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Coronavirus government response updates: FEMA asks Pentagon for 100K body bags
Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour (WASHINGTON) -- Despite a growing number of governors issuing stay-at-home orders in an effort to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump is still resisting a nationwide stay-at-home directive, even as his medical experts say strict social distancing is key to keeping the death toll closer to 100,000 American lives.As the president and his coronavirus task force on Thursday weigh additional measures, including possible domestic flight restrictions an whether to recommend facial coverings in public, the U.S. health system moved closer to a widespread crisis. Hospitals across the country face...
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Pro-Trump super PAC announces $10M ad buy targeting Biden
3dfoto/iStock (WASHINGTON) -- As Democratic groups bombard President Donald Trump over his administration’s coronavirus response, blanketing the airways with millions of dollars worth ads, the sanctioned super PAC backing the president’s reelection announced on Wednesday a $10 million ad buy over six weeks in key battleground states targeting Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden.America First said in an announcement the spots will run in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan starting in “mid-April.” However, the pro-Trump group did not provide details of what the ads will say beyond being “focused” on the former vice president.The announcement follows Trump campaign aides and other allies growing...
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Fauci given security detail after threats: Source
Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour (WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci, someone millions of Americans are trusting to help them deal with the coronavirus, has now had to be given increased security after threats to his safety, a source familiar with the matter told ABC News. The source did not reveal the nature of the threats against Fauci, director of the National Institute of of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.In recent days, upon the recommendation of the U.S. Marshals Service, the department approved the special deputization request from HHS for more than a half...
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