Stories tagged: "White House"


NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen in a Dec. 10 media briefing. (Image via NC DPS)
New Year, New High in NC Coronavirus Cases

As NC rolls out vaccines, Mandy Cohen says the state is in its "most dangerous position" yet in the coronavirus pandemic.

President Donald Trump removes his mask as he stands on the Blue Room Balcony upon returning to the White House after leaving Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Trump announced he tested positive for COVID-19 on Oct. 2.
White House Cherry Picks When to Contact Trace, Putting Vets’ Families in Danger

The Trump administration discreetly warned a veterans group of potential COVID-19 exposure from a White House event five days before the president announced his positive diagnosis to the public. This is the first-known notice given to visitors of the White House where more than 34 staffers have reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.

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As Trump Downplayed Coronavirus, His Task Force Warned Of ‘Red Zone’ States Like NC

Since July, a Trump task force has warned NC that it is in the “red zone” for coronavirus, even as Trump and Pence downplayed the risk.

The 59 Worst Lies Trump Told About Coronavirus in the Past Month

Trump has been holding daily coronavirus briefings since March 14 — and he's told numerous lies in the process. Here are some of the worst ones from the past month.

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Trump’s New Chief of Staff Is a Birther From North Carolina

Rep. Mark Meadows is the president's fourth pick for the top White House position in 38 months.