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Donald Trump

Trump finally invokes Defense Production Act — 15 days after he said he would

Donald Trump on Thursday finally invoked the Defense Production Act to direct private companies to produce life-saving ventilators — 15 days after he first...
Blood donor

FDA still banning some gay men from donating blood despite urgent need

The Food and Drug Administration revised its ban on gay and bisexual men donating blood, plasma, and platelets on Thursday, but left in place...
Stephanie Grisham

White House invites far-right reporter who violated safety rules to briefing

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham invited a right-wing personality to attend Donald Trump's daily coronavirus news conference this week, even after the reporter...
Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX)

GOP governors are using coronavirus to try to ban abortion

As states grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, making hard choices about what types of businesses and services can stay open, some Republican governors have...
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY)

Daily Cuomo: 'If something breaks or something doesn't work, that's on me'

Discussing the ongoing response to the coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) told reporters on Thursday, "If something breaks or something doesn't work, that's on...

Election News

GOP governor: 'I don't believe I am costing lives' by refusing...

Gov. Mike Parson (R-MO) has so far rejected the advice of medical professionals as the coronavirus pandemic grew in his state, and now he...

Michigan governor pleads for help as Trump mocks her on Fox...

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) was on the phone with the White House asking for federal assistance at the same time Donald Trump was on...

Trump says he'll stop punishing New York if the state stops...

Donald Trump on Thursday said he would allow New Yorkers to once again be part of the federal government's trusted traveler programs — so...