New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) praised himself for his handling of the state’s coronavirus response, quipping that Santa Claus will be “very good” to him this Christmas due to the hard work from his pompous leadership amid the pandemic.
President Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence gave brief remarks in the White House briefing room Tuesday touting the Dow hitting 30,000, a milestone nearly 125 years in the making.
President Trump on Monday told reporters he will resume holding daily coronavirus task force press briefing this week, starting on Tuesday, marking the first time since late April he will provide updates to the American public as multiple states grapple with record-breaking spikes of confirmed virus cases.
Vice President Mike Pence told reporters on Tuesday that the White House is in “preliminary discussions” about plans to wind down the coronavirus task force and shift the public health response management to federal agencies by as early as June.
The White House has canceled Monday night Coronavirus Task Force daily press briefing scheduled for Monday evening, the third straight day in a row since the pandemic began.
President Trump and members of his Coronavirus Task Force held a press briefing on the coronavirus at the White House Tuesday evening.