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A Gen Zer who contracted the coronavirus during his spring break says the White House"s response to the pandemic is one of the main reasons why people aren"t taking it seriously

Max Schulman Max Schulman, a junior at Vanderbilt University, contracted the coronavirus while on spring break in Barcelona, Spain. He is now encouraging other spring breakers to start taking the virus seriously.  "T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2020

The Capitol"s top doctor says there aren"t enough coronavirus tests for all 100 senators, even though the White House rapidly tests anyone in contact with Trump and Pence

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wants the Senate to reconvene in Washington next week following about a month away as the coronavirus continues to spread in DC and across the country.  But the Capito.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2020

No, the White House is not selling coronavirus-themed commemorative coins for $100

Alex Brandon/AP Photo On Wednesday, the Internet stumbled upon what looked like the White House selling decorative coins commemorating the US' coronavirus response for the price of $100 each, promising t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2020

No, the White House gift shop is not selling coronavirus-themed commemorative coins for $100

Alex Brandon/AP Photo On Wednesday, the Internet stumbled upon what looked like the White House selling decorative coins commemorating the US' coronavirus response for the price of .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 29th, 2020

White House aides want Trump to only talk about the economy in public, as disastrous coronavirus briefings are hurting his chances of reelection

Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump is going to shift away from briefing the media directly on the coronavirus pandemic, and will switch to talking about the economy, the Associated Press reported. His aides are said to fear that a string.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 27th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: HHS Secretary Alex Azar may be ousted following frustration of his handling of pandemic

Administration officials are discussing replacing Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar following criticism of his management of the early response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to six people familiar with the discussions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 26th, 2020

White House aims to zero in on further stimulus to help battered economy

White House advisers hope to come up with several options to present to President Donald Trump for "big thoughtful policies" to help rebuild confidence in an economy battered by the coronavirus pandemic, a Trump economic adviser said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 26th, 2020

White House officials are reportedly discussing replacing the health secretary over his botched coronavirus response

Associated Press/Evan Vucci White House officials are reportedly w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2020

A look inside the daily routine of first lady Melania Trump, who eats 7 pieces of fruit a day, is a "full-time mom", and has been self-isolating at the White House during the coronavirus pandemic

Getty Images/Mark Wilson First lady Melania Trump starts.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2020

White House press secretary says Trump was taken out of context when he suggested on live television that Americans could use disinfectant and light to treat the coronavirus

Associated Press White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany accused the media of taking President Donald Trump's comments on Thursday — when he suggested Am.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2020

House passes relief for small businesses and aid for hospitals and testing

The chamber also established a special committee to investigate the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic and the multitrillion-dollar government rescue effort enacted to address it......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2020

A mortgage break isn"t the boon many people expected

A government effort to give Americans a break on their mortgage payments during the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t provided the relief many homeowners were hoping for......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 23rd, 2020

A mortgage break isn"t the boon many people expected

A government effort to give Americans a break on their mortgage payments during the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t provided the relief many homeowners were hoping for......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 23rd, 2020

4.4 million Americans sought jobless benefits last week, as economic pain continued across the United States

The White House and Congress have tried to arrest the downturn, but the coronavirus pandemic keeps pushing Americans out of the labor force......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 23rd, 2020

White House readies push to slash regulations as major part of its coronavirus economic recovery plan

White House economists are working on a major repeal of business regulations as President Trump pushes to "reopen" the economy, according to two people familiar with their work......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 22nd, 2020

The coronavirus could make buildings sick too

Hannah McKay/Reuters The stay-at-home orders issued in response to the coronavirus mean most people are spending all their time at home and none at offices, gyms, and other public spaces. That means the pipes at those places aren't being used.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2020

U.S. could see biggest ever second-quarter GDP decline: White House adviser Hassett

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Tuesday the current dip of negative oil prices is due to a "very short-run thing" - the coronavirus pandemic - and that a decline in second quarter gross domestic could be the biggest ever posted......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 21st, 2020

Trump is trying to rewrite the narrative of his coronavirus response by only showing flattering news coverage of himself at the White House press conference

JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Ima.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 20th, 2020

Trump is trying to rewrite the narrative of his coronavirus response by only showing flattering news coverage of him at the White House press conference

JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images At the White House co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 20th, 2020

Every Member Of Trump"s "Great American Economic Revival" Industry Groups

President Donald Trump annnounced a lengthy list of "Great American Economic Revival" industry groups Tuesday that he said will advise the White House on reopening the economy after the shutdown necessitated by the coronavirus pandemic.  read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 15th, 2020

More than 9,200 healthcare workers in the US have gotten the coronavirus, and it shows the outbreak"s toll on the front lines of the response to the pandemic

Misha Friedman/Getty Images At least 9,282 healthcare workers in the US have contracted the novel coronavirus, according to a report published Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2020