Senate Democrats on Thursday stalled President Donald Trump’s request for $250 billion to supplement a “paycheck protection” program for businesses crippled by the coronavirus outbreak, demanding protections for minority-owned businesses and money for health care providers and state and local governments.
President Donald Trump's sudden request Tuesday to pump $250 billion more into a just-launched payroll program for small businesses may hit roadblocks.
The president made the remarks on Tuesday.
The former vice president shared suggestions on the COVID-19 pandemic to President Donald Trump in the call, according to the Biden campaign.
As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months that could have been used to bolster the federal stockpile of critically needed medical supplies and equipment.
“There will be a lot of death, unfortunately,” Trump said in a somber start to his daily briefing on the pandemic, “There will be death.”
The president remarked on the developments on Tuesday.
The United States now leads the world in reported coronavirus cases, but President Trump's mind Sunday afternoon is apparently on the ratings for his TV appearances:
President Trump on Saturday said he is considering imposing an enforceable quarantine on New York, parts of New Jersey and parts of Connecticut as part of the efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The president remarked on the developments on Friday.
Experts say the U.S. is hundreds of thousands of breathing machines short of what it likely will need to treat a rapidly rising number of COVID-19 patients.
The announcement of the forthcoming new guidelines comes days after Trump said he hoped to “reopen” the country by Easter.
The coronavirus threat has inspired predatory price gougers to hoard much-needed sanitary products, and then turn around and sell them at a sky-high rate, but prosecutors at the state and federal levels are sending a message that such practices won’t be tolerated.
Fox News Channel is hosting a two-hour virtual town hall with President Trump and members of the White House coronavirus task force on Tuesday, March 24, at 12 p.m. ET.
President Donald Trump claimed, without evidence, that continued closures could result in more deaths than the coronavirus pandemic.
The president announced the latest developments on Monday.
President Donald Trump focused attention on possible treatments for the new coronavirus on Thursday, citing potential use of a drug long used to treat malaria and some other approaches still in testing.
The Senate is turning to a House-passed coronavirus response bill, as lawmakers and the Trump administration work behind the scenes to draft a separate massive federal measure to help blunt the virus' effect on the economy.
President Donald Trump has clinched the Republican Party nomination, surpassing the necessary delegate threshold.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said individuals will be able to delay paying up to $1 million in payments.