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Infection of Pence aides raises new questions about Trump’s virus response

WorldNews Monday, 26 October 2020
Infection of Pence aides raises new questions about Trump’s virus responseCOVID, COVID. COVID, COVID, COVID, COVID,” President Donald Trump groused at a rally in North Carolina on Saturday, expressing dismay that the deadly coronavirus pandemic had come to dominate the final days of his struggling reelection campaign. He made up a scenario: “A plane goes down, 500 people dead, they don’t talk about it. ‘COVID, COVID, COVID, COVID.’” But just seven hours later, the White House made its own COVID headlines when officials acknowledged that another coronavirus outbreak had struck the White House, infecting Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff and four other top aides — and raising new questions about the Trump administration’s cavalier approach to the worst...
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Nostalgia was in and jokes were out on Tuesday as US President Donald Trumpoffered a reprieve to two meaty turkeys at the traditional Thanksgiving turkeypardon ceremony at the White House. The National Turkey Federation presentedthe White House with two birds, Corn and Cob. Corn was declared the nationalThanksgiving turkey, though both will retire to a new home on the campus ofIowa State University. It is not the first time the typically light-heartedturkey pardon ceremony has taken place in a tense time for the nation.

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