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Trump said he's waiving federal student loan interest due to coronavirus. Here's how it will work.

(CNN)President Donald Trump announced new measures on Friday aimed at easing the burden of student loans as universities and colleges across the country shut their doors in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.”I’ve waived interest on all student loans held by federal government agencies, and that will be until further notice,” Trump said during an…

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Trump administration rolls out new coronavirus push, names HHS testing czar

Public health experts say that the slow pace of U.S. testing makes it hard to know how quickly the virus is spreading and has stymied efforts to contain it. Administration officials told lawmakers yesterday that the U.S. tested about 11,000 people during the first seven weeks of the outbreak – roughly as many as South…

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Trump grows more irate as his attempts to contain coronavirus fallout fail

(CNN)President Donald Trump has grown more and more irate as his attempts to contain the political fallout of coronavirus — much less the health crisis itself — continue to fall short, people close to him said.Trump watched angrily from the West Wing Thursday as stock markets tumbled to their worst percentage loss since the 1987…

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For Trump, the coronavirus crisis is all about the numbers — and they don't look good

During weeks of briefings and discussions over the escalating coronavirus, President Trump has repeatedly fixated on one thing above all: the numbers.He has aggressively quizzed aides about infection statistics — asking how many cases are in each state, and how the quantity compares with other countries. He has clung to the rosiest projections, repeating only…

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Fact check: Trump incorrectly suggests insurers will make coronavirus treatment free

(CNN)President Donald Trump sowed more confusion over coronavirus testing and treatment in his Wednesday night Oval Office address, when he indicated that coronavirus patients could have treatment — which could run into thousands of dollars for those seriously ill — at no charge.”Earlier this week, I met with the leaders of health insurance industry who…

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Trump address sparks chaos as coronavirus crisis deepens

(CNN)President Donald Trump set out to steady a rattled nation and a diving economy in a solemn Oval Office address, but instead sowed more confusion and doubts that he is up to handling the fast-worsening coronavirus crisis.Trump spoke to the nation at a fearful moment, when the rhythms of everyday American life are starting to…

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Deep into crisis, Trump demands 'something big' on coronavirus

Washington (CNN)After months of minimizing a spreading crisis, it was only after a stock market free-fall and two of his closest congressional allies quarantined themselves that President Donald Trump instructed his top advisers to prepare dramatic action.”I want to do something big,” Trump told his economic team on Monday, according to a senior White House…

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Trump explains why he hasn't been tested for coronavirus

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Melania Trump doesn't mention coronavirus during national PTA speech

(CNN)First lady Melania Trump did not address coronavirus concerns at an annual meeting of Parent Teacher Association leaders held in Old Town, Virginia on Tuesday. The PTA Legislative Conference brought together approximately 300 teachers and administrators, many of whom had traveled to the area from different parts of the country. Trump’s remarks focused primarily on…

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Avlon: Trump administration fueling coronavirus 'infodemic'

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