Canada has asked U.S. for COVID-19 vaccine help, White House confirms

By Staff The Associated Press Posted March 17, 2021 4:18 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The White House is confirming … Read More

Masks, testing, distancing: Coronavirus measures now the rule in Biden’s White House

Testing wristbands are in. Mask-wearing is mandatory. Desks are socially distanced. The clearest sign that there’s a new boss at the White House is the deference being paid to coronavirus … Read More

Trump’s chief of staff Mark Meadows tests positive for coronavirus

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for coronavirus, according to multiple U.S. media reports Friday night. Meadows, who is one of U.S. President Donald Trump’s top … Read More

White House staff infected with coronavirus begin returning to work, spurning masks

Two weeks after the coronavirus spread through the White House, staffers have begun trickling back to the West Wing, saying they only had mild symptoms and again spurning the use … Read More

Wife of U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia tests positive for coronavirus

The wife of U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the department says. In a news release issued Tuesday, the U.S. Labor Department said … Read More

Why the White House is failing to contain its coronavirus outbreak, according to experts

With a still-infected President Donald Trump back home in Washington, D.C., and a growing number of staff and allies testing positive for the novel coronavirus, health experts say the White House … Read More

As Trump returns to ‘ghost town’ White House, staff fear continued coronavirus spread

The West Wing is a ghost town. Staff members are scared of exposure. And the White House is now a treatment ward for not one — but two — COVID … Read More

D.C. health officials unable to connect with White House amid coronavirus outbreak

Officials with the Washington, D.C., Department of Health have been unsuccessful in trying to connect with the White House to assist with contact tracing and other protocols regarding the ongoing … Read More

Few coronavirus measures at White House may have led to Trump’s diagnosis: experts

Masks were rarely spotted in the West Wing. Crowds of people gathered shoulder to shoulder on the White House South Lawn. And Air Force One streaked across the sky from … Read More

Trump to resume regular coronavirus briefings as U.S. cases continue to soar

President Donald Trump is set to once again take center stage in the government’s coronavirus response after a White House debate over how best to deploy its greatest and most … Read More

‘Overblown’: White House ramps up effort to downplay U.S. coronavirus resurgence

President Donald Trump has long been fond of crafting his own version of the facts. But when he said “if we stop testing right now we’d have very few cases” … Read More

U.S. coronavirus testing plan criticized by Democrats for putting burden on states

The Trump administration’s new strategy for coronavirus testing puts much of the burden on states while promising to provide supplies such as swabs and material to transport specimens. The plan, … Read More

Obama takes aim at U.S. coronavirus response in online graduation speech

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday criticized some officials overseeing the coronavirus response, telling college graduates in an online commencement address that the pandemic shows many officials “aren’t even pretending … Read More

U.S. officials release CDC guidance on coronavirus reopening — but not for churches

U.S. health officials on Thursday released some of their long-delayed guidance that schools, businesses and other organizations can use as states reopen from coronavirus shutdowns. The Centers for Disease Control … Read More

Shelved U.S. CDC guidance on coronavirus reopening includes plans for future outbreaks

Advice from the nation’s top disease control experts on how to safely reopen businesses and institutions in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic included detailed instructive guidance and some more … Read More

Mike Pence not in quarantine after aide tests positive for coronavirus

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is not in quarantine and plans to be at the White House on Monday, a spokesman said on Sunday, despite media reports that Pence was … Read More

Top White House officials ordered U.S. CDC coronavirus reopening guide buried, docs show

The decision to shelve detailed advice from the nation’s top disease control experts for reopening communities during the coronavirus pandemic came from the highest levels of the White House, according … Read More

Mike Pence aide tests positive for coronavirus, 2nd case in White House complex

By Darlene Superville The Associated Press Posted May 8, 2020 12:53 pm Updated May 8, 2020 1:03 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font … Read More

Trump’s role in coronavirus briefings may be reduced after disinfectant remarks: sources

For the first time, President Donald Trump cut off his daily coronavirus task force briefing on Friday without taking any questions from reporters. It may not be the last time. … Read More

‘We have it totally under control’: Signs missed in Trump’s coronavirus response

By the time U.S. President Donald Trump first spoke publicly about the coronavirus, it may already have been too late. Interviewed at Davos, a gathering of global elites in the … Read More

Social distancing in the U.S. extended by a month as coronavirus spreads

U.S. President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S. The initial 15-day period of … Read More

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