Today, President Trump held the first Coronavirus Task Force Briefing since April. A summary of his remarks are as follows: President Donald Trump Provide an update on our response to the China virus and what my Administration is doing to get the outbreak in the Sun Belt under control. My team is working night and day […]
White House Briefing
Two weeks ago, Governors began lifting their “stay-at-home” orders and other restrictions in an effort to reopen their states. A phased reopening approach continue across the country in accordance with the President’s Guidelines Opening Up America Again. The Guidelines consist of three phases with recommendations for reopening under each phase. Yesterday, President Trump continued his
President Donald Trump Provide you with an update in our war against the coronavirus. Thanks to our comprehensive strategy and extraordinary devotion to our citizens — we’ve had such tremendous support all over — we continue to see encouraging signs of progress. Cases in New York area, New Orleans, Detroit, Boston, and Houston are declining.
White House Coronavirus President Donald Trump We continue to see evidence that our aggressive strategy is working and working at a very high level. Nationwide, the percent of tests that come back positive has declined very significantly. Last week, roughly 38 percent of the tests in New York were positive. This week, that number is
President Donald Trump A lot of tremendous things are happening. The number of new positive cases continue to decline nationwide. Recent hotspots appear to be stabilizing. The hotspots are, in some cases, very interesting what’s going on. They’re going down; they’re going in the right direction. Cases in the Boston area are now declining. The
President Donald Trump Start by saying that our love and prayers of every American continue to be with our fellow citizens who have lost a cherished friend or a family member to the virus. Amidst our grief, we’re making tremendous strides against this invisible enemy. Thanks to our aggressive campaign against the virus and the
President Donald Trump We continue to see a number of positive signs that the virus has passed its peak. It’s been very devastating all over the world. 184 countries. Birx will walk through some of these trends in a few moments, but they’re very positive trends for winning. Going to win. We’re going to close
President Donald Trump I just had a great conversation with the leading faith leaders of our country. It went extremely well. We learned a lot. Yesterday, we unveiled detailed guidelines for America’s Governors to initiate a phased, safe, and gradual reopening of America. The guidelines provide Governors with the fact-driven and science-based metrics they will
President Donald Trump Our nation is engaged in a historic battle against the invisible enemy. To win this fight, we have undertaken the greatest national mobilization since World War Two. We’ve marshaled every instrument of American power, and we’ve unleashed our most potent weapon of all: the courage of the American people. These have been
President Donald Trump Begin by saying that we’ve reached an agreement — the Secretary of Treasury, Steve Mnuchin, with the major airlines, all of our great airlines — to participate in a Payroll Support Program. This agreement will fully support airline industry workers, preserve the vital role airlines play in our economy, and protect taxpayers.