Jennifer Jacobs

Jennifer Jacobs


Sr. White House reporter for Bloomberg. Reporting what I know, not what I think. jjacobs68@bloomberg.net ?Iowa

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Meadows says Trump admin and Republicans have already given more ground than Democrats in virus relief package talks. Pelosi: “I feel optimistic that there is light at the end of the tunnel.”

Birx, in Oval with Trump and Arizona gov, says they dispersed some large crowds at bars and nightclubs, and now have seen improvement week over week for 4 wks. Demonstrated you can keep retail open if you take the steps. She says she’s going to 6 heartland states in coming week.

Trump’s idea to give his nomination acceptance speech from the South Lawn of the White House may be legal—for him. But it lays out a minefield of problems for the staff charged with putting such an event together. @EmmaKinery 

Trump in Ohio today at Whirlpool factory will sign an EO requiring the federal govt to buy certain drugs from US manufacturers rather than from overseas companies, USA Today reports.

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Who’s 1st leader POTUS chose to sit with for bilat here at #G7  in Biarritz? UK’s new prime minister Boris Johnson. “He needs no advice” on Brexit, Trump told us. “He’s the right man for the job. I've been saying that for a long time. It didn't make your predecessor very happy."

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BREAKING scoop: Trump’s National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien has tested positive for the coronavirus, sources tell me.

Dr. Fauci would prefer a 14-day national shutdown of some sort to slow down coronavirus, and has made this point of view known in admin, he says on "Meet the Press." "I think we should really be overly aggressive and get criticized for over-reacting," Fauci told @chucktodd .

BREAKING: Trump plans to order meat processing plants to STAY OPEN, declaring them critical infrastructure under Defense Production Act. Order meant to stave off shortage of beef, chicken, eggs, pork. Plant closures could have shut down as much as 80% of capacity, source says.

DEUTSCHE BANK SAYS WILL COMPLY WITH SUPREME COURT'S DECISION, @business  reports

President retweeted the words "Covid has cure. America wake up.” And his amplification of that message was removed by Twitter within minutes as a falsehood.

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Trump trade and manufacturing adviser Peter Navarro says he stands by hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus treatment. “I'm sitting on millions of doses of it,” he says on CNN.

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