The US Secretary of State: Two employees of the Ministry were infected with the Coronavirus
US State Dept designates Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's successor, the Islamic State (IS) emir Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi, aka Amir Muhammad Said Abdal Rahman al-Mawla, a specially designated terrorist
White House: All cities, states should issue restrictions to promote distancing in line with new federal guidelines
President Trump: "The Army Corps of Engineers is ready, willing and able, we have to give them the go ahead if we find that it's going to be necessary, we think that we can have quite a few units up very rapidly"
"I put my hand out in partnership," adds @NYGovCuomo, adding he told @POTUS: "I need your help. I want your help,"
: Federal Government is working very well with the Governors and State officials. Good things will happen. KILLTHEVIRUS
: Failing Michigan Governor must work harder and be much more proactive. We are pushing her to get the job done. I stand with Michigan
: Cuomo wants "all states to be treated the same." But all states aren't the same. Some are being hit hard by the Chinese Virus, some are being hit practically not at all. New York is a very big "hotspot", West Virginia has, thus far, zero cases. Andrew, keep politics out of it
MPD reports the 1300 block of 7th Street NW is closed due to police activity.
: The United States will be powerfully supporting those industries, like Airlines and others, that are particularly affected by the Chinese Virus. We will be stronger than ever before
: I ask all Americans to band together and support your neighbors by not hoarding unnecessary amounts of food and essentials. TOGETHER we will stay STRONG and overcome this challenge
: Yesterday I spoke with the great American Grocers and Supply Chain Executives. We are confident that supply will continue to meet demand nationwide. These beacons of our community will remain open for you, no matter what. We are working hard to remove any barriers to that effort
Trump: We will close the borders with all countries that are exposed to a major spread of the virus
Trump: The epidemic may end in the United States in July or August if we do a good job
2 week ago
US President Trump: My administration is recommending that all Americans work to engage in schooling from home when possible, avoid gathering in groups of more than 10 people, avoid discretionary travel & avoid eating & drinking at bars-restaurants & public food courts. COVID19
2 week ago
White House says 15 days to slow spread of COVID19: advice tonight to avoid gatherings of more than 10 people
: Just had a very good tele-conference with Nations's Governors. Went very well. Cuomo of New York has to "do more"
: Everybody is so well unified and working so hard. It is a beautiful thing to see. They love our great Country. We will end up being stronger than ever before
HHS was hit by a cyber attack last night, sources tell and @shiramstein. Multiple incidents of hacking
Pompeo calls on Iraqi prime minister to protect international coalition forces
IMF: Ready To Mobilize $1Tln Loan Capacity To Fight COVID19
: I must say, that was a VERY boring debate. Biden lied when he said I want to cut Social Security and Medicare. That's what they ALL said 4 years ago, and nothing happened, in fact, I saved Social Security and Medicare. I will not be cutting, but they will. Be careful
: The individual Governors of States, and local officials, must step up their efforts on drive up testing and testing sights, working in conjunction with @CDCgov and the Federal Government
Mike Pence: The food supply chain is ongoing and stores are still open and you don't need to worry
2 week ago
Southern District shooting scene. District detectives on scene. At least two people injured. This is the second shooting investigation in the Southern District within a 40-minute time span
Shooting in the 3000 block of 14th Street NW. LOOKOUT: Suspect B/M, 5-9, 150-160, dreads, multicolored jacket with red and yellow, light blue jeans.
Robbery investigation in the 1100 block of Oates St NE. Lookout for B/M, 30-35, 5'9, beard, wearing a black jacket and green pants
Amid coronavirus crisis, President Trump says he is strongly considering "a full pardon" for his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn
: So it is reported that, after destroying his life & the life of his wonderful family (and many others also), the FBI, working in conjunction with the Justice Department, has "lost" the records of General Michael Flynn. How convenient. I am strongly considering a Full Pardon