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Trump Says Economic Impact Of Coronavirus Prevention May Be Worse Than The Disease

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President Trump recently took to Twitter to express that the economic fallout from the preventative measures being used to fight the spread of the coronavirus could be far worse than the actual effects of the disease itself, a sentiment being shared by many folks who have now found themselves forced to stay home instead of work during the periods of lockdown.

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Check out the details from The Washington Examiner:

The White House asked the public last week to self-quarantine in a campaign that advised “15 Days to Slow the Spread” of the novel coronavirus, a highly transmissible disease. The measure would come to an end around March 31.

But the economy is reeling in what the Wall Street Journal editorial board described last week as “a rolling economic calamity” with costs to individuals and businesses growing “by the hour.”

In a televised press conference on Sunday, Trump gave a clue as to his thinking about how the measures would resolve. “We’ll get a pretty good idea what we’re doing” at the end of the 15-day period. “You know there will be a point at which we say: ‘We’re back in business, let’s go.’”

Three days after announcing the 15-day plan on March 16, President Trump was discussing the possibilities of getting folks back to work, according to reports from Bloomberg News.

Sen. Lindsey Graham, making an appearance on Fox News, said that the virus had shut down nearly three-quarters of the economy.

Sen. Rick Scott called for a 30-day coronavirus recovery plan “to get America back to normal” in the wake of the pandemic. “Americans are scared because of the uncertainty the Coronavirus has brought,” Scott wrote. “Small businesses are closing, people feel isolated and there’s no end in sight,” he added. He called for same-day testing, all domestic and international air travel to be shut down, and a moratorium on all financial obligations — including rent, credit card payments, mortgages, and utilities.

Health authorities have advocated for a prolonged period of isolation, and as of now, it’s up in the air whether or not those measures can be relaxed by April 1.

There are, right now, more than 35,200 confirmed coronavirus cases and 473 deaths, according to reports from Johns Hopkins University.

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President Trump Lost Nearly $1 Billion of Personal Wealth During 4-Years In Office (Details)

Wonder if Obama lost money during his two terms?

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What’s a billion dollars to a multi-billionaire? Probably nothing. But what’s a billion dollars to a man with an ego the size of Donald Trump’s? Probably a lot. That being said, the duly-elected POTUS didn’t care about losing money. He’s not dumb. He knew what he was getting in to when he ran declared his candidacy back in 2015. But losing a billion dollars is what can happen when you don’t take a salary or make any business deals for four solid years. From USA Today: WASHINGTON – The presidency appears to have cost Donald Trump more than $1 billion in wealth. Trump tumbled nearly 300 spots on Forbes’ billionaire rankings during his presidency, the magazine reported this week, with his estimated wealth falling from $3.5 billion to $2.4 billion during his four-year term. CONTINUED: That’s still good enough for 1,299th place on the magazine’s new billionaire list, down from 1,001st last year. The list is topped by a frequent political target of Trump: Amazon and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, whose wealth is tagged at $177 billion. WATCH: https://twitter.com/SteveGuest/status/1373644858775236613?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1373644858775236613%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fwatch-illegal-immigrant-came-to-us-basically-because-biden-was-elected-definitely-wouldnt-do-this-under-trump

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Report: Antifa Radicals Tried Burning Down Building with Federal Agents Inside (Watch)

You’d think this would be bigger news!!

John Salvatore

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What else is there to say about “antifa?” The radical group is comprised of anti-American children who don’t want to work and demand everything come free. They also don’t care how many innocent people die for their “cause,” either. Check this out, via Right Scoop: CNN only mentions Antifa when they’re arguing that Trump and Republicans believe in conspiracy theories about antifa. Otherwise, the group – which they think is an “idea” – is totally off their radar. Like last night, when they tried to burn down a federal building as part of their ongoing insurrection, CNN didn’t cover it. And still haven’t. In fact in the last year they’ve barely talked about violence in Portland, D.C., and elsewhere, except when they could blame it on conservatives. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TomasMorales_iv/status/1381163263992360960?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1381163263992360960%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fcnns-best-friends-at-antifa-tried-to-torch-a-federal-building-with-people-inside-in-portland-last-night-on-video%2F From Daily Caller: Former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed Antifa in a video announcing his presidential bid Thursday, characterizing the group as “courageous” and saying it’s wrong to draw a moral equivalence between white nationalist groups and those opposing them. The violent methods of Antifa are well documented. The nebulous group often uses these violent means against peaceful conservative speakers, benign free speech advocates, and even journalists. WATCH: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbOU2fTg6cI

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