• Inside Trump's Coronavirus Theatrics on War Powers, Ventilators and GM

    1 month ago - By Time

    On Friday, Mar. 27, President Donald Trump took what appeared to be bold, decisive action in the fight against the new coronavirus. Reaching for wartime powers under the Defense Production Act, Trump ordered the federal government to “use any and all authority” to force auto giant General Motors to produce ventilators, the life-saving medical devices desperately needed by patients and hospitals struggling to survive the fast-spreading COVID-19 respiratory illness. For good measure, Trump tweeted, “General Motors MUST immediately open their stupidly abandoned Lordstown plant in Ohio, or...
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  • Trump warns Americans of a tough two weeks ahead in coronavirus fight

    Trump warns Americans of a tough two weeks ahead in coronavirus fight

    1 month ago - By Reuters

    President Donald Trump and his top healthcare advisers urged Americans on Tuesday to follow strict social distancing measures ahead of a "tough two weeks" that could see at least 100,000 deaths from the coronavirus in the United States.
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