Jon Karl, president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, said in a note to members that the reporter was asymptomatic and wore a mask during the briefing and while in the White House complex. He wrote that the reporter attended briefings on Monday and Wednesday afternoons. … [Read more...] about Member Of White House Press Corps Who Attended Briefings Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Karl said that his worry is that this becomes the norm for future administrations, but also that “you end up in a place where there is no trusted information.” As it is now, he said, “I really worry how … half the country doesn’t trust anything that is said by anybody in this building, and the other half of the country almost doesn’t trust in the newspaper or television news. And it’s because all information is seen as partisan, as political. It’s like there is no objective truth. That is not sustainable.” … [Read more...] about ABC News’ Jon Karl On The Problem With “Almost Purely Political” White House Press Briefings
Miller wrote in his email to members, “This is a reminder of the need for continued vigilance. Mask wearing is absolutely critical at all times, including in our crowded workspace, in pool vans and when asking questions in the briefing. We are all in this together.” … [Read more...] about White House Correspondent Covering Donald Trump’s Florida Trip Tests Positive For Coronavirus
Washington D.C. police have closed off several streets, allowing the immense groups of protesters to march by the landmarks of the Mall ... such as the Lincoln Memorial, The National Museum of African-American History, Lafayette Park and, of course, the White House. … [Read more...] about White House Braces for Largest George Floyd, Police Brutality Protest
Remember, Trump claims he was a big baseball star as a teen at the NY Military Academy ... and has said he was talented enough to go pro -- though video of his baseball days has never surfaced publicly. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump Swings Baseball Bat At White House Event, Call Me Slugger!