Coronavirus US live: Trump’s press conference disrupted by trucker protest

Posted by on May 15, 2020 1:29 pm
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6.29pm BST

If you would like to experience the sound of a trucker protest, Newsday White House correspondent Laura Figueroa Hernandez has you covered:

As Trump delivers briefing on vaccines in Rose Garden you can hear loud honking from outside WH grounds. pic.twitter.com/RuJ6ZgDZO9

Here’s a pic of the protesting, honking truckers you can hear during this Rose Garden presser. They are parked along Constitution. (Took this pic on my way home last night.) pic.twitter.com/sNZloRxR5T

6.18pm BST

Donald Trump says he “assumes” the reported coronavirus death toll in the US is accurate.

A reporter asked if he was worried it could be higher, and he said “or lower.”

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