WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Friday declared a public health emergency over the coronavirus outbreak and said it would take the extraordinary step of barring entry to the United States of foreign nationals who have traveled to China.
As I approached the door, I pressed the back of my hand against it to ensure there was no fire on the other side. It felt cool, so I proceeded. But when I opened the door, smoke billowed out. The entire room was filled. It was impossible to see anything.
The State Department unveiled a new state-of-the-art training facility that aims to teach diplomats and security personnel how to survive a Benghazi-style attack, according to multiple U.S. officials who described the program as preparation for "the worst day of your life."
The State Department has opened an investigation into a campaign of leaks targeting the Trump administration's top Iran official, including leaks of a non-public inspector general report, according to multiple sources inside the Trump administration and on Capitol Hill who have been briefed on the investigation and the report.
The Trump administration issued new restrictions on the actions Chinese government diplomats are permitted to take in the United States, a move that comes in response to the communist government blocking American personnel stationed in Beijing from meeting with key assets, according to U.S. officials.