The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Global Pandemic Death Toll Reaches 500,000

    The pandemic crossed two grim thresholds this weekend — 10 million known infections and half a million deaths. It comes as American positive results are growing in every state except Rhode Island and Connecticut, with infection increases of 40,000 or more, led by states like Texas and Florida. The latter and other states have returned to closing bars, restaurants and beaches to curb the contagion's spread. Unlike President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, who's canceled upcoming campaign appearances, wore a mask as he visited a Texas medical center Sunday and urged other Americans to do the same.

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