December 5, 2020

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Fauci says US is still in first wave of coronavirus infections – live

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7.47pm GMT

House speaker Nancy Pelosi and treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke about coronavirus relief negotiations again today, Pelosi’s spokesperson said.

The speaker’s spokesperson, Drew Hammill, said she and Mnuchin spoke by phone for 52 minutes about the remaining obstacles in the negotiations.

The Speaker and Secretary Mnuchin spoke today at 2:00 p.m. by phone for 52 minutes. As the nation faces record spikes in new COVID cases, we continue to eagerly await the Administration’s acceptance of our health language, which includes a national strategic plan on… (1/3)

7.31pm GMT

Miranda Bryant reports for the Guardian from New York:

New York mayor Bill de Blasio sharply criticized the city’s board of elections after people were forced to queue for hours to vote – saying “long lines tell people to go home” – and called for the organization to be abolished.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio calls on Board of Elections to “step up” & increase polling locations after nearly 200K early votes.

“Long lines tell people to go home.” pic.twitter.com/jO9ziUzKxo

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