Trump's disconnect with DC widens during viral pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) - District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser’s cellphone rang earlier this week from an unfamiliar number: It was the White House calling to say President Donald Trump wanted to talk.


The president congratulated Washington’s mayor on $876 million in federal coronavirus relief going to the Washington-area Metro system - money that was welcome but not under the mayor’s jurisdiction, instead going to a regional transportation authority.


Bowser used the...