On Friday, (03.14.20) President Trump declared a National Emergency for the Coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, Trump said he will be releasing $50 billion in funding for state and local governments to handle the crisis. Despite the criticism that him and administration has faced for reacting too slow to the virus, Trump denied any responsibility. “I don’t take responsibility at all,” Trump said. The president also tweeted his support for the new act.
I fully support H.R. 6201: Families First CoronaVirus Response Act, which will be voted on in the House this evening. This Bill will follow my direction for free CoronaVirus tests, and paid sick leave for our impacted American workers. I have directed….— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 14, 2020
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