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Trump tweets and golfs, but makes no mention of coronavirus’ toll

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.

Trump plays golf for 1st time since the coronavirus pandemic as US death toll nears 100,000

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.

Trump’s press secretary displays one of his checks in a little too much detail

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.

Biden addresses ‘ain’t Black’ comment, says he was too ‘cavalier’

Joe Biden said he “should not have been so cavalier” in comments earlier Friday in which he suggested Black voters who back President Trump “ain’t Black."

The Elizabeth Warren VP talk isn’t going away

Who will join former vice president Joe Biden’s ticket over the summer? We won’t know for some time, but that hasn’t stopped the speculation.

Trump calls on churches to reopen this weekend

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.

If you can’t choose me over Trump, ‘you ain’t black,’ Biden says

Former vice president Joe Biden had a testy exchange with a prominent black radio personality Friday over his support among black voters and his potential running mate.

Trump lashes out at scientists whose findings contradict him

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.