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White House Coronavirus Task Force Goes Quiet as Mike Pence Flouts Social Distancing

HeadlineJun 11, 2020

The White House coronavirus task force has not held a daily press briefing in over a month, even though about 800 to 1,000 U.S. residents are dying of COVID-19 each day. On Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence, the task force’s chairman, tweeted — then deleted — a photo of himself greeting dozens of Trump 2020 campaign staffers, all of whom were packed tightly together, indoors, wearing no masks, in contravention of CDC guidelines to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

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