As the coronavirus death toll marches toward 200,000 in the U.S., President Trump again played defense on Thursday. “We’re hopefully beyond our spike and we’ll see,” Mr. Trump told reporters at a White House briefing. “We’re doing very well all over our country.” But in nine states — particularly in the Midwest — cases are on the rise. In Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. case spikes last week exceeded all previous seven-day stretches of the pandemic….