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April 13, 2020: Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

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Donald Trump

April 13, 2020

Source The White House

During the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump holds usually daily briefings with the task force in charge of coordinating the response to the coronavirus, including members such as Vice President Mike Pence, Dr. Anthony Fauci, and Dr. Deborah Birx. The president also takes questions from the press. In this briefing, President Trump made news when he asserted that, "...when somebody is the President of the United States, the authority is total." 

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April 13, 2020: Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

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