Amid mixed messages from the Trump administration regarding how it plans to address growing fears surrounding the spread of coronavirus in the U.S., President Trump announced Wednesday evening that Vice President Mike Pence will be in charge of addressing it.
President Donald Trump and members of the White House’s Coronavirus Task Force are scheduled to address the coronavirus outbreak at a 6:30 p.m. ET press conference from the White House.
The White House announced the task force last month. Notable members include Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien, and acting DHS deputy secretary Ken Cuccinelli.
As the press conference was underway, The Washington Post reported the first case of coronavirus with unknown origin detected within the United States.
Barack Obama has his former vice president’s back, despite not endorsing anyone in the Democratic primary.
With just days to go before the South Carolina primary Saturday, Obama is demanding that TV stations in the state pull an ad targeting Joe Biden from a pro-Trump super PAC that takes his words out of context.
In a Supreme Court brief filed Wednesday for the upcoming Trump tax returns case, New York District Attorney for New York Cyrus Vance made public new information about his investigation into the hush money payments offered to women claiming to have had affairs with President Trump.