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Pelosi, Mnuchin open door to narrower COVID-19 aid through 2020

Aug 09 2020

WASHINGTON/Morristown, NJ U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said they were open to restarting COVID-19 aid talks, after weeks of failed negotiations prompted President Donald Trump to take executive actions that Democrats argued would do little to ease Americans' financial distress. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 2-Pelosi, Mnuchin open door to narrower COVID-19 aid through 2020

Aug 09 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said they were open to restarting COVID-19 aid talks, after weeks of failed negotiations prompted President Donald Trump to take executive actions that Democrats argued would do little to ease Americans' financial distress.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Pelosi, Mnuchin eye narrower U.S. COVID-19 aid through 2020

Aug 09 2020

WASHINGTON, Aug 9 U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday said they were open to restarting COVID-19 aid talks, after weeks of failed negotiations prompted President Donald Trump to take executive actions that Democrats argued would do little to ease Americans' financial distress.

Trump executive order to boost U.S. drug manufacturing - Navarro

Aug 06 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday will sign a long-awaited executive order aimed at boosting American production of medicines and medical equipment, and protecting the United States against shortfalls in a future pandemic, a top adviser said.

Republican lawmakers reject Trump suggestion to delay U.S. election

Jul 30 2020

WASHINGTON Top U.S. Republican lawmakers on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion to delay the Nov. 3 presidential election, saying the contest should be held as planned even as they mostly backed his concerns about mail-in voting.

Republican lawmakers reject Trump suggestion to delay U.S. election

Jul 30 2020

WASHINGTON Top U.S. Republican lawmakers on Thursday rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion to delay the Nov. 3 presidential election, saying the contest should be held as planned even as they mostly backed his concerns about mail-in voting.

COVID-19 outbreak in hard-hit U.S. states may be peaking, Fauci says

Jul 28 2020

WASHINGTON, July 28 A coronavirus surge in Florida, California and a handful of other hard-hit states could be peaking while other parts of the country may be on the cusp of growing outbreaks, the top U.S. infectious diseases official said on Tuesday.

Doctors, teachers reject Trump's pressure to reopen U.S. schools

Jul 10 2020

WASHINGTON Groups representing the nation's doctors, teachers and top school officials on Friday pushed back against pressure from President Donald Trump to fully reopen U.S. schools despite a surge in coronavirus cases, saying science must guide the decisions.

Doctors, teachers reject Trump's pressure to reopen U.S. schools

Jul 10 2020

WASHINGTON Groups representing the nation's doctors, teachers and top school officials on Friday pushed back against pressure from President Donald Trump to fully reopen U.S. schools despite a surge in coronavirus cases, saying science must guide the decisions.

Trump administration to encourage schools to safely reopen amid coronavirus surge

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is pushing for schools to reopen in the fall and is hosting White House events on the topic on Tuesday, despite a steady increase in coronavirus infections across the country led by younger Americans and rising hospitalizations in many states. | Video

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