President Trump hinted during his final campaign rally late Sunday evening that he might fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert after Election Day.
Trump Criticizes Dr. Birx Over Response to Pelosi’s Criticism
President Trump for the first time publicly criticized White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx for taking “the bait and hit us” in regards to her response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) criticism, calling it “pathetic.”
Trump Says Coronavirus Task Force Will Continue ‘Indefinitely’
President Trump said the White House Coronavirus Task Force “will continue on indefinitely,” but may “add or subtract” officials as it shifts its focus on reopening the U.S. economy.
Pence: White House In ‘Preliminary Discussions’ On Winding Down Coronavirus Task Force
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.
White House Hit Pause on Monday’s Coronavirus Task Force Press Briefing
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.
MonaLog — Coronavirus Task Force Briefing April 22, 2020
As of Wednesday evening, at least 846,982 cases of coronavirus in the US according to Johns Hopkins University's tally of cases. The total includes at least 46,609 deaths. Wednesday reported at least 22,093 new cases and 1,567 reported deaths.
President Trump and members of his Coronavirus Task Force held a press briefing on the coronavirus at the White House Wednesday evening.