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

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President Donald Trump steps away from the lectern to allow Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, to speak about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Friday, April 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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

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The White House has canceled Monday’s Coronavirus Task Force media briefing, according to multiple correspondents.

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

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

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