• President Trump: Coronavirus risk to American people remains very low

    1 month ago - By CNBC

    President Trump holds a news conference on the coronavirus and what the government is doing to prepare.
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  • Backlash Erupts After Trump Appoints VP to Lead Coronavirus Outbreak Response: ‘Pence's Incompetence Is Literally a Case Study'

    Backlash Erupts After Trump Appoints VP to Lead Coronavirus Outbreak Response: ‘Pence's Incompetence Is Literally a Case Study'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    President Donald Trump's decision to task Mike Pence with heading up the federal government's coronavirus response triggered an immediate backlash as critics noted the vice president's record of doubting scientific evidence and his role in exacerbating an HIV outbreak in Indiana while he was governor.
    Trump said Pence has “a certain talent for this” and specifically cited the “Indiana model” in the Wednesday evening press conference where he named his VP to run the coronavirus response. But as this extensive New York Times report detailed in 2016, the staunch conservative Pence's health...
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  • Trump Names Mike Pence Lead on Coronavirus Response, as Critics Say Pence Once Mishandled HIV Outbreak

    1 month ago - By Celebrity Babies

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday night said Vice President Mike Pence will be leading the federal government's response to the novel coronavirus outbreak that American health officials believe will eventually reach the U.S.
    Trump, 73, touted Pence's track record on health care while Pence was governor of Indiana before being elected vice president.
    “They've established great health care, they have a great system there, a system that a lot of the other states have really looked to,” Trump said, adding, “He's really very expert at the field.”
    Almost immediately after naming Pence, 60, to...
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  • Trump Dismisses CDC Warning on Coronavirus Outbreak: ‘I Don't Think It's Inevitable'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    President Donald Trump dismissed warnings from the CDC it is “inevitable” that coronavirus will spread in the United States, in an effort to tamp down fears of the virus at a White House press briefing Wednesday.
    “Well I don't think it's inevitable,” Trump said when asked by a reporter about the CDC's warning the virus will definitely spread. “It probably will. It possibly will. It could be at a very small level or it could be at a larger level.”
    “Whatever happens we're totally prepared,” Trump continued. “We have the best people in the world. You see that from the study. We have the best...
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  • Trump Blasts ‘Incompetent' Pelosi for Criticizing Him Over Coronavirus, Claims ‘She's Trying to Create a Panic'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    During his coronavirus press conference Wednesday night, President Donald Trump was asked for his response to Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying he doesn't know what he's talking about on the subject.
    The president called Pelosi “incompetent,” saying, “She lost the cCngress once. I think she's goi to lose it again. She lifted my poll numbers up ten points.”
    “She's not thinking about the country,” he continued.
    Trump said he wants to work with Congress to solve the problem, but added, “Nancy Pelosi should go back to her district and clean it up... She's trying to create a panic. There's no reason...
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  • Trump Addresses the Nation on Coronavirus Fears, Designates Mike Pence to Lead Response

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    President Donald Trump addressed the nation tonight on fears of the coronavirus, trying to assuage concerns and assuring that the United States is doing everything it can to stop it spreading.
    Trump commended the work of public health officials and provided updates on the original 15 people in the U.S. who had the virus.
    “The risk to the American people remains very low,” POTUS said.
    At one point Trump held up a list showing the U.S. is the most prepared for an epidemic, saying, “This is the list of the best-rated countries in the world by Johns Hopkins.”
    Trump also designated Vice...
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  • Watch Live: President Trump Addresses US Coronavirus Response

    1 month ago - By Who TV

    THE WHITE HOUSE - President Trump is holding a press conference to address his administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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  • WATCH: President Trump Speaks at a Live Press Conference on the Coronavirus Response LIVESTREAM

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    
    President DOnald Trump will appear in the White House today with members of the coronavirus task force, where he is expected to take questions on the government's response to the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak. Trump is expected to take the podium at 6:30 p.m. ET.
    His appearance comes after a volatile week in the world financial markets, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average has fallen for five straight days a loss of more than 8 percent from a week ago. After news of supply chain shortages, confusion, and mixed messages between the White House and CDC, Trump has decided to address the...
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  • Trump faces credibility test as he plays down virus threat

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    > > Watch Trump address the nation around 6:30 p.m.
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump faces a critical challenge in grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak: Asking Americans to believe him after he and top advisers have contradicted federal scientists in playing down the threat.
    The stakes could be enormous from a public health and economic perspective, and also for Trump's personal credibility.
    As Americans prepare for what experts say is an inevitable outbreak in the U.S., the X-factor may be an unpredictable president who has clashed repeatedly with scientists in his own...
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  • President Trump's Press Conference About Coronavirus in U.S. - Watch

    1 month ago - By TV Line

    President Donald Trump, along with members of what is being called his administration's “coronavirus task force,” is holding a press conference on Wednesday evening to address concerns about a possible U.S. outbreak and the nation's readiness to deal with same. Trump will brief reporters from the White House briefing room at 6:30 pm ET, marking...
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