Outrage over Trump’s retweet of supporter shouting ‘white power’ – live

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7.54pm BST

US health secretary Alex Azar has warned that “the window is closing” on the country’s chance to take action to effectively curb the coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases surpassed 2.5m.

The Health and Human Services secretary pointed to a recent spike in infections, particularly in the south and said people have “to act responsibly” by social distancing and wearing face masks especially “in these hot zones”.

7.38pm BST

Democratic party chairman Tom Perez has put out a statement following Donald Trump’s since deleted retweet of a man shouting “white power”. The president called those appearing in the video “great people”.

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