White House press secretary says coronavirus briefing will go ahead Monday as scheduled


UPDATE: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany says the White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing will take place Monday as scheduled.

WASHINGTON (WFLA) — The White House has canceled Monday’s Coronavirus Task Force media briefing, according to multiple correspondents.

A release from the White had announced Monday morning that the briefing scheduled for later in the day had been canceled.

The White House has been holding daily press conferences around 5 p.m. almost every weekday up until Monday.

The cancellation comes two days after President Trump suggested the briefings are “Not worth the time and effort.”

This story will be updated.

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