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White House to Change Coronavirus Task Force, With Lesser Role for Health Officials

They’ll still be there, it looks like, but they will be diminished as President Trump focuses on ways to get the country reopened. Anthony Fauci kept contradicting the president, and now his influence will be diminished. According to the Washington Examiner: The White House will add more figures to its coronavirus task force before the end of the week, according to senior administration officials, as it enters

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Whoops. The Coronavirus Task Force is Back!

President Trump reverses course. Makes sense. I told you it was too soon! It’s a good idea, not to let the economic people force the health aides back to their cubicles in the agencies before the virus is better under control. And it helps Trump remove an easy political target for Democrats, who would have reveled in the end of the task force as deaths

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White House Abolishing Coronavirus Task Force Around Memorial Day

The White House will put an end to the coronavirus task force, transferring responsibility to the agencies, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday. Not sure I get the timing here. There seems to be this air of hopeful illusion in the White House that everything is going to be better by the end of the month and we can get well on our way back

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White House Cancels Monday’s Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

UPDATE: President Trump will hold a news conference Monday at 5 pm ET. There could be a lot of reasons for this, not least of which that President Trump was heavily, and I think unfairly, criticized for comments he made about using UV light and other substances to combat the coronavirus. n fact, as those of you who read Cut to the News are aware,

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