The president says he is considering quarantining the state, but its governor expresses concern.
House members overrode a Republican's objection to approve the coronavirus relief package, sending it to President Trump, who signed it Friday.
Shortly after the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic reached 1,500 on Friday, President Donald Trump took to the podium at a White House press briefing and complained that certain state's governors are not "appreciative" enough of the federal government's help-so much so that he said he'd told Vice President Mike Pence, the leader of the coronavirus task force, to skip calling governors of some hard-hit areas. Trump singled out the Democratic leaders of Washington and Michigan, noting that he had advised Pence not to call them as the healthcare crisis plagues their states and people fall sick and die. "He calls all the governors," Trump said. "I tell him, I mean, I'm a...
The largest economic relief package in modern U.S. history was passed by the House on Friday, and President Trump has promised to sign it.
Americans are divided on President Trump's response to the coronavirus outbreak, polls have found. Approval and disapproval fell along party lines.