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Finally, White House directs staff to wear face coverings

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The White House in the U.S. has directed most of its staff to wear face masks or face coverings at all times in the building. Observers have described the development as a major change of course for an administration that has consistently refused to follow guidelines of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). President Donald Trump of the ...

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Coronavirus reaches White House as Trump, Pence’s aides test positive

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A press secretary to U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the second White House staffer to be diagnosed in as many days. Donald Trump, US president The person appears to be spokeswoman Katie Miller, who is married to Stephen Miller, a close adviser to President Donald Trump and a key speechwriter. The White House is ...

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White House staffer positive for virus, Trump said to be negative

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A member of the U.S. military who works in close proximity to President Donald Trump has tested positive for the new coronavirus. President Donald Trump of the US However, “The president and the vice president have since tested negative for the virus and they remain in great health,” Hogan Gidley, a spokesman, said in a statement. Vice President Mike Pence ...

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White House calls climate change research a ‘waste’

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The day that President Trump’s climate science-slashing budget landed last week, his government held a public meeting to prepare the nation’s Southeast region for rising seas, wildfires, extreme downpours and other impacts of climate change. Despite White House budget director Mick Mulvaney’s assertion on Friday that studying climate change is a “waste of your money,” federal scientists are required, by a 1990 law, to do ...

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