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DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday said he would support plans by President Donald Trump to quarantine New York City in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19 in Florida, saying the city's still-operating subways have become a Petri dish for the virus to spread.
DeSantis said during a news conference livestreamed from the state Capitol that he spoke with Trump earlier Saturday about a new type of virus testing that provides results in minutes. Trump then brought up the topic of quarantining New York City.
“My issue is, whatever works,” DeSantis said before quickly...
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Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

2 monthes ago   |   By Newser

President Trump said he was considering a quarantine as early as Saturday for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, though it wasn't clear whether he had the power to order state residents to stay put, the AP reports. Trump told reporters that he had spoken with Republican...
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Trump considers short-term quarantine for NY, NJ and CT

Trump considers short-term quarantine for NY, NJ and CT

2 monthes ago   |   By Times Union

Concerned about further spread of coronavirus, President Donald Trump may announce a short-term “enforceable” quarantine for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, he said Saturday afternoon.
Trump may restrict non-commercial travel from the three states to other places. This would be the first such mandatory, federal order in response to the coronavirus.
“I'm thinking about that right now,” Trump said Saturday. “We might not have to do it, but there's a possibility that sometime today we'll do a quarantine - short term - two weeks for New York, probably New Jersey, certain parts of...
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Trump Considering “Enforceable” Quarantine of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut

2 monthes ago   |   By Slate

Experts say it is unclear whether the president even has the authority to order residents of a state not to travel.
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Trump proposes two-week quarantine on N.Y.C metropolitan area; Cuomo says no discussions about restrictions

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

President Trump proposed a two-week quarantine covering New York state, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut, with a decision on the plan expected within hours. The commander in chief, speaking to reporters Saturday, said he was pondering the dramatic move in the nation's largest city and the rest...
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Trump 'considering quarantine on New York' to stem virus spread

2 monthes ago   |   By Al Jazeera

US president says he is considering a two-week enforced quarantine on New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut.
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Trump considering quarantine for NY, NJ and Connecticut

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

NORFOLK, Va. - President Donald Trump said he was considering a quarantine as early as Saturday for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, though it wasn't clear whether he had the power to order state residents to stay put.
Trump told reporters at the White House that he had spoken with Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, among others, and that “a lot of the states that are infected but don't have a big problem, they've asked me if I'll look at it so we're going to look at it.”
But New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who criticized the federal government's response as...
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Trump's new wall: The president blindsides New York by floating an ill-thought-out, likely unconstitutional ‘quarantine'

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Daily News

Comes word that President Trump is considering a two-week “quarantine” of New York, likely New Jersey and parts of Connecticut, an apparent attempt to seal off other parts of the country from the places where the coronavirus is now raging - or at least where an upsurge in testing is revealing far...
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Trump says he's considering short-term quarantine of New York, New Jersey, parts of Connecticut

2 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise.
“We're thinking about certain things. Some people would like to see New York quarantined because it's a hotspot.... We might not have to do it, but there's a possibility that sometime today we'll do a quarantine, short-term, two weeks on New York. Probably New Jersey, certain parts of Connecticut,” he told reporters as he departed the White House.
“I'd rather not do it, but we may need it,” the President...
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