Trump Presser / Campaign rally substitute. Live Blog below
Pres Trump at WH says Dr. Fauci & Dr. Birx will be going over data & models about the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.
He also reiterated that WH guidelines go through 4/30.
Wartime Production Law Has Been Used Routinely, but Not With Coronavirus
The Defense Production Act has been invoked hundreds of thousands of times in the Trump years. But with the pandemic, the president sees it as a Ã¢ÂÂbreak the glassÃ¢ÂÂ last resort. https://t.co/Ofs6iXTatN
— Yashar Ali Ã°ÂÂÂ (@yashar) March 31, 2020
The United Kingdom emerged from the horrors of World War II and established a national health system. We can do the same thing with the coronavirus crisis and Medicare for All. https://t.co/iP6wn9dHqL
— Jacobin (@jacobinmag) March 31, 2020
Despite having committed to transferring 2,000 ventilators in military stocks to FEMA and HHS to fight the coronavirus outbreak, the Pentagon has not shipped any of them because the agencies have not asked for them or provided a shipping location. https://t.co/llB8uIiTc8
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) March 31, 2020
Does he not realize we don't need to normally socially distance ourselves during flu season because (1) it's not nearly as dangerous/deadly as COVID-19 and (2) there's a flu vaccine? https://t.co/zflCGOI1Ga
— PÃÂ© (@4everNeverTrump) March 31, 2020
Trump, faced with strong female leaders, has once again lashed out against them in a vulgar and despicable way.
But what's new- he started his presidency by defending his bragging about sexually assaulting women. Such a disgusting man. https://t.co/nZtpwAbvnX
— Ethan Somers (@ethanjsomers) March 31, 2020
Trump really wants you to believe that nobody could've seen the coronavirus pandemic coming. Unfortunately, he disbanded the US's pandemic preparedness team two years ago. pic.twitter.com/bGRrypEwFz
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 31, 2020
The White House just distributed Ã¢ÂÂ30 days to slow the spreadÃ¢ÂÂ guidelines that appear to be the same as the 15 day ones. pic.twitter.com/M7SsOEMEsX
— Shannon Pettypiece (@spettypi) March 31, 2020