Coronavirus US live: Trump holds briefing as 400,000 cases confirmed in America

11.26pm BST

Trump was asked whether he’d pardon Joe Exotic, of Tiger King.

“ What did he do?” Trump asked. “Are you recommending a pardon?”

11.24pm BST

Fact check: testing

Trump once again boasted about testing in the US, claiming that “we’re testing more than anybody”. Other countries that known being good on testing are now “calling us”, he added.

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