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Trump administration restricts new air travel for cruise ship passengers

Trump administration restricts new air travel for cruise ship passengers

The Department of Homeland Security and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are now restricting cruise ship passengers and crew arriving in the US from boarding domestic commercial flights. The restrictions will apply even to people not showing symptoms and also would require 14-day quarantines for cruise passengers and crew. CNN reported on the restrictions…MORE

Can Donald Trump wait out the coronavirus?

With just 212 days until the November election, 2020 is in full swing — even in the midst of the coronavirus crisis. Every Sunday, I outline the top storylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they’re ranked, so the No. 1 story is the most important of…MORE

Melania Trump stresses the importance of taking masks seriously

Melania Trump stresses the importance of taking masks seriously

Melania Trump on Sunday tweeted her second message in 48 hours about the importance of taking seriously federal guidelines for people to wear masks or face coverings as coronavirus continues to spread across the country. “I ask that everyone take social distancing & wearing a mask/face covering seriously. #COVID19 is a virus that can spread…MORE

CNN’s Jake Tapper: ‘Mr. President, what’s the plan?’

CNN’s Jake Tapper: ‘Mr. President, what’s the plan?’

To end Sunday’s “State of the Union” on CNN, anchor Jake Tapper took a few moments to ask President Donald Trump directly what his plan was to deal with the coronavirus pandemic. Below is a full transcript of Tapper’s remarks: “If I can take a moment, I would like to speak directly to one person…MORE

Esper directs individuals on Defense property to wear ‘cloth face coverings’ when they can’t practice social distancing

Esper directs individuals on Defense property to wear ‘cloth face coverings’ when they can’t practice social distancing

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that all individuals operating on department property worldwide should “wear cloth face coverings” when they can’t practice proper social distancing in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus. In a memo sent to Defense Department staff and obtained by CNN, Esper said individuals should wear cloth face coverings…MORE

Esper says Pentagon has deployed ‘many’ ventilators from Defense stocks

Esper says Pentagon has deployed ‘many’ ventilators from Defense stocks

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that the Pentagon has deployed “many” of the 2,000 ventilators it committed to the national coronavirus fight, after apparent confusion last week over where they should be sent. “Many of those ventilators deployed with the USNS Comfort and Mercy in New York and (Los Angeles), respectively. They are with…MORE

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