Trump used a briefing meant to calm fears about the coronavirus to say stock markets are down because of fears about the Democratic candidates. But markets are down worldwide, and it's because of coronavirus. Aired on 02/26/20. The economy and numbers on Wall Street have been the backbone of Trump's re-election argument. But coronavirus fears are talking markets worldwide, and that reportedly has Trump concerned. We talk to Philip Rucker. Aired on 3/5/2020. US stocks tumbled on Monday amid political wrangling over an American coronavirus relief package and a growing number of global deaths.
Battles between Democratic Party senators and their Republican Party rivals prevented an economic rescue package from advancing.
As the politicking continued in Washington, the New York City mayor has warned people will die needlessly unless a shortage of medical equipment is resolved within days.
Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Maryland. President Donald Trump thanked Rood for his service after many perceive his resignation as prompted by Trump's vendetta against those deemed disloyal.