US President Donald Trump proposed guidelines on Thursday under which US state governors could act to revive the US economy from its coronavirus shutdown in a staggered, three-stage process.
Speaking at his daily briefing on the coronavirus, which has killed more than 32,600 Americans in a matter of weeks, Trump argued that a prolonged shutdown could be deeply harmful to the US economy and society.
It's time to prepare for the next front in our war: Opening Up America Again. pic.twitter.com/BHPKz92zXP— The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 16, 2020
Experts say the nationwide curve has flattened and the peak in new cases is behind us. pic.twitter.com/5U5DE6CoHw— The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 16, 2020