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vice president mike pence (10), the white house coronavirus task force (9), anthony fauci (9), wearing masks (8), to wear masks (8)

Rep. Ted Lieu Obliterates Mike Pence’s Big Virus Lie

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) caught and shredded Mike Pence's big lie about virus testing leading to more coronavirus cases.

Fact check: As pandemic situation worsens, Pence paints a deceptively rosy picture

The US had just hit a single-day record for new coronavirus cases. More than half the states were seeing increases in the rate of new cases. Multiple states were dealing with record numbers of coronavirus hospitalizations. Texas had announced hours earlier that it had to shut down in-person service at its bars again.

Pelosi: Trump not wearing a mask is 'cowardly'

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) accused President Trump of being “cowardly” for not wearing a mask amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and said she would support a policy to make wearing the face coverings mandatory in public.

Leaders Re-examine U.S. Reopenings as Coronavirus Cases Hit Another Record

Officials nationwide were rethinking their efforts to slow the virus, which the nation’s top infectious disease expert said were “not working.”

U.S. Hits Another Record for New Coronavirus Cases

More than 45,000 new cases in the United States were reported on Friday, the third consecutive day with a record total. India’s caseload surged past 500,000, as global infections approached 10 million.

New Numbers Showing Coronavirus Spread Intrude on a White House in Denial

Both President Trump and Vice President Pence seem oblivious to the new chapter in the pandemic.

E.U. Plans to Bar Most U.S. Travelers When Bloc Reopens

Europe will allow outsiders to begin entering again on July 1, but the U.S. and Russia are now among the nations considered too risky because they have not controlled the coronavirus outbreak.

Pence tries to put positive spin on pandemic despite surging cases in South and West

The vice president says all 50 states “are opening safely and responsibly” despite reversals in Texas and Florida.

Analysis | Pence’s Trump-ian turn as the coronavirus downplayer in chief

The president wasn’t present, but his see-no-evil approach to the United States’ unusually resilient coronavirus outbreak was.

US reports highest number of new coronavirus cases in a single day

The number of new coronavirus cases reported in a single day hit a new high on Friday after numerous states began pausing or rolling back their reopening plans.

Liz Cheney posts photo of former VP in face mask and says 'real men wear masks'

Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney posted a photo of former Vice President Dick Cheney sporting a face mask on Friday and took a shot at the manhood of people who refuse to wear face coverings in a seeming jab at President Donald Trump.

The EU will bar American travelers because of US coronavirus spread

The European Union is trying to reopen — but not to many US visitors.

Top Public Health Experts Beg Young People To Take COVID-19 Seriously

“Ultimately, you will infect someone who’s vulnerable,” Dr. Anthony Fauci warned young Americans.

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