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Coronavirus Task Force update on COVID-19 response – watch live stream today

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Members of the Coronavirus Task Force, charged with leading the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, are holding a briefing Tuesday at 5 p.m. The death toll from the coronavirus in the U.S. now tops 10,000, and as the country......
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Trump removes inspector general overseeing $2 trillion package

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has removed the lead watchdog overseeing the $2 trillion coronavirus package, just days after the official, Glenn Fine, was appointed to the role. The move came as Trump pursued similar action in recent weeks against independent......
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Trump says USNS Comfort will now be used for coronavirus patients

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Highlights from President Trump’s briefing:  USNS Comfort is opening to COVID-19 patients. Trump considering another round of “direct” payments to Americans. Roughly 9,000 ventilators are in the federal stockpile. Trump skeptical of new HHS IG report revealing testing issues......
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Coronavirus Task Force updates on COVID-19 response – live stream

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump on Monday said the USNS Comfort docked in New York will now be open to coronavirus patients, after the ship was initially meant to take only non-COVID-19 patients to free up beds in New York hospitals. The......
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Oil drops 9% following a record surge last week, as OPEC meeting on a production cut is delayed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Oil prices dropped during overnight trading on Sunday after OPEC+ announced it was delaying its meeting initially scheduled for Monday, stoking fears on the Street that a production cut might face hurdles. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude fell 9.2% to......
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The US oil industry is more likely to be saved by a government bailout than by OPEC

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Donald Trump has called himself a “war-time” president, referring to his campaign as commander-in-chief against coronavirus. In past days, he has taken on a new role as negotiator-in-chief trying to end the oil-price war that is endangering U.S. shale producers......
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Americans should avoid grocery stores as coronavirus hits apex

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New York Post – For more and to sign up click here The White House coronavirus task force is now warning against even going out to buy groceries or medication as the pandemic is expected to hit a deadly apex in the coming two weeks. “The next two weeks are......
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Barack Obama’s White House basketball games were legendary affairs

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Chris Mannix Former President Barack Obama spent some time during the duration of his presidency playing hoops at the White Hoops. But how does one get invited to play? Which famous NBA players stopped by 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue to hoop......
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CDC recommends cloth face covering to protect against coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on the COVID-19, coronavirus, outbreak flanked by US Vice President Mike Pence at the White House in Washington, DC on March 25, 2020. Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — President......
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Trump says states need to “work out” competing bids for equipment

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump on Thursday said states need to work out competing bids for medical equipment among themselves, and continued to blame states for failing to stockpile medical equipment like ventilators. Governors are sounding the alarm that they are bidding......
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Nancy Pelosi unveils new committee to oversee White House

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks with reporters during her weekly press conference at the US Capitol March 26, 2020, in Washington, DC. Alex Edelman | AFP | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday announced a new House......
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US surgeon general asks CDC to see if face masks are effective

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People stand in line while wearing face masks in the Elmhurst neighborhood on April 1, 2020 in New York City. Stephanie Keith | Getty Images America’s top doctor appears to have softened his stance over the effectiveness of face masks......
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Small businesses grapple with paycheck protection program in stimulus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Marlin Steel’s Liston Clise shows off a Covid-19 test rack Source: Marlin Steel Marlin Steel Wire Products is busy making wire racks for covid-19 test kits. Still, the company is going to pursue a paycheck protection loan because of concerns......
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Coronavirus Task Force update on COVID-19 response — watch live stream today

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Members of the Coronavirus Task Force, charged with leading the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, are expected to hold a briefing Wednesday at 5 p.m. after the country suffered its deadliest day since the outbreak began. At least......
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Nancy Pelosi proposes infrastructure bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, speaks to members to the media after participating in a signing ceremony of H.R. 748, Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, alongside congressional leadership in the Rayburn Room of......
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White House projects at least 100,000 deaths with full mitigation efforts – watch live stream today

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 Americans will die from coronavirus if “full mitigation” measures are taken, Coronavirus Task Force response coordinator Deborah Birx said during a briefing Tuesday. Without extreme social distancing, deaths could be much higher,......
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Trump coronavirus: MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell tells Americans to read the Bible during White House briefing

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The CEO of MyPillow — one of a group of business figures invited to meet with President Trump — took a moment during his appearance at Monday’s White House coronavirus press briefing to read something he said he wrote......
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Trump says nationwide stay-at-home order is “pretty unlikely” at this point

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump said a nationwide stay-at-home order, like the ones states have been implementing on their own, is “pretty unlikely” at this time. The possibility of such an order has been floated and discussed, but the president has been......
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Coronavirus Task Force updates on COVID-19 response – watch live stream today

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump said a nationwide stay-at-home order, like the ones states have been doing on their own, is “pretty unlikely” at this time. The possibility of such an order has been floated and discussed, but the president has been......

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