President Trump with Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

President Trump and members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force held a briefing on the federal government’s response to the pandemic. The president announced… read more

President Trump and members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force held a briefing on the federal government’s response to the pandemic. The president announced a 60-day, temporary suspension of immigration into the United States, saying that this would “help put unemployed Americans first in line for jobs as America reopens,” and that “it would be wrong and unjust for Americans laid off by the virus to be replaced by new immigrant labor flown in from abroad.” Also during the briefing, Dr. Deborah Birx gave an update on the metropolitan areas that had previously given them concern, such as New Orleans, Houston, Philadelphia, and Detroit, and that they are all seem to be showing improvement and flattening the curve. However, the Washington, D.C., area had yet to show a decline in its coronavirus numbers. close

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President Trump with Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

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Program ID:
471380-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Briefing Room, White House, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 21, 2020 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Apr 22, 2020 | 2:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 21, 2020 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2020 | 5:55pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 21, 2020 | 9:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 21, 2020 | 10:59pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 22, 2020 | 2:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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