Trump: ‘Going to be a lot of death’ in US next week from COVID-19

Trump: ‘Going to be a lot of death’ in US next week from COVID-19

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump told Americans to brace for a big spike in coronavirus fatalities in the coming days, as the country faces what he called the toughest two weeks of the pandemic. “There’s going to be a lot of death,” Trump said at a briefing with reporters. Advertisement Advertisement He pushed back on criticism […]
Trump negative for coronavirus again, orders military to New York

Trump negative for coronavirus again, orders military to New York

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said he underwent a second coronavirus test on Thursday (Apr 2), using a rapid diagnostic that produced a result in less than 15 minutes, and it determined that he has not been infected. “I think I took it really out of...
Trump invokes Defence Production Act for ventilator manufacturing

Trump invokes Defence Production Act for ventilator manufacturing

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Thursday (Apr 2) invoked the Defence Production Act to aid companies building ventilators for coronavirus patients to receive the supply of materials they need. In a memo released by the White House, Trump directed the...
Trump casts doubt on China’s coronavirus figures

Trump casts doubt on China’s coronavirus figures

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump cast doubt Wednesday (Apr 1) on the accuracy of official Chinese figures on its coronavirus outbreak after US lawmakers, citing an intelligence report, accused Beijing of a cover up. “How do we know” if they are accurate,...
Trump warns US headed for ‘very, very painful two weeks’

Trump warns US headed for ‘very, very painful two weeks’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Tuesday (Mar 31) warned of a “very painful” two weeks as the United States wrestles with a coronavirus surge that the White House warns could kill as many as 240,000 Americans. “This is going to be a very...