Trump defends response to coronavirus, says he's not firing Fauci

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump defended his response to the coronavirus outbreak on Monday and said he did not intend to fire Anthony Fauci after the leading U.S. health expert said earlier mitigation efforts could have saved more lives. At a contentious briefing with reporters, Trump lashed out at media coverage that has focused on gaps in the U.S. […]

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Trump urges Congress to approve small-business funding, no additions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the funding measure to help small business should be approved by Congress with no additions, as a partisan skirmish in the U.S. Senate cut short a Republican effort to speed $250 billion in new assistance. Republicans sought quick Senate passage of a small-business measure sought by Trump’s administration on Thursday […]

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Coronavirus: Passionate Raab urges ‘be a good egg’ and stay at home this Easter

The Foreign Secretary, standing in for virus-hit Boris Johnson, insisted the countrywide shutdown cannot be lifted until data confirms the peak of the epidemic has passed. He said: “We’re not done yet – we must keep going.” Mr Raab thanked the public for the “sacrifice” of staying away from loved ones and forgoing Easter egg hunts under the Government’s social distancing […]

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