White House correspondent, New York Times. MSNBC and NBC News contributor. Annie.Karni@nytimes.com
Earlier in the day, he sent a letter to all of the country's governors, which included a thanks for “stepping up to help America confront this unprecedented global pandemic.”
@ddiamond gets results. "An attendant at the gym around 1 p.m. on Thursday also confirmed that the facility was open. But by 3:30 p.m. — after POLITICO had submitted questions to the health department — the gym was "closed until further notice."
"Sit back and be proud of our country." - Trump's advice to kids crawling up the walls at home
The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19
Trump hyped the departure of the hospital ship, saying it will play a “critical role” in freeing up hospital capacity. But the Comfort has 1K beds. New York says it needs a total of 140K beds to treat patients w/Covid-19, and has about 53K in normal times.
"The president didn’t meet a single storm victim, see an inch of rain or get near a flooded street." Via @jdawsey1
“I arranged to have some contestants fly in,” Mr. Houraney recalled. “At the very first party, I said, ‘Who’s coming tonight? I have 28 girls coming.’ It was Trump and Epstein.” Me and @maggieNYT on the Trump and Epstein relationship.
Trump has a habit of ripping up all of his paper -- his own "filing system" of sorts. Officials working in records management spend their days taping them back together to avoid violating Presidential Records Act
The canceling of the WH media christmas party was a story last year, and now it's just gone and it's not even a thing, like the press briefing and the NYT/WaPo subscriptions.
Mulvaney is saying that the press is now covering Coronavirus because "they think this will bring down the president. That’s what it’s all about."