Coronavirus US live: Trump holds briefing as Cuomo announces plan to reopen New York

11.23pm BST

Trump said he’s not planning on firing Dr Fauci. Though he retweeted a post about firing the public health advisor, “I’m not firing him,” Trump said “No I like him. I think he’s terrific.”

“Not everybody is happy with Anthony,” he added. “Not everybody is happy with everybody.”

11.20pm BST

The campaign ad-style video that Trump played during the briefing was produced by his social media director Dan Scavino and “a group in the office”. So, in other words, American taxpayers paid for his office to produce the presentation.

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