Coronavirus: Trump says ‘you can destroy a country this way’

  24 March 2020    Read: 1195
 Coronavirus: Trump says ‘you can destroy a country this way’

Donald Trump doubled down on his pledge to end a national shutdown over the coronavirus, arguing on Tuesday that a prolonged economic lapse could "destroy" the United States.

"We lose thousands and thousands of people a year to the flu, we don't turn the country off," Mr Trump said during a Fox News virtual town hall from the White House. "We lose thousands of people a year to the flu. We have to get back to work. ... The faster we go back, the better."

 

The Independent


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