White House Briefing With the Wuhan Coronavirus Task Force

Last updated April, 21st 2020 at 6:57 PM est

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  • Apr 21, 2020 6:57 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

Trump jokes with Bret Baier before leaving that it's good to see him there and that he's been taking his TV time slot for awhile now. 

"Hope to have you back."

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:56 PM est | Leah Barkoukis       

"We'll have some interesting things to put out tonight," Trump says before leaving. 

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:56 PM est | Matt Vespa       

We're done for today. 

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:55 PM est | Ellie Bufkin       
  • Apr 21, 2020 6:54 PM est | Matt Vespa       
  • Apr 21, 2020 6:54 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

Dr. Birx (paraphrasing): Enough about the Jacksonville beaches. Jacksonville is different than Miami.

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:53 PM est | Matt Vespa       
  • Apr 21, 2020 6:53 PM est | Beth Baumann       
  • Apr 21, 2020 6:52 PM est | Matt Vespa       

Social distancing is still absolutely key. 

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:52 PM est | Reagan Mccarthy       
  • Apr 21, 2020 6:52 PM est | Matt Vespa       

Birx on re-openings: criteria is carefully outlined in consultation with the CDC and epidemiologists 

Built on premise of being data-driven 

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:52 PM est | Reagan Mccarthy       
  • Apr 21, 2020 6:50 PM est | Julio Rosas       

Trump: I want Harvard to pay the money back, okay customer if they won't do that, then we won't do something else. They have to pay it back. I don't like it.

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:49 PM est | Matt Vespa       

Harvard's endowment is $40 billion. They should repay back that money

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:49 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

Trump on Harvard taking stimulus money: "They have to pay it back. I don't like it."

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:48 PM est | Leah Barkoukis       

Trump says "we think we know where the invisible enemy came from" and that he'll be talking about that a lot soon. 

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:48 PM est | Ellie Bufkin       
  • Apr 21, 2020 6:48 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

"There's been nobody tougher than me on China," Trump says, adding that it's probably one of the reasons he got elected.

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:47 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

Trump said he likes De Blasio's idea to hold a ticker-tape parade to honor frontline workers... "when it's all over."

  • Apr 21, 2020 6:46 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

"We've tested more than any other country in the world," Trump tells Jon Karl after another snippy question.