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Trump doubts national mandate is needed

President Donald Trump looks on during a campaign rally in Battle Creek, Michigan. Leah Millis | Reuters President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s “all for masks,” but doesn’t think the U.S. needs a national mandate for people to wear them during the coronavirus pandemic. “I don’t know if you …

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Joe Biden targets Trump over Obamacare lawsuit during coronavirus

Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to tear into the Trump administration’s efforts to scrap the Affordable Care Act on Thursday as the coronavirus overwhelms states that rushed to reopen their economies.  In swing state Pennsylvania, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee will say scrapping the landmark Obama administration health care law …

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HHS spokesman Michael Caputo blasts coronavirus reporters

A top spokesman for the U.S. Health and Human Services Department angrily unloaded on dozens of journalists Wednesday, accusing them of getting “spun” by what he said was a misleading story about federal funding getting eliminated for 13 coronavirus testing sites. The tirade by Michael Caputo, the spokesman, led to …

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Mongolians vote amid economic woes, anti-coronavirus success

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolians were voting in parliamentary elections Wednesday across the vast, lightly populated country, a U.S. ally squeezed between authoritarian governments in China and Russia. The polls are being held amid considerable success in the country’s fight against the coronavirus, with just 215 cases of COVID-19 recorded. …

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