Pence's spokeswoman Katie Miller said Friday that the staff member, who is not being identified, did not have "close contact" to either the vice president or President Donald Trump.
The president remarked on the developments on Friday.
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.
The White House overruled health officials who wanted to recommend that elderly and physically fragile Americans be advised not to fly on commercial airlines because of the new coronavirus, a federal official told The Associated Press.
Known for having "a plan for that," Warren electrified progressives for much of the past year by releasing reams of policy proposals that addressed such issues as maternal health care, college debt, criminal justice reform and the new coronavirus.
President Trump on Thursday said his administration is moving forward with withholding funding from sanctuary cities.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill have taken new steps in the efforts to help a disabled Concord woman, facing deportation, remain in the U.S. to continue treatment for a life-threatening condition.
The White House also announced new restrictions on international travel to prevent its spread.
Trump tweeted that he’ll discuss the latest development at a White House news conference at 10:30 a.m. PST Saturday. Trump addressed the nation from the White House earlier this week.
Trump's Friday morning tweet came just hours after Attorney General William Barr said in a striking interview with ABC News that the president's tweets were making it “impossible for me to do my job."
A man carrying a knife was arrested outside the White House after he told a U.S. Secret Service officer that he was there to kill the president, police said.
A top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official even called the president's behavior “crazy.”
The vote was 51-49 with two Republicans, Maine Senator Susan Collins and Utah Senator Mitt Romney voting with Democrats. Two other potential Republican crossovers Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski voted no with the Rpeublican majority.
President Donald Trump's lawyers have made their closing case for a speedy impeachment acquittal, but Republicans who heard hours of arguments signaled that they were not yet ready to block witnesses and bring the trial to a close
The revelation challenges the defense offered up by Trump and his attorneys in his Senate impeachment trial and raises the stakes as the chamber decided this week whether to seek sworn testimony from Bolton and other witnesses.
After the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several predominantly Muslim countries in 2018, the ruling appeared to shut down legal challenges that claimed the policy was rooted in anti-Muslim bias.
Pompeo claimed in a statement that the incident was “another example of how unhinged the media has become in its quest to hurt” President Donald Trump and his administration.
In the conversation, Trump demanded the removal of Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. The recording appears to contradict the president's statements that he did not know Parnas, a key figure in the investigation.
Over three days of arguments, Democrats warned that the senators will live to regret not delving deeper into Trump's dealings with Ukraine. One of the managers, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, even told them it was “treacherous” to vote against gathering more evidence.
Former NBA player and college star Delonte West is recovering after being beaten in a D.C. area street, according to a report.