Fact Check: A Look at Trump's COVID-19 Press Briefing

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President Donald Trump, at a July 28 briefing, made a few false and misleading statements about COVID-19: Trump falsely said that “large portions” of the country are “corona-free.” Only 35 counties or county equivalents, accounting for less than 0.02% of the population, have not reported a coronavirus case in the past...
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Trump To Resume COVID Briefings
Trump resumes his daily press briefings on Tuesday afternoon, reports CNN. He is expected to again tout advancements on vaccines and treatments for the virus. The Trump administration has largely ignored the pandemic for weeks and denied its severity. The briefings are being revived to demonstrate presidential leadership. Many Trump supporters have lost faith in his leadership during the pandemic, due to his silence.

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Donald Trump

45th president of the United States
President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered an unspecified ban on "transactions" with the Chinese owners of the consumer apps TikTok and WeChat.The twin executive..
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It is not clear if the ban will affect the millions of U.S. users who are avid fans of the app.
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The new order bans TikTok under the National Emergencies Act and is set to take effect in 45 days.
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The fractious race to replace the outgoing Lamar Alexander signified an end to the moderate tenor that has long defined Tennessee Republicanism.
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President Trump has signed a new executive order which will block all transactions with Bytedance, TikTok’s parent..
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Anthony Fauci

American immunologist
Public health experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, do not expect a vaccine to be available to the public before 2021.
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The top US virus researcher said he had hired security for his family after receiving death threats.
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Portland, Oregon

The most populous city in Oregon, US
Chad F. Wolf, the agency’s acting secretary, told a Senate committee that tactical agents would remain in Oregon until the local police proved they could..
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Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf is on Capitol Hill defending the presence of federal agents in Portland, Oregon. (Aug. 6)
 
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Seattle

City in Washington, United States
The police have charged an 18-year-old with first-degree murder. He remains at large.
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Gia Fuda, 18, was missing for more than a week before she was found alive in a wooded area east of Seattle. Rescuers found Fuda next to a creek in a steep ravine..
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Federal agents were sent to Seattle to protect federal buildings as protests continued over the police killing of George Floyd.
 
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Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said U.S. agents had left after being sent to protect federal buildings amid unrest over the killing of George Floyd.
 
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