Coronavirus Presser: Hydroxychloroquine, Hoarding and Healing America

Coronavirus Presser:  Hydroxychloroquine, Hoarding and Healing America

“WE’RE GOING TO GET IT BETTER FAST” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 3, 2020) — At today’s White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, President Trump introduced House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy as “the next Speaker of the House, I hope,” after which McCarthy announced that Bank of America took more than 10,000 applications within a two-hour […]

Wednesday: White House Says “All-Out War” Being Fought Against Coronavirus

Wednesday:  White House Says “All-Out War” Being Fought Against Coronavirus

AND NARCO-TRAFFICKERS by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 1, 2020) — At Wednesday’s White House coronavirus Task Force briefing beginning at 5:36 p.m. EDT, President Trump declared that “America continues to wage all-out war” on the disease, which has permeated more than 150 countries worldside and is currently ravaging New York City, Detroit and New Orleans, among […]

White House Briefing: Focus on General Motors, Ventilator Production, Governors

White House Briefing:  Focus on General Motors, Ventilator Production, Governors

“THE GOVERNORS HAVE BEEN GOOD, EXCEPT FOR A COUPLE” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 27, 2020) — At Friday’s White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, President Trump announced that he invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) to compel General Motors to produce ventilators, as it had promised but reportedly altered its anticipated output from 40,000 to […]

At Thursday’s Briefing, Trump Predicts Return to Business in Near Future

At Thursday’s Briefing, Trump Predicts Return to Business in Near Future

“HOW THE WORLD HAS CHANGED” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 26, 2020) — In opening Thursday’s White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, now a daily event, President Trump looked at the “empty seats” where dozens of White House journalists once sat and remarked twice, “How the world has changed.” He reported that in the morning, he […]

Tuesday White House Briefing

Tuesday White House Briefing

“OUR COUNTRY WANTS TO BE OPEN” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 24, 2020) — At Tuesday evening’s White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing, President Trump reiterated his expressed desire to reopen America for business by Easter, which he said “is a special day for many reasons.” He said that timeline will be under constant review by […]

Trump: Americans Should “Remain Focused on Victory”

Trump:  Americans Should “Remain Focused on Victory”

SAYS U.S. “WASN’T BUILT TO BE SHUT DOWN” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 23, 2020) — At Monday evening’s White House Coronavirus Task Force press conference, President Trump said that life in America will return to normal “very soon,” that Americans should “remain focused on victory,” and that the U.S. “wasn’t built to be shut down.” […]

Trump: Administration of Medications to Coronavirus Patients to Begin Tuesday

Trump:  Administration of Medications to Coronavirus Patients to Begin Tuesday

“DELIVERED” WHERE, AND HOW MUCH? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 22, 2020) — During a Sunday evening press conference, President Trump announced that the “delivery” of certain medications intended to lessen the severity and duration of the coronavirus will begin on Tuesday. He did not specify the medications nor where they will be “delivered.” At Saturday’s […]

Friday White House Coronavirus Briefing

Friday White House Coronavirus Briefing

IS “SOCIAL DISTANCING” A PART OF LIFE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 20, 2020) — At Friday’s White House Coronavirus Task Force press briefing, President Trump said that educational standards from schoolchildren in grades 1-12 will not be enforced due to recent school closures.  He reiterated that interest on federal student loans […]

“Anti-Viral Therapies”

“Anti-Viral Therapies”

“WE THINK WE HAVE SOME GOOD ANSWERS” by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 19, 2020) — At the White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing Thursday, President Trump announced that the FDA is now able to approve a drug commonly used for malaria for the treatment of coronavirus for dispensing by prescription “nearly immediately.” Trump praised the FDA […]

White House Task Force to Provide Briefing at 11:00 a.m. Thursday

White House Task Force to Provide Briefing at 11:00 a.m. Thursday

HAS AN EFFECTIVE TREATMENT BEEN FOUND? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 19, 2020) —  The White House Coronovirus Task Force will be giving a briefing this morning at 11:00 which President Trump suggested on Wednesday will reveal a positive development involving the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Medicao-doctor guests on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” and “Hannity” Wednesday […]