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Republicans and Democrats alike are testing whether to fight or flatter, all in an attempt to get Trump's attention and his assurances.
The president said this week that he only signed on to pandemic measures so he wouldn't be criticized, but the agency credits him for them anyway.
Trump's loyal evangelical fans see the president's choice of the holiest date on the Christian calendar as a meaningful goal, even if it's purely aspirational.
Worldwide, the death toll climbed past 21,000, according to a running count kept by Johns Hopkins University.
President Trump said he "won't accept" that Levinson, who disappeared in 2007, has died. But administration officials said he may have passed "some time ago."
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, accused the White House of running on a schedule made of some “imaginary clock.”
The U.S. is now more than a week into an unprecedented 15-day effort to encourage all Americans to drastically scale back their public activities.
A look at the latest polling on views of the outbreak.
President Trump has reportedly grown frustrated with the respected immunologist's blunt talk contradicting White House talking points.
The president has been in office for three years and two months, but still blames his predecessor for his own administration’s lagging response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Outside observers and federal health officials say there are four primary issues that together hampered the national response to COVID-19.
Democrats argued the rescue package was tilted toward corporations and did too little to help workers and health care providers.
Democrats say the package does not go far enough to provide health care and unemployment aid for Americans, and caters too much to big business.
The White House confirmed that the president sent a letter, but would not reveal its contents.
During Saturday’s coronavirus task force update, Trump once again blamed his administration's bungled response on Obama.
"The system was blinking red," an intelligence official told The Washington Post, but no one could get Trump to "do anything about it."
The White House defended the phrase "Chinese Virus" as no different than West Nile, Zika and Ebola viruses, but experts say that practice is harmful.
Researchers say the "only viable strategy” is many months of suppression efforts that will have "profound" social and economic consequences.
Trump cut the National Security Council team in 2018, and now says "I didn't do it."
Trump said he’d expand paid sick leave during the crisis. That’s not happening.