Donald Trump invokes emergency powers; signs relief plan which provides sick leave to workers with COVID-19, free virus tests
The Senate overwhelmingly passed a second coronavirus response bill, which Donald Trump signed Wednesday night. The vote was a lopsided 90-8 despite worries by many Republicans about a temporary new employer mandate to provide sick leave to workers who get COVID-19. The measure is also aimed at making tests for the virus-free.
'Not a racist remark': Donald Trump dubs coronavirus as 'Chinese virus' despite putting Asian Americans at risk of hate crimes
Asked why he keeps calling the coronavirus the 'Chinese virus' when scientists say the disease doesn't respect borders and is not caused by ethnicity, Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that he doesn't consider it a racist remark.