President Trump held a daily press briefing to discuss the Coronavirus Wednesday; telling the American people -particularly those with pre-existing conditions or other vulnerabilities- “We love them, we’re with them, we will not let them down.”
“What is your message to those individuals, and what do you hope that individuals, communities, and churches will do?” asked one reporter.
“My message is to all Americans, but to those Americans who are going through a lot — we love them, we’re with them, and we will not let them down,” said the President.
President Trump: "My message is to all Americans, but to those Americans who are going through a lot — we love them, we're with them, and we will not let them down." pic.twitter.com/8kRsScwLKr
— The Hill (@thehill) March 18, 2020
The Trump administration confirmed Wednesday their plans to close the continental border with Canada to all “non-essential” traffic in the coming days; a drastic move intended to slow the spread of the deadly Coronavirus.
“We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected. Details to follow!” posted Trump on social media.
We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected. Details to follow!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 18, 2020
Speaking during his opening monologue on ‘Hannity’ Tuesday night, Sean urged all politicians to put aside their partisan projects and help all Americans harmed by the global Coronavirus pandemic.
“The entire world is in a fight against this enemy. Major financial help is on the way. The White House is working on a trillion-dollar stimulus package… We’re Americans. We’re going to help out our fellow Americans. This country rebuilt Europe after World War II. We saved the world from evil and tyranny,” said Hannity.
“We must help our fellow Americans. Industries and workers have got to get the help that they deserve,” he added. “We will find the money, that’s who we are. Washington, all of you, stop with the pork barrel misuse of our tax dollars.”
'SICKENING': Backlash Grows Against Denver Democrat Who Supported Spreading Coronavirus at MAGA Rallies
Denver’s Democratic Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca is facing a growing backlash on social media this week after calling for those sick with the deadly Coronavirus to intentionally spread the disease at ‘Make America Great Again’ rallies.
“Democrat Denver Councilwoman Candi CdeBaca says that she stands in ‘solidarity’ with someone who says that they if they get the coronavirus that they will attend as many Trump rallies as possible She appears to have made the statement on her government Twitter account,” posted a reporter with the Daily Wire.
These people are sick. https://t.co/74mEIJDOpa
— Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) March 3, 2020
“These people are sick,” posted Donald Trump Jr.
“This elected Democrat in Colorado doesn’t seem very nice!” the Trump campaign War Room Twitter account posted in response.
— Trump War Room – Text TRUMP to 88022 (@TrumpWarRoom) March 3, 2020
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Source: Fox News
AOC: US Needs ‘Climate Transition, Free Education, Healthcare, Apprenticeships’ to Combat Coronavirus
Controversial Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez weighed-in Monday on the country’s efforts to combat the effects of Coronavirus; calling for “climate transition,” education expansion, free healthcare, and apprenticeships to offset the disease.
“What we should seriously start to consider now for the medium & long term (bc it will take time) is New Deal-style policy. We need a mix of policies to help put a lot of people to work. Climate transition, edu expansion w/ apprenticeships & colleges, M4A. These are jobs bills,” posted AOC on social media.
What we should seriously start to consider now for the medium & long term (bc it will take time) is New Deal-style policy.
We need a mix of policies to help put a lot of people to work. Climate transition, edu expansion w/ apprenticeships & colleges, M4A.
These are jobs bills.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) March 16, 2020
Her comments come hours after NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio announce a citywide shutdown on all theaters, bars, restaurants, and nightclubs to prevent new infections.
“Mayor Bill de Blasio announced late Sunday that the Big Apple’s nightlife will shut down and its restaurants and bars will only provide takeout or delivery service as authorities struggle to get ahead of the mounting coronavirus pandemic,” reports the NY Post.
Businesses have until 9am Tuesday morning to close their dining rooms to patrons. The move also applies to Starbucks, McDonalds, and other quick-service restaurants.
“Our lives are all changing in ways that were unimaginable just a week ago,” said Mayor Bill de Blasio.
— NYC Mayor's Office (@NYCMayorsOffice) March 16, 2020
“We are taking a series of actions that we never would have taken otherwise in an effort to save the lives of loved ones and our neighbors,” he added.
“This virus can spread rapidly through the close interactions New Yorkers have in restaurants, bars and places where we sit close together,” de Blasio’s statement said. “We have to break that cycle.”
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Source: NY Post