Associated Press

Associated Press 20 May 2020

Trump threatens states' voting funds during pandemic


President Donald Trump follows up on tweets threatening to hold up federal funds for two election battleground states that are trying to make it safer to vote during the pandemic by insisting that "mail-in ballots are very dangerous." (May 20)

President Trump has announced he wants a temporary ban on all immigration into the United States during the coronavirus pandemic, to protect American jobs. He is planning to sign an executive order but it is likely to face legal challenges.

In the UK, family lawyers are warning that some separated parents are exploiting the lockdown, to prevent partners seeing their children.

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President Donald Trump has criticized the World Health Organization for praising China's initial response to the coronavirus pandemic even though he praised China a number of times in February 2020.

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