While the country neared six digits of death, the president who repeatedly criticized his predecessor for golfing during a crisis spent the weekend on the links for the first time since March. 9:40 p.m.
President Trump played golf Saturday for the first time since he declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency more than two months ago, leading to the shutdown of much of American society. His return to the course was the latest sign that he wants the country back to pre-outbreak times. 8:35 p.m.
The White House press secretary did not just reveal that the president was sending his salary to the Department of Health and Human Services. She also displayed the president’s private bank account and routing numbers. 10:35 p.m.
President Trump on Friday said he has deemed churches and other houses of worship “essential" and called on governors to allow them to reopen this weekend despite the threat of the coronavirus. 2:12 p.m.
Twice this week, President Trump has not only dismissed the findings of studies but suggested — without evidence — that their authors were motivated by politics and out to undermine his efforts to roll back coronavirus restrictions. 8:38 a.m.