28 March 2020


Coronavirus Live Coverage (17)
US Updates Global Updates HOMEPAGE Trump finally uses a war-time law to force General Motors to help with coronavirus response as the pandemic strains hospitals John Haltiwanger 2020-03-27T21:02:40Z President Donald Trump speaks as Vice President Mike Pence looks on during a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in the press briefing room of the White House on March 26, 2020 in Washington, DC.
Trump signs $2 trillion recovery plan as US virus cases skyrocket (14)
President Donald Trump signed into law Friday the $2 trillion rescue plan to salvage a US economy crippled by the novel coronavirus, on a day the nation recorded more than 100,000 confirmed cases of virus infections. Hours earlier, the House of Representatives passed the package, with lawmakers uniting to greenlight the mega-plan as the world-topping number of US COVID-19 infections surged past 104,000, including 1,693 deaths.
Trump invokes Defense Production Act to require GM to produce ventilators (11)
By Kathryn Watson Updated on: March 27, 2020 / 4:57 PM / CBS News Will Trump use the Defense Production Act? President Trump exercised his authority under the Defense Production Act to require General Motors to "act, perform, and prioritize contracts or orders for the number of ventilators" deemed necessary by the health and human services secretary amid the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. Coronavirus Cases Exceed 100,000, Exacerbating Drug And Equipment Scarcity (11)
More than 1,600 have died of COVID-19 in the U.S. so far. Gabriella Borter, Roselle Chen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Doctors and nurses on the front lines of the U.S. coronavirus crisis pleaded on Friday for more protective gear and equipment to treat waves of patients expected to overwhelm hospitals as the sum of known U.S.
Trump seeks to force General Motors to produce ventilators (5)
Tom Krisher, Ap Auto Writer Updated 2:14 pm PDT, Friday, March 27, 2020 FiLE - In this March 26, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room, in Washington. Trump attacked General Motors Friday, March 27, alleging that the company promised to build thousands more breathing machines than it can deliver for coronavirus patients.
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