|Trump Signs $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus Bill|
“President Donald Trump on Friday signed the $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill, putting in motion desperately needed financial relief for millions of Americans set back by the pandemic. Trump signed the bill just hours after the House passed it with a bipartisan vote,” Rebecca Shabad reports.
Apple Works with White House to Release ‘COVID-19’ App, Website
“Apple Inc and the White House said on Friday that the iPhone maker worked with the Trump administration and federal agencies to release an app and website that will direct users to guidance from the Centers for Disease Control on the disease caused by the coronavirus,” Steve Holland reports. Learn more about the screening tool here.
Selfless Acts: How Americans are Helping Each Other Through the Coronavirus
“People across the United States are taking steps to help one another amid the coronavirus pandemic. From companies donating masks and ventilators to hospitals, to everyday people helping their neighbors, there are countless examples of people trying to do the right thing during an extraordinarily difficult time,” The Hill reports.
🎬 WATCH: No American is alone as long as we are united!
US Was More Prepared for Pandemic than Any Other Country, Johns Hopkins Study Found
“The United States was ranked the best-prepared country in the world to handle a pandemic in late 2019 by the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) and the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security (JHCHS)—an assessment seemingly at odds with claims by Democrats that the Trump administration left the country vulnerable,” Gregg Re reports.
MORE: “WHO Chief Praises Trump’s Coronavirus ‘Leadership'”
Gallup Poll: Majority Of Americans Disapprove Of News Media Handling Of Wuhan Coronavirus
“Of nine leaders and institutions rated by Americans in a new poll on their response to the novel Wuhan Coronavirus, the media fared the worst, and it’s not even close,” Tristan Justice reports. According to the Gallup poll, only 44 percent of Americans approve of the media’s Coronavirus coverage, while 60 percent approve of President Trump’s response.
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America marshals all its resources to fight the Coronavirus
|Last night, the Senate unanimously passed a $2.2 trillion emergency deal—the largest economic relief package in our nation’s history. “96-0 in the United States Senate. Congratulations AMERICA!” President Trump wrote on Twitter.|
The American people have heroically joined forces and stepped up to help defeat the Coronavirus. But this outbreak has left American workers and small business owners in immediate need of financial relief.
The CARES Act, as it’s called, will provide just that:
-$1,200 direct payments to middle-class Americans, plus $500 for each child—a total of $3,400 for a family of four
-$100 billion in direct support to our hospital systems, first responders, and health care workers
– $370+ billion to small business owners to keep employees on the payroll
-Delays federal student loan payments for the next 6 months
“As we fight to protect American lives, we’re also protecting American livelihoods,” the President said during yesterday’s White House Coronavirus Task Force briefing. “I encourage the House to pass this vital legislation and send the bill to my desk for signature. Without delay, I will sign it immediately.”
🎬 VP Pence: American companies are stepping up to supply medical equipment!
The Coronavirus has put both America and the entire world through an unprecedented medical crisis. But from the beginning of the outbreak, President Trump took clear and decisive action, immediately putting life-saving travel restrictions in place and forging a partnership between the Federal government and private sector to take on this challenge together.
Today, those efforts continued as the President participated in a video teleconference with fellow G20 leaders to address global needs. Later, he and Vice President Mike Pence held another teleconference with our nation’s Governors to continue supporting local response efforts.
🎬 President Trump: The more aggressively we commit to social distancing, the sooner we can return to normal.
Dr. Birx: “When you are protecting yourself, you are protecting others.”
Photo of the DayPresident Trump and Vice President Pence participate in a video teleconference with Governors on COVID-19 | March 26, 2020