Negotiations over a new COVID-19 rescue bill were in flux Friday after the White House floated cutting an unemployment benefits boost to as little as $100 and President Donald Trump turned to a new priority, adding money to build a new FBI headquarters.
President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.
The latest ECU poll, conducted June 22-25, shows a virtual tie in the race for president in North Carolina, with former Vice-President Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump among registered voters by one percentage point 45% to 44%.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday that lays out guidelines on old policies that agencies should ban, and new policies to implement. Jacksonville Police Chief Mike Yaniero says they don't teach some of the policies the order bans.
In an exclusive interview, Gray Television Washington Bureau Chief Jacqueline Policastro speaks one-on-one with Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee. Policastro also speaks one-on-one with Tom Perez, chair of the Democratic National Committee.
The candidate deadline came and went at midday Friday for hundreds of races on ballots in a presidential year. Ten additional people filed to run for the 11th Congressional District seat that Rep. Mark Meadows announced on Thursday he'd be giving up.
Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Forest wants the FBI to get more answers about a natural-gas pipeline permit and special fund that's already put Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and his administration under the legislature's microscope.