.Trump is trying to loosen constraints by May 1 and is willing to kill more people, saying “staying at home id death”
Trump really wants a second wave of COVID-19 to ensure his re-election.
In a conference call today. the @VP discusses the impact of the Coronavirus crisis on the African American community. At noon, he convenes daily meeting of the Coronavirus Task Force and then takes part in the 1pm/ET press briefing.— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) April 10, 2020
Trump remains resolute in not using the Defense Production Act (DPA) to facilitate national testing. His attempt to invoke some “states rights” decentralized reason to have state-level testing is simply a corporate profit-grab. Trump remains committed to trying to restart the US economy despite the possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 contagion.
A Wall Street firm told wealthy investors it could get them returns of up to 175% by exploiting U.S. programs meant to help those hurt by the coronavirus https://t.co/og80tvKfTo— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) April 10, 2020
Follow my logic here:— 🖕🏻Aunt Crabby Calls Bullshit 🖕🏻 (@DearAuntCrabby) April 10, 2020
Trump wants to reopen the US for business & churches on May 1
People who are still infectious & not tested will continue to infect others
Those infected will take ~15 days to start to get sick (June/July)
Second round of US epidemic hits just b4 election
Gaslight Task Force:
Donald Trump’s own allies are urging him to give up his daily coronavirus briefings and let the adults in the room manage this global health emergency.
According to The New York Times, “Aides and allies increasingly believe the president’s daily briefings are hurting him more than helping, and are urging him to let his medical experts take center stage.”
The Times reports that GOP lawmakers and White House officials are telling Trump to cut down on his “error-filled appearances” and get to work preparing for the “looming recession.”