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White House bans travel from Brazil by non-U.S. citizens

President Trump on Sunday announced he was suspending travel into the United States for non-U.S. citizens who have recently been in Brazil, a new coronavirus hot spot, as top administration officials warned Americans that they aren’t out [...]

Trump’s drug surprise triggers a White House playbook: Defend and clean up

*/ ]]> White House aides were as surprised as everyone else when President Donald Trump mentioned he was taking a controversial drug to help ward off the coronavirus. Quickly, the administration assumed its typical posture for unexpected [...]

Trump’s reopening troubles play out in his White House

*/ ]]> As President Donald Trump urges businesses across the country to reopen and Americans to return to work, he and his administration are projecting a sense of normalcy after months of disruption because of the coronavirus. Trump [...]

Trump keeps his staff in flux with White House musical chairs

*/ ]]> The White House is on the cusp of negotiating another giant economic rescue package with Congress, but it’s weighing a new top congressional liaison. It’s facing numerous coronavirus-related domestic policy crises, from [...]

How chatter and conservative anger upended a White House staffing search

*/ ]]> In early May, White House aides had seemingly settled on Derek Lyons as President Donald Trump’s next top domestic policy adviser. They told reporters as much. A week later, though, Brooke Rollins got the job, according to [...]

A metrics-obsessed White House struggles to define success on coronavirus

*/ ]]> President Donald Trump stepped into the Rose Garden for a news conference Monday and stood between two enormous signs that graced the West Wing colonnade. “AMERICA LEADS THE WORLD IN TESTING,” the signs read. Advertisement While [...]

White House coronavirus test accuracy questioned by FDA

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials are alerting doctors to a potential accuracy problem with a rapid test for COVID-19 used at thousands of hospitals, clinics and testing sites across the U.S., including the White House. The Food and Drug [...]

White House pushes states to test 2 percent of their populations for coronavirus

Medical technicians handle a vial containing a nasal testing swab. | David Zalubowski/AP Photo */ ]]> President Donald Trump boasted Monday that the United States has “prevailed on testing” — despite public health experts’ [...]

Trump’s ‘mission accomplished’ moment masks deep White House unease

*/ ]]> On the day the U.S. death toll from coronavirus topped 80,000, President Donald Trump stood in the White House Rose Garden for a “mission accomplished” moment. Behind Trump were a row of American flags and a pair of giant [...]

Meadows learns to navigate Kushner’s sprawling White House influence

*/ ]]> When the White House’s top domestic policy job came open in recent weeks, newly installed chief of staff Mark Meadows was quick to suggest a surprising name: Stephen Miller. The proposal, described by three people familiar [...]