies, military buildup, disinformation campaigns and human rights violations. The 20-page report does not signal a shift in U.S. policy, according to a senior administration …

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Trump mulls travel ban for Brazil as country’s coronavirus cases rise to 3rd in world – National

Trump mulls travel ban for Brazil as country’s coronavirus cases rise to 3rd in world - National

U.S. President Donald Trump said he’s considering banning travel from Brazil as the country continues to break daily records in reported coronavirus cases and deaths. Speaking to reporters at a cabinet meeting Tuesday, Trump said the U.S. is helping Brazil by supplying ventilators, but expressed concern over its rising numbers, …

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‘It doesn’t harm you’: Trump defends his hydroxychloroquine use as COVID-19 measure – National

‘It doesn’t harm you’: Trump defends his hydroxychloroquine use as COVID-19 measure - National

President Donald Trump emphatically defended himself Tuesday against criticism from medical experts that his announced use of a malaria drug against the coronavirus could spark wide misuse by Americans of the unproven treatment with potentially fatal side effects. Trump’s revelation a day earlier that he was taking hydroxychloroquine caught many …

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Trump asks GOP Senators to ‘be tough’ on Democrats ahead of U.S. fall election – National

Trump asks GOP Senators to ‘be tough’ on Democrats ahead of U.S. fall election - National

U.S. President Donald Trump implored Senate Republicans to “be tough” on Democrats heading into the fall election, touting his own poll numbers against rival Joe Biden during a free-wheeling private lunch on Capitol Hill. With top White House advisers in tow, Trump attended what was perhaps one of the largest …

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Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative for COVID-19 – National

Trump says he’s taking hydroxychloroquine as a preventative for COVID-19 - National

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that he is taking a malaria drug to protect against the new coronavirus, despite warnings from his own government that it should only be administered for COVID-19 in a hospital or research setting due to potentially fatal side effects. Trump told reporters he has …

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‘Total’ authority: U.S. senators, legal experts worried over Trump’s emergency powers – National

‘Total’ authority: U.S. senators, legal experts worried over Trump’s emergency powers - National

The day he declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency, U.S. President Donald Trump made a cryptic offhand remark. “I have the right to do a lot of things that people don’t even know about,” he said at the White House. Trump wasn’t just crowing. Dozens of statutory authorities become …

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Trump dismisses Fauci’s coronavirus concerns, urges states to reopen schools – National

Trump dismisses Fauci’s coronavirus concerns, urges states to reopen schools - National

President Donald Trump called on governors across the nation Wednesday to work to reopen schools that were closed because of the coronavirus, pointedly taking issue with Dr. Anthony Fauci’s caution against moving too quickly in sending students back to class. The president accused Fauci of wanting “to play all sides …

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