(CNN)Lawmakers in Congress are expressing outrage and confusion as to why the United States is not testing individuals for the COVID-19 coronavirus at as fast a pace as other countries, following closed-door briefings with administration officials who failed to explain the discrepancy.Several members emerged from an all-members House briefing Thursday morning saying they were told the government is working around the clock to make tests, but the US system is trying to catch up to other countries like South Korea.LIVE UPDATES: US coronavirus travel ban hits 26 European countriesMembers were exasperated with what they said was a lack of clarity in the officials’ answers, as lawmakers struggle to understand how the US has been so far outpaced by other countries grappling with the pandemic.As he left Thursday’s briefing, GOP Rep. Mark Walker of North Carolina said there is “a growing frustration among members as a whole to get more definitive answers” from the administration about testing capabilities.He said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “struggled to give a really strong answer” on why the United States hasn’t been able to duplicate testing that is being used in places such as South Korea.The briefings for both chambers come at a

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