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Trump removes watchdog tapped for $2T virus rescue oversight

President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general who was to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion rescue package for businesses and individuals affected by the coronavirus
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Birx avoids treating her grandchild with high fever, cites fear of infecting Trump

Coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx avoided her grandchild with a 105 degree out of fear of infecting Trump, and also emphasized social distancing.
April 7, 2020, 2:26 PM
Birx avoids treating her grandchild with high fever, cites fear of infecting Trump

After Twitter taunts, Trump and Biden have 'wonderful, warm' phone call

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden had a “wonderful, warm” conversation about the nation’s coronavirus response on Monday afternoon.
April 7, 2020, 10:35 AM
Trump and Biden have 'wonderful, warm' phone call

‘I appreciate his calling’ says Trump about Biden call

The call, which Trump called "very friendly," marked a rare conversation between the incumbent president and his likely Democratic challenger.
April 7, 2020, 12:24 AM
‘I appreciate his calling’ says Trump about Biden call

Inspector general fired by Trump urges whistleblowers to keep speaking out

Michael Atkinson says he believes his firing was related to his handling of the Ukraine whistleblower complaint.
April 6, 2020, 9:21 PM
Inspector general fired by Trump urges whistleblowers to keep speaking out

Trump campaign demands Sessions stop 'misleadingly' tying himself to Trump amid Senate bid

President Donald Trump's campaign is calling on former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop "misleadingly" tying himself to the president amid his Senate bid.
April 6, 2020, 2:24 PM
Trump campaign demands Sessions stop 'misleadingly' tying himself to Trump

Trump sees limits of presidency in avoiding blame for virus

President Donald Trump is governing through the most dangerous practical and political crisis forced upon any U.S. leader in nearly a century
April 6, 2020, 12:57 PM

Does Trump send mixed messages about status of COVID-19?

Jon Karl, ABC News’ Chief White House Correspondent, speaks about the latest in the coronavirus crisis and his new book “Front Row at the Trump Show.”
April 5, 2020, 1:34 PM
Does Trump send mixed messages about status of COVID-19?

Trump suggests pro sports may be back by late summer

President Trump spoke about wanting professional sports to resume by summer and possibly creating a second coronavirus task force focused on rebuilding the economy.
April 5, 2020, 1:34 PM
Trump suggests pro sports may be back by late summer

Trump pressed about national medical equipment stockpile

President Trump faced questions about the role of the nation's stockpile after he accused some states of being unprepared to handle the crisis.
April 4, 2020, 1:28 PM
Trump pressed about national medical equipment stockpile

Trump denies 'massive recession' even as his top economic adviser warns of 'terrible' economic numbers

Top Trump adviser Larry Kudlow conceded Friday that he was caught off guard by the speed with which the pandemic moved and its impact on the economy.
April 3, 2020, 9:26 PM
Trump denies 'massive recession' even as 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment

3M fires back at Trump over order to produce more face masks

Manufacturing giant 3M pushed back Friday against criticism from President Donald Trump over production of face masks that are badly needed by American health care workers
April 3, 2020, 7:00 PM

Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court

President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
April 3, 2020, 6:57 PM

'We have some form of hope': Why some Democrats are giving Trump high marks on coronavirus

The Democrats were polled by ABC News / Washington Post last week about Trump's response to the pandemic.
April 3, 2020, 7:50 AM
'We have some form of hope': Why some Dems are giving Trump high marks on coronavirus

Pro-Trump super PAC announces $10M ad buy targeting Biden

Pro-Trump super PAC announces $10M ad buy targeting Biden. The move follows some Trump allies' angst over perceived PAC inaction.
April 2, 2020, 4:35 PM
Pro-Trump super PAC announces $10M ad buy targeting Biden

Lisa Ling says Trump is 'deflecting blame' by calling coronavirus 'Chinese virus'

Lisa Ling doubled down on her criticism of President Trump for referring to the coronavirus as the "Chinese virus" during her satellite appearance on "The View."
April 1, 2020, 1:20 AM
Lisa Ling says Trump is 'deflecting blame' by calling coronavirus 'Chinese virus'

What's behind Trump's striking reversal on the coronavirus timeline?

What's behind President Trump's striking reversal on the coronavirus timeline - extending the guidelines until April 30 after dire death toll warnings.
March 31, 2020, 1:15 AM
What's behind Trump's striking reversal on the coronavirus timeline?

