Vice President Mike Pence has blocked Drs. Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx, as well as other top U.S. health officials, from appearing on CNN following the network's decision to not air the White House coronavirus press briefings in full."When you guys cover the briefings with the health officials then you can expect them back on your air," a spokesman for the vice president told CNN.Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force, led by Pence, have been giving daily briefings to the press for several weeks after rising numbers of Americans have been infected. A CNN executive said that the network has sometimes cut away from the briefings after Trump speaks, and turns to a...
Many critics have argued that the daily events often bear more resemblance to campaign rallies than informational briefings.
Politics runs on superlative: the best plan, the biggest rally, the most votes.And one trope has proved most enduring of all, repeated each campaign season with well-practiced conviction."This is the most important election of our lifetimes," Bernie Sanders said of 2020 last month."The
Trump has said no one could have predicted the coronavirus pandemic but trade adviser Navarro warned 'as many as 1.2 million souls' could be lost.
A top White House adviser starkly warned Trump administration officials in late January that the coronavirus crisis could cost the United States trillions of dollars and put millions of Americans at risk of illness or death.The warning, written in a memo by Peter Navarro, President Donald Trump's