Watch live: Trump says U.S. is “putting it all on the line this 30 days”
President Trump said Monday the U.S. is “sort of putting it all on the line this 30 days,” after he extended his Easter deadline for getting the country back to work to April 30. Mr. Trump has been eager to get the country back to work but said he was persuaded to extend social distancing guidelines after public health experts presented him with models showing as many as 2 million Americans could die without mitigating action.
Members of the Coronavirus Task Force, charged with leading the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, are holding a briefing as the nation hunkers down for a month of social distancing and business shutdowns. Mr. Trump had hoped that Americans would begin a return to normalcy by Easter Sunday on April 12, but the president in the Rose Garden on Sunday that the date was …continued .
[Source: CBS News]