Trump defends extending virus guidelines as spread continues

Siding with public health experts’ dire projections, President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to extend restrictive social distancing guidelines through the end of April, while bracing the nation for a coronavirus death toll that could exceed 100,000 people.

House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump vs Fauci: President’s gut sense collides with science

In a clash of gut instinct versus science, President Donald Trump and the government’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, are politely but publicly sparing over whether a malaria drug would work to treat people with coronavirus disease.

Trump angrily defends his handling of pandemic

Trump said he was tapping the Defense Production Act to order American businesses to manufacture and send supplies, like testing kids, ventilators and masks, to hospitals preparing to be overwhelmed by a wave of coronavirus cases.

Trump dubs COVID-19 ‘Chinese virus’ despite hate crime risks

Since coronavirus infections started appearing in the United States in January, Asian Americans have shared stories of minor aggression to blatant attacks from people blaming them for the pandemic, which has killed more than 130 people in the United States.