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The IRS is calling back thousands of workers but says they must provide their own face coverings because the agency has not yet secured enough personal protective equipment. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Fred Leighty, warehouse manager at Oklahoma's Strategic National Stockpile warehouse, in Oklahoma City earlier this month. The Government Accountability Office will be tracking management and distribution of the nation's stockpile as well as testing for coronavirus. Sue Ogrocki/AP hide caption

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Government Accountability Office Oversees CARES Act

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"When somebody's the president of the United States, the authority is total," President Trump said on Monday. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Because of the coronavirus, mail volume is down, and the U.S. Postal Service says it may run out of money by this summer. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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You've Got Less Mail: The Postal Service Is Suffering Amid The Coronavirus

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Experts Say A National Quarantine Is Probably Not Legal

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Cars cross 42th Street as rain falls on New York City. President Trump considered, and then dropped, a proposed quarantine of New York state, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut. Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Emergency Management Agency Launches Website To Combat False Rumors

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A pedestrian carries two packages of toilet paper as she walks along Market Street in San Francisco earlier this month. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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