Donald Trump has big plans for the country for Easter. He said Tuesday that he wants the American economy “open” for business by the holiday, which falls on April 12th and is less than three weeks away. This comes despite health experts continued warnings about the lethal threat from coronavirus.
Trump made the remarks during a “virtual town hall” at the White House that aired on FOX News. It came as more states were laying down tough plans to slow the spread of coronavirus, including closing businesses and ordering citizens to remain in their homes.
Trump said, “We’re opening up this incredible country. Because we ha:
- I never really thought of Trump as an optimist, but he’s sure acting like one.
- It would be great if coronavirus was just a bad memory by Easter.
- It seems kind of irresponsible to make such bold proclamations without evidence to back it up.
- If Trump’s plan was to goose the stock market with positive thoughts, it worked. Stocks were up on Tuesday.