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Trump visits COVID-19-modified Arlington for Memorial Day

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 5/25/20, 11:36 am

President Donald Trump laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in a Memorial Day ceremony altered by the coronavirus pandemic. The historic resting place in Northern Virginia livestreamed the ceremony and the president skipped his usual speech. Trump plans to speak later on Monday at the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine in Baltimore, the site that inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner” during the War of 1812.

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The coronavirus hits the White House

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/11/20, 12:15 pm

More COVID-19 cases cropped up closer to President Donald Trump’s inner circle last week, though he has tested negative for the disease so far. Last week, Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary, Katie Miller; one of the president’s valets; and an assistant to the president’s daughter Ivanka Trump tested positive for the coronavirus. At least 11 Secret Service members were also infected. Dr.

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Whistleblower: U.S. officials ignored pandemic warnings

by Harvest Prude
Posted 5/06/20, 12:17 pm

A complaint from a former U.S. health official accuses the Trump administration of failing to act on critical information about the coronavirus pandemic. Rick Bright, who led the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority at the U.S.

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