“We’re not going to control the pandemic.” White House chief of staff Mark Meadows acknowledged that the Trump administration won’t try to stop the coronavirus spread.
The chief of staff, who spent days in proximity to Trump while the president had COVID-19, stormed off after saying, "I'm not going to talk through a mask."
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows hosted a large wedding with over 70 guests in May despite statewide ban on gatherings of more than 10 people.
About 70 people attended his daughter's wedding. Many did not wear masks, multiple outlets reported.
Lawmakers have yet to reach an agreement on the next coronavirus economic relief plan.
The Trump administration is planning to send more militarized federal officers into U.S. cities.
President Donald Trump denied that his daughter and son-in-law would be part of the White House council to reopen the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The incoming White House chief of staff is the latest GOP lawmaker who may have had contact with an infected person.
Outgoing chief of staff Mick Mulvaney was named special envoy for Northern Ireland.
But a federal budget compromise is always fickle when Donald Trump is involved.