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The News Roundup — Domestic

US President Donald Trump arrives to speak to the press ahead of the renewed briefing of the Coronavirus Task Force in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC.
US President Donald Trump arrives to speak to the press ahead of the renewed briefing of the Coronavirus Task Force in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC.

U.S. President Donald Trump announced the return of the daily coronavirus briefings he held in March and April. As the country sets COVID-19 records, Trump will look to regain the public’s trust as his poll numbers slip ahead of the November election.

Mayors, governors and attorneys general are pushing back on the president’s suggestion that he would send federal officials into cities across the country to quell protests. The administration has deployed federal forces to Portland and is planning to send troops to Chicago.

The state of California surpassed New York in the most reported cases of any state with 409,000. The city of Los Angeles is considering entering a complete lockdown.

And Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives, after Congressman Ted Yoho, R-Fla. called her a “f—ing b—ch” on the steps of the U.S. Capitol this week.

— CSPAN (@cspan) July 23, 2020

We’re taking a look at the most important headlines from around the nation and more on the News Roundup.

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