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Health Apr 01Trump resists national shutdown, leaving it up to states
This is despite his administration's projections that tens of thousands of Americans are likely to be killed by the disease.
Health Mar 29WATCH: Trump extends virus guidelines, braces U.S. for big death toll
President Trump is bracing the United States for a grim death toll from the coronavirus pandemic. On Sunday he extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month.
Health Mar 28Trump: No quarantine, but travel advisory for NY, CT and NJ
President Trump is backing away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Instead, Trump is directing that a “strong Travel Advisory” be issued to stem the spread of the outbreak.
Health Mar 28U.S. Navy hospital ship heading to NYC for coronavirus aid
President Donald Trump will send off a naval hospital ship Saturday before it heads to New York City, as he aims to highlight the federal response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Health Mar 27WATCH: Trump warns governors to be ‘appreciative’
After days of pleading by the nation's governors, Trump on Friday signed an order aimed at compelling General Motors to prioritize the production of ventilators under the Defense Production Act.
Health Mar 24Trump wants U.S. reopened by Easter despite expert warnings
Health experts have made clear that unless Americans continue to dramatically limit social interaction, the number of infections will overwhelm the healthcare system, leading to many more deaths.
Politics Mar 202020 campaigns go digital amid fears of coronavirus spread
Amid calls for social distancing to stop the pandemic's spread, Democrats Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, as well as Republican President Donald Trump, have had little choice but to call off large-scale public events in favor of politicking online and…
Economy Mar 18Treasury proposal: Deliver $500 billion to Americans starting April
In a memorandum issued Wednesday, Treasury is calling for two $250 billion cash infusions to individuals: A first set of checks issued starting April 6, with a second wave in mid-May.
Health Mar 18Senate considers $100 billion coronavirus bill, bigger federal measure in works
The upcoming economic package alone could exceed $1 trillion, a rescue plan not seen since the Great Recession.
Health Mar 18Trump’s proposed coronavirus economic package could approach $1 trillion
Trump's proposed economic package alone could approach $1 trillion, a rescue initiative not seen since the Great Recession.