Trump appoints VP Pence to lead coronavirus response, says US ‘totally prepared’

PressBee - Russia Today :


US President Donald Trump brushed off concerns about COVID-19 coronavirus spreading in the US, saying the containment measures so far have been very effective but that his government is also fully prepared if they fail.
Holding a press conference at the White House on Wednesday evening, shortly after returning from India, Trump told Americans not to panic and argued that the measures he ordered undertaken – including travel restrictions on China, where the virus originated – have successfully kept the US safe.
He put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of coordinating the government’s response to the coronavirus, designated COVID-19 by

Trump appoints VP Pence to lead coronavirus response, says US ‘totally prepared’

Most Viewed News

  • INDEPENDENT Before 20 hour & 56 minute

    Coronavirus has not been the great leveller, but the great revealer of just how unequal ou...

  • INDEPENDENT Before 16 hour & 21 minute

    Those who survived Caligula's reign most unscathed were probably the Pences rather than th...

  • Aljazeera Before 19 hour & 6 minute

    The pandemic has increased the risks human rights defenders face as they work to protect t...

  • Aljazeera Before 20 hour & 6 minute

    New Amnesty report documents extrajudicial executions, mass detentions during security ope...

  • INDEPENDENT Before 17 hour & 21 minute

    America's status as a superpower has been damaged by its inability to beat the Taliban in...

  • Aljazeera Before 20 hour & 26 minute

    Malaysia's two-time former prime minister, his son and three other senior members were exp...

  • Aljazeera Before 16 hour & 31 minute

    Twitter says Trump violated rules of glorifying violence; National Guard deployed to Minne...

  • Russia Today Before 19 hour & 46 minute

    MOSCOW, MAY 29 — RT won four prizes at the annual Telly Awards, a...

  • INDEPENDENT Before 17 hour & 21 minute

    Trump is desperate to paint himself as someone who 'brought back' space travel to America,...