The Queen is known by Palace staff past and present for her skill at being able to execute her broadcasts in just one take – which any television host will tell you is no mean feat. But Her Majesty was required on this occasion to repeat the message several times so that the sole cameraman could reshoot from different angles. … [Read more...] about ‘A great & wonderful woman’: Donald Trump tweets tribute to the Queen ahead of her special address to the nation amid coronavirus crisis
“I was lucky, I had two pretty rough days and then I bounced back and some people do get it pretty mildly, and then for others it’s very, very serious and the Prime Minister is not at that end of the spectrum.” … [Read more...] about Donald Trump says ‘all Americans praying’ for ‘strong man’ Boris Johnson after PM rushed to hospital with coronavirus
'For example, I start the morning off with an hour and a half briefing with my medical experts, on the health circumstances, they send me all these graphs and lay out exactly what the status of things are,' Biden said. 'And then I have an hour and a half meeting with my economic team.' … [Read more...] about ‘Letting thousands of people needlessly suffer and die is wrong.’ Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden join storm of opposition to Donald Trump’s demand to get America back to work
"There is a governor, I hear him complaining all the time, Pritzker. He is always complaining," Trump said during Sunday's White House Coronavirus Task Force press briefing. "I just said, 'Give me a list of a couple of the things we've done in Illinois.' We're building a 2,500-bed hospital in McCormick Place, that's a big convention center in Chicago. We're helping to staff it and probably will end up staffing it because he's not able to do what he's supposed to be able to do as the governor." … [Read more...] about Trump Hits Back at Illinois Gov. Pritzker for ‘Complaining All the Time’ During Coronavirus Briefing: ‘He Hasn’t Performed Well’
TRUMP: “So we have more cases than anybody, but we’re doing really well, and we also have a very low — relative to other countries — very low mortality rate. And there are reasons for that.” — interview Monday with “Fox & Friends.” … [Read more...] about AP FACT CHECK: Trump, ‘wartime’ pandemic leader or ‘backup’?