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President Trump's Coronavirus Response
Mar 13, 2020 at 12:51 PM
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The Quick Facts

  • On March 11th, President Trump gave a speech from the Oval Office on the Coronavirus.
  • During the speech, he announced a 30-day suspension on travel from Europe (excluding the United Kingdom). He also proposed some emergency actions to provide support to Americans during the crisis.
  • These proposals included financial relief for hourly workers, additional liquidity from the Small Business Administration for low-interest loans, an extension of the April 15th tax deadline for some individuals and businesses, and payroll tax relief legislation.
  • The World Health Organization has officially declared the Coronavirus outbreak a “pandemic.”

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CNN

Trump's coronavirus speech was a disaster

Peter Bergen
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Vox

Trump’s coronavirus speech was deeply flawed — but he got one critical thing right

Kelsey Piper
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National Review

Trump Coronavirus Response: Failure So Far

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Democrats attacking Trump coronavirus response hurt economy – they shouldn’t politicize crisis

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