Fact checking Trump's claim about suicides if the economic shutdown continues

Amid economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, President Trump has predicted “tremendous death” and “suicide by the thousands” unless people return to work.
March 30, 2020, 2:33 PM
Fact checking Trump's claim about suicides if the economic shutdown continues

ABC’s Jon Karl talks about his new book, ‘Front Row at the Trump Show’

ABC News’ chief White House correspondent shares what it’s like to report from the White House during the coronavirus crisis and how he’s been covering Donald Trump for 25 years.
March 30, 2020, 2:19 PM
ABC’s Jon Karl talks about his new book, ‘Front Row at the Trump Show’

Trump walks back plans for mandatory quarantine in NY, NJ and CT

The president’s plan was met with strong disagreement from the states’ governors and the CDC has instead instituted a travel warning for the tri-state area.
March 29, 2020, 2:30 PM
Trump walks back plans for mandatory quarantine in NY, NJ and CT

Trump abruptly demands ramped-up ventilator production after downplaying need

President Donald Trump's call for ramped-up ventilator production came after health care providers warned of shortages and he downplayed the need.
March 27, 2020, 6:00 PM
Trump abruptly demands ramped-up ventilator production after downplaying need

Trump fires off tweets as US tackles coronavirus, including messages supporting rollback of guidelines to mitigate spread

The White House listed no events on President Donald Trump's public schedule Monday morning.
March 27, 2020, 3:12 PM
Trump retweets messages supporting rollback of steps to mitigate coronavirus spread

New poll shows Trump with his highest approval rating

A new ABC News/Washington Post poll shows the president has a 48% approval rating, his highest since taking office, and 51% approve of his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
March 27, 2020, 11:55 AM
New poll shows Trump with his highest approval rating

Eager to move past health and economic crises, Trump tries to reinvent political playbook

Eager to move past the health and economic crises created by the coronavirus outbreak, President Trump is reinventing his political playbook as he seeks reelection.
March 27, 2020, 12:11 AM
Eager to move past coronavirus crisis, Trump tries to reinvent political playbook

Trump considering loosening coronavirus guidelines amid growing economic fallout

President Trump is considering loosening the social distancing guidelines that have led to widespread shutdowns and economic damage.
March 24, 2020, 12:09 PM
Trump considering loosening coronavirus guidelines amid growing economic fallout

President Trump hints on reopening the country sooner than advised

Meanwhile, the Senate will reconvene to reach an agreement on an economic stimulus package. ABC News’ Ines de La Cuetara reports.
March 24, 2020, 11:37 AM
President Trump hints on reopening the country sooner than advised

Fauci says he can't stop Trump from talking at briefings

Dr. Fauci says he can't jump in front of the microphone at daily WH briefings.
March 24, 2020, 12:29 AM
Fauci says he can't stop Trump from talking at briefings

‘The Senate and the House must act’: Pence

The vice president addressed the coronavirus response with governors and the chances of a possible stimulus bill passing.
March 23, 2020, 9:17 PM
‘The Senate and the House must act’: Pence

Seeking place to blame, Trump uses term for COVID-19 that advocacy groups say is connected to anti-Asian bias

There have been dozens of bias incidents against Asian Americans nationwide connected to coronavirus, groups say.
March 23, 2020, 7:43 PM
Trump uses COVID-19 term advocacy groups say is linked to anti-Asian bias

Trump taps emergency powers as virus relief plan proceeds

President Donald Trump has invoked rarely used emergency powers to marshal critical medical supplies against the coronavirus pandemic
March 23, 2020, 7:42 PM
Trump wages Twitter fights in midst of virus crisis

Trump closes southern border with Mexico to nonessential travel

Coronavirus response team member Dr. Anthony Fauci declared that a malaria drug has not yet been proven to help fight the coronavirus.
March 21, 2020, 10:57 AM
Trump closes southern border with Mexico to nonessential travel

President Trump touts unproven drug as ‘game changer’

The nation’s top doctor on infectious diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says drug "might be effective," but has not actually been scientifically proven to help.
March 21, 2020, 4:17 AM
President Trump touts unproven drug as ‘game changer’

