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Voice of America 31 Mar 2020

Trump: 'Prepare for Hard Days' Ahead with Coronavirus


President Donald Trump says Americans should be "prepared for the hard days that lie ahead," when it comes to the battle against the coronavirus, Tuesday, March 31.
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President Trump said he's considering domestic travel restrictions as the coronavirus continues to spread across the U.S. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joins CBSN from Washington to talk about the latest.
President Donald Trump dramatically changed the tone of his approach to the coronavirus outbreak, saying the US should prepare for difficult days ahead.

Only recently he had been comparing COVID-19 to the flu - but now he's calling it a 'plague'.

His coronavirus task force revealed that without social distancing measures, the estimated death toll in the US would have been between 1.5 million and 2.3 million.
President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that will temporarily suspend the issuance of certain green cards for 60 days as the country continues to combat the coronavirus. (April 22)
Sen. Marsha Blackburn argues China should be held accountable for withholding coronavirus information and should, in turn, waive owed U.S. debt.

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