Thursday, April 02, 2020
The president had urged states to "make a deal" Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, has complained that Fema contributes to a bidding war between states for ventilators, likening the situation to eBay. Wednesday's White House coronavirus taskforce briefing made an unusual start as Trump was first joined by the attorney general, William Barr; the secretary of defense, Mark Esper; and top military officials, who did not seem concerned with physical distancing. And with America still digesting predictions that up to 240,000 people could die from the pandemic, the president instead focused on "drug cartels" " a familiar applause line at his campaign rallies.
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