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US News Coronavirus: Donald Trump visits a mask factory without wearing one and calls to "reopen" the economy

04:40  06 may  2020
04:40  06 may  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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Trump will visit a Honeywell International Inc aerospace facility in Phoenix that is making protective face masks . Trump has remained at the White House for weeks during the coronavirus pandemic, only The institute's predictive coronavirus model, periodically revised to account for changing

Trump said he would wear a mask in Arizona, where he will visit a facility that has been producing face Trump and his allies are signaling a desire to focus on reopening the economy , even as Donald Trump is effectively abandoning a public health strategy for the coronavirus pandemic and

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Donald Trump visite une usine de masques Honeywell, à Phoenix, dans l'Arizona, le 5 mai 2020. © BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP Donald Trump visits a Honeywell mask factory in Phoenix, Arizona, on May 5, 2020. UNITED STATES - The American president visited Arizona , Tuesday, while many states lift the restrictions put in place despite a long-awaited recession

It was his first real trip in over six weeks. Anxious to give the image of a country that is restarting , Donald Trump left the White House on Tuesday to go to Arizona, where, faithful to his habit, he chose not to wear an mask. At the same time, Vice President Mike Pence confirmed that the White House coronavirus task force will be dissolved in the coming weeks.

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Mr Trump told reporters that healthy citizens would be able to return to work "as conditions allow". He said that reopening the US economy would be done " one careful step at a time" but he called on The Trump administration had previously pencilled in 1 May as a possible date to reopen the nation

“I'm not saying that everything is perfect. (…) Are some people going to be hit hard? Yes. But we have to open our country and we have to open it soon, "said Donald Trump from a Honeywell respirator factory in Phoenix. "Now we are reopening our country and it is going to be something very special," he added, saying the Americans were "warriors" ready for this "new phase of the battle."

No mask for Trump

After suggesting otherwise, Donald Trump presented himself among the workers all wearing masks without wearing one himself, containing protective glasses, to the sound of the song Live and let die.

They are also, somewhat inappropriately, blasting 'Live and let die' over the factory sound system pic.twitter.com/A11qkUla2F

- Zach Purser Brown (@zachjourno) May 5, 2020

In early April, the Republican billionaire had stressed that he did not intend, personally, to comply with this recommendation from the health authorities to wear a mask. Vice President Mike Pence has come under heavy criticism for not wearing a mask while visiting a clinic in Minnesota, in violation of the facility's regulations. On Sunday evening, he admitted that he had made a mistake.

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6:58 pm: President Trump tours respirator facility without wearing protective mask that workers are required to wear . President Donald Trump , who has for weeks refused to wear a mask as a coronavirus precaution despite Now, as the country looks to reopen the economy , an entirely

Coronavirus task force soon to be dismantled

Asked about the numerous projections that do not predict an arrest will be contagious during the summer, Mr. Trump has once again defended his decisions since the start of the pandemic. "We just got it," he said.

The U.S. curve has looked flat for a few weeks, but that changes if you take out the country's hardest-hit region. Outside of New York City, the number of new coronavirus cases per day is still on the rise. https://t.co/h79AjDP7sg pic.twitter.com/uB9h9QQZ3V

- Lauren Leatherby (@LaurenLeatherby) May 5, 2020

The balance sheet of the United States hides great disparities, as in Europe. Large initial outbreaks, such as New York and New Jersey, are seeing contagion decline. In Texas, Illinois and the Washington area, the number of new cases is increasing. In California and Florida, it stagnates.

Evidence of the executive's desire to mark the start of a new chapter, Vice President Mike Pence said that the crisis unit on the Covid-19, which he heads, should be dismantled in the weeks to come. Would Donald Trump be tempted to say "Mission accomplished"? "No, no, mission accomplished, that’s when it’s over," he said. "We cannot keep our country closed for the next five years," said Donald Trump. The American president assured, however, that he would continue to consult the scientists, but one should not see any more a daily point with the doctors Anthony Fauci or Deborah Birx.

Reporter: If the virus is going to have a resurgence, why are you now winding down the coronavirus task force?

Trump: "Well, because we can’t keep our country closed for the next five years." pic.twitter.com/C6w4aaoNne

- Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) May 5, 2020

Mnuchin - Serious repercussions for US economy due to delays in reopening .
Washington, May 13 (Reuters) - US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has warned of the risk of serious economic damage if the economy is delayed when it reopens. "We will slowly open the economy," said Mnuchin in an interview with Fox News. "But there is also a risk that if we wait too long, we will destroy the US economy." He expects the second quarter to be "pretty bad," but if the economy starts up again with appropriate safeguards, the following quarters will be better.

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