President Donald Trump demanded Monday that North Carolina’s Democratic governor sign off “immediately” on allowing the Republican National Convention to move forward in August with full attendance despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
“The global pandemic has proven once and for all that to be a strong nation, America must be a manufacturing nation…. Today, I’m declaring a simple but vital national goal. The United States will be the world’s premier pharmacy, drug store, and medical manufacturer. We are bringing our medicines back,” Trump said in Michigan
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he was “pretty confident” his company could help prevent attempts to influence the political outcome of the US presidential election later this year. Zuckerberg has said that FB was better prepared to counter online misinformation campaigns but admitted it was “behind” during the 2016 election which Donald Trump won.
Washington suspended funding to the WHO in mid-April, accusing it of being too close to Beijing and covering up and mismanaging the coronavirus pandemic.
Virginia-based Phlow Corp said it had started making pharmaceutical ingredients and finished dosage forms for over a dozen essential medicines to treat hospitalized patients with Covid-19-related illnesses. Many of these medicines are in shortage and have previously been imported from other countries.
The President has virtually stopped talking of the death toll, even though it continues to climb and the CDC has said that all statistical models tracked by the agency predict it will accelerate in the coming weeks. The CDC’s predicts that the cumulative death toll will reach 105,605 on May 30.
President Donald Trump has announced that the US will donate ventilators to India, moments after he underlined the close partnership between the two countries and called PM Modi his “good friend”. At Trump’s request, India had last month allowed the export of 50 million hydroxychloroquine tablets to treat Covid-19 patients in America, worst-hit by the …
Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s onetime presidential campaign chairman who was convicted as part of the special counsel’s Russia investigation, has been released from federal prison to serve the rest of his sentence in home confinement due to concerns about the coronavirus, his lawyer said Wednesday.
President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Monday of moving to reopen states from coronavirus lockdown measures too slowly for political advantage, without providing evidence to support his claim, as the virus has killed more than 80,000 people in the United States. Trump has encouraged states to ease restrictions designed to mitigate the spread of the …
Former president Barack Obama has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, calling it an “absolute chaotic disaster.”
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) had issued at least 12 warnings to US President Donald Trump about the spread of the coronavirus in China and its implications for the US; warnings which Trump ignored and subsequently the pandemic gripped the US. President’s Daily Brief in Jan & Feb had repeatedly conveyed warnings which Trump ignored, …
Trump made the comments on Monday in a call with governors discussing how to reopen their economies, among other topics. “Some of you might start thinking about school openings, because a lot of people are wanting to have the school openings. It’s not a big subject, young children have done very well in this disaster …
US President Donald Trump has spoken with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and the two leaders agreed to work together on a coordinated response to defeat the coronavirus and minimize its economic impact, the White House said Wednesday. This was the first call between the two leaders during the coronavirus pandemic.
US President Donald Trump announced on Monday night that he will sign an executive order to “temporarily suspend” immigration into the United States. The announcement also threw into turmoil the already-fraught careers and lives of more than three million guest workers and students – nearly a million from India — with its vague opacity.