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    Washington Journal Primetime on COVID-19

    This special “Washington Journal” primetime edition on the coronavirus pandemic included an interview with a physician who survived a COVID-19 infection, viewer questions for Dr. Anthony Fauci, and an update from a member of Congress. Dr. Michael Saag, an infectious disease physician and professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, spoke about his own experience fighting the virus and answered viewer questions on the pandemic. Then, Dr. Anthony Fauci joined to answer viewer calls about the pandemic and the federal response to control the spread of the disease. Then, Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) talked about the response to COVID-19 in his California district and his experience as a doctor and medical professor before being elected to the House of Representatives.

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    Louisiana Governor Edwards Coronavirus News Conference

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards (D) held a briefing in Baton Rouge on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The governor said that the number of new cases was declining, even with increased testing, which he said pointed to signs that the curve was beginning to flatten in the state. The governor said it was likely Louisiana would be under a different social distancing order by the beginning of May, but that it would largely depend on the data and trendlines. He said that even once the state provides new guidance, it would not be a return to normal, but rather a phased transition based on the White House Coronavirus Task Force’s guidelines.

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    Mississippi Governor Reeves Coronavirus News Conference

    Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves (R) gave an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic at a briefing in Jackson. The governor said he believed the state was reaching a plateau in the number of new virus cases and that state officials were confident that Mississippi’s health care system would not be overwhelmed by the pandemic. He described how Mississippi was working on slowly reopening parts of its economy.

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    President Trump with Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

    President Trump and members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force held a briefing on the federal government’s response to the pandemic. The president announced that more than 4 million tests have been conducted in the U.S., saying it was “a record anywhere in the world.” He answered several questions on testing capabilities, his tweets, and later on remarks by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on working with the federal government.

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    President Trump with Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

    President Trump and members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force held a news conference on the federal government’s response to the pandemic. They announced new plans for a nationwide coronavirus testing strategy. The president confirmed that over 5 million tests had been conducted so far. Following the announcement, he took questions from reporters on other issues, including the health of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, comments made by Attorney General William Barr on how states are handling re-opening, and the state of the economy. “I built the greatest economy in the history of the world,” President Trump told reporters in the Rose Garden.

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    President Trump with Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

    President Trump and members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force held a briefing on the federal government’s response to the pandemic. When asked about Georgia Governor Brian Kemp’s (R) plan to reopen parts of the state economy in the coming days, the president responded, “I’m not happy about it and I’m not happy about Brian Kemp.” He said he voiced his opinion with the governor but was leaving it to each state to decide how to reopen. He also said his administration may extend its social distancing guidelines until early in the summer or later. Acting Homeland Security Undersecretary for Science and Technology William Bryan spoke about his lab’s research on the resiliency of the virus, saying that sunlight, warm temperatures, and high humidity seemed to diminish the virus and that disinfectants and chemicals were effective in killing it. The president was also asked about reports that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be experiencing serious health problems.

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    Pentagon Briefing on the Coronavirus

    Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs Thomas McCaffery and other senior military health leaders briefed reporters at the Pentagon on the coronavirus pandemic response. Several officials spoke via phone.

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    Defense Department Briefing with Maryland National Guard

    The Defense Department held a briefing with Maryland Army National Guard state surgeon Colonel Eric Allely on support to the coronavirus response effort.

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    President Trump Meeting with Florida Governor DeSantis

    President Trump met with Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) on the coronavirus pandemic. The two discussed Florida’s handing of the pandemic and next steps for the state. President Trump said he was open to financially helping states but cautioned he only wants to help states that have lost money due to coronavirus, not “for mismanagement over a long time.” The president also talked about the possibility of airlines testing and requiring masks for passengers, the meat supply chain, and testing capacity.

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    President Trump on COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program

    President Trump delivered remarks on a federal loan program designed to aid small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic at the White House. He also invited several small business owners from across the nation to talk about how the program has benefited employees. The Small Business Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was created under the CARES Act. Following remarks the president took questions from reporters on a wide range of topics including testing capacity, testing air passengers arriving in the U.S. from hot spots abroad and an executive order concerning the meat processing industry during the pandemic.

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