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FACT CHECK: Trump Claims U.S. Testing For Coronavirus Most Per Capita — It's Not

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During his briefing with the coronavirus task force on Thursday, President Trump once again inaccurately described the per capita testing within the United States.

FACT CHECK: Trump Pushes Tax Break To Boost Restaurants, But Would It Actually Help?

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The coronavirus has hit restaurants hard, but President Trump's proposal to let businesses write off meals is not the answer, critics say. Plus, Trump's own tax law eliminated the tax break.

FACT CHECK: Defense Chief Exaggerates Criticism Of Military In Fighting Coronavirus

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In describing the steps the military is taking to confront the pandemic, Defense Secretary Mark Esper claimed some are calling for the entire U.S. military to cease operations. But that's not true.

FACT CHECK: Trump Praises Florida Governor Despite Criticism Of Coronavirus Response

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President Trump claimed ally and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has taken "decisive steps" against the virus, but public health experts and a pending lawsuit say his leadership has been inadequate.

FACT CHECK: Should People Cover Their Faces With Scarves Like Trump Said?

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In a briefing with the coronavirus task force, President Trump answered a question about a supply shortage of masks by suggesting that the public wear scarves instead.

House Looks At 4th Coronavirus Aid Package; Pelosi Says She Won't Get Test

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said it could be several weeks before any bipartisan legislation. She also said she would not be tested herself, despite an apparent new case among her members.

'Challenging Times Are Ahead,' Trump Says Of Extended Social Distancing Guidelines

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The White House coronavirus task force convened a news conference following a concession by the Trump administration that normalcy won't be restored by Easter or maybe even this spring.

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'Project Airbridge' To Expedite Arrival Of Needed Supplies, White House Says

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Sunday's planeload comes as the Trump administration faces criticism over its distribution of medical supplies that are in short supply across the country.

FACT CHECK: N.Y. Governor Slams Trump Ventilator Claim As 'Ignorant' And 'Uninformed'

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The president said New York ignored ventilators sent by the federal government. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo fired back, saying the president's view was "incorrect and grossly uninformed."

What's Inside The Senate's $2 Trillion Coronavirus Aid Package

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The economic relief bill provides help to individuals, businesses, hospitals, as well as state and local governments. Here are the details.

READ: President Trump's Letter To Governors On New Coronavirus Guidelines

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Trump said his administration is working on new guidelines for governments to use when making decisions on relaxing or increasing coronavirus measures.

Coronavirus Package Would Bar Trump And Lawmakers From Funds, Top Democrat Says

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says he's secured a provision in the $2 trillion rescue bill that would prohibit the president and others from receiving Treasury loans or investments.

Senate Coronavirus Bill Includes $400 Million To Protect Elections

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The money is far less than the $4 billion some Democrats had wanted. It would allow states to expand mail-in and early voting, online voter registration and help secure in-person voting sites.

Senate Reaches Historic Deal On $2 Trillion Coronavirus Economic Rescue Package

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Congressional leaders announced an agreement to fund cash payments to Americans, bailouts for key industries and aid to the health care industry.

White House, Senate Agree To $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Package

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The deal means Congress could be close to passing a deal and it comes after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Republicans and Democrats had closed the gap on their differences.

FACT CHECK: Trump Compares Coronavirus To The Flu, But It Could Be 10 Times Deadlier

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This coronavirus is novel, meaning how it will manifest is still unclear. About 0.1% who get flu die. It's estimated that about 1% of those who have gotten coronavirus have died from it.