"It was actually after [Pence] left Mayo Clinic that he found out that they had a policy of asking everyone to wear a mask," Karen Pence said.
"He didn't want to wear a mask because he wanted to look them in the eye and say thank you. What kind of mask was he planning to wear? Spider-Man?" Kimmel asked on his late-night show.
Governor Andrew Cuomo authorized the state to pay for medical supplies before it received them amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The White House coronavirus response coordinator also said ventilator and coronavirus test production would need to "accelerate" before the fall.
The vice president seemed to go against the Mayo Clinic's policy that a mask be worn in its facility to lessen the risk of infection.
The White House Coronavirus Task Force member said social distancing will continue through the summer months, noting that many governors understand the process of reopening must be very gradual.
The head of the White House coronavirus task force told The Wall Street Journal that he was encouraged by a decrease in cases in major metropolitan areas.
The White House Coronavirus Task Force is scheduled to hold its latest press briefing at 5 p.m. ET. Here's how to watch.
Cadets in the U.S.A.F.A class of 2020 graduated in a ceremony that was markedly different from previous years.
The vice president rejected criticism that there is not enough testing capacity to end lockdowns and reopen the U.S. economy.
Senator Angus King said he's "never been so mad about a phone call in my life" after a call between Senate Democrats and members of the White House coronavirus task force Friday afternoon about the country's testing capabilities.
Citing no evidence, the president claimed that 29 states would soon be ready to begin the process of lifting social distancing measures meant to halt the spread of COVID-19
The Vice President called his British counterpart after Prime Minister Boris Johnson was hospitalized with severe COVID-19 symptoms.
The president told reporters that he continues to favor an unproven combination of drugs as a treatment for COVID-19 because he wants to keep people from using ventilators.
Tracking analysts see a discrepancy between White House claims and the real numbers on the testing kits.
The members of the Coronavirus Task Force, led by Vice President Mike Pence, are set to appear in the White House's James S. Brady Press Briefing room at around 5:00 p.m. EST Sunday.
He also warned that there could be between 100,000-200,000 deaths in the U.S. from the disease.
The White House will hold its latest Coronavirus Task Force press briefing Sunday afternoon to provide updates on potential economic stimulus proposals, new confirmed cases, and the most recent actions by the Trump administration to slow the pandemic.
"During this time of increased demand for hospital services, clinicians urgently need an on-demand diagnostic test for real-time management of patients being evaluated for admission to health-care facilities," one doctor said of the new testing.
On Monday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo thanked President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence for responding "very quickly" to the coronavirus outbreak in the state.
During a press conference earlier Saturday, Trump revealed that he was tested for the virus.
The United Kingdom and Ireland have been added to the United States' travel ban countries amid the coronavirus spread, the White House confirmed Saturday.
"I'm also washing my hands very regularly throughout the day," Pence said.
"Stop handshaking" is the CDC's first piece of advice for "keeping the workplace safe."
"Let me be sure to get you an answer on that. I honestly don't know the answer to the question," Pence said when asked whether Trump has been tested for coronavirus.
"We are going to take care of and have been taking care of the American public and the American economy," President Trump said Monday.
Scientists told Newsweek the U.S. is worringly behind the ball on screening for COVID-19.
"Every day I read, 'He's gonna put this one, he's gonna put that one,'" Trump said Thursday, shooting down rumors of replacing Vice President Mike Pence. "If I did, that would be a great act of disloyalty because he's been great."
Pence's position has stirred up concern among those who criticized his handling an HIV/AIDS outbreak when he was Indiana's governor.