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Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States was heading into what could be its “toughest” weeks as coronavirus cases swell nationwide. He warned states not to inflate their needs for critical medical equipment.
"There will be a lot of death, unfortunately. There will be death,” Trump said in a somber start to his daily briefing on the pandemic.
Trump was joined by Vice President Mike Pence, virus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx, and Dr. Anthony Fauci, the U.S. government's foremost infection disease expert. Each stood far apart from one another on the...
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‘There will be death': Trump warns of ‘toughest week' ahead

‘There will be death': Trump warns of ‘toughest week' ahead

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Saturday warned that America's "toughest week" is coming up, predicting "there will be death" as the number of Covid-19 cases surges in the days ahead.
The president said he was committed to supplying hotspots around the country with the medical supplies they need to combat the outbreak, noting that the federal government has set up new field hospitals in several states, and is now ready to handle infected patients in a field hospital in New York.
"We will move heaven and earth to safeguard our great American citizens," Trump said.
But he signaled his growing...
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