Independent news has never been so important.

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Sign up for our Daily News Digest today! Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.

White House Quietly Told Gold Star Families They May Have Been Exposed to Coronavirus

HeadlineOct 08, 2020

The Daily Beast reports the White House quietly informed a veterans group that family members of fallen U.S. soldiers may have been exposed to the coronavirus at an event hosted by President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Dozens of Gold Star family members, many of them elderly, packed the East Room of the White House on September 27 for the event — seated shoulder to shoulder and not wearing masks.

The original content of this program is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may be separately licensed. For further information or additional permissions, contact us.

Non-commercial news needs your support

We rely on contributions from our viewers and listeners to do our work.
Please do your part today.
Make a donation
Top