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Governors across the political spectrum insisted that the federal government must step up its support for states trying to roll out mass testing to safely reopen the economy, and President Trump continued to defend his approach but said he would seek to speed production of swabs.

Meanwhile, protests demanding the end of stay-at-home orders spread to more state capitals. Trump defended the protesters Sunday, arguing that some governors “have gone too far” in their social-distancing requirements during the pandemic.

And as deaths in the United States surpassed 40,000, Trump administration and congressional leaders say they are close to striking a $400 billion-plus deal to renew funding for a small-business loan program that ran out of money.

Here are some significant developments:

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