The first member of Congress, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, has tested postitive for coronavirus
: I only signed the Defense Production Act to combat the Chinese Virus should we need to invoke it in a worst case scenario in the future. Hopefully there will be no need, but we are all in this TOGETHER
: Today I spoke with American physicians and nurses to thank them for their tireless work. Doctors and nurses are at the front lines of this war and are true American HEROES. With their help, America will WIN
Senate passes coronavirus response measure to provide sick leave, free testing; Trump's signature next.
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MPD announces an arrest has been made in reference to a Robbery of an Establishment that occurred on 3/17/20 in the 900 blk of 17th St, NW. This case remains under investigation.
The US State Department suspends the issuance of visas in most countries of the world because of COVID19
: I want all Americans to understand: we are at war with an invisible enemy, but that enemy is no match for the spirit and resolve of the American people
: .It cannot overcome the dedication of our doctors, nurses, and scientists — and it cannot beat the LOVE, PATRIOTISM, and DETERMINATION of our citizens. Strong and United, WE WILL PREVAIL
President Trump has a special message just for the millennials amid the coronavirus pandemic
At least 50 DC firefighters self-quarantined after 1 tests positive for coronavirus
The World Bank announces infection of several of its employees with the Corona virus
President Trump says he is invoking the Defense Production Act to mobilize US private production capacity to combat the coronavirus outbreak; HUD "suspending all foreclosures and evictions until the end of April." - NBC News
Trump refers to himself as a "war time president" and says he sees this as a "war time" situation
"It spreads violently. It's a very, very contagious virus," says @POTUS of COVID19
Bernie Sanders' campaign has suspended running Facebook ads the morning after another disappointing finish in a series of primaries
President @realDonaldTrump tweets the U.S. and Canada have mutually agreed to temporarily close northern border to nonessential traffic
: We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected. Details to follow
: ..Also, according to the Daily Caller, leading Sleepy Joe Biden in Florida, 48% to 42%
: 95% Approval Rating in the Republican Party, 53% overall. Not bad considering I get nothing but Fake & Corrupt News, day and night. "Russia, Russia, Russia", then "the Ukraine Scam (where's the Whistleblower)", the "Impeachment Hoax", and more, more, more
: The DNC will have gotten their fondest wish and defeated Bernie Sanders, far ahead of schedule. they are doing everything possible to be nice to him in order to keep his supporters. Bernie has given up, just like he did last time. He will be dropping out soon. MAGA/KAG
: The DNC will have gotten their fondest wish and defeated Bernie Sanders, fat ahead of schedule. they are doing everything possible to be nice to him in order to keep his supporters. Bernie has given up, just like he did last time. He will be dropping out soon. MAGA/KAG
King and queen of Spain postpone @WhiteHouse visit, confirms @PressSec
: I always treated the Chinese Virus very seriously, and have done a very good job from the beginning, including my very early decision to close the "borders" from China - against the wishes of almost all. Many lives were saved. The Fake News new narrative is disgraceful & false
: I will be having a news conference today to discuss very important news from the FDA concerning the Chinese Virus
: For the people that are out of work because of the important and necessary containment policies, for instance the shutting down of hotels, bars and restaurants, money will soon be coming to you. The onslaught of the Chinese Virus is not your fault. Will be stronger than ever
4D is on the scene of a confirmed stabbing in the 1400 block of Spring Road, NW. One suspect stopped.
Reuters: The US Treasury Secretary warns of unemployment rates of up to 20% if the approval of an anti-Coronavirus aid package fails
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.