Remember that it’s a feature of the Trump regime that other opportunism will operate in the background such as his attempts to personally profit from vaccine production. Remember lower Fed rates (now at 0%) also help his personal debt load.
He now is defaulting to nativism and xenophobia.
As we begin to self-isolate the nation, The Trump economy continues to crash with a number of measures being put in place, Ever data- conscious, Trump tries to shift responsibilities to the states. Trump has rated himself a “10” which is much like the box-office performance of that movie. The worse cases are peak case numbers of 500,000-700,000 to keep the health system from crashing
The Dow fell ~3,000 points Monday, the largest one-day point drop of all time.— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) March 16, 2020
The reverberations of the coronavirus outbreak will be felt within every economic sector — from investors to small businesses to low-wage workers.
Here’s @jillonmoney https://t.co/W5mCK4rjoC pic.twitter.com/pw8iOXpHGT
The Dow fell 12.94% today.— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) March 16, 2020
The worst day in 1929 was a decline of 12.82%.
The Dow has evidently decided that time is not linear and reset itself to January 2017 pic.twitter.com/wqEaVjCWt7— G. Elliott Morris (@gelliottmorris) March 16, 2020
The first shipment of masks and coronavirus test kits to the US is taking off from Shanghai. All the best to our friends in America. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/LTn26gvlOl— Jack Ma (@JackMa) March 16, 2020
In presser, Trump says “we have a problem that a month ago nobody ever thought about.”— Dan Diamond (@ddiamond) March 16, 2020
Trump was first briefed about coronavirus threat almost exactly two months ago today. pic.twitter.com/Im2Dee72TY
I count 16 people here. https://t.co/f57Clh0AEn— Jim Roberts (@nycjim) March 16, 2020
We know the next step. Trump will tell Cuomo that if the NY AG stops investigating him, he will get NY more ventilators and send in the Army Corps to build hospital capacity.— Norman Ornstein (@NormOrnstein) March 16, 2020