Massive economic package gets the president’s signature

President Trump signed a $100 billion Families First coronavirus response stimulus to establish free coronavirus testing to all and paid emergency leave.
March 19, 2020, 8:57 PM
Massive economic package gets the president’s signature

Washington confronts coronavirus with new tools and angst

Washington is confronting the coronavirus with new tools and the expectation that the pandemic will get worse before it gets better
March 19, 2020, 7:10 AM

West Virginia senator speaks on concerns for Trump’s proposed stimulus plan

Sen. Joe Manchin discusses scarce coronavirus tests, which give an impression of low infection rate, how he plans to handle his state’s large elderly population and Trump’s handling of the crisis.
March 19, 2020, 4:26 AM
West Virginia senator speaks on concerns for Trump’s proposed stimulus plan

Trump calls himself 'a wartime president' during pandemic

He is pushing Congress to approve a trillion-dollar economic recovery package that gives direct payments to Americans.
March 18, 2020, 11:47 PM
Trump calls himself 'a wartime president' during pandemic

Trump labels COVID-19 a ‘Chinese virus’

After the president defended his use of the term “Chinese virus,” “The View” co-hosts react.
March 18, 2020, 7:04 PM
Trump labels COVID-19 a ‘Chinese virus’

‘Chinese virus’ not racist: Trump

President Trump attempted to shift blame for the spread of coronavirus to China by using the phrase ‘Chinese virus.’
March 18, 2020, 5:20 PM
‘Chinese virus’ not racist: Trump

Trump defends his use of ‘Chinese virus’ in talk of COVID-19

The president told reporters on Tuesday, “I had to call it where it came from.”
March 18, 2020, 2:59 PM
Trump defends his use of ‘Chinese virus’ in talk of COVID-19

Fed offers short-term lending facility amid coronavirus crisis

The Federal Reserve announced a new emergency strategy Tuesday to help support the flow of credit to U.S. households and businesses.
March 17, 2020, 5:13 PM
Fed offers short-term lending facility amid coronavirus crisis

Government response updates: Trump predicts 'we're going to win' as new guidelines take effect

After releasing new guidelines to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, President Trump predicted, "We're going to win."
March 17, 2020, 4:54 PM
'We're going to win' virus fight, Trump predicts

Trump considering a 'pre-sentencing pardon' for Michael Flynn: Sources

President Donald Trump is considering a pre-emptive pardon for his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, sources familiar with the matter tell ABC News.
March 16, 2020, 10:58 AM
Trump considering a 'pre-sentencing pardon' for Michael Flynn: Sources

Breaking news concerning the U.S. economy

The Federal Reserve takes emergency action after the stock market’s volatile week, cutting rates to nearly zero.
March 16, 2020, 4:04 AM
Breaking news concerning the U.S. economy

Trump says he's OK with coronavirus test but doesn't need one: 'I feel extremely good'

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he'd be willing to get tests for the coronavirus but his doctor says he doesn't need to.
March 15, 2020, 1:26 PM
Trump says he's OK with coronavirus test but not needed: 'I feel extremely good'

Trump pushes economic relief amid coronavirus crisis: Stay calm and 'it will go away'

President Trump went to Capitol Hill to push an economic relief plan amid coronavirus concerns.
March 15, 2020, 12:53 AM
Trump pushes economic relief amid coronavirus crisis: Stay calm and 'it will go away'

President Trump announces national emergency

President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency, releasing $50 billion to fight COVID-19.
March 13, 2020, 9:11 PM
President Trump announces national emergency

Trump announces travel from Europe to be restricted amid coronavirus threat

President Trump announces travel restrictions amid coronavirus threat, but there are exemptions for the United Kingdom and Americans who have undergone screenings.
1 month ago
Trump announces travel from Europe to be restricted amid coronavirus threat

President Trump to address US from Oval Office

He is expected to make economic- and health-related announcements.
1 month ago
President Trump to address US from Oval Office

Trump meets with banking CEOs in White House

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump met with banking leaders at the White House to discuss a coronavirus stimulus plan.
1 month ago
Trump meets with banking CEOs in White House

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Gen. Jack Keane

Keane served as the chief operating officer of the Army for more than four years and directed 1.5 million soldiers and civilians in 120 countries.
1 month ago
Trump awards Medal of Freedom to Gen. Jack Keane