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Trump Administration Debating Whether to Recommend All Americans Wear Cloth Masks in Public

Trump Administration Debating Whether to Recommend All Americans Wear Cloth Masks in Public

WASHINGTON The Trump administration appeared to be conflicted Thursday about whether to recommend that all Americans wear cloth masks if they go out in public, even as federal health officials were revising guidance to reflect new concerns that the coronavirus is being spread by infected people who have no symptoms. …

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Trump Administration Moves to Speed Coronavirus Testing

Trump Administration Moves to Speed Coronavirus Testing

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration moved on Friday to drastically speed up coronavirus testing, approving a commercial test that will allow many labs around the country to begin processing as many as 4,000 samples a day, and introducing an emergency hotline for laboratories. The administration also announced new partnerships with …

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Trump administration clashes with airline officials over coronavirus

33 states now have coronavirus as a cruise ship linked to dozens of cases will soon dock in the US

In a series of contentious conversations, agency officials and aviation executives have clashed over the administration’s demand that airlines collect new kinds of data from passengers to help officials track potential virus carriers. Airlines say they can’t meet that demand right away — a claim some administration officials say they …

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Criticized for Coronavirus Response, Trump Points to Obama Administration

Criticized for Coronavirus Response, Trump Points to Obama Administration

WASHINGTON — President Trump sought to deflect criticism of his administration’s response to the coronavirus onto his predecessor on Wednesday, complaining that a federal regulation adopted under President Barack Obama made it harder to enact widespread testing for the virus. “The Obama administration made a decision on testing that turned …

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Patty Murray Grills Trump Administration Over Seattle’s Coronavirus Outbreak: “This Is A Really Frightening Time” – Slog

Washingtons Democratic senator made it clear Tuesday that she isnt impressed by Trumps response to the crisis.

Washington’s Democratic senator made it clear Tuesday that she isn’t impressed by Trump’s response to the crisis. C-SPAN Sen. Patty Murray criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of the spreading coronavirus Tuesday morning, using a Senate hearing to criticize the federal government’s response to the deadly virus. “The administration has had …

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Trump administration officials are accusing liberals of politicizing the coronavirus

Trump administration officials are accusing liberals of politicizing the coronavirus

The novel coronavirus and Covid-19, the disease it causes, have become a global health issue. But increasingly for President Donald Trump, a member of his family, and his administration officials, the virus is being seen as a weapon the president’s enemies hope to use against him as much as it …

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Court says Trump administration can withhold money from NYC, 7 states in ‘sanctuary cities’ fight

How New York became the latest target in Trump's fight with sanctuary cities

The decision by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a lower court ruling that blocked the Justice Department from withholding a key law enforcement grant the department said was available only to cities that complied with specific immigration enforcement measures. The federal appeals court ruling comes amid an …

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Trump administration backs off sending coronavirus patients to Alabama -governor

Trump administration backs off sending coronavirus patients to Alabama -governor

(Reuters) – The Trump administration has backed off plans to quarantine patients from the Diamond Princess cruise ship stricken with coronavirus at a federal facility in Alabama, the state’s governor and a U.S. senator said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Senator Richard Shelby (R-AL) speaks to reporters after a vote attempting …

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Trump administration eyes proposal to block jet engine sales to China: report

Trump administration eyes proposal to block jet engine sales to China: report

The Trump administration is mulling a proposal to block General Electric (GE) jet engine sales to China, Reuters reported Saturday.  The U.S. government will consider whether to stop selling GE engines to China for its first large commercial passenger jet, potentially affecting China’s ability to enter the market, people familiar …

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Medicare/Medicaid Drug Rebates Would be Banned Under Trump Administration Proposal

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Latest Senior Health News A proposal to ban drug companies from giving rebates to pharmacy benefit managers and insurers in Medicare Part D- and Medicaid-managed care plans was announced Thursday by the Trump administration. Instead of those rebates, drug makers would be urged to provide discounts directly to …

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