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Trump’s Golf Courses Unaffected By Virus Travel Ban

Business Insider reports: Hours after the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus a pandemic, President Donald Trump announced a 30-day travel ban on most of Europe. But he excluded two countries where he has hotels and golf courses that have been struggling financially: the UK and Ireland. Trump has two properties in the UK — Trump Turnberry and Trump …

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Trump Announces 30-Day Ban On Travel From Europe

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning Friday as he seeks to combat a viral pandemic. Trump made the announcement in an Oval Office address to the nation, blaming the European Union for not acting quickly enough to address the novel coronavirus and saying …

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LIVE VIDEO: Trump Speaks On Coronavirus Response

USA Today reports: President Donald Trump will make a prime-time address from the Oval Office on Wednesday about coronavirus amid widening concerns over an outbreak that is now a pandemic. Trump’s address will come hours after the World Health Organization formally declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic as the global death toll rose above 4,300. Confirmed cases in the U.S. …

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TONIGHT: Trump To Deliver Address On Virus Response

PBS reports: President Donald Trump said he plans to deliver a prime-time address to the nation on Wednesday. It was unclear what time the president would be speaking or which networks were going to carry the address. Trump said he will talk about the federal response to the novel coronavirus. Trump is said to be considering a national disaster declaration …

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CDC Director: Trump Wrong To Call It “Chinese Virus”

The Washington Post reports: The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that attaching Chinese to a description of the coronavirus was wrong after both President Trump and the top House Republican were accused of racism for labeling it. “It’s absolutely wrong and inappropriate to call this the Chinese coronavirus, I assume you would agree with …

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Trump Retweets Stein On Biden’s “Cognitive Decline”

The Washington Examiner reports: Former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein said that Democrats are in for an “agonizing 8 months” if they nominate former Vice President Joe Biden as their candidate for the White House. Stein, who graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1979, warned Democrats that Biden might flounder on the campaign trail because of his “obvious cognitive …

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WH: Trump Hasn’t Been Tested For Coronavirus

Politico reports: “The President has not received COVID-19 testing because he has neither had prolonged close contact with any known confirmed COVID-19 patients, nor does he have any symptoms. President Trump remains in excellent health, and his physician will continue to closely monitor him,” said White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham. Trump made an appearance at a news briefing Monday …

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Trump Mulls Stimulus Measures In Response To Virus

Politico reports: Top White House and Treasury officials are scheduled to meet with President Donald Trump on Monday afternoon to discuss options for fiscal stimulus measures amid the uncertainty over the spread of the coronavirus throughout the U.S. Among the options under consideration: paid leave for workers, relief for small businesses and aid to certain sectors facing diminished business due …

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Trump Launches Raging Tweetstorm On Virus Reporting

ABC News reports: As global markets continue to tank, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average trading halted after diving more than 2000 points, and as at least 30 U.S. states and the District of Columbia reporting infections of the novel coronavirus President Donald Trump on Monday doubled down on blaming the news media and the Democratic Party for hyping the …

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Trump Accuses Cuomo Of “Weaponizing” Virus Response

Politico reports: President Donald Trump on Monday accused New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of attempting “political weaponization” of the coronavirus crisis, attacking another Democratic governor who has declared a state of emergency as a result of the outbreak. Responding to a Saturday interview on MSNBC in which Cuomo criticized the “mixed messages” put forth by the federal government in response …

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Trump: Fake News Media Is Lying About Virus Response

Mediaite reports: President Trump in an early morning tweet on Sunday accused the “Fake News Media” of attempting to “make us look bad” on the administration’s coronavirus response. The president called the White House’s plan to combat the growing outbreak in the U.S. “perfectly coordinated and fine tuned.” President Trump in an early morning tweet on Sunday accused the “Fake …

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Trump Resisted Expert Advice On Coronavirus

The New York Times reports: From the beginning, the Trump administration’s attempts to forestall an outbreak of a virus now spreading rapidly across the globe was marked by a raging internal debate about how far to go in telling Americans the truth. Even as the government’s scientists and leading health experts raised the alarm early and pushed for aggressive action, …

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Judge: Amazon “Likely” To Win Pentagon Cloud Lawsuit

The Washington Post reports: A federal judge has concluded that a bid protest lawsuit brought by Amazon over President Trump’s intervention in an important Pentagon cloud computing contract “is likely to succeed on the merits” of one of its central arguments, according to a court document made public Friday. The document provides the first indication of how Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith …

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Trump Campaign Sues CNN For “Defamation”

The New York Post reports: President Trump’s re-election campaign filed a libel lawsuit against CNN on Friday night — the third such suit against a media organization in the last 10 days. The suit, filed in US District Court, alleges that CNN intentionally published “false and defamatory” statements about the Trump campaign seeking help from Russia to win the 2020 …

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Trump Calls Dem Washington Gov. Jay Inslee “A Snake”

The Hill reports: President Trump on Friday slammed Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) as the state grapples with an outbreak of the coronavirus, calling him a “snake” for criticizing the administration’s response to the disease. “I told Mike not to be complimentary to the governor, because that governor is a snake,” Trump said of Inslee. “I said, ‘if you’re nice …

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Trump: Coronavirus Fears Will Help The US Economy

“Well, look, we were set to hit 30,000 on the Dow. This is a number that nobody even came close to. And already we have the number. And even though it’s down 10 or 11 percent, it’s still the highest it’s ever been, by far. “At the same time, I have to say, people are now staying in the United …

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Intel: Taliban Doesn’t Intend To Abide By New US Deal

NBC News reports: The U.S. government has collected persuasive intelligence that the Taliban do not intend to honor the promises they have made in the recently signed deal with the United States, three American officials tell NBC News, undercutting what has been days of hopeful talk by President Donald Trump and his top aides. “They have no intention of abiding …

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WH Enacts Measures To Shield Trump From Coronavirus

The New York Post reports: The White House is holding meetings on how to reduce the threat of coronavirus infecting President Trump and his staff after quietly tightening visitor rules last month, The Post has learned. In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the White House has mandated that guests disclose all countries visited in the past 30 days. And …

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Trump: Elizabeth Warren’s Campaign Failed Because She’s Untalented, Unlikable, And Very Mean, Unlike Me

The Associated Press reports: “Lack of talent.” Unlikable. “Mean.” President Donald Trump laced into former Democratic candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday, insisting that sexism wasn’t to blame for the end of the Massachusetts senator’s presidential campaign. “But people don’t like her,” he went on to say. “She’s a very mean person. People don’t want that. They like a person like …

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No Press For Surprise Bolsonaro Mar-A-Lago Meeting

The Guardian reports: The president is heading to his private resort club Mar-a-Lago in West Palm Beach, Florida, later today and is holding a fundraiser this evening. But Donald Trump revealed this morning that he is also meeting with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro at the club this weekend. “He wanted to have dinner,” Trump told reporters. The meeting is expected …

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