She said she had “obvious concerns about working indoors during an outbreak.” The White House Correspondents’ Association pushed for more information on known infections.
The president appeared eager to be back at the White House and dispel any questions about his capacity after being diagnosed with the coronavirus, despite continuing questions about his health.
Trump risks lives to sustain his coronavirus lies.
At least three correspondents have tested positive for the coronavirus, along with the press secretary and two of her deputies.
The infections were a byproduct, former aides said, of the recklessness and top-down culture of fear that President Trump created at the White House and throughout his administration.
He disparaged masks, encouraged big campaign crowds and employed an often-unreliable test to keep him safe. All the while it turned out the virus was nearby.
A president who rose to fame — in business, on TV and in politics — on an archipelago of exaggerations finds himself facing a public skeptical of his account of his own health.
The Fox News morning show, a reliable forum for the president and his defenders, served up criticism of the report and attacks on Joseph R. Biden Jr.
Olivia Troye, the latest Republican to leave the administration and speak out against President Trump, called the statements seeking to undermine her credibility “a bald faced lie.”
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When asked, the president did not question the truth behind the claims of the QAnon conspiracy movement. Instead, he offered his help.
President Trump does not always watch her briefings, and even his allies say she risks being known more for “hitting the press with a two-by-four” than advancing his priorities.
Trump’s enablers recast rationalizations as righteousness.
The visit underscored a reality for both the president and his most prominent coronavirus adviser: They are stuck with each other.
Down in the polls and failing to control a raging pandemic, the president cast himself as waging battle against a “new far-left fascism” that imperils American values and seeks to erase history.
Analysts have used other evidence to conclude that the transfers were likely part of an effort to offer payments to Taliban-linked militants to kill American and coalition troops in Afghanistan.
Advisers and allies say the president’s repeated acts of self-destruction have significantly damaged his re-election prospects, and yet he appears mostly unable, or unwilling, to curtail them.
He has nothing but contempt for the institutions that exist to keep presidents in check.
By dismissing an idea under consideration by the Pentagon, the president positioned himself firmly against the movement to remove racist symbols and combat racism touched off by George Floyd’s death.
The $100,000 check was made out to a government agency. This time his account and routing numbers were clearly visible.
If it is so hard to maintain a healthy environment at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, then how can businesses across the country establish a safe space for their workers?
Remdesivir was shipped to small hospitals even as besieged medical centers were denied access.
But Kayleigh McEnany, the president’s fourth press secretary, found that vow tested almost immediately.
Kayleigh McEnany saw Donald J. Trump as her ticket to stardom. She has been fighting for him for much of her adult life, now as the president’s fourth press secretary.