Greg Clugston

White House correspondent
Greg Clugston
White House steps up harsh rhetoric against China
Greg ClugstonMay 20, 2020
The Trump administration is stepping up its harsh rhetoric against China.
In a new 20-page report, the Trump White House issues a broad-scale attack on Beijing’s predatory economic policies, military buildup, disinformation campaigns, and human rights violations. It comes as the president has repeatedly voiced his displeasure with China’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak. Mr. Trump often praises his personal relationship with the Chinese president, but he also hopes the strong rhetoric will resonate with voters heading into the 2020 election.

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Trump to finish hydroxychloroquine regimen “in a day or two”
Greg ClugstonMay 20, 2020
President Trump says he plans to stop taking hydroxychloroquine as a defense against the novel coronavirus later this week.
On Monday, the president revealed that he’s  been taken the anti-malaria drug for about a week and-a-half. A move he described as providing a layer of security against the virus, despite FDA warnings about dangerous side effects. On Wednesday, he told reporters that he plans to stop taking hydroxychloroquine when his regimen finishes “in a day or two.”

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President Trump warns that mail-in voting leads to fraud and illegality
Greg ClugstonMay 20, 2020
President Trump is raising alarms about mail-in voting.
The president warns that widespread voting-by-mail opens the door to cheating.
 
He’s threatening to withhold federal funds from Michigan and Nevada, two states that are making plans for mail-in ballots.
 
The president says mail-in voting is allowable, in certain cases, such as illness and, in his case, being away from his official state of residence.

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Trump cheers the GOP results from two congressional special elections
Greg ClugstonMay 13, 2020
President Trump is cheering the results from two congressional special elections on Tuesday.
Writing on Twitter, the president said the GOP scored “two great congressional wins” in Wisconsin and California. He said Republican “Tom Tiffany beat his Democrat rival big in Wisconsin.” And the president declared California’s Mike Garcia victorious for “taking back a seat from Democrats.” In that race, an unknown number of ballots remain to be counted. But Garcia has a double-digit lead and is poised to be the first Republican in California to reclaim a House seat from the Democrats in 22 years.

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Trump defends White House safety after two staffers test positive for COVID-19
Greg ClugstonMay 12, 2020
President Trump is defending the White House safety protocol after two staffers tested positive for COVID-19.
The two recent cases involved employees close to both President Trump and Vice President Pence. And they showed that the White House is not immune to the coronavirus. But the president says the system did not break down.
 
Anyone who works in close proximity to the president and vice president is tested and masks are now required for everyone who enters the West Wing of the White House.

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Supreme Court to hear arguments involving Trump’s financial records
Greg ClugstonMay 12, 2020
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in a legal dispute over President Trump’s financial records.
The president is trying to keep his tax and other financial records from being turned over to lawmakers and a district attorney. In separate cases, Congress and the Manhattan District Attorney have issued subpoenas for the tax, bank, and financial records, which the president’s banks and accounting firm have refused to turn over. Mr. Trump has so far lost at every level in the lower courts, but the records have not been turned over pending a final court ruling. GC, Wash.

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90-day IRS tax extension announced for individuals and corporations
Greg ClugstonMar 17, 2020

The Trump administration will allow individuals and businesses to delay paying their tax bills for 90 days past the April 15 deadline. White House correspondent Greg Clugston reports.

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The move is designed to inject billions of dollars into the hard-hit economy. But Treasury Secretary Steven Mnunchin encourages Americans to file their tax returns if they can.

For those who need a deferment…

Individuals can delay paying up to one-million dollars in payments, while corporations can defer up to 10 million.


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Fed takes another emergency step to shore up nation’s economy
Greg ClugstonMar 17, 2020

The Federal Reserve has taken another emergency step to shore up the nation’s economy during the coronavirus pandemic. White House correspondent Greg Clugston reports.

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the nation’s central bank will buy up to one-trillion dollars of short-term loans that businesses rely on to pay bills and other expenses.

The Fed took similar action during the 2008 financial crisis to help companies get access to cash.


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Fed government urges Americans of all ages to stay home, avoid crowds
Greg ClugstonMar 17, 2020

The federal government is urging Americans of all ages to stay home and avoid crowds during the next two weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. White House correspondent Greg Clugston.

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Dr. Deborah Birx of the White House Coronavirus Response team says the government guidelines don’t just apply to older Americans.

She says younger Americans are unknowingly spreading asymptomatic virus in the public. And President Trump was asked what should people do about their travel plans.

He says the country needs to make shared sacrifices for the sake of everyone.


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President Trump: “all is well” after Iran fires missiles at two bases in Iraq
Greg ClugstonJan 07, 2020
President Trump claims “all is well” after Iran fired ballistic missiles at two military bases in Iraq. White House correspondent Greg Clugston reports.
 

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