Stories tagged: "White House"


President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2.
White House Cherry Picks When to Contact Trace, Putting Vets’ Families in Danger

The Trump administration discreetly warned a veterans group of potential COVID-19 exposure from a White House event five days before the president announced his positive diagnosis to the public. This is the first-known notice given to visitors of the White House where more than 34 staffers have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.

In this June 25, 2020, file photo, a physician assistant prepares to collect a nasal swab sample from a patient for COVID-19 testing at Xpress Urgent Care in Tustin, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
White House Is Opposing GOP Plan to Provide $25 Billion to States for COVID Testing

These delays and the lack of adequate testing are “making people sicker, are making the outbreaks bigger, and are leading to more deaths."

President Donald Trump leaves a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020.
Trump Fled to the White House Bunker as Protest Raged

Secret Service agents rushed Trump to a White House bunker on Friday night as hundreds of protesters gathered outside the executive mansion.

The 59 Worst Lies Trump Told About Coronavirus in the Past Month

Trump has been holding daily coronavirus briefings since March 14 — and he's told numerous lies in the process. Here are some of the worst ones from the past month.

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Trump’s New Chief of Staff Is a Birther From North Carolina

Rep. Mark Meadows is the president's fourth pick for the top White House position in 38 months.