House speaker criticizes president on CNN while Dr Anthony Fauci says as many as 200,000 Americans may dieCoronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, delivered a devastating critique of Donald Trump on Sunday, accusing the president directly of costing American lives through his constant denials and delays in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Related: The missing six weeks: how Trump failed the biggest test of his life Continue reading...
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Coronavirus US live: Pelosi attacks Trump's focus on reopening and says 'death is not an economic motivator'
House speaker asks in interview ‘why are we going down that path?’US begins to reopen but...House speaker asks in interview ‘why are we going down that path?’US begins to reopen but businesses and customers in no rush to get backLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGet a fresh perspective on America – sign up to our First Thing newsletter 6.19pm BST Republican senator Lindsey Graham signaled he could support additional funding for state and local governments in the next coronavirus relief bill. “No doubt states have been hit pretty hard,” Graham, a close ally of the president’s, said at the Capitol. “If it were set up the right way, I think it makes sense.” 6.05pm BST Here’s where the day stands so far: Continue reading...