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The White House correspondents were called to gather and then were dismissed with no explanation given.

After being called to gather at about 11:30 a.m., the pool was told a few minutes later that it was a false alarm and that there was no longer a need for us. We were given no further details other than being told whatever the president is doing is remaining closed to the press. We did not make it past upper press. I’ve asked if there’s any additional info on what the president is doing and will pass along updates.

The president has been tweeting/retweeting this morning about Brian Kemp, Tommy Tuberville and the coronavirus. The only item listed on his schedule at the moment is a 3:30 p.m. meeting with the acting Defense secretary, which is closed to the press as of now.

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